Policy is now starting to catch up with technology – the JOBS Act and the equity crowdfunding. Today’s entrepreneurs have more options and tools available to them than at any other time in history. Yet, it is not without risks and still carries some liabilities. There is a lot of money in the market and crowdsourcing is a growing method for raising equity. How does it work? What are the issues? Who can do it? How is it different from Reg D offering? This seminar will dig into the subject and answer these and other questions and help you advise your clients and those interested in pursuing an equity raise through online platforms.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Event Agenda: (may be subject to change)
1:15 pm Welcome (15 minutes)
Overview of the day
Introduction of Speakers
1:30 pm Session 1 (50 minutes) – What is it? How Does it Work?
- History of the JOBS Act
2:20 pm Break (10 minutes)
2:30 pm Session 2 (50 minutes) – Benefits, Liabilities, and Mitigating Liabilities
3:20 pm Break (10 minutes)
3:30 pm Session 3 (50 minutes) – Case Study – How ti Implement the JOBS Act
4:30 pm Reception
Moderator: Mark Stapp, Director, Center for Real Estate Theory and Practice, ASU
Panelists: David Thompson, Member, Dickinson Wright
Justin Bachman, Executive Vice President, CrowdTrade
Nick Andrews, CEO, Fundmybusinessaz.com
The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 3 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.