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First Crowdfunding Portal Application Appears on EDGAR

job creation just ahead

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

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Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2016 Passes Muster in U.S. House of Representatives

Broker-Dealer, Public Companies and Securities On April 28, 2016, the U.S. House of Representative passed the Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2016 (H.R. 5019) by a vote of 411 to 6. This bill directs the SEC to amend... Read more →

by   |   May 2, 2016

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HALOS Act Passes Vote in U.S. House of Representatives

Public Companies and Securities After a floor debate during which lawmakers on both sides of the aisle traded dueling press releases, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 325-89 in favor of the Helping Angels... Read more →

by   |   April 28, 2016

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Legislation Amending Volcker Rule Passes in House

Banking, Investment Advisers The Investor Clarity and Bank Parity Act (HR 4096) passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The Volcker Rule adopted by the regulators limited the ability of bank holding... Read more →

by   |   April 27, 2016