The Internet of Things has seen a recent eruption of online equity investing platforms. Names like AngelList, SeedInvest,
This growth has been fueled in recent years by technological progress as well as the clarification from securities regulators,
If you advise an online equity investing platform or are thinking about launching an online platform of your own, you need to be aware of the relevant federal and state securities laws. For example, depending on the securities registration exemption you intend to use, you may have to register the platform as a broker-dealer, a funding portal or an investment adviser, each of which involves ongoing compliance requirements.
You will also have to be cognizant of the restrictions accompanying the different types of securities registration exemptions issuers will rely on when offering securities on the platform, from intrastate crowdfunding to Regulation A+.
Join attorneys Arina Shulga, founder of Shulga Law Firm PC, and Gary J. Ross, founder of Jackson Ross Law PLLC, as they break down the securities laws issues relating to equity investing platforms.
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