The Internet has become an inexpensive and easy way for individuals and businesses to raise money. In 2012, Congress passed the JOBS Act, which directed the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to formulate rules to exempt equity crowdfunding from the securities registration laws. These rules went into effect in May, 2016 and removed restrictions on […]
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State securities regulators should be the first call for an investor before you turn over any money to a broker or investment adviser.