March 26, 2013

From The Republic

by Craig Anderson

A group of Arizona lawyers and a congressman are growing impatient with federal regulators tasked with loosening restrictions on small-business investing, the group said Monday.

Two key provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, or JOBS Act, enacted in April 2012, would boost Arizona’s economy significantly if allowed to take effect, Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., said during a panel discussion Monday at Arizona State University’s SkySong in Scottsdale.

Evan Gilbert, one of three Polsinelli Shughart attorneys who participated in Monday’s panel discussion, said the sooner the new rules take effect, the better it will be for Arizona’s economy.

“That could be a potential game-changer for Arizona, as well as for the country as a whole,” Gilbert said

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