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Investment scam artists exploiting tough times in Alberta: securities enforcer

Albertans made vulnerable by the province’s tough economy have been increasingly targeted by investment scammers, says a spokeswoman for the province’s securities regulator.

And with Alberta’s economy swooning anew with another massive oil price plunge, that trend is likely to continue, said Hilary McMeekin of the Alberta Securities Commission. 503 more words

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ASC eases rules to facilitate crowd-funding

The Alberta Securities Commission is creating an exemption to make it easier for startups and other small businesses to seek crowdfunding.

The regulator will exempt issuers and registered funding portals from prospectus and registration requirements to facilitate startup crowdfunding and eliminate unnecessary barriers to financing for entrepreneurs. 88 more words

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Lutheran Church settles with ASC for misleading investors

The Alberta Securities Commission has reached a settlement with the Lutheran Church-Canada, the Alberta-British Columbia District and others in connection with an investment program that collapsed into insolvency in 2015. 291 more words

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