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Alberta and Saskatchewan Look to Allow Investors to Back Small Business with UP to $5 Million

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) are looking to boost access to capital for smaller firms by creating new rules to allow issuers to raise up to $5 million in a more streamlined offering. According to… Read More

Canada Update: Alberta Updates Crowdfunding Regulations but Where Does Canada Stand in the National Harmonization of Rules? What about Fintech Development?

Last week, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) adopted a “Blanket Order” for “Startup Crowdfunding Registration and Prospectus Exemptions.” In effect, the ASC was seeking to improve access to capital for smaller firms – a good thing- but the move also highlights the disparity between the… Read More

Alberta Securities Commission Adopts Crowdfunding Rules

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has adopted a “Blanket Order” for Startup Crowdfunding Registration and Prospectus Exemptions. The new rule is described as removing “unnecessary barriers to financing, and better facilitate access to capital for start-ups and other small businesses.” The ASC states that both… Read More

Albert Securities Commission Adopts Crowdfunding Rule

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has adopted Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding (MI 45-108). The new rule is actionable immediately and introduces a crowdfunding prospectus exemption for issuers as well as a registration framework for funding portals. The ASC Stated the implementation of MI 45-108 follows… Read More

Alberta Securities Commission Looks to Increase Crowdfunding Limits, Adds Micro Exemption

The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) in Canada has published two initiatives designed to facilitate capital-raising for SMEs. First, the ASC has adopted ASC Rule 45-517 Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses (ASC Rule 45-517). Immediately available, the new rule provides a prospectus exemption for small Alberta companies… Read More

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