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Defining An Accredited Investor

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Because syndicated tenant-in-common ("TIC") and other real estate offerings typically are open only to accredited investors, the question of whom or what constitutes an "accredited investor" is crucially important. Recent indications from the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") suggest an effort is underway to raise the individual criteria for accredited investor status for the first time since Regulation D was promulgated in 1982. This could eventually have a significant impact on the securitized real estate ...
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This is intended to be a resource for investors who are either accredited or who are aspiring to become accredited. The old saying is true: It is harder to make your first million than the next millions. Becoming an accredited investor opens the door for investments not available to the average investor. Also visit our site at Marcobe Investments, Inc. Recap of past oil and gas investing related articles. I though it might be good to recap on the various articles I’ve posted this year related to investing in oil and gas. Below is a list of the various topic areas discussed with links to the associated articles of interest. market research, surveys and trends
Defining sophisticated (The Deal Magazine)
It seemed to come out of nowhere: On April 16, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission shocked markets by filing suit against Goldman, Sachs & Co. The agency alleged securities fraud related to Goldman's involvement in the creation and sale to investors -- Germany's IKB Deutsche Industriebank AG , U.S. bond insurer ACA Management LLC and Dutch financial firm ABN Amro Group NV -- of a complex structured fixed-income derivative vehicle named Abacus 2007-AC1. The civil complaint alleged that Goldman and a 31-year-old banker at the firm, Fabrice Tourre, had misled investors by withholding material information and ... market research, surveys and trends

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Hedge Funds - Case Against, Part 2 - CBS MoneyWatch.com
In this column, we will look at some of the cons and reexamine the arguments to use hedge funds presented in that column. I’m not denying that hedge funds worked until recently for endowments like Yale and Harvard, but the average accredited investor doesn’t have billions of dollars to invest. Let’s look at the five arguments against hedge funds. 1. Too Expensive - A typical hedge funds works under a “2 and 20″ model. This means the hedge fund manager charges the investor two percent annually based on the investment plus 20 percent of any gain. I’ve written against using the average mutual ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
UNSOPHISTICATED WEALTH: RECONSIDERING THE SEC'S “ACCREDITED ...
... significant growth: 3307 firms in 2004, up 74 percent from 1903 in 1999. ... billion in losses during a three-month period in the summer and fall of 2008. ..... net worth test, an accredited investor is one “whose net worth at the time .... SEC proposed defining the term “qualified purchaser” under the 1933 Act ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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What the financial-reform bill means for financial advisers
For the past two weeks, 43 members of a House-Senate conference committee labored to meld each chamber's version of a sweeping financial-reform measure into a final bill that totaled nearly 2,000 pages. The final legislation, which was passed in the early morning hours of Friday, still needs to be approved by the full House and Senate -- an outcome now seen as fairly likely. Congressional leaders aim to hold those votes next week and present it for President Barack Obama's signature by July 4. What follows is a breakdown of some of the major provisions of the bill, along with the expected impact on the financial advice ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Creston Moly Announces Drill Results on Southern Boundary of the Main Zone ...
announced today the results for four exploration and two geotechnical drill holes completed in the Phase One drill program at the El Creston Molybdenum Property located in Sonora, Mexico. Holes EC 10-81, 83 and Geotechnical Holes GT10-2 and 3 were drilled along the southern boundary of the El Creston molybdenum property Main Zone, while Holes EC 10-84 and 85 were located within close proximity to the northern boundary of the Red Hill Zone, located approximately 110 metres south of the El Creston molybdenum property Main Zone resource boundary. Highlights include: -- Hole EC10-85, located north of the Red Hill Zone had a near ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Hedge Funds – Maintaining the Private Placement Exemption [Advanced]
Rule 501(a) defining an “Accredited investor” to include the following: (i) banks;. (ii) private business development companies; ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Proposed Rule: Defining the Term "Qualified Purchaser" under the ...
The Securities and Exchange Commission today proposes a definition for the term "qualified purchaser" under the Securities Act of 1933 to implement a provision of the National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996. The proposed definition mirrors the definition of accredited investor under Regulation D of the Securities Act. Thus, the new qualified purchaser definition identifies well-established categories of persons we have previously — to be financially sophisticated and therefore not in need of the protection of state registration when they are offered or sold securities. This proposal should facilitate capital ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Rule 501 -- Definitions and Terms Used in Regulation D
shall mean any person who comes within any of the following categories, or who the issuer reasonably believes comes within any of the following categories, at the time of the sale of the securities to that person: Any bank as defined in section 3(a)(2) of the Act, or any savings and loan association or other institution as defined in section 3(a)(5)(A) of the Act whether acting in its individual or fiduciary capacity; any broker or dealer registered pursuant to section 15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; any insurance company as defined in section 2(a)(13) of the Act; any investment company registered under the ...
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What is wrong with the draft bill proposing a Financial ...
Nobody who has lived through the destructive outcomes of derivative based speculation in the US and the failure of the Federal Reserve System in its supervisory function over US banks could possibly argue that the financial system is not in need of fundamental reform. The social cost of these shortcomings is now a matter of history and all of us know people and families paying the price for the self interest of the banking industry and its political shopfront the Federal Reserve System (with the mute concurrence of former bankers in the US Treasury). Why then have the GOP already amassed a petition of 40 GOP Senators who are ...
WikiAnswers - If you have 120 credit hours from a cda what can you ...
Child Development Associate, etc. When asking a question that uses an acronym or abbreviation, spell out the intended field or organization first, then place the abbreviation after. For, example, certified dental assistant (CDA). In this way the readers know exactly what you are referring to. As far as the application of credits, it depends on where you completed the course work, are they college level courses taken at an accredited school, or continuing education units (CSU)? What institution do you plan to move them to; an accredited college or university or some private independent institution? Typically, credits transferred ...