The Agenda

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The Reg A Conference is the largest gathering of deal-makers, advisors and companies interested in networking and discussion of Regulation A for raising capital.

The Reg A Conference - June 12, 2018

07:30 AM

Breakfast & Networking

08:30 AM

Opening Remarks

08:45 AM

The State of Reg A (Panel)

  • Benefits of the Regulation A Improvement Act of 2017
  • Current market conditions
  • Investor appetite

Rod Turner - Panelist

CEO, Manhattan Street Capital

Dina Ellis Rochkind - Panelist

Of Counsel, Paul Hastings

David McGuire - Panelist

Founder & CEO, M2 Compliance

Louis Taubman - Moderator

Partner, Hunter Taubman Fischer & Li

09:35 AM

Reg A Advantages & Alternatives (Presentation)

  • Reverse mergers
  • SPACs
  • Rule 504
  • Regulation S
  • Self-filings

Mitch Nussbaum - Speaker

Vice Chair, Loeb & Loeb

10:00 AM

The Role of Brokers in Reg A Deals (Presentation)

  • Evaluating the right broker for the deal
  • Using FINRA’s BrokerCheck
  • Using crowdfunding sites to achieve critical mass
  • Understanding Regulation CF

Sara Hanks - Speaker

CEO, CrowdCheck

10:20 AM

Networking & Coffee Break

10:35 AM

Marketing the Reg A Offer (Presentation)

  • How & where to market
  • SEC rules/Trigger words to avoid
  • Reaching the right audience
  • Measuring success/ROI

Andrew Corn - Speaker

CEO, E5A Integrated Marketing

11:00 AM

Understanding the Critical Differences Between Tier 1 and Tier 2 Offerings (Presentation)

  • Audit obligations
  • Streamlined reporting process with choice of three formats
  • Overview of Tier 1 limits: $20M maximum
  • Overview of Tier 2 limits: $50M maximum
  • Reviewing Tier 2 exemptions from Blue Sky Laws

Joan Dromey - Speaker

Senior Product Manager, Computershare

11:25 AM

Will Regulation A Achieve Its Potential? (Presentation)

  • Understanding what to include in reports
  • Thoughts on proxy rules
  • Tender offer rules
  • Accounting and audit requirements
  • Electronic filing requirements
  • Online reporting and disclosure

Bonnie Roe - Speaker

Partner, Cohen & Gresser

11:50 AM

Digital Tokens, an SEC Enforcement Perspective, and Ensuring Compliant ICOs (Panel)

  • Are ICOs securities offerings?
  • Recent History of  SEC enforcement actions regarding ICO’s, and where things seem to be heading in 2018
  • Understanding Reg A offerings
  • Reg D 506(b) and Reg D 506(c) private placements
  • Proper use of smart contracts and token software
  • Token-based financial structures

Perrie Weiner - Moderator

Partner, DLA Piper

Aaron Kaplan - Panelist

Attorney & Co-founder, Prometheum

Felix Shipkevich - Panelist

Principal & Founder, Shipkevich PLLC

Anita Bandy - Panelist

Assistant Director, SEC

12:35 PM

Lunch

01:30 PM

Is Reg A Right for My Company? (Panel)

  • Testing the waters
  • How Reg A enables a business to gauge public interest
  • Qualifying an offering state by state
  • Planning future expansion

David Bukzin - Panelist

Vice Chairman, Marcum

Geoffrey Ashburne - Panelist

Attorney, Geoffrey Ashburne, esq

Mark Roderick - Moderator

Shareholder, Flaster Greenberg

Gene Massey - Panelist

CEO, MediaShares

Rachel Nussbaum - Panelist

Associate VP Corporate Services, OTC Markets

02:15 PM

Networking & Coffee Break

02:50 PM

Down in the Trenches: What it’s Like to Steer a Company Through an Offering (Panel)

  • Understanding pitfalls to avoid by those who’ve been there
  • Getting the right legal advice
  • Promoting the offering
  • Dealing with the SEC

Jorge Newbery - Panelist

Chairman, American Homeowner Preservation

Wilson Bezerra - Panelist

Founder and CEO, ARC287BC

JP Parker - Panelist

Associate, VIA Folio

David Feldman - Moderator

Partner, Duane Morris

Robert LaBelle - Panelist

CEO, XTI Aircraft Corp.

03:40 PM

Using Reg A for ICOs (Presentation)

  • Preparing the offering documents
  • Marketing materials and compliance with securities regulations
  • Describing cryptocurrency and blockchain-dependent investment strategies
  • Third-party fundraising agreements, crowdfunding, and other capital raise structuring and compliance

Simon Riveles - Speaker

Partner, Riveles Wahab

04:05 PM

Post-public Considerations (Panel)

  • When to flip out of Reg A and into Traditional Section 12 Periodic reporting requirements
  • Closing mechanics differ from typical offerings
  • Ongoing offering requires supplemental filings, post qualification amendments

Steven Nelson - Panelist

President and Chairman, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust

Louis Bevilacqua - Panelist

Managing Member, Bevilacqua PLLC

Todd Kornfeld - Panelist

Of Counsel, Pepper Hamilton

04:55 PM

What is it Going to Cost? (Presentation)

  • Budgeting for filing fees
  • Estimating legal, accounting and other service fees
  • Gauging the time commitment and burden of cost in document prep
  • Issues related to compensating broker-dealers and marketing consultants

Jillian Sidoti - Speaker

Attorney, Crowdfunding Lawyers

05:20 PM

Closing Remarks and Event Wrap Up

05:30 PM

Cocktails & Reception Hosted by DLA Piper

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