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Securities Law

September 8, 2020

Finally, the SEC Modernizes the “Accredited Investor” Definition

by Ara Babaian, Esq. Until now, to be eligible to invest in most private securities offerings, an investor must meet the longstanding definition of “accredited investor” which …

May 7, 2020

Regulation Crowdfunding Rules Temporarily Eased Due to COVID-19

By Ara Babaian, Esq. Citing the crisis raised by COVID-19, on May 5, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) eased some of the requirements of Regulation Crowdfunding …

February 5, 2020

The SEC’s Proposed Amendments for the “Accredited Investor” Definition: A Long-Overdue Change to Increase Access to Private Investments

By Ara Babaian, Esq. and Durdana Karim, Esq. The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed amendments to the definition of “accredited investor” under Regulation D of the Securities …

January 24, 2020

The New “Silicon Road”: Armenia’s Emergence as the Silicon Valley of Its Region

By Ara Babaian, Esq., Encore Law Group This article originally appeared in Asbarez Newspaper (available at on January 24, 2020. For over two millennia, Armenia has …