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Not So Fast – Challenges In Reincorporating From California To Delaware
There are several reasons that a California corporation may want to reincorporate to Delaware. Venture capital funds or other investors may demand a reincorporation to Delaware as a condition to financing.
United States
2 Aug 2018
Begin At The Beginning, Go On Until You Reboot, And Then… (Silicon Valley – Season 3 Finale)
Summarizing the week Jared writes, "Lewis Carroll famously said, ‘Begin at the beginning, go on to the end, and then stop.' But that is hard advice to follow when one's head is spinning…"
United States
8 Jul 2016
SEC Prevails In Regulation A+ Litigation
Regulation A+, which became effective on March 25, 2015, permits the offering of up to $50,000,000 in securities in any twelve-month period, subject to the certain requirements (a "Tier 2 Offering").
United States
4 Jul 2016
FAST Act Speeds-Up Raising Capital
On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, or FAST Act.
United States
31 Dec 2015
Far From The Madding Crowdfunding: A Look At The SEC's Proposed Changes To Rule 147 And Rule 504
Rule 147 has proven to have too many requirements and restrictions to be useful, especially in the modern age of the internet.
United States
16 Nov 2015
SAFEs And KISSes Poised To Be The Next Generation Of Startup Financing
In late 2013, startup accelerator Y Combinator unveiled its Simple Agreement for Future Equity ("SAFE") investment instrument as an alternative to convertible debt.
United States
11 May 2015
Toward A Transactional Exemption For Emerging Company Investments
There might be certain common venture capital transactional structures that provide protections that could justify eliminating the additional disclosures and limitations required when non-accredited investors participate in an offering under Regulation D.
United States
16 Feb 2015
Investment Trends In The Gaming Industry
Over the past decade, the gaming industry has evolved into one of the hottest sectors of mobile internet services.
United States
8 Dec 2014
Crowdfunding 2.0?
On October 24, 2013, the SEC published proposed rules to permit companies to offer and sell securities through "regulation" crowdfunding.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Setting The Record Straight On The New General Solicitation Rules
On September 23, 2013, the final rules eliminating the prohibition on general solicitation and advertising for certain offerings under Rule 506 went into effect.
United States
15 Nov 2013
Crowdfunding Moves Forward: The SEC Issues Proposed Rules On Crowdfunding
On October 24, 2013, in accordance with Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act"), the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") issued a press release and published long-awaited proposed rules (Release Nos. 33-9470; 34-70741) (the "Proposed Rules") to permit companies to offer and sell securities through crowdfunding ("Regulation Crowdfunding").
United States
4 Nov 2013
Rules Eliminating The Prohibition On General Solicitation For Rule 506 And Rule 144A Offerings Become Effective September 23, 2013
The final rules for eliminating the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in Rule 506 and Rule 144A offerings will become effective on September 23, 2013, which is 60 days after the July 24, 2013 date they were published in the Federal Register.
United States
7 Aug 2013
SEC Eliminates The Prohibition On General Solicitation For Rule 506 And Rule 144A Offerings
On July 10, 2013, the SEC adopted the amendments required under the JOBS Act to Rule 506 that would permit issuers to use general solicitation and general advertising to offer their securities, subject to certain limitations.
United States
16 Jul 2013
The Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act and What It Could Mean for Startups
There has been a lot of talk recently about a phenomenon called crowdfunding, a new type of fundraising that relies on social media and the Internet to raise small amounts of capital from large numbers of individuals.
United States
25 Jan 2012
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