SEC Exposes Two Initial Coin Offerings Crimes

Chaganomics

CH The Securities Law Blog: SEC Exposes Two Initial Coin Offerings Purportedly. : Just a matter of time. - The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a businessman and two companies with defrauding investors in a pair of so-called initia

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U.S. Air Force Sec. Wilson Launches AFWERX Innovation Lab at Capital Factory

SiliconHills

Air Force Sec. By LAURA LOREK Publisher of Silicon Hills News The U.S Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson officially launched AFWERX, an innovation lab, at Capital Factory on Wednesday. AFWERX is like the skunkworks of the Air Force.

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The Proposed SEC Rules Undermine The Goal Of The JOBS Act

Feld Thoughts

A number of the provisions have been slow to get written into law and the SEC has missed their deadlines on a bunch of stuff, including the often talked about equity crowdfunding activity. Recently, the SEC weighed in on a number of the things they were required to with much fanfare. Fred Wilson wrote Let The Games Begin in response to the SEC lifting the General Solicitation Ban. “The SEC giveth (as mandated by Congress) and taketh away (by its own mandate).

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How Reed Hastings’ Facebook Status Update Landed Netflix in SEC’s Crosshairs

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Last month, the SEC announced it was taking action regarding Netflix’ (NFLX) securities compliance based on a Facebook status update posted by CEO Reed Hastings. In 2000, the SEC adopted Regulation FD in response to growing concerns regarding “ selective disclosure.”

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Using RSS To Track SEC Filings

Feld Thoughts

However, I don’t really care about the daily stock prices – instead, I’m focused on the actual SEC filings. I used to subscribe to several services for SEC filings (remember EDGAR Online and 10KWizard ) but let them lapse a while ago. My partner Jason suggested I just use the SEC website. Now, whenever a company I’m tracking files something with the SEC, it’ll show up the next morning in Google Reader. Tech I Use public companies rss sec

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The SEC and Private Markets

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The WSJ says that the SEC is reviewing the rules under which privately held companies raise capital and are subject to securities regulation. They quote the SEC Chair Mary Schapiro as saying: The staff is taking a fresh look at our rules to develop ideas for the Commission about ways to reduce the regulatory burdens on small business capital formation.

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SEC Adopts New Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules

SiliconHills

The difference is up until the change, only so-called accredited investors, high net worth individuals, could […] The post SEC Adopts New Equity-based Crowdfunding Rules appeared first on SiliconHills. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved new crowdfunding rules last Friday allowing companies to raise money from anyone. The new rules allow companies to offer up to $1 million a year in securities through online equity-based crowdfunding portals.

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The Securities Law Blog: SEC Charges Anheuser-Busch With Violating FCPA and.

Chaganomics

The Securities Law Blog: SEC Charges Anheuser-Busch With Violating FCPA and. : The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to pay $6 million to settle charges that it viol

SEC Staff Publishes Report on Access to Capital and Market Liquidity

Chaganomics

From the SEC: The report includes a survey and analysis of recent academic literature, as well as original analyses drawn from publicly available databases and non-public regulatory filings. The report examines the issuance of debt, equity, and asset-backed securities, as well as activity and liquidity in U.S. Treasuries, corporate bonds, single-name credit default swaps, and bond funds.

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Sec. State Hillary Rodham Clinton & GeeksOnaPlane / StartupVisa.

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Main | GeeksOnaPlane Asia Visits The Great Wall of China » Monday, May 24, 2010 Sec. TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Sec.

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How the SEC Just Changed Fundraising Forever

Inc Startups

After more than three years, the SEC on Friday established the final ruling of the JOBS act--offering to make equity crowdfunding a legitimate option for small businesses

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Some Thoughts On The SEC's Rulemaking On General Solicitation

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

In response to the JOBS Act, the SEC has lifted the ban on General Solicitation  and on September 23, 2013, companies can start to use public marketing in their fundraising efforts with some important conditions. But the SEC has not stopped there. If anyone in the SEC cares to read this blog, they can consider this my public comment. If there was one rule that I would most like to see the SEC remove, this would be it.

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How The SEC Is Violating My Wife’s First Amendment Rights

Feld Thoughts

So, if I contribute $1,000 to the campaign of the Colorado state treasurer, I violate this SEC rule and become someone who is “paying to play.&# The NVCA has also studied the new SEC rule and has come to the same conclusion: “This ruling is consistent with guidance the NVCA has been providing members. Tags: Politics first amendment pay to play sec Venture Capital Over the past 24 months, a deplorable activity in the money management business came to light.

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SEC Chairman Issues Stern Warning Against ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

Inc Startups

Jay Clayton wants you to invest your money wisely. Money

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The Securities Law Blog: SEC Wants All Investors to Access High Risk Invest.

Chaganomics

The Securities Law Blog: SEC Wants All Investors to Access High Risk Invest. : In a startling about-face, Acting Securities and Exchange Commissioner Michael Piwowar called for allowing every investor to buy unregistered securities Basically it allows anyone to invest in what pro's invest in, which is strange to allow.

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SEC Investigation Raises Terrifying Question: Could You Go To Prison For Not Reporting A CyberSecurity Breach?

