Tagged: intrastate

Utah Intrastate Crowdfunding Bill Slowly Endures Legislative Process

Utah, like a majority of the other states, is attempting to enact an instrastate crowdfunding exemption. The bill has been meandering between the House and the Senate since the beginning of the year. Co-sponsored by Representative Brian M. Greene and Senator Wayne A. Harper, the bill… Read More

SEC Acting Chair Michael Piwowar Statement on NASAA Data Sharing Agreement

SEC Acting Chair Michael Piwowar released a statement at the signing of the agreement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) today. NASAA is the association that represents and lobbies on behalf of state and provincial securities regulators…. Read More

SEC & NASAA Sign Agreement to Share Data on Intrastate Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) have signed an information-sharing agreement regarding new rules to facilitate intrastate crowdfunding offerings and regional offerings take effect. NASAA is the lobbying group that represents state securities regulators. According to the… Read More

Illinois Crowdfunding Starting Strong in 2017

While it took longer than expected to get here, Crowdfunding for Illinois businesses is now officially up and running and its full steam ahead. To mark the occasion, a joint press conference was held yesterday at local incubator 1871 which I was privileged to be… Read More

Update to Intrastate Crowdfunding Rules 147 & 504 Hit Federal Register

The final rule updates to Rules 147 and 504 have finally hit the pages of the Federal Register. Now the countdown begins for the rules to become actionable. The amendments to Rule 147 and new Rule 147A are designed to facilitate capital formation, including through… Read More

SEC Adopts Modernized Intrastate “Crowdfunding” Rules:  A Time to Yawn?

On October 26, 2016, the SEC’s three Commissioners convened at their headquarters to adopt new rules intended to modernize what had historically been a little used path of raising capital for startups, early stage businesses and community-based enterprises: the so called intrastate exemption. It had… Read More

Here are the Final Rules for Changes in Rule 147 & Rule 504 Improving Intrastate Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced changes to Rule 147 and Rule 504 yesterday designed to improve the process in which businesses may sell securities within a state where they are based. These “intrastate” updates will impact the ability for issuing companies to crowdfund from… Read More

Fact Sheet: SEC Updates Instrastate Crowdfunding Rules 147 & 504

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to update Rules 147 and 504 today.  The regulatory changes will improve the environment for intrastate crowdfunding. Some in the industry believe that intrastate crowdfunding may do better than Title III/Reg CF as some states have crafted more… Read More

SEC Posts Agenda for Rule 147/504 Meeting Impacting Intrastate Crowdfunding

The Securities and Exchange Commission is out with their agenda for the open meeting taking place at SEC HQ tomorrow (October 26,2016).  At 10AM 11AM, the Commission will meet to discuss the Universal Proxy and Rules 147 and 504 that impact intrastate crowdfunding.  If you… Read More

Massive Rule 147 Amendments May Be On The Horizon Impacting Intrastate Crowdfunding

Almost a year ago, the SEC proposed certain amendments to the current Rule 147 which were intended to help foster, and increase the viability of, Intrastate crowdfunding. While little has been heard about these amendments since their release (except from Intrastate proponents like me of… Read More

SEC Schedules Open Meeting on Rules 147 & 504 Impacting Intrastate Crowdfunding

The SEC has scheduled a meeting to consider proposed amendments related to Rules 147 and 504 – securities regulations that impact intrastate crowdfunding.  The meeting of the Commission is scheduled to commence at 10AM on Wednesday, October 26 at SEC HQ in Washington, DC. The… Read More

NASAA & Congress Agree on Intrastate Crowdfunding Rule Update

Last week, the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) issued a statement in support of updating Rule 147 and Rule 504 of Reg D – rules that impact intrastate crowdfunding.  The statement by NASAA supported a letter sent out by several members of the Congress… Read More

State of the States: An Intrastate Crowdfunding Update

While I have kept both my statutory summary pages and comparative summaries relatively up to date, it has been quite a while since I have done an editorial update on Intrastate Crowdfunding. With the increased number of active Intrastate regulations, as well as the growing… Read More

Ratified! North Carolina will Finally Get a Crowdfunding Exemption

The state of North Carolina appears to be ready to get their own investment crowdfunding exemption. It has taken several attempts by advocates and certain legislators but it seems the stars finally aligned as the most recent initiative was approved by the North Carolina Senate…. Read More

NextSeed, a Debt Based Crowdfunding Platform, Generates Success with Intrastate Rules in Texas. Sees Potential in Reg CF

Texas is one of the 30 states that pushed forward with an intrastate crowdfunding exemption while the federal exemption of Title III of the JOBS Act remained in the doldrums. Since Title III or “Reg CF” have kicked off in mid-May, there has been some… Read More