September 23, 2013 marks a historic milestone for the U.S. capital markets, when Crowdfunding makes it legal debut. For the first time, small companies and entrepreneurs will be able to raise money directly from the public using newspaper advertisements, Facebook pages, and other means of “general solicitation,” without going through brokers or other middlemen.
This webinar will describe the basics of crowdfunding and the pitfalls for companies and lawyers.
Join us for this convenient webinar as you learn everything you need to know about Crowdfunding and what this means for your clients, including:
- Basic changes to the law, especially Rule 506 of Regulation D issued by the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
- The SEC regulations
- New requirements for establishing that investors are accredited
- Mechanics of a Crowdfunded offering
- Proposed changes to Form D
- Exclusion of “bad actors”
12:00 p.m. - 1:40 p.m.
- Markley S. Roderick, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg PC
Markley S. Roderick concentrates his practice on the representation of entrepreneurs and their businesses. He represents companies across a wide range of industries, including technology, real estate, and healthcare. Expanding on his in-depth knowledge of capital raising and securities law, Mr. Roderick is spearheading Flaster/Greenberg’s Crowdfunding Practice. He also is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Business and Corporate, Taxation and Healthcare Groups. Mr. Roderick has more than 25 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in a wide variety of transitions. For more information on crowdfudning, including news, updates and links to important information pertaining to the JOBS Act and how Crowdfunding may affect your business, follow Mr. Roderick’s blog, or @Crowdfundattny.
NJ CLE information: This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 2.0 hours of total CLE credit.
|NJ CLE: Please note - This program is presented as an alternative verifiable learning format, and has been approved for 2.0 credits (50 minute hour)|
|PA CLE: 1.5 substantive credits pending ($8 fee – separate check payable to NJICLE must be submitted at the end of the program)|
|NY CLE (n/t): 2.0 professional practice credits|
|Please note: In order to receive credits, you must be logged in promptly and remain active throughout the program.|
- Markley Roderick