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Unregistered Finder Settles with the SEC, Agrees to Pay Millions

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Broker-Dealer, Consumer Protection, Energy, Private Equity, Public Companies and Securities The SEC recently settled an enforcement action against an individual alleged to have sold millions of dollars in securities on behalf of oil and gas companies without being associated with a registered broker dealer, as required by Section 15(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Under the terms of the settlement, Behrooz Sarafraz has […] Read more →

by   |   May 16, 2014


Implementing the Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act

Uncategorized The Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (the “Revised Act”) has been adopted in Minnesota and will replace Minnesota’s current limited liability company... Read more →

by , , and   |   April 23, 2014


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... 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