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Seyfarth Shaw Noted on Most Innovative Law Firm List, Boosted by Disclosure Dragon

Chicago based global law firm Seyfarth Shaw received a shout out in the Financial Times annual review of “Most Innovative” law firms this week. The legal firm was acknowledged under the corporate category for  North America. In checking the list from 2013 Seyfarth failed to… Read More

Georgia Quinn Recognized as Top New York Attorney

Crowdfund Insider Senior Contributor Georgia Quinn has been acknowledged as a “Top Female Attorney” in New York. Organized by Thomson-Reuters, Quinn will be joined by other honored attorneys in a special section to be featured in the New York Times next March. Quinn is a… Read More

Reports Indicate Law Firms are Noticing Crowdfunding

Several recent reports have noted the increase in attention law firms are paying to the crowdfunding space. The various sections of the JOBS Act, specifically Title II, Title III and Title IV, have perked interest by the legal industry as they see new opportunity to… Read More

TiE NY: Equity Crowdfunding – A Brave New World for Startups

What if the Oculus Rift Kickstarter backers had received equity instead of perks?  Moderator: Georgia Quinn, Senior Associate, Seyfarth Shaw Panelists: Thomas Sheldon, Executive Vice President, Regulatory Policy, Financial Institution Regulatory Association (FINRA) Ryan Feit, Founder and CEO, SeedInvest Host: Kiran Lingam, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) *Light dinner and beer/wine… Read More

Disclosure Dragon Aims to Burn Through Crowdfunding Costs

SeyfarthLean Consulting, a sister company associated with Chicago based global law firm Seyfarth Shaw, is entering a new business.  Recognizing the dynamic changes the future holds with the advent of the JOBS Act and crowdfunding, the firm saw opportunity in a new emerging type of securities… Read More

Five Issues to Address on Crowdfunding Regulation

While the commenting period officially ended this past week, letters with recommendations on Title III crowdfunding or Regulation CF continue to be posted on the SEC web site.  The letter from global law firm Seyfarth Shaw was posted yesterday   The approach is simple, limit it… Read More

Webcast: The SEC’S Crowdfunding Proposal– A Preliminary Look (Video)

Recorded video is posted below. As previously reported on Crowdfund Insider the Business Law Section and the International Section of  the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) is hosting a live program and webcast in New York City on December 11, 2013, to review crowdfunding. The… Read More

SEC’s Crowdfunding Proposals: Overview by Seyfarth Shaw

Global law firm Seyfarth Shaw recently gave a presentation reviewing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposed regulations regarding Title III of the JOBs Act – specifically “retail” or “popular” crowdfunding.  These proposed regulations are now accepting comments on the SEC web site. While these… Read More

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