January 11, 2013

The St. Louis Business Journal

by Amir Kurtovic

The new year was supposed to bring with it a new set of rules for entrepreneurs and investors as part of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, one of the few bipartisan pieces of legislation to make it through Congress in 2012.

Signed into law by President Barack Obama on April 5, the law called on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to make changes in securities laws to give emerging growth firms easier access to capital with fewer regulations in a effort to boost job creation and entrepreneurial activity.

Reporter Amir Kurtovic interviewed Polsinelli's Brian Salmo about the issue which can be found in the link below.

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About Brian Salmo

In his business law practice, Brian R. Salmo assists clients on a variety of issues, including entity formation, governance, debt and equity financing, and acquisitions and sales of businesses. Mr. Salmo works with clients of different sizes, from entrepreneurial start-ups to publicly traded companies, covering a broad range of industries, including information technology, banking, and health care.

Mr. Salmo is also an active member of the firm's multi-disciplinary emerging technology company practice which assists clients in a variety of technical fields including information technology, life sciences, and energy. In St. Louis, the group works closely with Arch Grants, Capital Innovators, Olin Cup, and other programs and events in support of the St. Louis regional effort to support and encourage the establishment, funding and development of companies in these fields.