Accredited Crowdfunding - Securities & Going Public Lawyers

Accredited Crowdfunding Q & A – Going Public Lawyers

Private placement offerings under Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”) are a cost effective and relatively quick way for private companies to raise capital before, during, and after a… Read More

Due Diligence in Accredited Crowdfunding Offerings

The Anti-Fraud Provisions That Apply to Accredited Crowdfunding Even though Accredited Crowdfunding Offerings are exempt under Rule 506(c) and no specific disclosure requirements apply, under most circumstances, the anti-fraud provisions mandate disclosure of certain information to investors.  Section… Read More

What is an Accredited Investor Verification Provider?

“Accredited Crowdfunding” under Rule 506(c) of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended allows an issuer to use general solicitation in connection with its private placement of securities. Rule 506(c) requires the issuer to take… Read More

Crowdfunding for Private Companies – Crowdfunding Lawyers

Sometimes, a company seeking to raise capital may not want to spend the time and expense of an initial public or direct public offering.  In such circumstances, the company should consider an exempt offering. Even though the SEC… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms to Watch in 2015

It has been more than a year and the SEC has not finalized its rules with respect to equity crowdfunding under the Title III of the JOBS Act which would allow an issuer to raise up to $1… Read More

SEC Censures Eureeca.com For Selling To US Investors

Securities Law Blog On November 12, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) censured Eureeca.com, a Cayman Islands-based crowdfunding website for its failure to implement procedures “reasonably designed” to prevent U.S. investors from using its funding portal… Read More

Offshore Crowdfunding Portals Are Not Shielded From Liability Under U.S. Securities Laws

The SEC’s recent Cease and Desist order against  Eureeca Capital demonstrates that we may begin to see enforcement activity involving offshore crowdfunding portals soliciting investments from U.S. investors.  In Eureeca, its website claimed, “Eureeca is the first global… Read More

Accredited Crowdfunding Compliance – Crowdfunding Lawyers

The offer and sale of securities pursuant to Rule 506(c) of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended allows a company to use general solicitation and advertising to raise an unlimited amount of money from… Read More

Accredited Crowdfunding Direct – Crowdfunding Lawyers

Tips For Compliance & Procedures – Direct Crowdfunded Offerings The offer and sale of securities using accredited crowdfunding pursuant to Rule 506(c) of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended allows a company to use general… Read More