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Open Letter to the SEC: Please Don’t Hang Up on Small Business (And Please Don’t Put Small Business on Hold)

Some of you who read my July 2014 article entitled “Intrastate Crowdfunding at Risk -Has Intrastate Crowdfunding in Washington State Been Washed Out by NASAA and the SEC?” may have concluded that I was making a mountain out of a … Continue reading

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The Misplaced Logic of Dodd-Frank: Protecting the Ordinary Investor by Redefining the Accredited Investor

Many of you are still reeling from the impact of the worldwide collapse of the financial markets in 2008. And most of us have rightfully observed that following one of the greatest debacles in financial history, no one has gone … Continue reading

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JOBS Act 2.0: Congressman McHenry’s Cure for the “Six Deadly Sins” of Crowdfunding Regulation

  For those of you who were too busy to notice, U.S. Congressman Patrick McHenry introduced three draft bills into the House Financial Services Committee last week.  One of them, if it were to become law, would open up the … Continue reading

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MIT Panel Discussion: Can Crowdfunding Democratize Access to Capital?

Following is a Crowdfunding Roundtable I participated in at the MIT Sloan School of Business on May 19, 2014, which included my presentation on the SEC’s proposed Regulation A+: May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Event Details The MIT Innovation … Continue reading

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Regulation A+: A Sleeping Giant For Small Business Capital Formation?

  Since the 1930’s Regulation A has been unremarkable as a little known and little used “exemption” from the full SEC registration process – intended to allow smaller companies to access public markets through a streamlined SEC registration process – … Continue reading

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Samuel Guzik Joins Congressman Patrick McHenry in SEC Regulation A Webinar on March 13

Please join Congressman Patrick McHenry and attorneys Samuel Guzik and David N. Feldman in a one hour Webinar to be held on March 13, 2014, 1;30 pm, EDT,.  The Webinar will be moderated by Dara Albright, of NowStreet Wire. The … Continue reading

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On Regulation A+, CrowdfundingPlus and JOBS Act 2.0

For those of you who have been following the regulatory labyrinth that has followed in the heels of the JOBS Act, the perpetual questions du jour have been: What ever happened to Title III investment crowdfunding? What ever happened to Regulation … Continue reading

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Dawn of a New Era: SEC Chair White Speaks to Small Business

In a speech delivered on January 27 by SEC Chair Mary Jo White at the 41st Annual Securities Regulation Institute in Coronado, California, entitled: “The SEC in 2014,” it appears that Chair White has “gotten the memo” from her predecessors, and is … Continue reading

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Regulation A+ Offerings—A New Era at the SEC

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE HARVARD LAW SCHOOL FORUM ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL REGULATION ON JANUARY 15 2014] December 18, 2013 may well mark an historic turning point in the ability of small business to effectively access capital in the private … Continue reading

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Regulation (C)rowdfunding Day – The Morning After

 [Following is a reprint of an article written by me for my Legal Column,  The Crowdfunding Counselor™, on CrowdfundInsider, published on October 24, 2013] First in a Series of Articles Focusing on the Road Ahead to Final Rules and Beyond … Continue reading

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