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SEC Commissioner Peirce Touts Ways to Improve Access to Capital Including Clarity Regarding Finders, an Update to Accredited Investors and a Micro-Exemption

Earlier today the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee held a meeting on facilitating access to capital to underserved segments of the country. As most people understand, small businesses and entrepreneurs drive the majority of job growth and wealth creation. While policies that encourage… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Discuss Access to Capital for Underserved Markets

This coming Friday, April 30, 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will meet to discuss improving access to capital for underserved markets. According to a note posted by the SEC, following its August 2020 meeting, the Committee presented… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for April 30th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee, has scheduled a meeting for Friday, April 30, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET). This will be a virtual meeting and the event will be open to the public via a… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Publishes Agenda for Next Week’s Meeting

The Securities and Exchange Commission has posted the agenda for the meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. According to a release, the Committee’s morning session will feature representatives from exchanges and platforms who will share some of the trends and dynamics they… Read More

Here is the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Recommendations on Finders

As was previously reported, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met earlier this month to discuss the topic of Finders. Finders are individuals who match investors with firms in need of capital, perhaps for a fee. As there is a… Read More

On Deck: SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee to Tackle Finders Next

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee has scheduled a meeting for next week that will include the important topic of “Finders.” Finders are individuals or firms that help to match investors to smaller businesses. On October 7, the SEC… Read More

Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Schedules Post Election Meeting

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting by videoconference on Monday, November 9, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET). The meeting will be open to the public via a live-stream on the SEC website…. Read More

Underserved Small Businesses Have Been Dramatically Impacted by COVID, Improvements to Crowdfunding Can Help

Earlier this week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met to discuss how capital markets are serving underrepresented segments of entrepreneurship and small businesses. As we all know, every early-stage firm needs to have access to capital to thrive… Read More

SEC Small Business Committee Tells Commission to Raise Reg CF Cap, Reg A+ Too

In May, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met to discuss pending decisions by the SEC regarding an update to the exempt offering ecosystem. The SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee was established by the SEC Small Business… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting for May 8th

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee has scheduled a video conference to discuss proposals designed to improve the exempt securities ecosystem as well as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses. The meeting, which is open to… Read More

It’s Going to be Really Bad: SEC Small Business Committee Discusses COVID-19 Impact

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met today in a teleconference to discuss the impact of COVID-19 and small business. In brief, several Committee members expressed the opinion that it is going to be really bad. Martha Legg Miller,… Read More

SEC: Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee & Investor Advisory Committee Schedule Meetings to Discuss COVID-19 Impact

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced two meetings of Committees that provide recommendations to the Commission. The Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Meeting and the Investor Advisory Committee will both be holding meetings on Thursday, April 2, 2020…. Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting: Private Investment in Early Stage Firms Rise, Public Companies Decline. What to Do …

This week, the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met at the Commission to discuss access to capital around the country. Multiple presentations were delivered on the state of access to capital including one by the Office of the Advocate for Small Business as… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Shares Agenda for February Meeting

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee has published its agenda for the forthcoming meeting taking place on February 4th. According to the SEC, the committee will explore funding gaps that impede growth opportunities for entrepreneurs and job creators. The… Read More

Here are the Recommendations by the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee on Fixing Reg CF

Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) met to review, and vote on, recommendations for the Commission as part of the concept release on regulatory harmonization. During a public call, a discussion was held on addressing the… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Tells Commission to Update Accredited Investor Definition with a Sophistication Qualification

This week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC), submitted a recommendation to the Commission on the definition of an accredited investor. The SEC will look for guidance from the Committee as it values the feedback of front line… Read More

SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Schedules Meeting to Further Discuss Regulatory Harmonization

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee has scheduled an additional meeting to discuss regulatory harmonization along the lines the Commission’s Concept Release published earlier this year. The SEC officially closed comments on its Concept Release in September but feedback… Read More

Private Equity Has Better Returns & Lower Volatility than Public Markets: Will the SEC Make it Easier for Retail Investors to Gain Access to this Asset Class?

Earlier this week there was a meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. During the meeting, the Committee discussed the SEC’s Concept Release on regulatory harmonization and several topics specifically. First, was the subject of access to capital… Read More

Next Meeting of SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee will Take Place in Omaha in August

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has scheduled the next meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. The meeting will take place on August 13 at 9:30 a.m. CT, 10:30 a.m. ET, at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. The meeting is open to… Read More

SEC Director of CorpFin Bill Hinman Provides Crowdfunding Update at Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting

Earlier this week, the inaugural meeting of the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee (SBCFAC) took place at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington, DC. The new Committee brings together a diverse group of small business proponents including several Fintechs. Led by Martha… Read More

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