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March 8, 2022 - Source: UC Davis Business Law Journal

Democratizing Opportunities to "Invest in What You Know": A Proposal to Expand Access to Exempt Offerings for Intra-Industry Experts

The U.S. private capital markets dwarf their public counterparts and offer significantly better returns on average. Yet, by design, only the wealthiest individuals can participate in this exceptional investment environment. In this journal article, Zev G. Beeber explains how expanding the accredited investor definition to allow technical experts to invest in private offerings within their industries would promote capital formation, small business growth and the mission the of the SEC.

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