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Sandbox Program on the Horizon for US Fintech
Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

A ‘Fintech Sandbox’ is a technology environment where companies/firms would work in close partnership with regulators to develop their ideas and technology without the red tape that may inhibit their potential growth. In the UK, France, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, regulators have already or are currently laying the groundwork for a such a Sandbox… Read more…

SEC Investor Bulletin on Securities-Based Crowdfunding
Friday, March 4th, 2016

On February 16, 2016, the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy issued an Investor Bulletin to educate investors about the opportunities that will arise for investors through securities-based crowdfunding (also known as equity crowdfunding, and digital investing), when the new rules will be enacted on May 16, 2016. Starting from that date, registered platforms… Read more…

Crowd Valley Expert’s Insights on the US Legal Framework for Crowdfunding
Monday, December 28th, 2015

The JOBS Act, signed on 5 April 2012, was intended to ease the regulatory burden on smaller companies and expand and simplify the means by which such companies could raise capital. On October 30, 2015, the SEC adopted the final rules and forms implementing the new Section 4(a)(6) of the Securities Act of 1933, as… Read more…

Intrastate Crowdfunding After Title III
Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

At the end of October, the SEC approved Title III of the JOBS Act making it possible for US retail investors to participate in online investing offerings of SMEs in search of equity capital, no matter in which state they are based. However, one could legitimately ask: how will this affect intrastate crowdfunding? However, now… Read more…

More Details About Title III and Equity Crowdfunding
Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Friday 30th October is going to make into US early stage finance history. The SEC has approved Title III of the 2012 JOBS Act, with 3 votes out of 4, including the Chair’s, Mary Jo White, thus opening online investing to retail investors, that is 91% of savers in the US. With this vote, a… Read more…