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Plain English Guidance for Crowdfunding

Posted by Howard Berkenblit on March 2, 2016 at 3:50 PM

In mid-February, the SEC posted an investor bulletin designed to educate investors about the ins and outs of its crowdfunding rules that go into effect in mid-May.  The bulletin presents examples illustrating the investment limits based on income and net worth under the new rules.  The bulletin also contains guidance on how to make a crowdfunding investment and how to get information about companies seeking crowdfunding, and highlights some of the key risks involved with a crowdfunding investment, all in a fairly “plain English” format.

Read more about crowdfunding on our InhouseGo2 Blog

Topics: crowdfunding, crowdfunding investment

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