Equity Crowfunding – British Columbia Requests Comments On Possible Start-Up Crowdfunding Exemption

The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) has issued a notice dated March 20, 2014 requesting comments on whether the BCSC should consider adopting an exemption which would allow equity financings of small amounts raised from many individuals (as a form of Crowdfunding) through online portals (Portals) to be exempt from the prospectus requirements. 

Equity Crowdfunding: The Canadian Security Commission’s Crowdfunding Portal Requirements

The Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (CSA Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period

Equity Crowdfunding: The Crowdfunding Portal Requirements

The Ontario Securities Commission, the Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period

Equity Crowdfunding: The Crowdfunding Exemption

The Ontario Securities Commission, the Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec), the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period

Equity Crowdfunding: The Start-up Exemption

The Ontario Securities Commission, the Autorité des marchés financiers, the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan, Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick, the Manitoba Securities Commission and the Nova Scotia Securities Commission (Participating Jurisdictions) published on March 20, 2014 for a 90-day comment period