Effective April 16, 2019, the OTC Markets has implemented rule changes for companies listed on the OTCQB. Effective May 2, 2019, OTC Markets has implemented changes to the initial and continued quotation requirements for companies listed on the OTCQX. This is the second set of amendments implemented this year. Effective January 19, 2019, OTC Markets amended its rules to require all U.S.-incorporated OTCQB and OTCQX companies to provide verified share data through a transfer agent that participates in its Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program. See my blog HERE, which includes an as of then up to date summary of the OTCQX initial and ongoing listing requirements.
The May 2019 OTCQX amendments: (i) add a 10% freely tradeable public float requirement; (ii) amend the SPAC qualifications to require a $20 million public float replacement the former $25 million net tangible asset requirement; (iii) adding that in the event that the company’s closing bid price falls below