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David Jenson

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New C&DIs Contemplate Intrastate Crowdfunded Offerings


Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Private Equity This week the SEC released three new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) relating to Rule 147, which applies to securities that exempt from registration pursuant to Section 3(a)(11) of the Securities Act because they were offered and sold only to residents of a single state, and were issued by a company transacting business in that […] Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2014

Scale and Gavel

Proposed Changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act

Public Companies and Securities The Minnesota legislature is considering proposed changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act.  Among other things, the changes would: Provide for pre-clearance of... Read more →

by and   |   March 24, 2014

Scale and Gavel

Alleged Securities Fraud at Dewey & LeBoeuf

Consumer Protection On March 6, 2014, the SEC brought charges of securities fraud against a handful of executives and finance professionals from the now-defunct global mega-firm Dewey &... Read more →

by   |   March 9, 2014


MN Regulation of Investment Adviser Representatives

Investment Advisers In 2013, Minnesota enacted new regulatory statutes (prior coverage here, here, and here) that require “investment adviser representatives” to register with the department of... Read more →

by   |   February 16, 2014