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SEC Says Crowdfunding VC Site Not a Broker-Dealer


Public Companies and Securities operates a really cool website.  The publicly available page advertises “The best way to invest in startups. Insider access to pre-vetted startups. Low minimum investment sizes. Free membership. Join today.”  Another publicly available page states “Investments are made in venture funds set up for the startups, and therefore, the minimum check sizes are 10-20 […] Read more →

by   |   March 27, 2013

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CFPB to Pursue Auto Lenders For Illegal Discriminatory Markups

Banking, Consumer Protection The CFPB has released a bulletin explaining its belief that certain lenders that offer auto loans through dealerships are responsible for unlawful, discriminatory pricing.... Read more →

by   |   March 24, 2013

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CFTC Provides Relief for Partial Swap Terminations

Derivatives The CFTC’s Division of Clearing and Risk has issued a no-action letter that provides relief from required clearing for a limited set of “stub swaps” that remain after the... Read more →

by   |   March 23, 2013


Regulators Warn on Risks of Leveraged Loans

Banking, Private Equity The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have issued joint supervisory... Read more →

by   |   March 21, 2013