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Category: Corp Finance

Bitcoin Fraud On the Rise

Proponents of the varied cryptocurrencies believe that buying these "coins" will make them millionaires. For some, it is hard to…

Accredited Investor Definition

Under the federal securities laws, while a company may not offer or sell securities without registration with the SEC, there…

Congress Still Trading On Non-Public Information?

Even a looming scandal wouldn’t deter some of Congress’ most eager stock traders." This article from Politico details the outrageous…

SEC’s Fast Answers – Rule 504

Rule 504 of Regulation D provides an exemption from the registration requirements of the federal securities laws for some companies…

SEC Fast Answers – Rule 506

From the SEC's "Fast Answers" Page: Rule 506 of Regulation D Rule 506 of Regulation D is considered a "safe…

Corporate Law and Finance Center

  SEC Law.com IPO Information Center Introductory Materials: Introduction to Federal Securities Laws Introduction to Blue Sky Laws (State Securities…

Anti-Touting Violations by Internet Promoter

Internet Promoters Enjoined by SEC The SEC announced on August 25, 2000, another case involving the online touting of securities,…

Public Offering and Private Placement Information Center

When the Securities and Exchange Commission enacted a new procedure for financing by small corporations, known as the Small Corporate…

Finders, Registration and Exemptions

  Finding Finders When do they have to register. Or do they have to at all? By Mark J. Astarita,…

Guide to State Securities Administrators

Maintained by Mark J. Astarita, Esq. Last Updated September 16, 2014 BLUE SKY ATTORNEYS - The state securities laws are…