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SEC Educates The Crowd About Crowdfunding

Real equity crowdfunding starts May 16, 2016! The Securities and Exchange Commission posted an Investor Bulletin explaining how much a non-accredited investor may invest in equity crowdfunding each year. It also notes: the risks involved, how one calculates her net … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Factoid #11: Issuer Reliance

Under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s crowdfunding rules, the issuer can rely on the efforts of the web portal to ensure that the investors do not exceed their annual gross investment limits. The aggregate amount of securities sold to any … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Factoid #10:Max Investment

Under the Securities and Exchange Commission’s crowdfunding regulation, the maximum investment for any person in any year is : (i) the greater of $2,000 or 5% of the lesser of the investor’s annual income or net worth if either the investor’s … Continue reading

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SEC Issues Report on Definition of “Accredited Investor”

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued its “Accredited Investor” review report. The agency  is contemplating: revising the financial thresholds for individual investors since the number of U.S. households qualifying as accredited investors has increased from approximately 2% of the population … Continue reading

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If Adjusted, Number of Accredited Investors Would Decline

Congress wants the SEC to study the definition of “accredited investor” to determine if it should be increased to adjust for inflation. The current definition (Regulation D, Rule 501) defines an individual accredited investor as one who has an income … Continue reading

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“Accredited Investor” Definition Could Change

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee, established by the Dodd-Frank legislation, has recommended to the SEC to change the “accredited investor” definition to increase the dollar amounts for inflation, and to include a class of “sophisticated” investors who have either financial … Continue reading

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