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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

The Dodd-Frank Act has broad and deep implications that will touch every corner of financial services and multiple other industries. This site, developed and maintained by attorneys at Stinson Leonard Street, is dedicated to making sense of this complex legislation and helping businesses understand how it will affect them specifically. Our Bloggers »

Dodd-Frank Crowdfunding

Fix Crowdfunding Act Improves JOBS Act

Crowdfunding The Fix Crowdfunding Act has been introduced by Representative Patrick McHenry, who was one of the architects of the FAST Act provisions simplifying securities laws. The Fix Crowdfunding Act increases the $1,000,000 issuer annual raise limit under the JOBS Act crowdfunding provisions to $5,000,000, addresses the liability of funding portals and allows single purpose funds, […] Read more →

by   |   March 26, 2016

Crowdfunding Investor Bulletin Issued by SEC

Crowdfunding On February 16, 2016, the SEC posted an investor bulletin relating to equity crowdfunding intended to educate the public about the process for investing in equity crowdfunding and... Read more →

by   |   February 18, 2016

Crowdfunding Portals Begin to Register With the SEC

Crowdfunding The SEC registration process for Title III crowdfunding portals was recently commenced. So far we are aware of one Form Funding Portal that has been filed to begin the... Read more →

by   |   January 29, 2016

Elio Motors Poised to Raise Nearly $16 Million in Crowdfunding Offering

Crowdfunding, Public Companies and Securities We previously noted that the SEC had qualified Elio Motors Regulation A+ offering – the largest to date. Now, StartEngine, the platform on which the offering is being conducted,... Read more →

by   |   January 14, 2016