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SEC Lifted Ban on General Solicitation: What Does it Mean in EB-5 Practice?
Posted on 11 Jul 2013 by Yi Song

On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a new rule under the JOBS Act, which repeals the prohibition on general solicitation for private securities offerings relying on Rule 506 of Regulation D exemption. This is certainly... Read More

SEC Lifted Ban on General Solicitation: What Does it Mean in EB-5 Practice?
Posted on 15 Jul 2013 by Yi Song

On July 10, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted a new rule under the JOBS Act, which repeals the prohibition on general solicitation for private securities offerings relying on Rule 506 of Regulation D exemption. This is certainly... Read More

SEC Provides Interpretations on Rule 506(c)
Posted on 20 Nov 2013 by Andrew Ledbetter

As we’ve previously blogged , in July 2013 the SEC adopted rules that permit general solicitation and general advertising in connection with certain offerings of securities to accredited investors. Yesterday, to help the markets understand some... Read More

Why You Can’t Really Include Non-Accredited Investors in Rule 506 Offerings
Posted on 1 Sep 2015 by Alexander Davie

One common misconception I encounter among startups is the idea that companies raising capital can include non-accredited investors in Rule 506[1] offerings. While it is technically true that a Rule 506 offering may include up to 35 non-accredited investors... Read More

JOBS Act: What Matters Most for Startups and VCs
Posted on 14 Jun 2012 by Trent Dykes

The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the JOBS Act), enacted in April this year, makes a variety of significant changes to securities laws, some of which relate to early-stage entrepreneurs, startup companies and venture capitalists concerned about... Read More