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 only… 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
On December 17, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced settled charges against Joseph Saranello who participated in a pump-and-dump scheme involving the stock of Rudy Nutrition. The SEC previously charged thirteen other individuals in the District of Nevada for engaging in this scheme to manipulate the stock of Rudy Nutrition that netted over $11 million in illicit… Read More
On December 17, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged Avon Products Inc. with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by failing to put controls in place to detect and prevent payments and gifts to Chinese government officials from employees and consultants at a subsidiary.
On December 17, 2014, Luis A. Aguilar released a public statement about why the rules surrounding transfer agents should be updated and modernized.  Unfortunately, the rules governing transfer agents were adopted in the 70′s and 80′s and have not kept up with technological advances in the industry. In the informative release, Commissioner Aguilar explains the important role that transfer agents… Read More
Form S-1 registration statements provide issuers with flexibility in going public transactions. A registration statement on Form S-1 can be used to register specific securities for a company to sell to investors and specific shares for the company’s shareholders to resell publicly. Form S-1 can be used to register both simultaneously.
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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