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The SEC Crowdfunding Proposed Regulations: Progress Updates & Post Offering Issuer Reporting Requirements

post offering issuer reporting requirementsProgress Updates

During the course of a crowdfunding offering, the proposed SEC crowdfunding regulations require the issuer (the company raising capital) to provide a progress update no later than five business days after the issuer reaches one-half of its targeted offering amount, and again after the issuer reaches 100 percent of its targeted offering amount.  If the issuer will accept proceeds in excess of the targeted offering amount, a third progress report will have to be filed no later than five business days after the offering deadline. 

The progress update is to be provided on Form C:  Progress Update (Form C-U).  Click here to see a copy of proposed Form C. 

The issuer will be required to file the Progress Update with the SEC on EDGAR, provide a copy to the issuer’s intermediary and investors signed up to date, and if the offering is continuing, make the Progress Update available to potential investors.  Read More ›

Categories: Crowdfunding, Venture Capital/Funding

The SEC Crowdfunding Proposed Regulations: Overview of Issuer Financial & Disclosure Requirements

In a crowdfunding offering, the financial information the issuer (the company that is raising capital) is required to disclose will be determined in part by specific requirements built into the JOBS Act, and in part by SEC regulation.  The proposed crowdfunding regulations include the following financial disclosure requirements:  Read More ›

Categories: Crowdfunding, Venture Capital/Funding

The SEC Crowdfunding Proposed Regulations: Overview of Offering Statement & Non-Financial Disclosure Requirements

non-financial disclosure requirementsAs is always the case, in the SEC's proposed crowdfunding regulations, the information an issuer (the company that is raising capital) is required to include in its offering statement is quite detailed. We present a high level overview below. Read More ›

Categories: Crowdfunding, Venture Capital/Funding

The SEC Crowdfunding Proposed Regulations: Deadline for Comments & Format for Issuer Disclosures

issuer disclosuresDeadline for Comments. The SEC's proposed crowdfunding regulations have now been published in the Federal Register. The deadline for submitting comments is February 3, 2014. As noted in our prior article, comments can be submitted electronically through the SEC's website, www.sec.gov, and at times, the SEC chooses to extend the comment period.

Format for Issuer Disclosures. Under the JOBS Act, the issuer (the company raising capital) must file specific disclosures with the SEC, and provide these disclosures to investors and the registered intermediary hosting the offering. The proposed regulations require the disclosures filed with the SEC to be filed through EDGAR (the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval System) on a new Form C. Read More ›

Categories: Crowdfunding, Venture Capital/Funding