How Startups and Early Stage Companies Can Best Leverage the SEC´s New Relaxed Crowdfunding Rules

On November 2, 2020, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) published its final rule entitled “Facilitating Capital Formation and Expanding Investment Opportunities by Improving Access to Capital in Private Markets.”  The final rule is a 388-page indication of the current trend of the SEC to ease access to capital formation and the private capital markets… Continue reading How Startups and Early Stage Companies Can Best Leverage the SEC´s New Relaxed Crowdfunding Rules

New SEC “Finders”​ Definition and Its Impact on Raising Capital for Early Stage Companies

On October 7, 2020, the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) published its proposed rule exempting under certain circumstances people they define as “Finders” from the requirements of the SEC´s broker-dealer compliance regime. Practically speaking, this means that if the proposed rule is adopted in its proposed form, early stage companies and startups will be able to pay… Continue reading New SEC “Finders”​ Definition and Its Impact on Raising Capital for Early Stage Companies