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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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Senior Safe Act Helps Reduce Suspected Senior Financial Exploitation

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Financial fraud against senior citizens is an unfortunate reality that surrounds us. Older persons are considered easier targets and are left vulnerable to unscrupulous and opportunistic thieves in search of their next score. In order to try and thwart some of the risk, the Senior Safe Act was passed in May 2018. It does… Read More »

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Specific Performance and Florida Contract Law

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When it comes to contract disputes, the most common remedy involves financial restitution. However, there is also something called specific performance which is an equitable remedy in some breach of contract matters. When someone files a suit for specific performance, the party who did not breach the contract, or the plaintiff, asks the court… Read More »

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What is the Securities Exchange Commission Rule 144?

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Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Rule 144 is promulgated under the  Securities Act of 1933 and deals with a commonly used exemption for security holders to sell restricted securities in public resales. Restricted securities are typically acquired in a private, unregistered sale from an issuing company or one of their affiliates. What are Restricted… Read More »

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Essential Elements of Florida Corporate Compliance

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Do you know whether your business is complying with all government regulations regarding reporting and operations? All businesses are required to have company policies that teach their employees how to handle and respond to a variety of situations, as well as file accurate financial statements. Failure to comply with governmental regulations and rules can… Read More »

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Questions Investors Should be Asking Before Investing in a Startup

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Taking a risk on investing in a startup can pay off with significant returns, but every venture has its risks. With startups, there is no guarantee the business will take off, and, if it fails, investors could wind up with nothing. If you’re looking for investors for your new startup, it’s important that you… Read More »

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SEC Issues Proposal to Improve Disclosures Related to Businesses’ Acquisitions and Dispositions

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Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted in favor of creating amendments that would improve the amount of information that investors would receive in regard to acquisition and disposition of businesses. These proposed amendments would also help facilitate more timely access to capital as well as reduce compliance costs and complexity… Read More »

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Choosing Between LLC or Corporation: Which is Better for Your Florida Business?

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Starting a new business is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming, especially for small business owners who aren’t exactly sure what type of business entity is right for them. Two of the most common types are the Limited Liability Company, typically known as an LLC, and the corporation. However, there is also another… Read More »

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What is the SEC’s FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K?

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The Securities and Exchange Commission voted in March to adopt several amendments in Regulation S-K that are designed to both modernize and simplify the disclosure requirements for investment companies, public companies, and investment advisers. The object is to make it easier for them to access and analyze material information while doing away with unnecessary… Read More »

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The Risks of Trading Based on the Use of Social Sentiment Investing Tools

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In a recent Investor Alert, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) warn investors against the potential risks of using social media as the basis for trading and the perils of social sentiment investment tools. What are Social Sentiment Investing Tools? Social… Read More »

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