To many non-lawyers, the federal securities laws are a confusing morass of rules which hinder capital raising. However, the penalties for running afoul of these rules are real, and can be harsh. This article focuses on founders who ignore these rules. The article sets forth three high-level guidelines for obeying these rules, mistakes founders commonly make in this area, the penalties for these mistakes, and tips for preventing running afoul of these laws.
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Startup Law 101 Series - Mistakes Founders Make – Neglecting Securities Laws