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House of Representatives Pass Several Bills to Improve Access to Capital, Including Accredited Investor Definition Fix

The US House of Representatives has passed several bills designed to improve access to capital and to level the playing field for retail investors. The legislation will now move over to the Senate for consideration and, perhaps, then move to the White House to be… Read More

Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee Patrick McHenry, Representative Ann Wagner, Criticize SEC Chair for Neglecting Capital Formation Mission

Representative Patrick McHenry and Representative Ann Wagner have sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler criticizing him for neglecting the Commission’s mission to enable access to capital for businesses. McHenry is Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Wagner is… Read More

House Subcommittee on Capital Markets Hearing Addresses Capital Formation and Investment Opportunities for All Americans

On the same day the House Subcommittee on Digital Assets and Fintech meets, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets is convening to address the pressing need to improve access to capital and investment opportunity. Chaired by Representative Ann Wagner, the Subcommittee’s mission is to pursue policies that… Read More

House Capital Markets Subcommittee Hearing Looks to Expand Definition of an Accredited Investor

This morning, the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, part of the House Financial Services Committee, held a hearing on the definition of an accredited investor. This definition is utilized to determine who may participate in certain private securities offerings, mostly Reg D 506c/b. Broadly, the definition… Read More

House Financial Services Committee: McHenry Names Subcommittee Chairs, Adds New Digital Assets – Fintech Subcommittee

Congressman Patrick McHenry, the new  Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, has named the Chairs of the Subcommittees. Yesterday, McHenry revealed the Republican members of the Committee as he moves to take over the influential Committee as the Republican-controlled 118th Congress commences. A new… Read More

Republicans on House Financial Services Committee Distribute Principles for Central Bank Digital Currency

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a hot policy topic in the US as well as the rest of the world. Many developed countries are reviewing the potential as well as the potential pitfalls for a CBDC. China is already testing a digital yuan live… Read More

House of Representatives Passes Several Bills to Boost SMEs. Now Off to the Senate

The House of Representatives passed four bills this week designed to help smaller businesses access the capital they need to expand, hire and grow the economy.  Small businesses are the economic engine of the country. Small businesses provide 55% of all jobs and 66% of all… Read More

House of Representatives to Debate “Accelerating Access to Capital Act” & More to Help Small Business

This coming week the House of Representatives will debate several bills previously approved by the Financial Services Committee.  The legislation is designed to improve access to capital for SMEs by reducing regulatory burdens and streamlining the process. HR 2357, the Accelerating Access to Capital Act,… Read More

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