Category Archives: Financings

Television Discussion Regarding Regulation D Reform

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Senate Banking Bill Retains 120 Day Wait Period For Private Securities Offerings

Senator Dodd’s bill has now been filed with the full Senate. As stated in a tweet yesterday: Senate Banking Cmte (@SenateBanker) 4/15/10 7:36 PM The Wall Street Reform bill has been filed with the full Senate – S. 3217 http://bit.ly/bAP5sS  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Why Do Companies Issue Preferred Stock?

Preferred Stock is stock which is “preferred” over common stock in any number of different ways.  For example: Preferred stock may have a liquidation preference, which is a right to be paid first a certain fixed or formulaic amount of money … Continue reading

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