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Crowdfunded Studio Movie Reviewed

Variety’s Justin Chang has issued his review of the Kickstarter crowdfunding experiment by Warner Bros studios. Luckily for the studio, the review is more positive than negative. The real test of whether this type of use of other people’s money … Continue reading

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Bad Actor Interps

The SEC is trickling out some interpretations on the Rule 506(d) “bad actor” disqualification. A couple of recent ones included: ¬†All persons who have been or will be paid, directly or indirectly,remuneration for the solicitation of investors, including marketing personnel … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: A Free Meal for Creatives?

Crowd funding gives you freedom from the financiers. Other than to deliver the product in some form as promised (the promise is sometimes pretty loose), the company has no obligation to its funders. Creatives love this. But is it a … Continue reading

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