News and Articles About SEC
Regulators argue that the income requirements for accredited investors -- which were set in 1982 -- are in desperate need of an adjustment. Entrepreneurs and investors, meanwhile, dont want to see access to capital limited.
Provision of JOBS Act could change how businesses raise capital. But it faces regulations that could make it useless.
The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared.
Charif Souki of Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based enterprise hoping to one day capitalize on the fracking boom, raked in a whopping $142 million last year.
As the SEC works on final regulations for equity-based crowdfunding, one of the pervasive fears has been that non-professional investors will be swindled by fraudsters. But is there really reason to worry?
Investors have shown the most interest in dumping their dollars into real-estate deals since the SEC's historic lifting of the general solicitation ban.
Online file-storage service Box has finally filed to go public. Here's what we know.
Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise.
If the SEC allows Regulation A+ to pass without the requirement of state compliance, entrepreneurs could raise up to $50 million.
On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
The Securities and Exchange Commission released provisional rules to regulate equity crowdfunding on Oct. 23. The comment period officially ends on Feb. 3, but there is no end in sight to the debate.
Michigan is the latest in a series of states to make moves to pass intrastate equity crowdfunding legislation.
More than a year after President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, the Commission released rules for regulating equity crowdfunding. Here's what you need to know.
The SEC contends that the 'Shark Tank' star avoided a monetary loss on stock thanks to an insider tip.
With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.
Equity crowdfunding proposes a fair shot for all entrepreneurs, but as with most things in a capitalist structure, only the strong will survive.
The online platform where investors and startups connect has reportedly raised $24 million in an investment round.
Entrepreneurs who list on equity-crowdfunding platforms will have an opportunity to raise serious capital. Learn how to manage new expectations, responsibilities and obligations to regulators and shareholders
With the new fundraising rules going into effect next week, here are a few key features and tips to keep in mind.
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors
The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
As early as next month, corporations may have to begin making public the difference between their chief executive's compensation and the pay of a middle-of-the-pack worker.
Plan to raise money under the JOBS Act rules? Be prepared to verify whether your investors are accredited.
Is Robert Khuzami's move from the SEC to Kirkland & Ellis such a bad move for government or the private sector?
The SEC takes a step forward in administering the JOBS Act by lifting the ban on general solicitation.