Today, I would like to discuss
regulatory aspects of crowdfunding. There are several proposals now that aim to
change existing regulation to provide small businesses with easier access to
One such proposal comes from the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC). In
There is a growing movement to create a new crowdfunding
regime for raising capital. The models seem to draw inspiration from Kickstarter , a platform to fund creative
projects. I say that because each time I see a draft bill it talks about an
internet-based intermediary as part of the exemption....
We are still patiently waiting for the SEC to develop
rules implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the JOBS Act. While we are
waiting, the industry prepares for the crowdfunding transactions. Recently, two
interesting articles about crowdfunding caught my attention. First,
This post is the fifth in a series examining
the impact of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act) one year
after its passage and focuses on the provisions related to crowdfunding.
Previously in this series, I discussed the progress of
implementing the JOBS Act, specifically Titles...