Megan Muir

Megan Muir

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Accredited Investor Verification under Rule 506(c)

Bill Carleton has a good post regarding the recent comments from Keith Higgins, the Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, who spoke at the 2014 Angel Capital Association Summit. Higgins discussed the SEC’s...more

4/2/2014 - Accredited Investors JOBS Act Rule 506 Offerings SEC

Employers: 2014 Deadlines to Furnish ISO and ESPP Information Statements and Returns

Employers, from startups to public companies, need to be aware of the following requirements and take action by January 31st if they apply. Section 6039 of the Internal Revenue Code requires a corporation to furnish a...more

1/20/2014 - Deadlines Employee Stock Purchase Plans Employer Liability Issues Income Taxes IRC IRS Stock Options Stocks

Emerging Growth and Venture Capital News - Fall 2013

NEW SEC GENERAL SOLICITATION AND “BAD ACTOR” RULES RE PRIVATE STOCK SALES NOW IN EFFECT - New Securities and Exchange Commission rules concerning private stock sales are now in effect. Under these rules, for...more

10/2/2013 - Advertising Bad Faith College Athletes Data Collection General Solicitation JOBS Act Minors Private Equity Regulation D Right of Publicity Rule 506 Offerings SEC

Demo Days, Pitch Events and the New Reg D

I. Introduction / Background - With the passage of the JOBS Act, the regulation governing most private securities offerings is undergoing a dramatic makeover. Congress tasked the Securities and Exchange Commission...more

9/24/2013 - Advertising Angel Investors General Solicitation JOBS Act Regulation D SEC Startups

New SEC Rules Disqualifying "Bad Actors" in Private Fundraising

Earlier this summer, together with some of my partners within DLA Piper (Christopher Paci, Jason Harmon, Darryl Steinhause and Wesley Nissen), I wrote an article about new SEC regulations concerning private offerings. The...more

9/23/2013 - Bad Actors Disqualification Dodd-Frank Issuers Private Offerings Regulation D Rule 506 Offerings SEC

New SEC General Solicitation Rules Go Into Effect

On July 10, 2013 the US Securities and Exchange Commission adopted much-anticipated amendments to its regulations on private offerings under Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, that lift the...more

9/23/2013

Trados: Four Key Takeaways for Boards & Investors

As we mentioned in this post earlier this month, the Delaware Court of Chancery has issued its decision in the matter of In re Trados Incorporated Shareholder Litigation, C.A. No. 1512-VC (August 16, 2013), in which it...more

8/28/2013 - Board of Directors Change in Control Common Stock Fiduciary Duty Investors Safe Harbors Shareholders Trados Inc

Corporate Venture Capital - Big Second Quarter

CB Insights has published summary data regarding Q2 2013 corporate venture capital investing, showing CVC investment in 126 deals with total funding of US$1.7 billion. ...more

8/8/2013 - Google Novartis Qualcomm Venture Capital

SEC lifts general solicitation ban, proposes changes to Reg D, approves “bad actor” rules

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted much-anticipated amendments to its regulations on private offerings under Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, that lift the more than...more

7/22/2013 - Advertising Bad Actors General Solicitation JOBS Act Marketing Private Placements Regulation D Rule 144A Rule 506 Offerings SEC Securities Act of 1933

Angel Investment Trends: Q1 2013 Halo Report

The Q1 2013 Halo Report report has been released by The Angel Resource Institute (ARI), Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and CB Insights. ...more

7/22/2013 - Angel Investors Investors Startups

Recent Venture Capital Trends: CB Insights Q2 2013 Data

CB Insights has published summary data regarding recent venture capital trends, together with a full report available to paid subscribers. In terms of investments by VCs, the report indicates that US$7.0B was invested in 807...more

7/18/2013 - Investors Small Business Venture Capital

SEC Issues Rules Lifting Ban on General Solicitation in Unregistered Fundraising

Ban on General Solicitation Lifted with Respect to Accredited Investors - Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new rules to lift the ban on general solicitation of funds or general advertising...more

7/11/2013 - Advertising Funding Fundraisers General Solicitation Proposed Regulation Regulation D SEC Section 501 Securities Securities Act of 1933

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