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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:
Web Segment  Web Segment Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies - 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Monday, November 13, 2017
Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!) - Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance - Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters CrowdCheck, Inc., Communications and Publicity by Crowdfunding Portals (November 2016) - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
CrowdCheck, Inc., Concurrent Online Offerings - Securities Regulation Institute (49th Annual), Monday, November 13, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies - Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies, Monday, November 13, 2017
The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance - The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!) - Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!), Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies - Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies, Monday, November 13, 2017
Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!) - Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!), Tuesday, October 09, 2018
The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance - The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies - Private Offerings and Public Offerings by Smaller Reporting Companies, Monday, November 13, 2017
The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance - The JOBS Act Six Years Out: Washington and State House Developments in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance, Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!) - Spotlight on Regulation A+: Seed Finance, Mini-IPOs, eREITS and Debt Offerings (Oh My!), Tuesday, October 09, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, December 03, 2017, New York, NY
Alternative Finance Summit 2018: Marketplace Lending, Cryptocurrency and Crowdfunding, Friday, October 12, 2018, New York, NY
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