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Brief: SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meets on April 9th

The Investor Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet at the offices of the SEC this week on Thursday, April 9th from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  The meeting will be webcast on the Commission’s website. The agenda, as distributed by the SEC, is published below. Agenda: April 09, 2015,… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Scheduled to Meet in April. Will Review Recommendations of SME Committee

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) has scheduled their next gathering at F Street in DC to be held on April 9th.  The group is ostensibly an advocate on behalf of all investors but has a tendency to be more on the side of protection as opposed… Read More

Darren MacDonald, CEO of Ingress Capital, Connects Early-Stage Companies with Value-Added Investors

Based in NYC,  Ingress Capital believes “you shouldn’t have to be a Silicon Valley insider to invest in the growth companies of tomorrow.” With its team’s combination of diverse operating experience including  startup founder, executives, and securities professionals, Ingress networks within the Consumer Technology, Media &… Read More

Everyone out of the Pool! IAC Makes Recommendations Which Would Significantly Decrease The Pool of Available Accredited Investors

The Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) met yesterday to vote on the approval of its recommendations to the SEC for reforming the current definition of “accredited investor.” Most of the recommendations of the IAC call for changes to the… Read More

Brief: SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for October 9th

As part of their regularly scheduled quarterly meetings, the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) is planning to meet at the offices of the SEC on October 9th. The IAC, a mandated group under Dodd-Frank legislation, advises the SEC on various aspects of securities regulations.  One of the… Read More

Perspective: Investors and Markets Could Benefit from Revising the Accredited Investor Definition

When Congress passed the JOBS Act lifting the ban on general solicitation in offerings under Rule 506 of Regulation D, it turned these so-called “private” offerings into potentially very public ones.  Since Reg D offerings involving general solicitation can only be sold to “accredited” investors,… Read More

The Misplaced Logic of Dodd-Frank: Protecting the Ordinary Investor by Redefining the Accredited Investor

Many of you are still reeling from the impact of the worldwide collapse of the financial markets in 2008. And most of us have rightfully observed that following one of the greatest debacles in financial history, no one has gone to jail – no one… Read More

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting (Video)

The Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) of the SEC met last week to tackle several pressing issues that are on the agenda at the Commission today.  One of the items on the agenda was the definition of an “accredited investor”.  For most people this is an… Read More

Reminder: SEC Investor Advisory Committee Set to Meet, Definition of Accredited Investor Will Be Reviewed

The Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) is set to convene tomorrow, July 10th, at the SEC headquarters in Washington, DC.  On the committees’s agenda is the important topic of the definition of an “accredited investor”. Recently Crowdfund Insider published an article by… Read More

Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting, Will Discuss Accredited Investor Defination

The Securities and Exchange Commission has created an Investor Advisory Committee (IAC), as mandated by Dodd-Frank, to advise the SEC on regulatory practices and priorities.  You would think the SEC would get tired of all of these outside advisors but that is the world of… Read More

CFIRA Tackles Investor Advisory Committee Recommendations on Crowdfunding

The Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA) recently posted a comment letter on the SEC web site regarding JOBS Act implementation.  The comment letter was in direct response to the recommendations provided by the Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) who recently met – reviewing their requests for… Read More

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