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Dodd-Frank's New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors
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In the fourth quarter of 2011, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released an amended rule governing the new net worth standard for accredited investors under the Dodd-Frank Act. Under the amended rule, only individuals with net worth amounting to $1 million or more will qualify as accredited investors and can participate in private placements and offerings. This and many other components of the law threaten to send shockwaves through the industry.

In a-two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and key experts organized by The Knowledge Group will provide an in-depth discussion to help you understand the most critical elements of the rule and its potential effects on investment industry as a whole.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124263
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for Dodd-Frank's New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors LIVE Webcast :

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Blake Hornick, Partner,
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

  • - Description of Rule
  • - Impact on Reg D Private Placements
  • - JOBS Act Provisions on General Advertisement and Solicitation
  • - JOBS Act Provisions increasing 500 private company shareholder maximum to 2000 shareholders or 500 non-accredited shareholders.

James N. Kinney, Partner,
WeiserMazars LLP

  • - Why the new rules?
  • - Dodd-Frank requirement – the new rule
  • - Background and Summary
  • - Impact to sales of unregistered securities
  • - Impact on hedge funds investments, etc
  • - Performance Fee changes
  • - Future impact

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Blake Hornick
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WeiserMazars LLP
James N. Kinney
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Who Should Attend?

‒ CFOs
‒ Finance Executives
‒ Finance Attorneys
‒ Investment Attorneys
‒ Finance and Investment Consultants
‒ Directors & Officers
‒ Investors

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event for all finance professionals. You need to know about this or run the risk of catastrophic consequences to your business.

- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A

Enroll in this course today by clicking the “Register” button below. We recommend advanced registration as space is limited. Significant discounts apply for early registrants.

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Dodd-Frank's New Net Worth Standard for Accredited Investors
LIVE Webcast
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