BDO Knows: The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act – April 2012

April 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act into law.1 The Act was approved by Congress in late March. A primary goal of the JOBS Act is to improve small companies’ access to public capital markets. The Act amends a number of provisions of the securities laws to ease the process and costs associated with raising capital from the public.