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Electronic Blue Sky Filings: NASAA Proposes Model State Rules

Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc. (NASAA) has released model rules relating to the use of its Electronic Filing Depository (EFD) system for Form D and state registration and notice filings. The rules have been posted for comment until July 30, 2014 and, in their final form, will be designed to serve as models […] Read more →

by   |   July 9, 2014

GAO Wants CFPB to Focus on Virtual Currencies

Banking, Consumer Protection GAO issued a report discussing virtual currencies. One example of these is bitcoin, which was developed in 2009. Bitcoin and similar virtual currency systems operate over the... Read more →

by   |   July 6, 2014

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New C&DIs on Verification of Accredited Investor Status

Broker-Dealer, Investment Advisers, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities On July 3, 2014, the SEC released six new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations relating to verification of prospective investors as accredited investors for purposes of Rule... Read more →

by   |   July 5, 2014

GAO Says Commerce Department Has Not Complied With Conflict Minerals Obligations

Public Companies and Securities The Government Accountability Office, or GAO, has issued a report noting the SEC  issued a rule in 2012 requiring certain companies to disclose the source and chain of custody of... Read more →

by   |   July 3, 2014