A Broker-Dealer is registered with the SEC, and subject to a range of regulations and restrictions, including the obligation to “recommend only those specific investments or overall investment strategies that are suitable for their customers.”
A broker-dealer may offer any of the types of securities commonly found through online crowdfunding investment and alternative investment platforms, including Reg D, Reg A+, and Reg CF.
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