The capital markets are evolving at a rapid pace due to both new JOBS Act regulations and new ways to raise business capital online. An entire cottage industry has emerged around online fundraising/crowdfunding platforms, with promoters claiming to help companies successfully raise money online.
What many marketers don’t know, however, is that there are a variety of rules and regulations regarding how businesses can accept investment capital and who can market these securities. This all goes back to Rule 17(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 that came out of the Great Depression, when unscrupulous unregistered “brokers” were hawking worthless stock to unwitting investors. This rule is still in effect today, and the SEC still uses it to prosecute promoters who violate it.
During this informational webinar, security industry veterans Sara Hanks and Doug Ellenoff will walk participants through the following:
The webinar will take place January 29th at 1pm EST.