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Sara Hanks Comments on SEC Concept Release, Defends Reg A+, Advocates on Behalf of Companies in Need of Growth Capital

Last week, a meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) held a meeting. On the agenda was the topic of the SEC’s concept release on regulatory harmonization. The concept release was initiated in recognition of the current ecosystem of private… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting, Will Discuss Concept Release on Harmonization of Securities Exemptions

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Nov. 7, 2019. A portion of the meeting will address the SEC’s concept release on the Harmonization of Securities Offering Exemptions. The meeting, which is open to the public and… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Requests an Extension on Deadline for Concept Release Comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has requested an extension on comments regarding the current Concept Release for regulatory harmonization pertaining to securities exemptions. The Concept Release, akin to a consultation, was launched in June as an attempt to simplify securities… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Joins Full Commission in Atlanta for “Townhall” that Includes Discussion on Fintech, Breakout on Crypto

The Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) is holding its next meeting in Atlanta on June 13th. The meeting will coincide with an “Investor Town Hall” coordinated by the SEC Atlanta Office. While the IAC agenda appears to be fairly routine (see below),… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Scheduled for March 8th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled its first meeting for 2018 of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC). The Committee helps to guide the SEC on initiatives that protect individual investor interests. In practice, this largely means investor protection issues. The upcoming meeting includes… Read More

SEC Schedules Investor Advisory Committee Meeting for December 7th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled a meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) for December 7th. The creation of the IAC was mandated by Dodd-Frank to advise the Commission on regulatory priorities for individual investors. In the past, the focus by the Committee… Read More

SEC IAC Publishes Agenda for Next Meeting Including Blockchain Panel

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published the agenda for the upcoming Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting scheduled for October 12th. The meeting may be a bit more interesting as there is a panel scheduled to discuss Blockchain utilization or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee to Meet in October, Blockchain on the Agenda

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has scheduled its next meeting at SEC HQ for October 12th. The meeting is open to the public but the SEC always live streams the proceedings on the SEC web site. According to the announcement… Read More

Vanishing IPOs: A Discussion Of The Causes, Cures & Implications

In a recent testimony to the Investor Advisory Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Scott Kupor, CEO & Managing Partner of Andreessen Horowitz, a $6.5 billion multi-stage venture capital firm, gave an amazingly comprehensive and concise description of today’s vanishing IPO market, the… Read More

Is Crowdfunding to Blame for the Decline of IPOs?

    In a recent article published in the Hastings Law Journal (embedded below), Duke University School of Law Associate Professor Elisabeth de Fontenay discusses the relationship between the recent decline of IPOs and the deregulation of private capital. Professor Fontenay also spoke at the… Read More

Upcoming SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting will Tackle Financial CHOICE Act

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has shared the agenda for the next meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting which is scheduled for June 22. The SEC said the committee will hold a discussion in the morning on capital formation for smaller companies… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for June 22nd

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has scheduled their next meeting for June 22, 2017, from 9:35AM to 2:35PM at the SEC Headquarters. The meeting is open to the public but will be live-streamed on the SEC website as well. As always, the public is… Read More

SEC Schedules Investor Advisory Committee Meeting for March 9th

The Securities and Exchange Commission has scheduled their first Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) meeting for 2017. The meeting will be held at the SEC offices in Washington, DC on Thursday, March 9 from 9:00 AM to 11:55 AM. These meetings are open to the public and… Read More

SEC Releases Agenda for Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

The SEC has announced the agenda for the December 8 meeting of its Investor Advisory Committee (IAC).  At this forthcoming meeting, the IAC will discuss investor protection priorities for the New Year. It also will hear an update on the Commission’s response to the rulemaking… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Next Meeting for December 8th

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has set the date of its next meeting.  IAC will be meeting at SEC HQ on Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. (ET). The meeting is open to the public and will be Live-streamed on the… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Appoints New Members

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced three new members of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC).  The new members are: John Coates, John F. Cogan Jr. Professor of Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, and Research Director of the Center on the Legal… Read More

Brief: SEC Investor Advisory Committee to Hold Meeting on July 14th

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has scheduled a meeting for Thursday, July 14, 2016.  The agenda for the IAC meeting is scheduled to include remarks from the SEC Commissioners; a discussion of the state of sustainability reporting; a discussion regarding investment company reporting modernization;… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for June 7th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled its next meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) for June 7th commencing at 11AM ET ending at 1230PM.  The committee will convene via a telephonic discussion. The public may dial in at: 1-888-240-3210, participant code 7250901. According… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Public Meeting on April 14th

The next meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) is scheduled to take place at the offices of the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 14th. As always, the meeting is open to the public but most of the proceedings will be live-streamed on the… Read More

SEC IAC Presentation on Crowdfunding Highlights Investor Protection Concerns (Video)

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee met last week in Washington, DC. The periodic meeting was opened by Chair White who mentioned Title III retail crowdfunding specifically; “Regulation Crowdfunding becomes effective in May and funding portals can begin to register with the Commission later this month. … Read More

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