SEC Updates Definition of Accredited Investor

    View Author September 2020

    On August 26, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced revisions to Rule 501(a) of Regulation D, updating the definition of “accredited investor,” which is a key consideration in any private securities transaction under US law. The revised rule will become effective 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. This insight highlights the specific changes made to the Rule.

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