5 Keys For Attys Navigating The New Crowdfunding Rules
By Tom Zanki (October 28, 2015, 9:59 PM EDT) -- With the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission set to finalize long-awaited rules for equity crowdfunding Friday, attorneys need to be prepared for how to navigate the new regulations in order to keep the SEC from breathing down their clients' necks.
Crowdfunding, which allows small companies to raise money from ordinary people, has been a growing industry that thus far hasn't seen much regulation — Friday's rules will come about three and a half years after Congress requested them as part of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
The fundraising method appeals to a large number of early-stage companies, who see the platform...
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