Government Policy

  • 2017 Macroeconomic Outlook

2017 Macroeconomic Outlook and Industries to Watch

Economists Expect a Strong 2017, with Oil & Gas Services, Digital Advertising and Pet Grooming & Boarding Among the Top Industries Poised for Growth

Macroeconomic Outlook

Despite the attention that November’s presidential election garnered, and particularly the differing economic […]

  • ABI/SABMiller Merger

Proposed ABI/SABMiller Merger Facing Antitrust Objections from Brewers Association

A proposed merger agreement between world-leading beer manufacturers Budweiser, Coors and dozens of other breweries could potentially change the landscape of U.S.-based brewers. Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) finalized a deal with British- and South African-based rival SABMiller on November 11, […]

  • Axial Forum

SDR Provides Insight into Two Hot M&A Sectors

Axial Healthcare Whitepaper Takes You Beyond the “Mega Deals,” while Business Services Whitepaper Explores Active and Emerging Sectors Likely to Drive Future M&A Activity

In a detailed whitepaper recently released by Axial, author Karen Sibayan cites […]

  • Denver

The State of Colorado’s Economy in 2015

With the recent downturn in oil and gas and the influx of tech startups into both the Boulder and Denver Tech Center areas, many residents are asking about the state of Colorado’s economy. How are we as a state positioned […]

  • Denver Business Journal

Temporary Funding Bill to Authorize More SBA Loans

As reported by the Denver Business Journal, the Small Business Administration will see an increase in its lending charge for the flagship 7(a) loan program following signing of the temporary funding bill by President Obama on Friday. With the […]

Regulatory Changes Proposed for Investment Banks

A new bill has recently been introduced to the House that would simplify SEC registration for investment banks, making the process much simpler and saving a great deal of regulatory costs.

Currently, investment banks are required to register as broker-dealers […]

New Regulation Offers Basis Step-Up for Non-Corporate Acquirers

According to a recent article from McGladrey LLP, the U.S. Treasury and the IRS have finally published new regulations under 336(e) that will expand the option for basis step-up, treating the acquisition of stock as a purchase of assets. […]

Regulatory Compliance Poll Results – Q1 2013

Thanks again to those that participated in the survey and contributed to the production of meaningful results.

Q1 2013 Theme – “Sky-Rocketing Costs of Compliance”

Based on survey results, SDR notes most of our clients and contacts are feeling the financial […]

Colorado’s M&A Market Remains Strong, Despite Regulations

At last week’s Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference, hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth, Experts discussed the good and the bad of Colorado’s M&A market. A recent article in the Denver Business journal provided a nice summary of […]

The JOBS Act and what it could mean to SDR

While the SEC continues to delay its review of the JOBS Act, a few changes are anticipated that would have a noticeable impact on SDR and the industry. A recent AxialMarket article breaks down the possibilities:

General Solicitation

The JOBS Act […]

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