CommunityLeader Thanks SEC for Publishing Reg A+ Rules

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“The challenge of responsible implementation now in the hands of the industry” said CEO Joseph Barisonzi

",,,new Reg A+ rules provide an incredible tool for business to build a community of investors..."

The SEC Board of Commissioners approved the publishing of the rules associated with the Jobs Act 2012 Title IV *. “These new rules will allow companies to raise up to $50 million dollars in a 12-month period from up to 2,000 investors -- both accredited and unaccredited” said Richard Weintraub, CommunityLeader’s Chief Compliance Officer.

Commonly referred to as Reg A+, the new rules reform the current Regulation A exemption by decreasing costs to companies and increasing their access to “non-accredited” investors. “The structure of the new Reg A+ rules provide an incredible tool for business owners to build a community of investors to achieve their company’s capital requirements,” said Scott Bachman, CommunityLeader co-founder and managing director, client services.

While the new laws provide a path for businesses that are seeking to raise capital with the new exemption from full public registration, significant issues and questions remain about the implementation. “There are legitimate questions about due diligence, investor education and support, and compliance,” explained Joseph Barisonzi, CommunityLeader co-founder and CEO. “The challenge of responsible implementation is now in the hands of the industry.”

CommunityLeader has emerged as one of the strongest voices in the quickly emerging crowdfunding industry as an advocate of more issuer due diligence and investor transparency in the online solicitation, sale and support of private securities. CommunityLeader’s has been delivering compliance driven platforms built and configured to meet the requirements associated with Reg D, Reg S and Intrastate exemptions. Their clients will now be able to launch Reg A+ filings in accordance with the new Reg A+ rules.

As an end-to-end software and services provider for broker-dealers and other organizations, CommunityLeader develops, launches and supports investor-centric custom portal platform solutions that encompass both the platform owner’s unique business model and brand in a secure, and yet, scalable transactional environment. For more information, visit

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