H. R. 3972
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
October 25, 2017
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
To clarify that family offices and family clients are accredited investors, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Family Office Technical Correction Act of 2017.
Accredited investor clarification
Subject to subsection (b), any family office or a family client of a family office, as defined in section 275.202(a)(11)(G)–1 of title 17, Code of Federal Regulations, shall be deemed to be an accredited investor, as defined in Regulation D of the Securities and Exchange Commission (or any successor thereto) under the Securities Act of 1933.
Subsection (a) only applies to a family office with assets under management in excess of $5,000,000, and a family office or a family client not formed for the specific purpose of acquiring the securities offered, and whose purchase is directed by a person who has such knowledge and experience in financial and business matters that such person is capable of evaluating the merits and risks of the prospective investment.
Passed the House of Representatives October 24, 2017.
Karen L. Haas,