Law Offices of Douglas Slain

Money Chases Marijuana

Cannabis-Ancillary Investments Outlier Investments, Inc., with Private Placement Advisors, LLC, drafts private placement offering documents and assist start-ups with investor presentations; it also advises investors and…more

| Business Organizations, Construction Law, Criminal Law, Health,...

Business Brokers Acting as Broker-dealers and Underwriters

The United States Supreme Court has held that the sale of a controlling interest in a business affected by the sale of its stock constitutes a securities transaction. Accordingly, the transaction is entitled to the protection of…more

| Business Organizations, Securities Law

EB-5 Law and Practice after the JOBS Act

The SEC's proposed rules under the JOBS Act will change the practice of law relating to EB-5 offerings. Regional centers and other EB-5 issuers (“direct investments”) will have more latitude with respect to general…more

| Immigration Law, Securities Law

EB-5 Visas: & Securities Laws

The EB-5 visa program, whether executed via the widely praised regional center pilot program or a direct investment regime, is unique, valuable and has a generally successful history. It adds jobs and it get the investor his or…more

| Securities Law

EB-5 and U.S. Securities Law

The employment-creation immigrant visa category (EB-5) has become the flavor of the month for U.S. immigration for wealthy foreign nationals. Many laud the EB-5 regional center pilot program, in particular, as a clean and…more

| Securities Law

Crowdfunding and Mc Henry's Own Reg D Fraud

“Crowdfunding,” a job-creation panacea-of-the-month buzzword, is being peddled under the Entrepreneur Access to Capital Act (H.R. 2930) and extolled by Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.) as having “very strong investor protections.”…more

| Consumer Protection, Criminal Law, Securities Law

Real Estate Blind Pools

This handbook is for anyone seeking $500,000 to $5,000,000 to fund a real estate limited partnership without having to identify which properties will be bought, developed or sold on behalf of the investors. This form of…more

| Business Organizations, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate -...

"Can I use finders?"

"Can I use finders to raise the money?” Anyone faced with the challenge of funding a project from non-bank sources will ask this question sooner or later. The law governing finders depends on whether you are engaging in…more

| Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Commercial,...

How to Fund a Film Project

HOW TO FUND A FEATURE FILM I. Non-recourse loans from family and friends. This is usually the easiest money to find. II. One or two active partners with money. This is the partnership route, with you providing…more

| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Cannabis Distributions under Cover of Law

Cannabis Distributions under Color of Law is a 50 page monograph telling you what you need to know to start a legal medical cannabis delivery service in California. It details the seven steps necessary to get going right…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Delivery Services: Hemp Publications Monograph No. 1

Delivery Services Hemp Publications Monograph No. 1 Delivery Services is a 50-page 8 1/2" x 5" spiral-bound in-depth study that details the seven steps necessary to start a legal medical marijuana delivery service in…more

| Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Real...

Medical Cannabis Opportunities

Medical Cannabis Investment Opportunities Private Placement Advisors (, with Medical Cannabis Law Group (, writes customized business plans for a)medical marijuana real…more

| Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Real...

Exempt Offerings for niche asset classes

Reading recent unremittingly bad news about the U.S. real estate market reminds me how much money can be made buying the right asset classes these days…more

| Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Securities Law

Cannabis & Commerce Legal Survival Guides

Litigation Research Group is publishing state-specific cannabis and commerce handbooks detailing how to grow and distribute marijuana “as much within the law as possible,” according to the publisher. Medical…more

| Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

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