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Securities Law 101

If you are the founder of a startup, unless you plan to self-fund and never grant stock options or other types of compensatory equity awards, you will need to familiarize yourself with both federal and state securities laws. The reason?  … Continue reading

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How to Hire an Advisory Board Member

How To Document the Retention of An Advisory Board Member By Joe Wallin Our clients frequently ask us this question: “We want to bring on an advisory board member. Can you help us?” The answer is, “Of course, absolutely.” And here … Continue reading

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Stock Option Grant Checklist

If you are granting stock options, you might find this checklist helpful. Continue reading

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What Is Rule 701 and Do I Need To Worry About It?

If you are a non-public company granting stock options or other compensatory equity awards to employees or consultants, you need to be familiar with Rule 701 and worry about complying with it. Rule 701 is the federal securities law exemption … Continue reading

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