The Securities and Exchange Commission has outlined the agenda for the February 7 meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Board.
The public can watch the live session via the SEC website. Topics of discussion include alternative approaches to financing private companies. SEC’s February 2022 Proposal for Private Fund Advisors. The role of equity research for small publicly traded companies and investors.
In addition, the committee will explore revenue-based financing and other alternatives to traditional bank and venture capital (VC) financing for privately held small businesses.
According to the agenda, the panel’s afternoon session will include a survey of the current availability of public company investment research produced by broker-dealer firms. How analytics reach investors. and the value of that research to investors.
The Commission’s role is to provide advice and recommendations to the SEC on rule, regulation, and policy issues related to small businesses. The Committee was created by the SEC Small Business Advocate Act of 2016 and meets quarterly.
According to the SEC, the committee succeeds the SEC’s previous Small Business Advisory Committee, whose term expired in 2017.