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New SEC Rule Would Make Companies Disclose Ratio of CEO-to-Worker Pay

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.

Business Crowdfunders Face Investor Liability Minefield

Plan to raise money under the JOBS Act rules? Be prepared to verify whether your investors are accredited.

In Defense of the Revolving Door

Is Robert Khuzami's move from the SEC to Kirkland & Ellis such a bad move for government or the private sector?

Secret's Out: Now You Can Tell the Whole World You're Raising Money for Your Business

The SEC takes a step forward in administering the JOBS Act by lifting the ban on general solicitation.

Winklevoss Twins Move to Launch a Bitcoin Fund

The brothers, famous for their feud over Facebook, have filed papers with the SEC to establish an exchange-traded fund for the online currency.

Regulators Wrangle Over How to Protect Crowdfunding Investors

Debate over investor protection intensifies as rule makers hammer out guidelines for the JOBS Act equity crowdfunding regulations.

How the SEC and Bloomberg Are Embracing Social Media

The SEC's ruling on disclosures, Bloomberg terminals' addition of live Twitter feeds, the announcement of Facebook Home and more social-media news.

JOBS Act, One Year Later: Hang Tight, Equity Crowdfunding Is Coming

President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act into law one year ago today, and it's still not implemented.

Crowdfunders Step Up Lobbying for SEC Rules

Members of the crowdfunding community descended on Washington, D.C., calling for the regulatory agency to finalize rules.

Crowdfunders Press the SEC: What Is Taking So Long?

Various members of the crowdfunding community are expected meet in Washington, D.C., Tuesday to press lawmakers and the SEC to implement the JOBS Act.

Delay in Crowdfunding Rules Hurts Foreign Entrepreneurs (Opinion)

Startups in emerging markets like Vietnam want to tap U.S investors, but capital won't flow until crowdfunding moves forward, writes Case Western's Michael Goldberg.

Equity Crowdfunding Rules Stalled at SEC

What's ahead for companies seeking to tap crowdfunding to sell equity stakes online? Lots of waiting.

Proposed Rules for Private-Stock Sale Advertising Delayed

The Securities and Exchange Commission pushes back its release of proposed rules on advertising private stock sales.

Crowdfunding's Wild West Awaits a Stampede

Legislation headed to the President's desk could transform the way entrepreneurs access capital and the number of investors able to fund startups.

Let Small Investors Join Angel Groups (Opinion)

Being rich does little to protect an investor from fraud. Often there is safety in numbers.

Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses?

The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing.
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