Archive for Crowdfunding

SUPREME COURT HOLDS THAT SEC DISGORGEMENT ORDERS ARE SUBJECT TO STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

  • June 6th, 2017
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On June 5, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court announced its unanimous opinion in Kokesh v. SEC holding that the five-year federal statute of limitations on government penalty and forfeiture claims applies to SEC claims for disgorgement. Our firm’s successful federal trial court and…

SUPREME COURT ACCEPTS CERT. IN TENTH CIRCUIT CASE CITING SEC V. GRAHAM AS BEING IN CONFLICT

  • January 16th, 2017
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On January 13, 2017 the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari in Kokesh v. SEC, an appeal from a Tenth Circuit case that rejected the Eleventh Circuit’s conclusion in SEC v. Graham that disgorgement orders are forfeitures subject…

INJUNCTIVE RELIEF NOT SO IMPORTANT TO SEC

  • January 15th, 2017
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We are pleased to announce that following the remand of SEC v. Graham from the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the defense’s victory became complete with the SEC’s stipulation of dismissal of its claim for injunctive relief – the only…

SEC DISGORGEMENT ORDERS AND DECLARATORY RELIEF ARE TIME-BARRED, THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT HOLDS

  • May 27th, 2016
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In a first-of-its-kind case on the issues of disgorgement and declaratory relief, an appellate court upheld a federal district court decision throwing out a SEC enforcement case. The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court on the grounds…

Raising Capital? 2 People You Shouldn’t Speak To

  • April 9th, 2015
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Raising Capital and finding investors for your business can be tricky. It is no secret. Raising capital is intrinsic to the success of every business owner. Whether raised by a collaborative effort of friends and family, by third-party investor capital,…

Raising Capital? 2 People You Shouldn’t Speak To

Raising Capital? 2 People You Shouldn’t Speak To

  • April 9th, 2015
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Raising Capital can be tricky.  Make sure you’re speaking to the right people.   It is no secret. Raising capital is intrinsic to the success of every business owner. Whether raised by a collaborative effort of friends and family, by…

The Advent of Advertising and General Solicitation of Private Placements and the Disqualification of Certain Issuers

  • September 9th, 2014
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by Securities Lawyer: Russell C. Weigel, III September 23, 2013 is the day that securities issuers will be able to conduct general solicitation and advertising of private capital raises pursuant to new Regulation D Rule 506(c) (implementation of Title II…

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 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…

July 18, 2013 – “The New Crowdfunding Exemptions for Small Businesses” Webinar

  • July 10th, 2013
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Thursday, July 18, 2013 – “The New Crowdfunding Exemptions for Small Businesses” Webinar, sponsored by the National Business Institute. For more information and registration for my webinar visit the NBI homepage and search for “The New Crowdfunding Exemptions for Small…