Tag Archives: crowd funding

SEC Lifts Ban On General Solicitation, Allowing Startups To Advertise That They’re Fundraising

The SEC has just voted 4 to 1 in favor of implementing section 201(a) of the JOBS Act, which lifts the ban on general solicitation and permits startups, venture capitalists, and hedge funds to openly advertise that they’re raising money in private offerings. While it may pose added risk of investors being misled, it should […]

Public debt and equity issues fell to $1.07 trillion between 2009 and 2010, while private issues rose to $1.16 trillion

Who Needs Wall Street? Public debt and equity issues fell to $1.07 trillion between 2009 and 2010, while private issues rose to $1.16 trillion By DANIEL GORFINE AND BEN MILLER  / Wall Street Journal February 4, 2013 A tectonic shift is under way in how companies raise money—and it will have a profound impact on […]

SEC Proposes Rules to Implement JOBS Act Provision About General Solicitation and Advertising in Securities Offerings

SEC Moves Forward on JOBS Act: The SEC met on August 29th to discuss the required implementation of the JOBS Act.  Specifically, the meeting focused on Title II of the Act in connection with lifting the ban on the general solicitation and sale of certain securities.  The SEC proposal under Regulation D, Rule 506, which […]

JOBS Act Establishes New Thresholds for Registration Under the Exchange Act May 9, 2012

[authors: Paul Bork, Dean F. Hanley, and Jason Steinman] On April 5, 2012, the JOBS Act was signed into law, culminating a bipartisan effort by Congress to ease restrictions on capital raising that have affected and guided companies and investors for decades. This alert focuses on the changes effected by the JOBS Act to the […]

Crowdfunding,The JOBS Act And Scams In Your Inbox

Crowdfunding,The JOBS Act And Scams In Your Inbox John Wasik, Contributor, Forbes I’m disappointed with the version of the JOBS Act the Senate just passed. Yes it will permit generous crowdfunding abilities on the Internet and so may open a new door for small businesses who want to get some quick capital. But it will […]