Category Archives: Federal Law & Regulation

SEC Advisory Committee Makes Accredited Investor Recommendations

Summary SEC Investor Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the SEC regarding “accredited investor” definition and related considerations No specific changes to financial thresholds recommended New “financial sophistication” basis for accreditation proposed Investment amount limitations suggested Alternative means of verifying accreditation … Continue reading

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Protect Angel Startup Funding: Important Public Policy Webinar Update

The Startup and Angel Investment Community needs your help!  Beginning this year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is required under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 to review the accredited investor definition as it relates to individuals. At issue is … Continue reading

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Angels Descend on D.C.

The Angel Capital Association is hosting its annual summit two weeks from now in Washington, D.C. If you are interested at all in angel investing, I think this will be a great conference to attend. (Disclosure: I am on the … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: When Will the Rules Be Done?

The startup community is getting excited and antsy.  The comment period on the SEC’s crowdfunding rules ended February 3.  The speculation has begun – when will the rules be final?  Could it be this summer? My answer:  Who knows! But to … Continue reading

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Is the QSB Stock Tax Exclusion Even Worth It?

In the throes of the end of last year, when people were trying to figure out whether to incorporate a C Corporation before year end to try to set themselves up to qualify for the Section 1202, qualified small business stock … Continue reading

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