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The Knowledge Group Has Scheduled a Live Webcast on Crowdfunding in the 2017 Landscape: Understanding Trends and Developments


New York, NY, April 28, 2017 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, announced today that it has scheduled a live webcast entitled: “Crowdfunding in the 2017 Landscape: Understanding Trends and Developments Live Webcast.” This two-hour event is scheduled on Thursday, May 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET)

Event Synopsis:

With the increasing volatility of the financial markets today, more and more business owners and entrepreneurs are exploring the potential of crowdfunding. It's no secret that, over the years, alternative finance such as crowdfunding has been an effective validation tool for nonprofits and startups. As crowdfunding becomes increasingly accessible to those who seek for more opportunity to invest, it will likely continue to pick up steam in the coming years.

However, with the several restrictions highlighted in crowdfunding, companies can't help but notice other alternatives such as 506(c) and the Regulation A which also provide great capital raising flexibilities. Crowdfunding along with these alternatives are yet to make a profound change in the investment world. Thus, it is imperative for investors, business owners and entrepreneurs to understand and analyze the current and emerging trends in these areas to mitigate potential risks.

In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an overview of the latest trends; critical issues and best practices in Crowdfunding. Speakers will also discuss and give highlights to other capital raising alternatives and will offer practical tips in ensuring compliance with securities laws.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
· Crowdfunding: Fundamentals and Critical Issues
· Federal Crowdfunding Rules
· Other Capital Raising Alternatives
· Basic Framework of 506(c) Offering and Reg A
· Crowdfunding vs. Other Capital Raising Alternatives
· Pros and Cons of 506(c) Offering and Reg A
· Risks and Legal Obligations
· Recent Crowdfunding Trends and Developments
· Practical Tips and Best Practices when Venturing to Crowdfunding

Speakers/Faculty Panel
DLA Piper LLP
Darryl Steinhause
Partner
Freeborn & Peters LLP
Rita Garry
Partner
Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
Rebecca G. DiStefano
Shareholder

For an updated list of the faculty panel, please visit:
https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/tax-accounting-finance/finance/crowdfunding-in-the-2017-landscape-understanding-trends-and-developments-live-webcast

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group, brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts that study the impact of changing regulations and help businesses succeed through proper regulatory compliance.

Visit http://theknowledgegroup.org/ for further information and inquiry.
Contact Information
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
646-844-0200
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www.theknowledgegroup.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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