Category Archives: Regulation A+ Resource Center

JOBS Act Title III Crowdfunding – A Trap for the Unwary?

A few weeks ago I wrote an article discussing one of the potential pitfalls – and weaknesses – in the SEC’s new Regulation CF, which became effective May 16, 2016, which allows private companies to raise up to $1 million … Continue reading

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Forbes.com Regulation A+ Interview of Sam Guzik Ranks in YouTube 2015 Top Five Interviews

2015 was a busy year for me, with SEC final rulemaking completed for Regulation A+ and JOBS Act Title III crowdfunding. In addition to more than a dozen speaking engagements around the country I had the opportunity to participate in … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Counselor Sam Guzik, A Voice Galvanizing & Advocating for the Crowd

  [The following interview of Samuel S. Guzik appeared in Crowdfund Insider on December 1, 2015] December 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am By Erin Hobey “I do not recycle or repackage the ideas of others.  I try to focus instead … Continue reading

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JOBS ACT CROWDFUNDING IN 2016 – IT’S TIME TO CONNECT THE DOTS IN THIS NEW ERA

For those of you who follow my ramblings on Crowdfund Insider, you know that I do not put out infomercials – nor do I recycle or repackage the ideas of others.  I try to focus instead on broader JOBS Act … Continue reading

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Final Title III SEC Crowdfunding Rules – Done (almost)!!! Next Act: The Missing Title VIII (a/k/a H.R. 3784)

[As published on October 28, 2015 in Crowdfund Insider] I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success.” Joseph B. Lightfoot The bigger than life headline yesterday? The long-awaited news that the SEC’s five Commissioners … Continue reading

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Exit: SEC’s Dan Gallagher – Enter: The Crowdfunders!

Are Final JOBS Act Crowdfunding Rules Truly Upon Us? It’s been too long since I graced the pages of Crowdfund Insider with one of my many missives – or as some at the SEC might say: missiles.  Well, since Regulation … Continue reading

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SEC Staff Provides Early Guidance on Use of Regulation A+

  [As published on June 24, 2015 on CrowdfundInsider.com] On June 23, 2015, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission provided some public guidance on certain issues arising under the new Regulation A+ Final Rules. In a new section … Continue reading

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Regulation A+ Packs a “Punch” – So too Congress and Title III Crowdfunding

Regulation A+ Day 1: A Look Past the Mainstream Media Headlines And Regulation A+’s Forgotten Crowdfunding Cousin Quietly Comes to Life in Congress! [Reprinted with permission from CrowdfundInsider, June 22, 2015] Some History Lessons Though some may quibble over the … Continue reading

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Regulation A+ CBS Podcast with Jay Abraham and Sam Guzik

Friday, June 19, 2015, is an historic day for both small business and federal securities regulation.  For the first time in over a century private early stage and more mature companies alike will be able to offer their securities to … Continue reading

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The State of Massachusetts vs. Regulation A+ — State Regulators Take the SEC to Court

 As you undoubtedly have heard, or will hear, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts via via its Secretary of State, William Galvin, filed a lawsuit against the SEC on Friday to block the implementation of SEC Final Rules implementing Regulation A+.  . Though … Continue reading

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