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US House Passes More Legislation Aimed at Improving Access to Capital Including Expansion of Accredited Investor Definition

Last week, CI reported that the US House of Representatives passed several bills that aim to improve access to capital and to level the playing field for retail investors – including an update to the definition of an accredited investor. This week, the House has… Read More

WATCH: Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplanche Testifies Before House Committee On Small Business

On Thursday, December 5th 2013, Lending Club Founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche provided the following testimony to the House Committee on Small Business, and specifically the Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Taxes and Capital Access. A survey released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York… Read More

JOBS Act 2.0 Is Coming, Rep. Hensarling Shares Details

We’re beginning to get a better picture of what the long-rumored secondary JOBS Act bill may look like, thanks at least in part to recent remarks by Rep. Jeb Hensarling, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. The full video is below… Of note is… Read More

Today Could Be Pivotal For Investment Crowdfunding

In a few hours, Elisse Walter will sit in front of members of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee to answer questions on why key elements of the JOBS Act are still in limbo more than a year after the Act was signed into law…. Read More

House Republicans Have “Serious Questions” About SEC’s Progress

The Hill reported yesterday that House Republicans have sent a letter to SEC Chairman Elisse Walter regarding the SEC’s recent allocation of resources. From the article… In a letter sent Tuesday to SEC Chairman Elisse Walter and obtained by The Hill, the quartet of lawmakers… Read More

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