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In recent years, crowdfunding has proven an exceptionally popular and efficient means by which individuals and companies make use of the internet to attract investors for a variety of purposes. The traditional model generally involves a large number of individuals contributing small sums of money to finance specific ideas or projects. Increasingly, however, equity crowdfunding is emerging as a way for start-ups and early-stage companies that are non-reporting issuers to raise capital at an earlier…
The Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (CSA Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period the integrated Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption (Crowdfunding Exemption); and the draft blanket order relating to the Start-up Crowdfunding Prospectus and Registration Exemption (Start-up Exemption). In…
The Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (CSA Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period the integrated Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption (Crowdfunding Exemption); and the draft blanket order relating to the Start-up Crowdfunding Prospectus and Registration Exemption (Start-up Exemption). In line with…
The Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (CSA Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period the integrated Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption (Crowdfunding Exemption); and the draft blanket order relating to the Start-up Crowdfunding Prospectus and Registration Exemption (Start-up Exemption). In line with…