Dec 30, 2015
Ordinary, would-be investors were often prevented from growing wealthy with the innovators they funded. Outdated securities regulations made it impossible. This explains why Republicans and Democrats in the bluest of states have come to enable equity crowdfunding.
Dec 15, 2015
Sometimes exercising “power of the purse” means opening the purse if the right conditions are attached to how the money is spent. If the regulatory relief in the omnibus is substantial, this may be one of those cases.
Dec 4, 2015
It is indeed sad that 40 percent of millennials favor the government banning speech that some deem offensive, according to a recent Pew poll.
Nov 13, 2015
The behemoth Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) played a big role in Tuesday night’s GOP presidential debate on FOX Business, both during the commercials and in the candidate’s answers.
Nov 5, 2015
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) that many observers say were the main cause of the financial crisis still face no requirement for any type of capital cushion.
Oct 30, 2015
More than three years after the JOBS Act was signed into law by President Barack Obama, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today will finally vote to approve equity crowdfunding rules.
Oct 27, 2015
A new coalition letter signed by leaders of 33 leaders of free-market and conservative public policy organizations urges Congress to defund the Department of Labor’s (DOL) “fiduciary rule” takeover of 401(k)s and individual retirement accounts (IRAs).
Oct 6, 2015
For our system of self-government, a disclosure approach would respect consumers and investors as rational adults capable of making decisions for themselves.