Regulation of crowdfunding in the UK, US and Israel: a comparative review

Regulation of crowdfunding in the UK, US and Israel: a comparative review

pages-from-jibfl_2016_vol31_issue09_oct_fullOver the last few years, equity crowdfunding and peer to peer lending have taken ever more  prominence in the financial markets as traditional sources of debt and equity finance for certain categories of companies have become harder to source. The functionality and general availability of the Internet has made crowd funding models far simpler to construct and to bring to the attention of the general public.

In this article, we will consider how three jurisdictions, the UK, US and Israel, have dealt with the regulatory aspects of the equity crowdfunding sector, comparing and contrasting the approaches taken by the regulators.

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Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.