Posted By: Robert C. White Jr.
The SEC’s crowdfunding rules (under Regulation Crowdfunding) became effective earlier this week. From the legal and legislative perspectives this was a big day since it marked the effective date of one of the most heavily anticipated and promoted components of the JOBS Act. It is also the last provision of the JOBS Act to be... Continue Reading
Raising capital in the real estate context, whether through large-scale investment or by smaller, more focused means, can be an intricate, time-consuming and expensive process. Developers and others raising capital need to be mindful of various considerations when operating in this arena, depending on whether their investors are pension funds, private investment vehicles or individual investors.
Up until recently, investments in non-prospectus based real estate private equity vehicles by individuals was based on the use of the accredited investor exemption under the Securities Act (Ontario). The accredited investor exemption permits the issuance of securities by an issuer … Continue Reading