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MAKING SENSE OF DODD-FRANK

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Dodd-Frank Crowdfunding

First Crowdfunding Portal Application Appears on EDGAR

Broker-Dealer, Crowdfunding CFS, LLC became the first crowdfunding portal application available on EDGAR. Actually, the initial application and two amendments are available. The company will conduct business under the name uFundingPortal and its website will be CrowdFundingSTAR.com.  Other than that, the application isn’t very exciting reading, but is good news as the May 16, 2016 effective date […] Read more →

by   |   May 2, 2016

FinCEN Proposes Amendments to Bank Secrecy Act to Cover Crowdfunding Portals

Crowdfunding FinCEN, a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, has proposed amendments to the definitions of “broker or dealer in securities” and “broker-dealer” under the... Read more →

by   |   April 4, 2016

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... 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