FINLAW: Steps to Navigate FINRA for a Title III Crowdfunding Platform Approval

See recent blog post appearing at https://www.katipult.com/education-center/news/tips-to-registering-your-securities-crowdfunding-portal *** Crowdfunding Portals continue to disrupt traditional ways of raising capital by leveraging the historic reforms under the JumpStart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, financial technology and growing demand by self-directed and nonaccredited investors who seek to invest in potentially innovative ventures. With 38[…]

FINLAW: What questions will the SEC ask ICOs?

see article appearing on banklesstimes.com at https://www.banklesstimes.com/2017/11/05/what-questions-will-the-sec-ask-icos/   While ICOs (initial coin offerings) and their legal advisors analyze facts and circumstances to assemble arguments why some token sales do not fall under the definition of a security, there are other securities-related questions that are necessary to address to ensure token[…]

FinLaw: Pitfalls for Funding Platforms Continuing to Raise Capital over the Internet under Rule 506(b)

See article on Crowdfundinsider at https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2017/10/123423-pitfalls-funding-platforms-continuing-raise-capital-internet-rule-506b/ — Even with the flexibility provided to Regulation D private placement offerings by Title II of the JumpStart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) data has consistently shown that most Regulation D offerings continue to raise capital under traditional Rule[…]