Tag Archives: Regulation D

Innovation Up In Flames

Thanks to the SEC, you may inadvertently blow up your next company. Here is how it could happen. You come up with an idea. You talk to some friends about it. They convince you to apply to pitch at an … Continue reading

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The Response: Astonishment

I was talking to a group over breakfast the other day about the JOBS Act and the new rules we hoped would soon be finalized regarding general solicitation (this was before the final rules came out). And I was summarizing … Continue reading

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SEC Issues Proposed Rules Amending Reg D

The SEC has issued proposed rules amending Regulation D and Form D. The proposed rules are deeply flawed in that they will substantially increase the cost and complexity for startups trying to raise money. How so? The proposed rules make … Continue reading

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My Favorite Part of the JOBS Act

There has been a lot of ink spilled about the JOBS Act, especially its “crowdfunding for securities” provisions. The JOBS Act is an exciting piece of legislation for the startup community. What is my favorite part of the Act? Section … Continue reading

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SEC “Bad Actor” Rules: Hard On Startups

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed new rules that will make it substantially more costly and difficult for startups and early stage companies to raise capital. These rules are designed to ensure that what they have labeled as … Continue reading

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