Monthly Archives: December 2011

How does The Pill work?

To answer this question, it’s helpful to recap the role of hormones in a woman’s menstrual cycle. That’s actually a pretty big topic so we’ll just look at what causes ovulation and that is a surge of Luteinizing Hormone (LH). “Ovulation” … Continue reading

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Going dark, Going private, An example of going private

Terminology: going dark versus going private Going dark: terminating a company’s public reporting obligations by deregistering shares that were issued by the company under the Exchange Act of 1934. Also referred to as “opting out” (of the SEC’s reporting obligations…). “The Securities … Continue reading

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More details on registration with the SEC

There are actually two different types of registration (see: http://www.sec.gov/info/smallbus/qasbsec.htm): Registration under the Securities Act (1933) When required? For a public offering of some new security If the company is registering some outstanding security (that the company intends to sell publicly?) … Continue reading

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