Inc Startups

Here is what you need to know about the SEC's investigation into Yahoo's alleged failure to disclose cyber-breaches in a timely fashion, and how this case could set powerful precedents

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College Football Head Coach Salaries

Chaganomics

All the conference are represented here, but Alabama (SEC) leads the chart with Nick Saban's illustrious, GOAT salary level. AAC Football Big 12 Football Big Ten Football College Football Pac-12 Football SEC Football Sports

The SEC Is Investigating Elon Musk's Solar Division

Inc Startups

The federal regulators believe Tesla's solar unit might have masked the number of customers who have canceled their contracts. Technology

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SEC Defines Venture Capital

Venture Chronicles

The SEC fulfilled their obligation under the Frank-Dodd financial reform bill and defined what venture capital is. Represents itself to investors as being a venture capital fund. Only invests in equity securities of private operating companies to provide primarily operating or business expansion capital (not to buy out other investors), U.S. Treasury securities with a remaining maturity of 60 days or less, or cash.

Theranos Under Investigation by the SEC

Inc Startups

The blood-testing startup is facing both a criminal and civil probe

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ACC teams on a roll vs. SEC in state rivalry showdowns

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

ATLANTA (AP) — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson wants to see the ACC continue its two-year run of dominance in state rivalry games against teams from the SEC

SEC men's basketball preseason order of finish

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — The preseason SEC order of finish in men''s basketball as predicted by the media and released Wednesday CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

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Georgia, Alabama, Auburn reminding SEC that defense matters

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Georgia coach Kirby Smart isn't happy that his Bulldogs finally allowed not one, but two touchdowns against a Southeastern Conference opponent

The Logical Evolution of Private Markets: A new class of company.

K9 Ventures

6) SEC oversight and regulation : The distinction between public companies and private companies has been very binary so far. Opinion VC Venture Capital IPOs Private Markets privately-traded companies public markets SEC Secondary Makets

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SEC enters 50th season since its integration of football

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) AP) — Nate Northington feels satisfaction every time he watches a Southeastern Conference football game and sees African-Americans playing significant roles on the field, on the sidelines and as administrators

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SEC Chair White Leaving at End of Obama Administration

Inc Startups

Trump's administration will likely roll back many of the Dodd-Frank reforms enacted after the financial crises

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Bama gets SEC West breather with Western Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Alabama is getting a break from rough and tumble SEC West games TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)

SEC Claws 'Innocent' Officers

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Broadly applying Section 304 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, the SEC filed a civil suit seeking to "claw back" compensation from Maynard L. Ruling on defendant's motion to dismiss, the court sided with the SEC and held that the SEC need not allege wrongdoing when seeking disgorgement under the clawback provision of the Act. The case is SEC v.

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SEC Was Hacked - And Criminals May Have Profited From Stolen Non-Public Information

Inc Startups

A breach detected last year may have been much worse than initially thought. Technology

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Raising Capital to Get Easier – SEC Crowdfunding Proposal

Business Plan Blog

SEC Crowdfunding Proposal. In September of this year, the SEC voted to overturn the ban on “general solicitation” that made it illegal for companies to publicly advertise that they are raising capital. On October 23rd, the SEC unanimously voted on a proposal that makes it even easier for small business to raise capital from a wider range of potential investors while providing additional investment opportunities for investors.

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Bama gets SEC West breather with Western Carolina

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Alabama has just survived two big SEC West games with one more to go TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP)

Attorney wants SEC's Sankey off NCAA panel hearing UNC case

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — An attorney in North Carolina's ongoing academic scandal wants Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey removed as head of the NCAA infractions panel hearing the case because of a conflict of interest

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No shortage of SEC challengers for Dawn Staley's Gamecocks

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — SEC coaches were lining up to anoint South Carolina as the team to beat during media day on Thursday, and then more than ready to talk about bringing the Gamecocks down CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP)

Snap Has an Internal Make-a-Wish Program Called Snap-a-Wish, SEC Filing Reveals

Inc Startups

Snapchat parent company Snap has a program for employees in need, called Snap-a-Wish, which is structured like Make-a-Wish

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SEC Adopts Private Fund Risk Reporting

Recent Buzzes - VC Experts, Inc.

Late in 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") adopted Rule 204(b)-1 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act"). The new rule will require SEC-registered advisers with at least $150 million in assets under management attributable to private funds to report certain information to the SEC on newly created Form PF

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1 division crown, 4 SEC rivalries headline ACC's final week

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Here are some things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference for Week 13

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SEC charges Charlotte investment adviser with fraud

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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SEC charges Charlotte investment adviser with fraud

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

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Here's What the SEC's New Fundraising Rules Mean for You

Inc Startups

Starting Monday, small business owners will be able to tap a new set of investors under the long-awaited Title III equity crowdfunding rules. Here's what that means for you

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ACC, SEC, Pac-12 test 'safety net' of collaborative replay

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) AP) — It's a football Saturday at the Atlantic Coast Conference headquarters, and Michael Strickland sits in a windowless room scanning a wall of flat-panel televisions and monitors on a nearby table

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