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The SEC Releases Crowdfunding Rules…Now What?

The SEC issued its long awaited proposed crowdfunding rules yesterday. NPR asked me for my thoughts on how it might apply and what to expect. NPR Interview More About the SEC Crowdfunding Rules Take a look at the SEC Draft … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding v. Rule 506(c) Offerings

A lot of folks are confused about the SEC’s repeal of the ban on general solicitation and how it relates to crowdfunding. Is general solicitation crowdfunding? The SEC’s repeal of the ban on general solicitation relates to accredited investor-only offerings … Continue reading

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Help Define Accredited Investor

The SEC has requested comment on the definition of accredited investor. This request for comment appears in the SEC’s proposed rules on Regulation D and Form D. Apparently the SEC is readying to change the definition, perhaps in a way … Continue reading

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JOBS Act, Accredited Investors, and Flaming Hoops

I’ve heard it multiple times now, from angel investors and entrepreneurs alike, that the JOBS Act changed the definition of “accredited investor” in order to make it easier to be one.  (Remember, Dodd-Frank made it harder.) It’s as if President … Continue reading

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SEC Issues Final Rules On The “Accredited Investor” Net Worth Standard

The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has now issued the final amendments to the accredited investor standards that were prompted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Dodd-Frank required the SEC to revise its rules to exclude the … Continue reading

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