The going public attorneys at Hamilton & Associates Law Group have provided private companies with their going public solutions for more than ten years. We will design and implement the going public structure most beneficial to your company. We have represented more than 300 market participants in securities law matters and going public transactions. Our experience includes direct public offerings… Read More
One of the most efficient ways to achieve public company status is by using a Direct Public Offering. We will assist you with your Direct Public Offering using a registration statement. Direct Public Offerings can be structured a variety of ways. A company can use a Form S-1 registration statement to register securities on its own behalf in an initial public offering,… Read More
The securities attorneys at Hamilton & Associates Law Group have provided many private companies with their going public solution. The registration statement lawyers will design and implement the going public structure most beneficial to your company. Hamilton & Associates has represented more than 300 market participants in securities law matters and going public transactions. Private companies going public using an SEC… Read More
Traditionally, private companies become publicly traded by registering an offering under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Reverse Mergers involve backdoor going public transactions that are often plagued with bad actors. Where public shell is used, reverse merger attorneys perform due diligence before completion of the going public transaction. Many reverse merger companies have dodgy histories and undisclosed liabilities… Read More
Many foreign issuers seek to access the U.S. markets as part of their financing strategy. Foreign issuers that do not wish to become subject to the SEC’s reporting requirements have a number of options in their going public and financing transactions. These include private placements of debt securities and Rule 144A offerings. For foreign issuers that choose to go public in the… Read More
Rule 506(c) under the JOBS Act fundamentally changes the way unregistered offerings may be conducted. While the rule imposes stringent requirements, these requirements are manageable for issuers with effective compliance strategies into place. Because of the JOBS Act and new Rule 506(c) issuers are now able to use general solicitation and advertising in Rule 506 (c) offerings so long as sales are… Read More
Since the JOBS Act was signed into law in April 2012, market participants and observers have anticipated the release of the regulations governing equity crowdfunding. On October 23, 2013, the SEC released Regulation Crowdfunding. Many small business owners and advocates believe equity crowdfunding will make access to capital easier for startups and small businesses and fundamentally change the capital raising… Read More
Pump and dump schemes, false financial statements, Ponzi schemes and other types of white collar crimes cost investors billions of dollars each year. These schemes are often facilitated through offshore banks and financial institutions. These types of practices are the target of new civil and criminal rules that provide for bounties of between 10 and 30 percent of any recovery…. Read More
Securities Lawyers Gone Wild Series On October 28, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced the settlement of an administrative proceeding brought by the agency against Kenneth G. Eade, an attorney licensed to practice in California, but living in Paris, France.
Texas is the latest state to embrace equity crowdfunding. On October 22, 2014, the Texas State Securities Board approved proposed Rule 139.25, which exempts intrastate securities offerings using crowdfunding. Rule 139.25 will become effective next month.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) rules for crowdfunding remain in limbo, but 12 states have passed legislation allowing intrastate crowdfunding. The SEC as well as state securities regulators have provided meaningful guidance addressing intrastate crowdfunding.
Securities Law Blog SEC proceedings for registration revocations and trading suspensions have become somewhat common in the microcap markets since the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) started its Operation Shell Expel initiative. Proceedings under Section 12(j) are frequently initiated when an SEC reporting company has a history of delinquent periodic reports and filings.
Hamilton & Associates was founded by Brenda Hamilton, a securities attorney. Since our inception, our securities lawyers have provided services in all aspects of securities law including SEC registration and reporting, going public transactions, corporate finance and SEC defense. Our securities lawyers have represented more than 300 market participants in going public, corporate finance and securities law matters. Additionally, our securities lawyers have… Read More
Brenda Hamilton, our law firm’s founder and a securities lawyer has counseled clients in legal and compliance matters involving securities and financial transactions including underwritten and direct public offerings, equity and debt offerings, corporate legal and compliance matters and restructurings, go public direct transactions and disclosures, corporate identity theft and hostile takeovers. Brenda Lee Hamilton as a securities lawyer assists… Read More
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