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GAO Study on the Accredited Investor Standard

Posted in Accredited Investor Standard, JOBS Act News

The Dodd-Frank Act mandated that the GAO conduct a study regarding the “accredited investor” standard in order to understand whether the existing criteria serves the intended purpose or whether alternative criteria should be considered.  The report was recently released and can be accessed here:  http://gao.gov/products/GAO-13-640?source=ra.  In addition to reviewing data, the GAO conducted interviews with… Continue Reading

Confirmation of the Obvious: GAO Publishes Reg A Report

Posted in Regulation A+

The JOBS Act directed the GAO to undertake a study concerning the factors impeding greater use of currently Regulation A.  The GAO study examines trends in Regulation A offerings, noting that the number of offerings increased from 1992 through 1997.  This increase followed the SEC’s changes to the offering ceiling for Regulation A offerings from… Continue Reading