Author Archives: Joe Wallin

About Joe Wallin

Joe Wallin focuses on emerging, high growth, and startup companies. Joe frequently represents companies in angel and venture financings, mergers and acquisitions, and other significant business transactions. Joe also represents investors in U.S. businesses, and provides general counsel services for companies from startup to post-public.

SEC Advisory Committee Makes Accredited Investor Recommendations

Summary SEC Investor Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the SEC regarding “accredited investor” definition and related considerations No specific changes to financial thresholds recommended New “financial sophistication” basis for accreditation proposed Investment amount limitations suggested Alternative means of verifying accreditation … Continue reading

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FAA Grants Limited Exemptions Allowing Hollywood to Film With Drones

By Diana Marina Cooper In a surprising move last week, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted permission to six Hollywood companies to film using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The FAA is currently developing rules to integrate UAVs into the domestic … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and Crowdfunding: Practice Safe Crowdfunding®

By Mary Juetten, Founder and CEO of Traklight Crowdfunding, despite its popularity, is still misunderstood. Many people are familiar with rewards crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo based on widely publicized campaigns such as the Pebble Watch and the Veronica … Continue reading

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