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New Rule 506 and Equity Crowdsourcing: New Opportunities with a Cost

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  • Description
    In this informative CLE presentation, E. David Smith and Matthew Kittay present the features and complexities of raising capital in the wake of the passage of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (Jobs) Act. The course will cover new rules, regulations and exemptions which both bound securities issuers as well as created new fundraising opportunities. The course will offer a recap of pre-Jobs Act Reg D and the new 506 (c) which permits general solicitation, new Reg D filing requirements, bad actor provisions and drafting points, proposed penalty increases for form D non-compliance, crowdfunding rules, an explanation of new definitions of terms such as general solicitation and accredited investor.
  • Instructor Bio

    E. Smith

    E. David Smith, Esq., is principal of Smith & Associates, and serves as outside general counsel for US and foreign companies and family offices. Guiding his clients in the creation and growth of their wealth, he positions business entities for growth opportunities and for mitigating risk, including asset preservation. Combining his experience in corporate transactions, capital raising and financing, corporate governance, corporate litigation and intellectual property, he provides strategic guidance, identifies and addresses core issues, and quarterbacks companies’ and family offices’ legal needs. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and the Tulane University School of Law, and is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey and Georgia, in addition to numerous federal trial and appellate courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States. The team at Smith & Associates includes seasoned practitioners in tax, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, investment agreements, employment, litigation, commercial real estate and intellectual property.

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    Matthew Kittay

    Matthew handles a variety of corporate matters including domestic and international venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions, venture investments, financings and dispositions, corporate restructurings, new business formation, startup advisory and joint-venture transactions.

    Prior to attending law school, Matthew published studies on Chinese/WTO trade regulation with Harvard Business School, and also worked for a consulting firm in Shanghai, China.

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