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My 2017 Crowdfunding Wish List

2016 brought with it many developments in the crowdfunding industry, most notably the introduction of the long-awaited Title III crowdfunding rules. While admittedly not all crowdfunding legislation passed this year was as influential, there have been significant strides made to … Continue reading

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Changes To “Accredited Investor” Definition Recommended By SEC Staff; The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Pursuant to Section 413(b)(2)(A) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is required to re-examine the definition of “accredited investor” every four (4) years. The intent of the review … Continue reading

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Recommendation To the S.E.C. – Investor Licensing

As I have addressed in several of my prior posts, there is an ongoing debate as to whether the S.E.C. should modify the current “accredited investor” standards and, if so, how should they be changed. Regardless of how you may … Continue reading

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“Millionaires Can Fend For Themselves” says Commissioner Gallagher in his opening remarks.

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 2014 Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation in Washington D.C. where Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher gave his opening remarks after the first panel. In what I can only refer to … Continue reading

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EVERYONE OUT OF THE POOL! – IAC Makes Recommendations Which Would Significantly Decrease The Pool of Available Accredited Investors

The Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) met yesterday to vote on the approval of its recommendations to the SEC for reforming the current definition of “accredited investor.” Most of the recommendations of the IAC … Continue reading

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