May 17

The JOBS Act from a Securities Litigation Perspective

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Though it is primarily addressed at jumpstarting the initial public offering (IPO) market for startups and emerging growth companies (EGCs), the recently enacted Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act may be a boon for securities litigators.

The Act includes a number of provisions that disrupt the status quo and increase the litigation risk associated with the IPO process. My recent article in the Securities Litigation Report provides a summary of some of the JOBS Act’s provisions that may lead to an increase in filed securities litigation actions.