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Private Inequity: Reform Rule 506 To Safely Accommodate Investment By Nonaccredited Investors, Allen C. Page Nov 2022

Private Inequity: Reform Rule 506 To Safely Accommodate Investment By Nonaccredited Investors, Allen C. Page

William & Mary Business Law Review

In 2012, Congress enacted Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the “JOBS Act”), which it named the Crowdfund Act, to create an exemption from registration under the Securities Act of 1933 that, in the words of President Barack Obama, would allow “ordinary Americans . . . to go online and invest in entrepreneurs that they believe in.” While perhaps well-intentioned in principle, Regulation Crowdfunding imposes material limitations and costs on the issuer, leading most issuers to conclude that the inclusion of unaccredited investors in a crowdfunding campaign is not worth the complexity and expense. Furthermore, the most …


Legal Literature Review Of Social Entrepreneurship And Impact Investing (2007-2017): Doing Good By Doing Business, Deborah Burand, Anne Tucker Feb 2020

Legal Literature Review Of Social Entrepreneurship And Impact Investing (2007-2017): Doing Good By Doing Business, Deborah Burand, Anne Tucker

William & Mary Business Law Review

Although the ambition to do good by doing business is not new, the burgeoning realization of this ambition is. As the fields of social entrepreneurship and impact investing advance in size, scope and complexity, questions about the roles of corporations and capital markets in society intensify.

What is legal scholarship contributing to this discussion? This Article reviews the scholarly contributions of 260 articles written by over 150 authors about the fields of social enterprise, social finance, and impact investing. The Article maps the contributions of legal scholarship over the last decade—from 2007 (when the term “impact investing” was first coined) …


The Hershey Trust's Quest To Diversify: Redefining The State Attorney General's Role When Charitable Trusts Wish To Diversify, Jennifer L. Komoroski Mar 2004

The Hershey Trust's Quest To Diversify: Redefining The State Attorney General's Role When Charitable Trusts Wish To Diversify, Jennifer L. Komoroski

William & Mary Law Review

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Analysis Of Revenue Ruling 75-292: A Proposal To Allow The Combined Use Of Sections 1031 And 351 Without Destroying The Tax-Free Status Of Either Mar 1976

Analysis Of Revenue Ruling 75-292: A Proposal To Allow The Combined Use Of Sections 1031 And 351 Without Destroying The Tax-Free Status Of Either

William & Mary Law Review

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Protection Of Private Foreign Investments In Less Developed Countries - Its Reality And Effectiveness, Henry Landau Mar 1968

Protection Of Private Foreign Investments In Less Developed Countries - Its Reality And Effectiveness, Henry Landau

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.