Tagged: investor advisory committee

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

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

Investor Advisory Committee Decides to Seek More Data Before Recommendation on Accredited Investor Definition

The Securities and Exchange Commission hosted a meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee yesterday where they tackled the very important issue of defining an “accredited investor”.  Barbara Roper, the Chairman of the ‘Investor as a Purchaser Subcommittee’ closed the meeting without recommendations on altering the… 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

SEC Investor Advocate Submits Inaugural Report to Congress

The Office of Investor Advocate (IA), a new role mandated by Dodd-Frank, has submitted its inaugural report to Congress.  In February of this year, SEC Chair Mary Jo White appointed Rick A. Fleming as the first Investor Advocate for the SEC. Fleming, a well known… 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

SEC Investor Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for April 10

The Securities and Exchange Commission Investor Advisory Committee has scheduled a meeting for April 10, 2014 to take place from 10AM to 4:30PM EST. The agenda for the meeting includes: remarks from Commissioners; remarks from the Investor Advocate; election of Investor Advisory Committee Chair; a recommendation… Read More

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