New York, NY, May 10, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Darryl Steinhause, Partner, DLA Piper LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Crowdfunding in the 2017 Landscape: Understanding Trends and Developments LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, May 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).
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About Darryl Steinhause
Darryl Steinhause has more than 30 years of experience in complex securities and tax transactions, representing both sponsors and investors in a range of deal structures. The Daily Journal selected Steinhause as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California in 2014 for his work with clients looking to invest in new online real estate platforms. Steinhause was one of the first in his field to recognize the implications of the 2012 JOBS Act which amended Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, and has been advising clients on both the potential and the complications of such platforms. Steinhause has been recognized as an industry expert at the forefront of this exciting new area of opportunity, and has spoken on the subject of crowdfunding at numerous conferences since the Rule changed in 2012.
About Grant Thornton LLP
The Real Estate Capital Markets group of DLA Piper builds creative solutions for your business needs. Our interdisciplinary approach ensures the involvement of skilled practitioners to address the complexities of real estate securities. Our group's experience acting as lead counsel on fund, REIT, DST, TIC and debt offerings, gives our clients an edge in capital markets transactions.
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
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/