These ‘Top 10’ practice tips provides practical guidance for counsel working on a registered direct offering (RDO). An RDO is a public offering of securities sold on a best efforts basis by a placement agent that is engaged by an issuer to introduce the issuer to potential investors. An RDO is generally targeted to a select number of accredited and institutional investors, although it may be sold to non-accredited investors. Issuers find RDOs an attractive option when they are seeking to test the market or conduct an offering without attracting much market attention. Discussed 10 practice points relating to RDOs.

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