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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

SEC to target small and large violations

In recent remarks at a Securities Enforcement Forum, SEC Chairperson Mary Jo White offered a theme for the SEC’s enforcement program, “to be everywhere to enforce our securities laws and protect investors.”  She noted that... 

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Moisan Legal clients perform for Martha Stewart

Congratulations to Moisan Legal clients Leo Kuelbs Collection and John Ensor Parker in their successful production for Martha Stewart.   Read more here.   View a slide show here.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Work-Life Balance Among Entrepreneurs

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Saturday, July 12, 2014

Best People to Ask for Business Advice

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Friday, July 11, 2014


A new bill proposed by Senator Murphy, titled the “HALOS Act”, or “Helping Angels Lead our Startups Act” was recently released.   This bill seeks to clarify when a company is in engaging in a 506(c) “general solicitation” offering.  As you might recall, Section 506(c) was created by the JOBS Act and allows a company to use general solicitation if it undertakes certain additional investor verification procedures to ensure that investors meet the accredited investor standard.  The HALOS Act is an attempt to preserve the spirit of the JOBS Act and alleviate this burden from demo days and other standard start-up events.  

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Monday, June 30, 2014

Venture Term Sheets: Three Terms A VC Won’t Live Without

Venture Capitalists want three basic things before investing in your business.  As a result these terms appear in nearly every venture term sheet:

  1. The right to get paid back what they invested (liquidation preference);
  2. The right to maintain their ownership through future VC rounds (pro-rata rights); and
  3. The right to know what is going on with the company (a seat on the board).

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Improving Your Cash Flow in Your Business

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Fiduciary Duty - Recent decision

New York Court grants summary judgment removing a general partner from that position due to his flagrant breach of his fiduciary duty to the entity (See Cohen v. Stanley Cohen, NYLJ 1202655216511 (Sup. SUF, Decided April 28, 2014).

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Friday, May 9, 2014

Kickstarter fraud; Washington State files consumer protection suit

State regulators have started to notice Kickstarter.  Specifically, the attorney general of the state of Washington brought suit against a company and its owner who used Kickstarter to raise funds, but failed to produce the reward promised... 

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Thursday, May 1, 2014

Moisan Legal client performs at the Guggenheim Museum, NYC.

Congratulations to Moisan Legal clients for their successful production at the Guggenheim Museum, NYC.  Find out more here.

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