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Bipartisan Legislation, the Expanding American Entrepreneurship Act, May Improve Access to Capital for Early Stage Firms

In a rarity, Democrat and Republican Senators have joined in sponsoring the Expanding American Entrepreneurship Act, which aims to improve access to capital for early-stage firms. US Senators Jerry Moran, Tim Scott, and Mark Warner have joined to introduce the legislation into the Senate, which… Read More

New Legislation Submitted to Senate Banking Designed to Regulate Digital Assets, DeFi: Crypto Council for Innovation Slams Bill as “Arbitrary and Ill-defined”

New legislation has been submitted by Senator Jack Reed, co-sponsored by Senators Mark Warner,  Mike Rounds, and  Mitt Romney. The Crypto Council for Innovation has slammed the legislation as “arbitrary and ill-defined.” The bill (S.2355) is described as “a bill to clarify the applicability of… Read More

White House Aligns with Limited Crypto Amendment. Will Digital Asset Innovation be Doomed?

Following the kerfuffle regarding the infrastructure bill’s inclusion of a broad definition of brokers in regards to digital assets, the blockchain industry joined in roundly criticizing the language as being extreme to the point of undermining crypto innovation. Soon, several Senators partnered to create a… Read More

Venture Exchanges Discussed in Senate Banking Sub-Committee

In a broad ranging discussion on Capitol Hill today, the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs subcommittee addressed the issue of Venture Exchanges. Recently there has been a growing amount of discourse on the Hill, and within the offices of the SEC, regarding the propriety and… Read More

SEC Set to Hold Annual Government-Business Forum: Reportedly Will Move Aggressively With Crowdfunding

All five Security  and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioners are scheduled to speak at the Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation on Thursday (November 20th) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is expected that they will release significant news on Title III and Title… Read More

SEC Chairman White: Crowdfunding Rules Coming In Fall

Yesterday SEC Chariman Mary Jo White addressed the timeline for implementation of the remainder of mandates enclosed in the JOBS Act, including rules regarding non-accredited crowdfund investing. The SEC has proposed or adopted rules for over 80 percent of the more than 90 Dodd-Frank Act… Read More

ICYMI Future of Crowdfunding Panel from SXSW (Video)

The Future of Crowdfunding Panel at Startup America LIVE SXSWi13 Startup America chairman Steve Case, Sen. Mark Warner, Crowdfund Capital Advisors’ Jason Best, SoMoLend’s Candace Klein, and IndieGoGo’s Slava Rubin talk about the benefits and legal hurdles of crowdfunding.

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