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What is the Volcker Rule and Who is Affected by It?

What is the Volcker Rule and who is affected by it? The Volcker Rule, named for former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Paul Volcker, prevents banking entities from proprietary trading and from acquiring an ownership interest in or sponsoring a hedge fund or private equity fund. “Banking entities” includes any FDIC-insured bank, any company that […]

The Different Types of Crowdfunding

In your last newsletter you said that the SEC had not yet legalized crowdfunding, and yet I see all these crowdfunding sites on the Internet. What gives? The crowdfunding that we discussed in the Jackson Ross PLLC Summer. Newsletter was equity crowdfunding, in which investors are given a stake in a business in exchange for […]