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Canadian securities regulators eye rules on crowdfunding

TORONTO, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Canada’s provincial securities
regulators are looking to extend their jurisdiction to cover
crowdfunding, the grass-roots form of fundraising being pursued
by a growing number of start-ups and small ventures.

The move is part of a broader plan to revise rules around
who is qualified to invest in a publicly-traded company without
first seeing a prospectus.

    • About Alastair

      "Canada tech, media and telecoms reporter based in Toronto, with emphasis on Research In Motion and including coverage of Rogers, Bell Canada, Telus, the new mobile entrants and the tech companies filling in the gaps. Previously spent two years in Cairo bureau chasing Orascom Telecom's Naguib Sawiris. Prior to that, spent a year learning the ropes in London."
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