FINRA has begun gathering information on how to implement the new JOBS act required provision of Regulation D regarding crowdfunding. What does this mean for your business?
After almost a year since Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act), which originally had great excitement from the start-up community, I’ll explore how implementation of the JOBS Act has progressed and what we might...
Is it time to take your start up business to the next level and create a formal business entity?
This article briefly describes some federal and state requirements to adhere to when running a contents, or simply a game-of-chance sweepstakes, in order to avoid inadvertently setting up an illegal lottery.
Given the securities laws, one probably ought not to be surprised that there are restrictions on who can be involved in the sale of an offeror's securities. Generally the top officers of the company can sell the securities, although there are...
This article briefly discusses letters of intent (and similar documents such as memoranda of understanding or term sheets) and the issues that surround the non-binding nature of letters of intent.
What to include in promotional materials from a legal perspective.
Everyone thinks they should incorporate in Delaware, but no one knows why. One of the big reasons Delaware can be advantageous? The Court of Chancery, considered the best court in the country for corporate matters. But is that reason for your...
I take a look through Instagram's new (now abandoned) terms of service to determine what the changes mean legally and what that means for users.