[Photo credit: LendingMemo.com] It is difficult to comprehend the disconnect between the hype for equity crowdfunding found in the Wall Street Journal and other media and the overwhelming negative analysis of the federal exemption by academic commentators and securities attorneys. Has the media blindly bought into the premise that the equity ...
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Stuart Cohn is the Sam T. Dell Professor of Law. He has authored a principal treatise in securities law, Securities Counseling for Small and Emerging Companies, and the leading treatise on Florida’s business law statutes and case law, both published by Thomson Reuters. His recent articles include a critique of the Security and Exchange Commission’s integration doctrine (Hofstra Law Review) and an analysis of Florida’s recently adopted crowdfunding statute (Florida Bar Journal).
Professor Cohn is a Senior Fellow with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and manages three online courses in Capital Market Development and Corporate Governance for worldwide participants. He was recently appointed a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Central University of Finance and Economics in Beijing, China, where he is participating with other Chinese academics in recommendations regarding the reform of China’s securities market.