Kim Wales

Perspective: SEC Small Business Forum on Capital Formation Recap

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Forum 2014

The 2014 Securities and Exchange Commission Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation ensued on November 20, 2014 at the SEC headquarters in Washington, D.C. In usual form, since the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act), the crowd (attorney’s, issuers, intermediaries, regulators, investors,… Read More

Release Title III: Securities Based Crowdfunding Rules – The New Investing Model

This Train is Late

Some Issues in Title III Crowdfunding Regulations Require Modification. Recently, there has been a renewed call for action on Title III (Regulation Crowdfunding) to go-live. And there are some proponents in the industry that just want the rules to go live ‘as-is’. However, the Crowdfunding… Read More

Crowdfunding Can Lessen the Wealth Gap. If Regulated Correctly.

United States Capital 2013 Crowdfunding Can Work

Now that we have seen what real turbulence is with the financial crisis of 2008, fear and panic are drivers of economic behavior. Strengthening the financial markets for America’s small businesses and closing the wealth gap amongst the crowd is a must. Now is not… Read More

Is Financial Disclosure for Crowdfunding Companies Too Expensive?

JOBS Act US Capital Christmas

Compilation vs. Review vs. Audit for offerings of more than $500,000? Efforts to influence the final proposed rule for Financial Disclosure (Section 4A(b)(1)(D)), requires “a description of the financial condition of the issuer,” in which regulators have requested comments from the public for the Final… Read More