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Political Carrot & Stick Crowdfunding in Maine

Crowdfunding is being used as a political tool in Maine to cause its Senator Susan Collins to do the right thing. A group consisting of  Maine People’s Alliance, Mainers for Accountable Leadership, and the “Be a Hero” activist Ady Barkan … Continue reading

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SEC Appointees Held In Senate

The Securities and Exchange Commission is operating now with only 3 commissioners. Two Obama nominees are being held up in the Senate as the political season heats up, with Banking Committee Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., telling Politico in January he … Continue reading

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Getting Back to the Starting Gate

With the Senate Banking Committee overwhelmingly approving the President’s nomination of Mary Jo White to be the new Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission by a vote of 21-to-1, we may be one step closer to crowd funding regulations. … Continue reading

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Rumor Central:

The Obama Administration is floating former federal prosecutor Mary Jo White as the possible head of the SEC. Her views on crowd funding are unknown at this time. http://lnkd.in/DvWqca

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