Monthly Archives: March 2010

Voice Your Opinion Regarding The Proposed Repeal of Federal Preemption of Reg D Securities Offerings

Senator Dodd’s financial regulatory reform bill would require the SEC to review all accredited investor offerings and if the SEC did not review the offering, would deny federal covered security status to the offering unless a state determined that the … Continue reading

Posted in Federal Law & Regulation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Senator Dodd’s Financial Reform Bill Will Significantly Reduce Angel Investor Pool

Critical to startups is access to angel capital. Angel capital almost always comes from “accredited investors” as defined in the federal securities laws. These are most often investors with more than $200,000 in income in the last 2 years (or … Continue reading

Posted in Financings | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wait 120 Days For SEC Review To Do A Reg D Offering?

 Senator Dodd’s new financial regulatory reform bill is out. Copy of bill Copy of summary  As written in TechFlash today, the bill is not a good and helpful development for startups. The concept of waiting 120 days for the SEC … Continue reading

Posted in Financings | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Are You a Digital Media Company that Licenses Music?

Are you a digital media company that licenses music?  If so, some fundamental considerations are described by our partners David D. Oxenford and Robert J. Driscoll here.

Posted in Federal Law & Regulation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

An Important Action Alert From the WTIA

Dear technology executive, Take Action – Your Voice Needed to Oppose New Software Tax System Please contact your state Senator today and tell them to reject the new custom software tax included in the House Version of Senate Bill 6143!  In … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment