Saturday, 16 August 2014

Law Threatens Securities Crowdfunding in Germany

Together with the UK, Germany is the biggest market for securities crowdfunding in Europe, with a strong economy and already over one hundred projects that have raised significant amounts of capital. The phenomenon has been developing within the current legal framework which did not pose too stringent controls over platforms or issuers. Until now. In fact, the German government proposed to draft a bill which aims at increasing protection of small investors and that could potentially hinder the local crowdfunding market. Find out more here