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SEC Misses Deadline to Issue Regulations Eliminating the General Solicitation Prohibition in Regulation D Private Placements
Posted on 19 Jul 2012 by Alexander Davie

For startups looking to raise capital, Rule 506 of Regulation D is probably the most commonly used exemption from securities registration requirements. It allows a company to make offers and sales to an unlimited number of accredited investors[1] in order... Read More

The SEC (Finally) Issues a Preliminary Rule for Repeal of the Regulation D General Solicitation Requirements
Posted on 6 Sep 2012 by Alexander Davie

Yesterday, the SEC finally released its proposed rule to amend Rule 506 of Regulation D to eliminate the general solicitation prohibition for private placement offerings . As I've discussed in a previous post, the SEC's continued delays in issuing... Read More

SEC Continues to Miss Key Deadline in Implementing JOBS Act, Drawing Ire of Congress
Posted on 30 Aug 2012 by Alexander Davie

The JOBS Act contained two provisions that have the potential to help startups in their capital-raising efforts: (1) reform of Regulation D, which will permit more widespread solicitation of angel investors (this is also frequently referred to as the... Read More