Category Archives: Federal Law & Regulation

10 Things To Do Before Generally Soliciting

Can you generally advertise your private company securities offering now? Yes! This became possible on September 23, 2013. But here are some notes of caution. Some suggestions. Some things I’d recommend you do before you generally solicit, if you decide … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding v. Rule 506(c) Offerings

A lot of folks are confused about the SEC’s repeal of the ban on general solicitation and how it relates to crowdfunding. Is general solicitation crowdfunding? The SEC’s repeal of the ban on general solicitation relates to accredited investor-only offerings … 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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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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Can I Generally Solicit Now?

Q: Can I generally solicit or generally advertise my offering before September 23, 2013? A: No. You can’t generally solicit or generally advertise your offering until September 23, 2013. Until September 23, 2013, general solicitation or general advertising of securities … Continue reading

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