Monthly Archives: September 2013

USA-Spain Business Forum

November 7th, 2013 – 8am to 2pm The Honorary Consulate of Spain in Seattle, along with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP and the Spanish law firm J&A Garrigues, S.L.P., invite you to join us for the first edition of the USA-Spain Business … Continue reading

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Pros and Cons of General Solicitation

I had an email exchange with a client this morning. I started it abruptly. “Are you going to generally solicit your offering?” He didn’t know what I was talking about.  He had been head down, building stuff, not reading and … Continue reading

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Meetup Thoughts Regarding Proposed Reg D and Form D Rules

At a meetup yesterday, someone asked me to comment on the proposed SEC rules regarding Reg D and Form D. Here is what I jotted down on the spot as comments someone could submit to the SEC: (1) The spirit … Continue reading

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Danger or Opportunity? Impact of New SEC Rules for Funding Solicitation

Come hear a panel of experts discuss the implications of changes to rules regarding ending the SEC ban on “general solicitation” for exempt stock offerings, which means that an entrepreneur raising angel financing may now use public advertising to attract … Continue reading

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Media Seeks Answers to General Solicitation

I received two calls from reporters the other day. They wanted to talk about the lifting of the ban on general solicitation, which happens effective Monday, September 23, 2013. Is the lifting of the ban on general solicitation exciting? Is … Continue reading

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