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FinLaw – Do funding platforms under Title II of the JOBS Act have to be broker-dealers? By Scott Andersen Section 15(a)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 makes it […]

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Speeding Up AML: One of the most time consuming and manual processes we deal with is AML on investors and issuers. Until recently, when using any sort of company or […]

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It’s been a fast and furious few months since November when we initially released our API. In that time we’ve received a lot of feedback from our customers engineers and […]

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We are pleased to announce that Plaid is now incorporated into our ACH system. What’s Plaid? It’s bank infrastructure integration technology that makes it easier for users (and reduces input […]

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Good news – we have modified our ACH funds hold policy. Although we can’t do away with someone’s right to claw back funds for 60 days, even if they were […]

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We are pleased to announce that Scott Andersen has joined FundAmerica as General Counsel. His last day at FINRA was yesterday, and he’s already digging in to review/edit our existing […]

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This is a continuation in my series of “Portals Ask” articles to address some of the most common issues that portals bring up in conversations in the office, at conferences, […]

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First let me say this…IT’S NOT PERSONAL. “AML” is anti-money-laundering-plus. All financial institutions are required to check customers to reasonably ensure they aren’t associated with lists and registries relating to financial […]

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Good news – we are now back online with ACH. Per my previous email, although we kept the capability in the API for test-mode, we had to pause it in […]

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It’s that time of the year…paying the fees and processing the paperwork for the firms registration as a securities broker-dealer in all 50 states (plus DC). Ouch, that’s a huge […]

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