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Tier 1 Zombies: a Regulation A scam to watch out for
We’ve noticed something interesting recently: Regulation A filings by companies that used to be SEC-reporting companies…
The snark of the crowd
Part of the whole point of crowdfunding is that you leverage the “wisdom of the crowd.” That is, a start-up company…
Pumpkin Spice Blockchain
Well, actually nothing of the sort, but did I get your attention? The SEC is continuing to bring suit against ICO…
Buyer beware: securities are not always what they seem…
We love crowdfunding here at CrowdCheck, and we really believe it is a great opportunity to invest in some interesting…
ICOs and when “KYC/AML” isn’t actually KYC/AML
We are seeing a lot of references to KYC/AML in the ICO/STO space. Lots of shops include this function as part of their…
Compliance with Reg CF: Are you required to include financial statements of a predecessor or an acquisition target?
Often, companies are started with just an idea. A founder may decide to quickly form a limited liability company to…
It’s so hard to say goodbye
Early-stage companies often fail. They often get acquired, too, sometimes in distressed circumstances and sometimes in…
The morphing of securities tokens
I’ve never been a fan of the “the SAFT is a security but the token isn’t” theory. As a refresher, the Simple Agreement…
Upcoming Changes to Regulation A
With the approval by the House of Representatives of the Senate version of S. 2155, a number of financial regulatory…
Regulation CF annual filing season starts off batting .200
As of Friday night, when the SEC’s EDGAR system went to bed, there had been 61 filings of Form C-AR made (with the rest…
Compliance with Reg CF: When failure becomes fraud
As previously identified in a CrowdCheck investor alert here, a significant number of companies that have raised funds…
Investor Alert 2: Has your company provided you with updates?
All companies that accept investments under Reg CF need to provide an annual update to their investors, to be filed on…
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