The SEC warns that celebrities who endorse the offerings could be violating anti-touting and anti-fraud provisions of the securities laws.
The computer-aided engineering software company's shares surged 41% on their market debut, with 12 million shares being sold to raise $156 million.
Companies have good reasons for factoring in the regulatory environment when deciding whether to go public.
Aside from disclosure regulations, the factors include politics, markets, investor demand, the business climate, and competition.
The commission and Congress have actually done much to ease the way for new IPOs, a capital markets attorney says.
Credit spreads will widen and defaults will increase, say some portfolio managers. But pinpointing the 'when' is almost impossible.
In its quarterly report on political risk, Aon downgraded the risk ratings of four nations.
Every business in Citi's investment banking unit saw healthy growth in the third quarter except fixed-income trading.
The SEC says the lawyers played a "crucial role" in passing off at least 22 shell companies as legitimate startups.
Here are some steps to begin resolving the divide between bringing regulatory relief to banks and adequately protecting consumers.