5 03, 2020

Bipartisan congressional letter sent to SEC on AFFE issue

2020-03-05T13:28:55+00:00 March 5th, 2020|Featured, News|

By BDC Council | March 5, 2020 Please see the attached bipartisan letter sent to the SEC by 4 senior Members of Congress including the Chair and Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Capital Markets Subcommittee. “Not only is the application of AFFE disclosure requirements to BDCs inconsistent with the statutory mandate for BDCs, it is [...]

2 03, 2020

Coalition letter to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton on AFFE exemption issue

2020-03-02T16:18:59+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|Featured, News|

By SBIA | February 28, 2020 On February 28, Brett Palmer, President, Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA); Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, NASDAQ; Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Jason Mulvihill, Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, American Investment Council (AIC); and Tony Chereso, President and CEO, Institute [...]

8 07, 2019

SEC Small Business Forum Report-AFFE Exemption Recommendation

2019-07-08T15:17:37+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Featured, News|

By BDC Council | July 8, 2019 The SEC hosted its annual Forum on Small Business Capital Formation in Dec 2018.  Working through the Office of Small Business Policy, the final report of 2018 Forum recommendations was published last week. The Forum has assembled annually since 1982, as mandated by the Small Business Investment Incentive Act [...]

23 03, 2018

Bipartisan BDC Modernization Legislation Signed Into Law

2018-06-26T15:40:25+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Featured, Press Releases|

By: SBIA | March 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Tonnie Wybensinger Executive Director, BDC Council Small Business Investor Alliance (202) 628-5057 press@sbia.org   Bipartisan BDC Modernization Legislation Signed Into Law Law Streamlines Regulations and Increases Capital Access for U.S. Small and Mid-Sized Businesses   March 23, 2018, Washington, D.C. - The Small Business Investor [...]

7 03, 2018

NFIB Endorses BDC Modernization Bill

2018-06-26T15:17:06+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Featured, News|

By SBIA | March 7, 2018 SBIA's BDC Council is pleased to announce that the bipartisan BDC Modernization Bill has received the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Introduced by Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Joe Manchin (D- WV), the Small Business Credit Availability Act (S. 2324 creates) a modern regulatory framework [...]

17 01, 2018

BDC Council Advocates AFFE Fix from SEC

2018-07-31T16:13:56+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Featured, News, Press Releases|

By SBIA | January 17, 2018   SBIA’s BDC Council is pleased to share formal recommendations with the SEC for a series of reforms to improve capital access and market efficiency for middle market and lower middle market businesses.  In a letter to SEC Chair Jay Clayton, BDC Council Executive Director Tonnie Wybensinger and Council [...]