This is an introductory U.S. securities regulation course focusing on the Securities Act of 1933 and to a lesser extent the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The course will examine securities offerings and the registration process for both issuers and control parties under the Securities Act, reporting requirements under the Exchange Act and liability for false or misleading disclosure in both situations, all under both the Securities and Exchange Acts as well as the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the 2005 offering reforms, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 and the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012.