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Crowdfunding rules effective; SEC publishes interpretive and compliance guidance

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May 16, 2016

Starting on May 16, 2016, eligible companies are allowed to raise capital by using the SEC’s crowdfunding regulations. To help them understand the new requirements, the SEC has issued (1) eight new compliance and disclosure interpretations (C&DIs) and (2) a small-entity compliance guide.

The eight C&DIs cover the following topics: crowdfunding exemption and requirements, disclosure requirements, advertising, and promoter compensation.

The compliance guide, Regulation Crowdfunding: A Small Entity Compliance Guide for Issuers, summarizes and explains the SEC’s October 2015 final rule on crowdfunding.

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