Financial Poise™ Webinars Announces "Securities Crowdfunding for Intermediaries,” Premiering May 11th, 11am CST Through Thomson Reuters/West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the May 11th premiere of a new webinar “Securities Crowdfunding for Intermediaries,” designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the different types of equity offering platforms. Moderator Dave Freedman, editor of Crowdfunding-Investor website, joins panelists from PeerRealty, Riggs Davie PLC and CrowdCheck to discuss the role of intermediaries.

In 2015, the securities crowdfunding galaxy expanded at warp speed, threatening to collide with larger, stodgier galaxies and disrupt whole solar systems.

Title IV of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, launched in the summer of 2015, created Regulation A+ (also known as the mini-IPO). Then the SEC issued final rules under Title III of the JOBS Act, finally opening up “true” equity crowdfunding for all (including non-accredited) investors. The market of potential investors thus went from less than 10 million to more than 100 million Americans. In this webinar series, some of the USA’s top crowdfunding experts explore the expanding securities crowdfunding galaxy.

As with all Financial Poise™ Webinars, each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, and listeners will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all of the programs.

Episode #3 of the Crowdfunding series is "Securities Crowdfunding for Intermediaries," airing on May 11, 2016 at 11am CST (Register Here). Moderator and author Dave Freedman will be joined by Alex Davie of Riggs Davie PLC, Jordan Fishfeld of PeerRealty and Sara Hanks of CrowdCheck.

Whether you want to launch a new crowdfunding platform or improve/expand the one you already operate, this webinar will help you compete in the new and fast-evolving securities crowdfunding marketplace. Our experts—including experienced insiders and outside advisers—will explain how intermediaries earn revenue in both equity and debt crowdfunding, and what the typical costs and risks are. We will cover the fundamental differences between the various kinds of equity offering platforms: traditional Regulation D offerings (“quiet deals”), Title II offering platforms (using general solicitation), Title III portals (seed-stage deals open to non-accredited investors), Title IV offerings (Regulation A mini-IPOs), and intrastate securities exemptions in 26+ states and DC. We will also speculate on the legal and technological innovations that we might see over the next few years in the nascent securities crowdfunding industry.

Financial Poise™ provides unbiased news, continuing education, and intelligence to private business owners, executives, investors, and their trusted advisors. For more information contact Emily Goldin at egoldin(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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