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SEC Proposes Changes to Exempt Offering Framework; Jay Clayton Quoted

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to the current exempt offering framework under the Securities Act of 1933 in an effort to expand investment opportunities and advance capital formation. "Emerging companies—from early-stage start-ups seeking seed capital to companies that are on a path to become a public reporting company—use the exempt offering rules to access critical capital needed to create jobs and scale their businesses," SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement published Wednesday.

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Ellen Lord: DoD Aims to Bring Together Investors, Companies via ‘Trusted Capital Marketplace’

Ellen Lord, undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment at the Department of Defense, said she approved a new program that “will convene trusted sources of private capital with innovative companies critical to defense industrial base and national security.” Lord, a 2019 Wash100 winner, said Friday in a press briefing the Trusted Capital Marketplace is a public-private partnership that seeks to launch a pilot program that will help small- and medium-sized firms produce "emerging defense and commercial technologies."

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Report: US Defense Contractors to See Continued Rise in Foreign Weapons Sales Under Next Administration

Analysts say U.S. defense contractors should expect a continued rise in arms exports following Donald Trump’s victory Wednesday in the U.S. presidential election, Reuters reported Wednesday. Mike Stone and Patricia Zengerle wrote analysts have said they think Trump would continue to support the supply of U.S. weapons systems to allied countries to …

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Sanjiv Malhotra Named Clean Energy Investment Center Chief at DOE

Sanjiv Malhotra, a former consultant at the Energy Department’s fuel cells technologies office, has been appointed director of the clean energy investment center at DOE’s office of technology transitions. Malhotra will oversee a center that will work to help investors access reports on clean energy-focused platforms, collaborate with technical experts and …

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