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Why Is September 23rd An Exciting Day?

On September 23rd something very important happens. For the first time since we’ve been alive (at least, most of us), private companies will be able to generally solicit and generally advertise their all accredited investor Rule 506 securities offerings. Yes, … Continue reading

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The SEC’s Proposed Reg D Rules: Why We Care

The SEC has proposed new rules to govern angel and venture financings. If you are not familiar with the securities law, Rule 506 of Regulation D is the most commonly relied upon securities law exemption for early stage companies raising … 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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What Is The Single Worst Change In the Proposed SEC Rules?

  What is the worst thing about the SEC’s proposed rules? Is it the requirement that lengthy legends be prominently displayed on all written general solicitation material? Nah. We can live with this requirement. Is it the requirement to file … Continue reading

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