PLI Practising Law Institute: Crowdfunding and Online Direct Lending (Peer-to-Peer) 2015

September 22, 2015 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
PLI New York Center
W 45th St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 824-5733

Recent market activity demonstrates that crowdfunding is now a bona fide alternative form of early and mid-stage corporate finance and can lead to exits in the M&A and capital markets arenas. In the face of this tremendous growth trajectory, the industry has divided into several categories, each with its own legal risks and challenges. Will this growth continue? Join our expert faculty for a practical discussion on where we are now and where we may be headed, see the schedule here.

What You Will Learn

Crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending basics
The latest rule-making developments from the SEC, FINRA and state securities regulators
Legal issues in rewards crowdfunding
Bank regulation, broker-dealer considerations and fund formation issues
Starting your own platform: what you need to know
Commercial and real estate lending issues