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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 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 state.  […] Read more →

by   |   April 10, 2014


Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation Legislation Signed Into Law

Uncategorized A bill has been signed into law that brings public benefit corporations to Minnesota.  The public benefit corporation is a relatively recent legal innovation that occupies a... Read more →

by , , and   |   April 10, 2014

Scale and Gavel

2014 Changes to the Minnesota Business Corporation Act Become Law

Public Companies and Securities The Minnesota Business Corporation Act was recently revised and the amendments have been signed into law.  Among other things, the changes: Provide for pre-clearance of documents... 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