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Man Faces Prison For Sharing A Crowdfunding Link

A UK- Australian citizen was arrested in Dubai for sharing a crowdfunding link on his Facebook page. It is reported that Scott Richard is being held without bail for posting a “link to a crowdfunding effort to bring clothes, blankets … Continue reading

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No Startup Above The Law

The Los Angeles District Attorney slapped unicorn Uber with a $10 million fine for its misleading advertising and failure to pay airport fees. In its press release the DA’s office warns businesses and “… startups in particular, that in the … Continue reading

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Democrats Push SEC to Regulate Political Spending

The must-pass Omnibus Spending compromise includes a provision stuck in by Republicans that prohibits the Securities and Exchange Commission from using 2016 funds to regulate corporate political spending disclosures. However, a raft of Democrats have written to SEC Chair Mary … Continue reading

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No Crowdfunding Rules for You (2014)

Sorry, equity crowdfunders, but it appears that the SEC will not be finalizing the crowdfunding rules this year. At a Small Business conference last week, the head of the Division of Trading and Markets commented that Chairman White was not … Continue reading

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