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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 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

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 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 Investor Advisory Committee to Host Presentation on Crowdfunding Today

The Investor Advisory Committee is scheduled to convene today at the SEC headquarters in Washington, DC.  The agenda in the afternoon (on the schedule for 2PM) includes an update on crowdfunding rules. The presentation on investment crowdfunding includes the participation of two well known industry… Read More

Investor Advisory Committee Scheduled to Meet on July 16th

The SEC Investor Advisory Committee has scheduled its next meeting for July 16th, from 9:30AM to 3:30PM at the SEC headquarters in Washington, DC. These meetings are open to the public but the SEC also live-streams proceedings on their web site. The SEC IAC was… Read More

SEC Office of Investor Advocate Publishes Goals for 2016

The Office of the Investor Advocate is a relatively new addition to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Its creation was mandated by Dodd-Frank which was enacted in 2010.  This new regulatory role is required by statute to file two separate reports each year: A report on… Read More

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

Crowdfunding Industry Advocates Respond to IAC Recommendations on Accredited Investor Definition

Last week the Investor Advisory Committee met at the Securities and Exchange Commission to review and make recommendations on several issues regarding investors.  At the top of the list was the hot polemic on how an accredited investor should be defined. As it stands today… 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

If It Ain’t Broke … SEC Investor Advisory Committee Tackles Non-Problem

On July 10, thanks to the Dodd-Frank Act which mandated its reinstitution, the revived SEC Investor Advisory Committee met in a public forum to discuss certain securities law issues, including a subcommittee’s initial proposals on the definition of “accredited investor” (as defined in Section 501(a)… Read More

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