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  • Definition of Accredited Investor in United States

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    – *updated August 30, 2015 – In the United States, Rule 501 of Regulation D: Rules Governing the Limited Offer and Sale of Securities Without Registration (“Regulation D“) under the Securities Act of 1933 (“Securities Act“)  sets the standards for accredited investor status under certain exemptive provisions for private and other limited offerings under ...

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  • Canadian OTC Shell Companies: How They Differ From a US OTC Shell Companies

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    – *updated August 27, 2015 – At one time there was very little difference between a Canadian Over-the-Counter (“OTC “) shell company and a United States (“US“) OTC shell company. Potential shell purchasers were indifferent as long as the company had a symbol, was cleared for trading by  Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA“) and ...

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VanFUNDING 2015: Crowdfunding Conference: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Alixe Cormick, out principal at Venture Law Corporation, is speaking at VanFunding 2015, the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada’s crowdfunding conference in Vancouver, BC.  VanFUNDING 2015 is an interactive half-day event focusing on how innovative ventures and businesses can raise (and are raising) seed and growth capital from online crowdfunding markets.  Early bird tickets are now on sale!