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SEC OKs Use of Twitter

A registrant may make a public announcement about its offering, provided that it complies with the requirements of the contents of the announcement under Rule 134 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. However, Twitter and other social media … Continue reading

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Obama Picks 2 New Commissioners for SEC

President Obama has made 2 appointments to the SEC: Kara Stein, a top aide to Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), to replace retiring Commissioner Elisse Walter, and Michael Piwowar, the chief Republican economist on the Senate Banking Committee, to replace Commissioner … Continue reading

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Be Prepared To Be Disappointed

Just back from the SEC’s Forum on Small Business where a large portion of the day was spent on the Crowd Fund Act. The good news is that there is widespread interest in this topic with (my guess) over 300 … Continue reading

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SEC On Time for Crowd Funding Rules (So Far)

The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the SEC is on track to have the crowd funding rules written by the end of 2012. “Ms. Schapiro said she expects the SEC to meet a deadline at the end of the … Continue reading

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