Tag Archives: House of Representatives

Republican Sees Crowdfunded Challenge

Have you seen video of those raucous Town Hall meetings where citizens are now figuring out what a “repeal” of ObamaCare will do to them? Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) was the subject of one last weekend and as a result, … Continue reading

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Trust Congress To Do the Right Thing?

Although the Senate passed a continuing resolution yesterday, the SEC is taking no chances with this notice: “The SEC will remain open and operational in the event the federal government undergoes a lapse in appropriations on October 1. Any changes … Continue reading

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Film/TV Tax Expense Relief in Extenders Bill

Congress may show some bi-partisanship in the lame duck session between now and the holidays by passing the Tax Extenders Act of 2013 that will give businesses a number of tax breaks that expired in 2013, including but not limited … Continue reading

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House Finance Committee Passes 11 JOBS Act Related Bills

The U. S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee passed 11 bills late last week “to enhance capital formation for small and emerging growth companies and provide regulatory relief for community financial institutions.” The Committee’s website summarizes the bills as … Continue reading

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Congress Moves to “Enhance” Crowdfunding

Be careful what you wish for… Congress is actually doing something these days. No less than 15 financial bills were marked up in the House Committee on Financial Services yesterday, including: The Restricted Securities Relief Act, Small Business Freedom and … Continue reading

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House Subcommittee Hearing on Crowd Funding

On Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 10AM, the House Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulation will hold a hearing titled “SEC’s Crowdfunding Proposal: Will It Work for Small Businesses?” t0 be held at Room 2360, Rayburn House … Continue reading

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