LUTZ, Fla., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearTrust, LLC an independent, full service stock transfer agent serving listed, small cap, and private equity issuers today announced that Laura Anthony, founding partner at Legal & Appliance, LLC, will speak on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act at the November 9 SEC Hot Topic Breakfast. Due to popular demand by issuers, ClearTrust has expanded its SEC Hot Topic Breakfast to equip smaller public companies with the tools and resources necessary to comply with the Dodd-Frank Act and to take advantage of the JOBS Act. These two Acts represent the most significant pieces of securities legislation to be passed on Capitol Hill in the past 4 years, and together, they significantly change the American business landscape.
"We are excited to have Ms. Anthony as part of our program since she is a recognized expert in this area. The JOBS Act will significantly impact smaller businesses as it seeks to support our general economy, including helping them raise funds in our public capital markets by easing various securities regulations. Ms. Anthony will provide an overview on new legislation that will directly impact attendees," commented Kara Kennedy, Executive Director and Founder of ClearTrust.
The event will be held from 7:30 am to 10:00 am at The Ritz-Carlton, 1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Sponsors include OTC Markets Group Inc (OTCQX: OTCM) and lead sponsor Thomas Howell Ferguson P.A. CPAs, www.thf-cpa.com. This educational event is complimentary, but seating is limited and reserved exclusively for executives of publicly traded companies. Executives may register at www.cleartrustonline.com.
Ms. Anthony is the founder of Legal & Compliance, LLC (LegalAndCompliance.com), a securities law firm that represents small and mid-size private and publicly held companies, their officers and directors. She has extensive experience in all areas of corporate and securities law pertaining to publicly-traded companies, including, but not limited to, crowdfunding, registration statements, including on Forms S-1, S-4, S-8 and Form 10, PIPE transactions, private placements, reverse mergers, and compliance with the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 including Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K and the proxy requirements of Section 14.
ClearTrust applies its experience and expertise to craft a comprehensive service solution specific to each client. A complete service package features shareholder support, unlimited reporting, same-day issuance and transfer turnaround, paperless recordkeeping, online access, proxy administration, IPO services, and tax processing and reporting.
The company is located just north of Tampa, Florida, and is one of the only independent transfer agents in the state. Serving public and private companies both nationally and internationally, ClearTrust is registered with the Securities Exchange Commission. They are active members of the Securities Transfer Association. For more information, visit www.cleartrustonline.com.
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