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Beijing is scrambling to keep the U.S. from kicking Chinese firms worth $1.4 trillion off Wall Street. But Congress is in no mood for compromise

While Beijing suggests a deal is imminent, there is “still quite a distance” between the two governments’ positions, says Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, who focuses on initial public offerings (IPOs). Read more of Ritter’s insights in this story from Fortune. 

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The JOBS Act, 10 years later

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his IPO insights for this story about the JOBS Act, which celebrated its 10th birthday on Tuesday. Signed into law by President Obama to great bipartisan fanfare, it was intended to increase the number

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Fact-checking Fried, DeSantis claims about Florida’s investments in Russia

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter contributed his expertise to this PolitiFact investigation into what could be done to withdraw Florida’s investment in Russia-backed entities. PolitiFact learned that the process by which Florida could begin to divest state funds from Russian-based entities

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Warrington’s Ritter and Gahng cited in SEC proposal on SPACs

A paper authored by Warrington Ph.D. student Minmo Gahng, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter and alumnus Donghang Zhang (Ph.D. ’02) of the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business was cited as part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange

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Awful SPAC Returns Mean More Frustration for Blank-Check Firms

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares insights on the disappointing SPAC performance last quarter, but it may seem like the good old days as regulators crack down on new blank-check stocks and enthusiasm for existing ones wanes.  Read more in

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Matt Levine’s Money Stuff: GameStop Hired Some Consultants

Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter are included as part of this Bloomberg Law Opinion column on the SEC’s proposed changes to the rules around SPACs.  Read more in this column from Matt Levine in Bloomberg Law. 

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Ritter cited in SEC Commissioner’s statement on SPAC proposal

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter was cited as part of SEC Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw’s statement on the proposed changes to SPACs. Specifically, the SEC is proposing new rules and amendments that would require, among other things, additional disclosures about

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China’s Luckin Looks to Relist on NASDAQ

The Diplomat speaks with Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter about Chinese coffee company Luckin and its second IPO attempt.  Read what Ritter thinks it will take for the company to be publicly listed. 

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SPAC-Backed Stocks Find Few Takers Even After Enduring 60% Rout

The rich valuations remind Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter of initial public offerings in the 1980s and 1990s, which were typically done by young companies with similarly optimistic business models. “A lot of them turned out to be disappointments for

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Is a vibe shift finally coming for VC-backed startups?

Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about yesterday’s hot startups having major IPOs, but they’re still losing lots of money—and it’s not clear when they will ever be profitable. Read more in this story from Fast