On October 23, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to propose new rules that would permit companies to offer and sell securities through “crowdfunding.” Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups...more
On March 8, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) closed the comment period on its Staff Consultation Paper 45-710: Considerations for New Capital Raising Prospectus Exemptions (the Consultation Paper), which sought...more
In This Issue:
- 1. Will Canada Make Room for Crowdfunding?
- 2. Contact Us
Excerpt From “Will Canada Make Room for Crowdfunding?”
When the U.S. recently changed its securities laws to enable...more
Congress passed a federal crowdfunding law. This was really exciting, but the federal law is problematic for many, many reasons.
As you are probably well aware by now, Congress passed a federal crowdfunding law. This...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (commonly referred to as the "JOBS Act"), which was designed to promote job creation by small companies and start-ups through the...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “Act”), a wide-ranging legislative response to the private sector which repeatedly voiced concerns regarding the existence of...more
On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the "JOBS Act." The acronym (for “Jumpstarting Our Business Startups”) is a little misleading, as the Act has less to do with jobs, per se, than with easing regulatory...more