In 2012, Title III of the US JOBS Act, also known as the Crowdfund Act, became law. The Crowdfund Act was intended to make more capital available to start-up companies and to democratize investment in start-ups by allowing non-accredited investors to make investments in those companies. Many sections of the Crowdfund Act required rulemaking by the SEC in order to become effective. Now that the SEC has finalized Regulation Crowdfunding, which becomes effective in May 2016, how does this selling securities through crowdfunding work and what does it mean for issuers and investors?
In this one-hour session, learn:
The regulatory framework now that we have both the Crowdfund Act and Regulation Crowdfunding
Highlights of the Crowdfund Act and Regulation Crowdfunding for issuers and investors
Things to think about for issuers
Things to think about for investors