SEC Proposes New Regulatory Framework for Crowdfunding

Kelley Drye Client Advisory

On October 23, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed long-awaited rules that would implement Title III of the Jumpstart our Business Act (the JOBS Act”), known as crowdfunding.” The proposed rules create an entirely new regulatory framework under which issuers and registered intermediaries may conduct crowdfunded offerings of debt and equity securities. This client advisory reviews the major requirements and challenges for issuers and intermediaries seeking to conduct crowdfunded offerings as contemplated by the proposed rules.