Below is a comprehensive presentation delivered by Brian Koscak, a partner at the law firm of Cassels Brock & Blackwell. Brian is also the co-chair of the Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA Canada) – a representative group for the emerging industry of equity crowdfunding.
The presentation explains that equity crowdfunding is legal today via a registered dealer and reviews the various proposed equity crowdfunding exemptions across the country. The process is currently going through a commenting period which is scheduled to end on June 18, 2014.
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