The California Securities Attorneys

Using the Reg. S Exemption for Foreign Investors

Using Reg. S is useful when the issuer does not want to be limited by the restrictions of Rule 506. With a Rule 506 offering all investors must be either accredited or sophisticated, and there is a limit of 35 non-accredited…more

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New Requirements Re California Investors

Companies that are planning an offering with California investors should be aware of a new California bill that takes effect on January 1, 2013, Senate Bill 978…more

| Securities Law

Using Finders to Locate Investors – Bruce E. Methven

A number of years ago the SEC effectively banned the use of finders to locate investors for securities offerings that cross state lines. Still, a few states allow finders for their intrastate offerings (offerings made entirely…more

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Public Advertising of California Qualification by Permit Offerings

Although it takes more time and effort than other types of offerings, a California qualification by permit (25113) offering has major advantages in terms of allowing public advertising and having low investor requirements…more

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Status of New Fund Manager Regulations

For those of you who are or may be making offerings in California, this is an update on the latest regarding the new California regulations regarding investment advisers. This is important because the California Department of…more

| Securities Law

Choices for Structuring Preferred Stock Offerings

As mentioned last time, there are many ways to structure securities to be sold in an offering. How they are structured requires balancing what is attractive to investors with what the company can live with…more

| Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Law

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