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SEC Amends Intrastate Offering Exemption & Increases Rule 504 Max

The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted new intrastate offering rules that permit companies “doing business” in a state (i.e,. where 80% of the company’s gross revenues or assets in located in the state, or where 80% ¬†or more of the … Continue reading

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Will Crowdfunding Save Silicon Valley?

Due to cheap technology such as cloud computing and the ability to circumvent the need for venture capital using crowdfunding, a writer for the Washington Post thinks that even with the deflation of the unicorns, technology startups won’t miss a … Continue reading

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In-State Crowdfunders Get Guidance From SEC

A number of states have now enacted intra-state crowdfunding laws that comply with the federal exemption under the Securities Act of 1933. The SEC staff recently posted an interpretation that says that issuers can use their websites to limit the … Continue reading

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UK Crowd Funding Moves Towards US Rules

Variety is reporting that the UK has moved to tighten its debt and equity crowdfunding rules to be more in line with the recent SEC proposed regulations. Equity securities ” will only be able to be offered to clients who: … Continue reading

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You Believe Me, Don’t You?

The regulatory trade-off made by the SEC in permitting issuers to advertise a private placement was to have them take reasonable steps to verify that the purchasers are, in fact, “accredited investors.” In today’s Wall Street Journal, an op-ed writer … Continue reading

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State Crowdfunding Exemptions – Useful or Useless?

Two states (Kansas and Georgia) now have “crowdfunding” regulatory exemptions and two states (Washington and North Carolina) are contemplating legislation. However, the ability to use the exemption, at least in GA, may be very restricted. GA’s statute (590-4-2-.08) exempts issuers … Continue reading

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