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FinLaw: Technology Driven Crowd-Capital Formation: From Crowdfunding to Regulation A+

See FactRight.com posting by Scott Andersen and George Georgiades at http://blog.factright.com/technology-driven-crowd-capital-formation-from-crowdfunding-to-regulation-a Recent regulatory reforms along with the rapid innovation in and availability of financial technology have created new opportunities for private and public capital formation. The JumpStart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 introduced historic reforms to modernize our private[…]

Speaker, Funding Platforms for Rule 506 Offerings: Navigating Broker-Dealer Registration Exemption for Investment Advisers and Issuers, Strafford Continuing Legal Education for Lawyers’ webinar, October 4, 2016

https://www.straffordpub.com/products/funding-platforms-for-rule-506-offerings-navigating-broker-dealer-registration-exemption-for-investment-advisers-and-issuers-2016-10-04 Outline Analysis of JOBS Act exemption from broker-dealer registration and broker-dealer registration generally Analysis of the issuer exemption and the Investment Advisers Act Analysis of SEC no-action letter Key take-aways for moving forward. Benefits The panel will review these and other key issues: Scope of JOBS Act exemption from[…]

FinLaw: Who will buy your company’s stock?

There is a maxim used by securities professionals that “stocks are sold, not bought.”  This maxim summarizes the view that for a securities offering to be successful, it needs a broker-dealer to solicit and recommend the offering to prospective investors. Now with the JOBS Act and companies selling securities directly[…]