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Richard Branson’s 5 Rules for Good Business

Richard Branson writes for Entrepreneur, about what advice he would give young entrepreneurs. The whole article can be found here, but the five simple guidelines he lists are:   1. If you don’t enjoy it, don’t do it. You must … Continue reading

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Are you Ready for Say-on-Pay?

On January 25, 2011, the SEC adopted rules to implement the say-on-pay and say-on golden parachute provisions of Section 951 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Smaller Reporting Companies were given a two-year exemption from the … Continue reading

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JOBS Act and General Solicitation of 506 Offerings

The JOBS Act (the “Act”), signed into law on April 5, 2012, promises to have a significant impact on the sales of securities under federal securities laws.  Currently, any issuer intending to rely on the Rule 506 exemption in an … Continue reading

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What Exactly is a Rule 144 Opinion?

If you own shares of a Smaller Reporting Company, chances are they are “restricted.” But what does that mean?? The general principle behind securities law is that every offer or sale of a security must be registered with the SEC, … Continue reading

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New Website for Small Businesses: Business USA

In February, the Obama Administration launched a new online platform to help small businesses seeking information about available federal programs. The site,  business.usa.gov is still in “beta” but they are adding new features and content regularly. The site provides information … Continue reading

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