SEC Proposes Disqualifying "Bad Actors" from Rule 506 Offerings

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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced proposed rules1 that would deny the safe-harbor exemption provided by Rule 506 of Regulation D to securities for any offering involving certain "felons and other 'bad actors'" under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"). The period for comments on the proposed rules expires on July 14, 2011.

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