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When is stock not stock? When it’s issued by the Green Bay Packers.

December 18, 2011

The NFC North-leading Green Bay Packers recently announced a stock offering to the public.  Any entrepreneur who has navigated the seed financing process will likely intuitively believe that this means that the Packers have to conduct the offering in a manner which adheres to an exemption from the federal securities laws.  However, as this article explains, the Packers' "stock offering" does not really "offer stock" within the meaning of the securities laws. 

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When is stock not stock? When it’s issued by the Green Bay Packers.

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Alexander Davie

Alexander Davie

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