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The SEC Really Does Not Know How Much is Being Raised Under Reg D

Regulation D, or Reg D as everyone calls it, is probably the most powerful capital raising exemption in the US. Just about every single successful early stage company has leveraged Reg D in its various iterations. In 2013, the SEC enacted final rules for Title… Read More

SEC Publishes Report on Access to Capital & Market Liquidity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), has just published a report addressing the issue of access to capital as well as market liquidity. DERA, the research arm of the SEC, was enlisted by Congress to report on the impact… Read More

SEC & NYU Partner on Event Tackling Moribund IPO Market

The Securities and Exchange Commission is partnering with New York University on an event tackling the topic of the declining initial public offering market (IPO). Organized under the auspices of the SEC’s Division of Economic Risk Analysis (DERA), the half day dialogue is being held… Read More

Update on Regulation D: Data from 2016 Form D’s

It’s been over a year since the SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) published its report on Private Securities Offerings post-JOBS Act. And while since that time, DERA has published more data about Regulation CF and Regulation A, the SEC has yet to… Read More

SEC Report on Reg CF Crowdfunding: What Does it Mean?

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), under the auspices of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), published a white paper on Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) earlier this week. The report, written by Vladimir Ivanov and Anzhela Knyazeva, is basically a point in time… Read More

Securities Crowdfunding in the U.S. – Washington, DC

The Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and New York University’s Salomon Center are organizing a half-day dialogue on U.S. securities-based crowdfunding (such as equity or debt). Regulation Crowdfunding, a key JOBS Act rulemaking that came into… Read More

SEC is Hosting a “Crowdfunding Dialogue” on February 28th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has partnered with NYU’s Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions to host a symposium on the effects of investment crowdfunding on February 28th. The Commission’s Division of Economics and Risk Analysis (DERA) is leading the dialogue and… Read More

The Securities & Exchange Commission and NYU Partner on Half Day Session on Investment Crowdfunding

The Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the research arm of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has partnered with New York University’s Salomon Center on a half-day conference reviewing investment crowdfunding. The event, which is open to the public, will be held at… Read More

Definitive: SEC Research Update on Reg A+ by Anzhela Knyazeva

Regulation A+, created by Title IV of the JOBS Act, has been lauded by many as a missing step in the capital ladder for smaller firms in need of funding. The updated securities exemption became effective on June 19, 2015, and since that time a… Read More

SEC Shares Data on Private Securities Offerings Post JOBS Act (Deck)

Scott W. Bauguess, Deputy Director, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis at the SEC, delivered an interesting presentation  during the ACSEC meeting today. Bauguess updated the group with data on raising private capital post the JOBS Act of 2012.  Bauguess acknowledged that fewer companies are… Read More

Regulation D: Private vs. Public Capital Raising (Deck)

At the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation, Senior Financial Economist Vladimir Ivanov, gave an updated presentation regarding the state of Regulation D.  Ivanov delivered a very similar presentation at the end of 2014 with replicated slides.  He did update a couple of items… Read More

DERA: Analysis of Unregistered Securities Offerings (Document)

Title II, 506(c), Equity Crowdfunding has Raised $33 Billion to Date. The unregistered securities market in the US is huge. In fact in 2014, over $2 trillion of capital was raised using unregistered securities largely using Regulation D. This is revealed in a white paper… Read More

The Number of Accredited Investors (Deck)

The debate surrounding the definition of an Accredited Investor always includes a discussion regarding the number of individuals in the United States who actually qualify.  Recently Rachita Gullapalli, a financial analyst at the Division of Economic & Risk Analysis (DERA) at the SEC, put together… Read More

SEC Seeks to Create More Effective Data Driven Risk Assessment Tools with New Section in DERA

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has created a new office within the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) that will coordinate efforts to provide data-driven risk assessment tools and models to support a wide range of SEC activities. DERA has collaborated with market… Read More

Mark Flannery is New DERA Director, SEC Chief Economist

Flannery Replaces Outgoing Director Craig Lewis. The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced it has named Mark J. Flannery as its chief economist and director of its Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), which provides analysis to help inform the Commission’s policymaking, rulemaking, enforcement,… Read More

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