Tagged: annemarie tierney

Templum Comments on SEC ICO Enforcement Action: “We are Likely to See Continued Enforcement Actions & Litigation”

On November 16th, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its first enforcement actions against initial coin offerings (ICOs) that did not file for an appropriate securities exemption following the SEC’s DAO report. The SEC settled claims with both Paragon and AirFox with each ICO issuer… Read More

SEC Advisory Committee on Small & Emerging Companies Set to Discuss Venture Exchanges, State Blue Sky Pre-emption

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies will meet Wednesday, March 4th beginning at 9:30AM. The meeting is open to the public and is being held at the SEC offices in Washington, DC.  The gathering will also be live-streamed and viewable on the… Read More

Watch: House Subcommittee Hearing on Crowdfunding

On May 1, 2014 the Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Entreprises held a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Enhance Capital Formation for Small and Emerging Growth Companies, Part II”.  The witness list included several well known participants from the crowdfunding industry including: Mr…. Read More

House Subcommittee Schedules Hearing on Enhancing Capital Formation for Small Companies

Congressman McHenry Proposes Striking Title III from the JOBS Act & Replacing it With More Effective Legislation. The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises has scheduled a hearing for Thursday, May 1st and the list of witnesses include some well known names… Read More

General Solicitation: How SecondMarket Avoids The Ire Of The SEC

Annemarie Tierney is General Counsel for SecondMarket, an online marketplace for buying and selling illiquid assets in the United States. SecondMarket burst onto the scene during the run-up to the Facebook IPO by facilitating transactions in Facebook shares sold by Facebook employees to members of… Read More

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