Developments in Private Placements

10/08/2014 08:15 a.m. - 09:45 a.m.

Banking + Financial Services, Corporate Finance | Capital Markets, Financial Institutions + Financial Services, and Investment Management

Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Harrison Lawrence
(212) 336-4004

During this session we will provide a brief update of Rule 506 and Rule 144A, as amended as a result of the JOBS Act, and discuss the special concerns that issuers, placement agents, existing investors and others may have in connection with private offerings. We will address the CFTC’s relief for funds that seek to use general solicitation, and discuss investor verification, including best practices. We also will discuss how different participants are using accredited investor crowdfunding and matchmaking sites.


  • Anna Pinedo
  • James Waldinger, CEO, Artivest
  • Tymour Okasha, Assistant General Counsel and Director, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Kiran Lingam, General Counsel, SeedInvest

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