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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

House Financial Services Committee Chair Requests Information on Oversight Failure Regarding Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank

The House Financial Services Committee is demanding answers on how regulators failed in their oversight of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank. Chair of the Committee, Patrick McHenry, has been joined by the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Tim Scott, are requesting… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Leadership, Senator Tim Scott Demand Information on SEC’s Proposed Climate Disclosure Rules that Exceed its Mandate, Harms Economy

The Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, Patrick McHenry, and the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, Bill Huizenga, along with Senator Tim Scott, the ranking member on the Senate Banking Committee, have joined in sending a letter to SEC Chairman Gary… Read More

Senator Tim Scott Seeks to Promote Digital Asset Innovation and Consumer Protection

This past week, the Senate Banking Committee held a hearing to discuss the topic of digital assets.  As should be abundantly clear by now, support, or lack of support, is now largely falling along party lines. Both sides desire consumer protection and understand the need… Read More

Association of Online Investment Platforms Visits Congress, Discusses Benefits of Jobs Act 4.0, More

Last week, the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP), a young group aiming to advocate on behalf of online capital formation including securities crowdfunding, visited Congressional staff as well as individuals at the Securities and Exchange Commission. The AOIP members discussed possible legislation and regulations… Read More

Retirement Savings Modernization Act Includes Alternative Assets for 401Ks, Includes Digital Assets, Private Securities and More

The Retirement Savings Modernization Act was introduced today by Senators Pat Toomey and Tim Scott, along with Representative Peter Meijer. The Act broadly expands the asset classes available to ordinary citizens for retirement accounts like widely utilized 401k plans. The legislation aims to help individuals better… Read More

JOBS Act 4.0: Improving the Regulatory Environment for Entrepreneurial Capital Formation

Passed with large bipartisan majorities and signed into law by President Obama, the 2012 JOBS Act was a bipartisan achievement of consequence. The JOBS Act substantially improved the laws governing entrepreneurial capital formation and has had a measurable positive impact on entrepreneurial capital formation. But… Read More

Senate Banking Committee: Republicans Propose JOBS Act 4.0 to Boost Entrepreneurship, Access to Capital, Help Retail Investors

The Republicans on the Senate Banking Committee have submitted draft legislation on the 10th Anniversary of the JOBS Act, called JOBS Act 4.0. The JOBS Act of 2012 was the law that created online capital formation or investment crowdfunding. Three exemptions were legalized that enabled… Read More

Senate Hearing for Saule Omarova as Comptroller of the Currency Shows Challenging Path to Approval

  Saule Omarova testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee today and the challenging questions did not just come from Republican members as several Democrats queried the aspiring bank regulator with difficult queries as well. Omarova, a Cornell Law professor born in the former… Read More

Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus Holds Staff Briefing on Crowdfunding

The US Senate Entrepreneurship Caucus recently hosted a staff briefing with the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council and the Association of Online Investment Platforms (AOIP) on the current state of crowdfunding. Senator Tim Scott and Senator Amy Klobuchar launched the Entrepreneurship Caucus back… Read More

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