Tagged: finders

Doug Ellenoff Comments on Updates to the Exempt Offering Ecosystem. Momentum in SPACs Expected to Continue

  Doug Ellenoff, the Managing Partner of Manhattan law firm Ellenoff, Grossman and Schole (EGS), has been involved with the Fintech sector since the early days of the JOBS Act – the legislation that eventually legalized investment crowdfunding. He is not only deeply engaged with… Read More

Here is the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Recommendations on Finders

As was previously reported, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met earlier this month to discuss the topic of Finders. Finders are individuals who match investors with firms in need of capital, perhaps for a fee. As there is a… Read More

NASAA Slams SEC Move to Clarify Rules Surrounding Finders

The North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) distributed a comment letter today outlining its opposition to the proposal by the Securities and Exchange Commission’s move to clarify the role of Finders. A Finder is an individual that finds investors for smaller firms. A lack of… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Prepares Recommendations on Finders

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met this week to discuss the topic of “Finders.” A Finder is an individual who helps a small business find investors and may be paid a fee for this service. Under existing rules,… Read More

On Deck: SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Tackle Finders Next

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee has scheduled a meeting for next week that will include the important topic of “Finders.” Finders are individuals or firms that help to match investors to smaller businesses. On October 7, the SEC… Read More

SEC Proposes Exemption for Finders as it Seeks to Assist Small Businesses in Need of Capital

A Longstanding Grey Area Today at an open meeting, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed an update to rules pertaining to “Finders” –  individuals or firms that help smaller businesses find investors. The potential change will subject these individuals or firms to reduced regulation… Read More

SEC Schedules Open Meeting on Finders

The Securities and Exchange Commission has scheduled an open meeting on the topic of “finders.” The Commission will consider a conditional exemption from broker registration requirements for individuals to engage in “certain limited activities” on behalf of securities issuers. To quote the Commission: “The Commission… Read More

Finders Bill: Legislation in Congress May Help Small Firms Raise Capital and this Paper Explains Why

Small businesses in the US, and just about every other country, are the life blood of the economy where they operate. This is a fact. Providing access to capital to smaller firms is thus a vital need to drive economic growth, create jobs, and enable… Read More

ACSEC Makes Recommendations on Finders & Other Intermediaries

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) discussed the regulation of “Finders” at their most recent meeting in Washington, DC. Finders can act as a vital catalyst in matching investors to smaller companies yet there is “significant uncertainty” in the regulation of… Read More

SEC Publishes Agenda for May 10th ACSEC Meeting

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published the agenda for the May 10 meeting of its Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC). At this meeting, ACSEC will discuss the underwriting of small offerings and will receive updates from SEC staff about the… Read More

Advisory Committee on Small & Emerging Companies Schedule Call on Treatment of “Finders”

The SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies (ACSEC) has scheduled a call for July 15th at 1PM ET to discuss the issue of “finders”.  This references the regulatory treatment of individuals who connect investors with companies seeking capital. The rules regarding finders remain… Read More

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