Archive for July, 2014

SEC Argues Minnesota’s 2006 Securities Registration Exemption Fails to Comply with Rule 504’s Requirements, Current Implications and Risks for Securities Attorneys

  • July 24th, 2014
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The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) recently alleged in a civil complaint a legal position that potentially places a common interpretation of Minnesota’s securities registration exemptions at risk of violating federal securities laws. In December 2012, the…

SEC Enforcement Actions for Civil Penalties: The Road Ahead after Gabelli v. SEC

  • July 24th, 2014
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In Gabelli v. SEC, decided in February 2013, the Supreme Court unambiguously prohibited the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) from bringing enforcement actions seeking civil penalties in cases of fraud after the applicable statute of limitations period has elapsed….

JOBS Act 2.0 Summary – Proposed Legislation

  • July 21st, 2014
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Jumpstart Our Business Start-Ups Investment Liquidity Act Summary This Act will facilitate investment liquidity of Securities, including those issued in JOBS Act and other small company transactions. The principal features of the Act are to amend sections 4(1), 18(a)(1), and…

Securities Act of 1933 – Proposed Bill to Facilitate Liquidity of Small Company Securities (JOBS Act 2.0)

  • July 21st, 2014
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A BILL To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to facilitate investment liquidity of Securities, including those issued in JOBS Act and other small company transactions.   Be it enacted by the Senate…

Capital for Keeps – Limit Litigation Risk While Raising Capital

  • July 21st, 2014
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Need help raising capital for your real estate deal or for your business? Raising capital in a legally compliant manner is not easy, and entrepreneurs acting without proper guidance risk potentially serious civil and criminal consequences. In Russell Weigel’s new…

Russell Weigel’s Investment Attorneys Blog

  • July 21st, 2014
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Welcome to our firm’s Blog. Our firm is based in Miami, Florida and we provide full range of services to corporate America and the regulated securities industry. If you need assistance or guidance we can help. Our firm has experience…

Russell Weigel in the Media

  • July 1st, 2014
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Russell Weigel’s Continuing Legal Education Events – “Private Placement Agreements,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 9/29/2014. “The New Crowdfunding Exemptions for Small Businesses,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 7/18/2013. “Securities Law 101,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 10/08/2013. “Private Placement Agreements,” National Business…

Russell C. Weigel, III, in the Media

  • July 1st, 2014
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Russell Weigel’s Continuing Legal Education Events – “Private Placement Agreements,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 9/29/2014. “The New Crowdfunding Exemptions for Small Businesses,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 7/18/2013. “Securities Law 101,” National Business Institute Teleconference on 10/08/2013. “Private Placement Agreements,” National Business…