Securities & Exchange Comission Issues a New "Accredited Investor" Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation (CDI 179.01)


Article details changes to the accredited investor definition as a result of the SEC’s new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation (CDI 179.01), which became effective on July 21, 2010, and redefines the underlying wealth standard to qualify as an accredited investor pursuant to Rule 501.

The article also includes a link to a free download of updated suitability standards, subscription documents, and purchaser questionnaires to satisfy CDI 179.01 in connection with Regulation D offerings under Rule 504, 505, and 506.

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