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5 Tips for a Business Merger

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If you are anticipating a business merger in Florida or are considering a business acquisition, there are many considerations you should be thinking about. In particular, small businesses in Florida may be thinking about options for merging in order to grow their brands or their businesses. According to an article in Forbes, there are… Read More »

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SEC Review and Indications of Interest in IPO Shares

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In order for a business to offer or sell its shares, it must register with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or be eligible for an exemption to registration. The first time a business offers or sells its shares to the public, this act is known as an initial public offering (or IPO)…. Read More »

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Five Things to Know About SEC Enforcement Actions

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The best way to avoid being involved in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement action is to work with a Florida securities registration filings attorney to ensure that you are in compliance with all federal laws and regulations. At the same time, however, we know it can be important to learn more… Read More »

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Convert from an S Corp to a C Corp

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If you currently have an S corporation (S corp) in Florida, the relatively recent changes to federal tax law could mean that converting to a C corporation (C corp) could be beneficial to you. There are a number of reasons that businesses start as C corporations and then file the necessary paperwork with the… Read More »

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What are Blue Sky Laws and How Do They Affect My Florida Securities Offerings?

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The term “blue sky laws” are state regulations that were created to help protect investors against possible securities fraud. Any type of securities being sold or offered within a state must register or they have to qualify for an exemption. The laws can differ widely based on what state you are in. Most blue… Read More »

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Trade Secret Protection and Litigation in Florida

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When a business or person obtains and uses information deemed to be a trade secret, it can result in litigation. Trade secrets are typically defined as any information that includes a pattern, formula, method, process, device, compilation, or program that is a form of intellectual property that is not generally known or reasonably ascertainable… Read More »

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What to Know about Merger Agreements in Florida

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If you have been asked to consider a business merger, it is imperative that you understand everything about what is involved before agreeing to it. If your company has shareholders, most states will require that a majority of them approve a merger in cases where it has a major impact on either the target… Read More »

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SEC Issues Statement on Market Structure Innovation for Thinly Traded Securities

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Washington D.C., Oct. 17, 2019 — The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued a statement that invites exchanges and other market participants to submit innovative proposals designed to improve the secondary market structure for exchange listed equity securities that trade in lower volumes, commonly referred to as “thinly traded securities.” Low trading volumes may drive… Read More »

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How a Florida Securities Compliance Lawyer Can Help Your Business

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Does your business offer securities, or are you planning to offer them? Securities offerings are highly regulated at both the federal and the state level by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Florida securities administrators. Your offerings are required to comply with both federal and state registration laws as well as anti-fraud laws…. Read More »

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SEC Releases an Updated List of Firms Who Use Inaccurate Information in Order to Solicit Investors

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The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued a press release that it has updated the list of unregistered securities entities that may be engaging in the practice of using misleading information in order to go after investors. Their primary focus is unsuspecting international investors. This latest update added 11 soliciting entities, nine bogus regulators,… Read More »

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