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- When a Business Folds, Who Is Responsible for Its Debts and Other Obligations?
A common question among small business owners is who will be responsible for debts and other obligations if a business entity folds or reorganizes. Many things can happen in the life of a business entity, whether a corporation, LLC, partnership, or sole proprietorship, and this can lead to questions about who will be left holding the bag.
- The Fallout of Arthur Andersen and Enron on the Legal Landscape of American Accounting
It may have been a decade ago, but the fallout of the accounting scandals of the late 1990's and early 2000's continue to resonate through both of the accounting and legal professions. The largely self-regulated accounting profession has enacted numerous changes that continue to evolve in response to the scandals and pressure from government agencies and the public.
- State Shuts Down Crowdfunding Website SoMoLend in Ohio
Since the JOBS Act became law, numerous crowdfunding websites have popped up on the Internet. This month, the first enforcement action was brought against a crowdfunding website.
- Crowdfunding, Crowdinvesting, Kickstarter, and the JOBS Act
In 2012, the US federal government passed a bill called the JOBS act. Among its provisions was one allowing for small investments in exchange for equity in that company or project without having to go through the SEC or qualify as an investor. What is the difference between crowdinvesting and crowdfunding, what is Kickstarter, and how does it all work from a legal standpoint?
- OTCMarkets Tiers
Unlike securities listed on stock exchanges such as NASDAQ or the NYSE, securities may trade through the OTCMarkets interdealer quotation system whether they are Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) reporting issuer or not.
- Going Public Options for Foreign Companies
Going Public Options for Foreign Companies
- How Finra Rule 6490 Impacts Going Public Transactions
Smooth Sailing for Companies Avoiding Reverse Mergers in their Going Public Transactions.
- IPO Prospectus Delivery
Under the Securities Act of 1933 as amended (the “Securites Act”), a Company that conducts an initial public offering (“IPO”) including in a going public transaction must adequately disclose material information to investors.
- The SEC Registration Process
The offer and sale of securities is regulated by the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“1933 Act”). Section 5 of the 1933 Act requires any offering to be registered with the SEC or exempt from registration.
- Form 10 Shells l Reverse Mergers
Issuers seeking to raise capital often attempt to go public using a reverse merger with a public shell. Blank check companies that file Form 10 Registration Statements (“Form 10 Shells”) are marketed as handy vehicles private companies can use to go public easily.