Tag Archives: Great Britain

Brexit Opponents Crowdfund to Prosecute Politicians

A new crowdfunding campaign in the United Kingdom is raising pounds to “Prosecute dishonest Brexit politicians and bring integrity back to British politics.#BrexitJustice.” Several barristers have signed up to file lawsuits at reduced legal fees against Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom, … Continue reading

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The Proof is In the (Yorkshire) Pudding

The reason that the Securities and Exchange Commission has yet to adopt final crowdfunding regulations is that it has been worried about whether selling unregistered and unregulated risky investments to non-accredited, non-sophisticated (the great “unwashed”) investors can actually work. Consequently, … Continue reading

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UK Continues to Lead Crowdfunding Regulation

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has issued regulations that provides for 4 types of crowdfunding investors as described by the leading UK equity crowdfunding site CrowdCube: Restricted Investors: who¬†agree to not make more than 10% of their investments … Continue reading

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UK Financial Conduct Authority Publishes New Crowdfunding Rules

The UK Financial Conduct Authority published new crowdfunding rules today that affect peer to peer lenders and equity crowdfunding portals. The lending rules deal with conduct of business (disclosure and promotions), minimum capital requirements, client money protection rules, dispute resolution … Continue reading

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