Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Troubles With The New Crowdfunding Law

Everyone is very excited about the new crowdfunding-for-securities law. Crowdfunding is a great idea–in concept. And now we have a new law which is about to make crowdfunding for securities a reality, at least in some sense. The trouble? The … Continue reading

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King County Tax Amnesty

Complying with every applicable tax law can be a daunting obligation even for a taxpayer well versed in tax rules. For start-ups, the task can be more than daunting when the taxing authorities do not tell you about your reporting … Continue reading

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The Social Purpose Corporation

By John Reed and Ame Wellman Lewis With increasing frequency, companies are seeking to build social values into corporate identities. Starting June 7, 2012, Washington State will recognize “social purpose corporations,” a new form of for-profit corporation. While the primary … Continue reading

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Accredited Crowdfunding

The SEC, Accredited Crowdfunding, And The Art Of Hair Splitting Summary of Remarks of Joe Wallin to Section 201 of the JOBS Act Given at a Presentation to the Angel Capital Association, Northwest Regional Meeting, held in Seattle, Washington, on … Continue reading

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JOBS Act – The Old Rules Still Apply

As we wrote last week, the most exciting provisions of the JOBS Act, at least for private companies–the repeal of the ban on general solicitation in all accredited offerings and crowdfunding–are not yet effective and won’t be effective until the … Continue reading

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