Publikasjonsdetaljer

År
2011
Forfattere
Wenzlaff, K.
Röthler, D.
Publisert i/av
European Expert Network on Culture
Næring
Region
Europe
Type
Governm_Doc
Nøkkelord
Crowdfunding, Regulatory frameworks, Financial regulation, Europe
Abstrakt / Utdrag

This report provides a synthesis of the practices of crowdfunding in Europe, including elements of definitions, typology, statistical data, analysis of the varying practices, etc. It also identifies the issues arising from the use of crowdfunding within the EU which are potentially of EU competences and/or involve regulatory frameworks, including the relevance of existing financial regulations regarding initial public offerings (IPO) and/or the existence of legal exemptions, and cross-border access to crowdfunding within the EU. Finally, it provides recommendations concerning the potential regulation of crowdfunding schemes at EU and national level, on the basis of the key issues identified.