Academic and Legal Experts Speak Out – SEC Rules Hinder Capital Formation for Entrepreneurs

20 Aug

The following are some of the academic reports written about the current SEC rules and why they prohibit access to capital for small businesses & entrepreneurs:

Proceed at Your Peril: Crowdfunding and the Securities Act of 1933, Tennessee Law Review. Joan MacLeod Heminway & Shelden Ryan Hoffman, August, 2011

Crowdfunding Microstartups: It’s Time for the Securities and Exchange Commission to Approve a Small Offering Exemption, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law.  Nikki D. Pope, August, 2011

Petition for Rulemaking: Exempt Securities Offerings up to $100,000 with $100 Maximum per Investor from Registration. Sustainable Economies Law Center. Jenny Kassan, July, 2010

SEC Regulations Barricade The Crowdfunding Floodgates, The Crowdfunding Revolution.  Kevin Lawton, November, 2010


Capital Offense: The SEC’s Continuing Failure to Address Small Business Financing Concerns, New York University Journal of Law and Business.  Stuart R. Cohn & Gregory C. Yadley – Fall, 2007

Security Regulations and Their Effects on Small Businesses, California Research Bureau. Rosa Maria Moller, Ph.D. - April, 2000

 

 


 

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