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GAO Report on Blue Sky Revenue Released

Blue Sky Filings Become a Cash Cow By John M. Baker, Esq. Blue sky filings are quite the cash cow, according to a recent General Accounting Office report. Expenditures and Revenues of State Securities Regulatory Agencies, No. GAO/GGD-00-189R (Aug. 15, 2000). For example, in 1999 the 46 jurisdictions reporting usable […]

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LAW REVIEW: BREWING TROUBLE?

  INTERNET OFFERINGS CAN RESULT IN A DOUBLE WHAMMY: AN IPO BY INEXPERIENCED BROKERS IN A COMPANY WITH NO FUNDAMENTALS By now, you’re probably aware of Spring Street Brewing’s successful initial public offering completed last year. The company conducted a self-underwriting almost entirely on the Internet and then commenced trading of its securities on its Internet World […]