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Sara Hanks

Sara Hanks

CrowdCheck,Inc.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Alexandria, VA, USA


Sara Hanks, co-founder and CEO of CrowdCheck, is an attorney with over 30 years of experience in the corporate and securities field. CrowdCheck provides due diligence, disclosure and compliance services for online capital formation. Its services help entrepreneurs and project sponsors through the disclosure and due diligence process, give investors the information they need to make an informed investment decision and avoid fraud and help intermediaries avoid liability.

Sara’s prior position was General Counsel of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Panel, the overseer of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). Prior to that, Sara spent many years as a partner of Clifford Chance, one of the world’s largest law firms.  While at Clifford Chance, she advised on capital markets transactions and corporate matters for companies throughout the world.  Sara began her career with the London law firm Norton Rose. She later joined the Securities and Exchange Commission and as Chief of the Office of International Corporate Finance led the team drafting regulations that put into place a new generation of rules governing the capital-raising process.

Sara received her law degree from Oxford University and is a member of the New York and DC bars and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. She serves as co-Chair of the SEC’s Advisory Council on Small and Emerging Companies. She holds a Series 65 securities license as a registered investment advisor. Sara is an aunt, Army wife, skier, cyclist, gardener and animal lover.

Sara Hanks is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Rule 506/Section 4(a)(6)/Regulation A comparison - Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2016 , Monday, September 12, 2016
CrowdCheck’s Guidelines for Regulation A Offerings (March 2017) - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Monday, May 22, 2017
CrowdCheck’s Guidelines for Regulation CF (Title III) Offerings (March 2017) - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Monday, May 22, 2017
CrowdCheck, Inc., Communications and Publicity by Crowdfunding Portals (November 2016) - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017
CrowdCheck, Inc., Concurrent Online Offerings - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Crowdfunding and Regulation A Offerings - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The Relaxation of the Prohibition on General Solicitation of Private Offerings - Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
State Regulation of Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising: Necessary Tool or Unwanted Nuisance? - Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017, Friday, September 08, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Relaxation of the Prohibition on General Solicitation of Private Offerings - The Relaxation of the Prohibition on General Solicitation of Private Offerings, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Crowdfunding and Regulation A Offerings - Crowdfunding and Regulation A Offerings, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
State Regulation of Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising: Necessary Tool or Unwanted Nuisance? - State Regulation of Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising: Necessary Tool or Unwanted Nuisance? , Friday, September 08, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Relaxation of the Prohibition on General Solicitation of Private Offerings - The Relaxation of the Prohibition on General Solicitation of Private Offerings, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Crowdfunding and Regulation A Offerings - Crowdfunding and Regulation A Offerings, Wednesday, May 24, 2017
State Regulation of Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising: Necessary Tool or Unwanted Nuisance? - State Regulation of Crowdfunding and Capital-Raising: Necessary Tool or Unwanted Nuisance? , Friday, September 08, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Private Placement and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2017, Friday, May 26, 2017, New York, NY
Marketplace Lending and Crowdfunding 2017, Thursday, September 14, 2017, New York, NY
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