EU Council Approves Bloc-Wide Crowdfunding Measures

Law360, London (July 20, 2020, 2:07 PM BST) -- The European Council on Monday endorsed measures that would impose uniform requirements across the bloc for businesses seeking to raise funds via crowdfunding, an alternative to bank lending.

The council, which is made up of the governments of member states, has backed plans to apply the same standards for crowdfunding platforms across the bloc, rather than allowing them to comply with regulatory regimes imposed by individual countries.

Crowdfunding allows consumers to invest money directly into enterprises seeking funds, such as start-up companies or small and midsized businesses. It can be a preferred route for companies that find bank lending too expensive....

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!