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Form S-1 Filing Requirements, Filing Form S-1, S-1 Offering, S-1 …

Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a registration statement on SEC Form S-1 or Form 1-A of Regulation A in connection with their going public transaction. Once a Form S-1 is effective, the company becomes subject to the SEC reporting requirements. The… Read More

Why Does a Company Go Public? Going Public Attorneys

Going public is a big step for any company. The process of “going public” is complex and at times precarious. While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of regulations with which issuers… Read More

Form S-1 Filing Requirements, Filing Form S-1, S-1 Offering, S-1 …

Going public  using Form S-1 or Form 1-A allows issuers to chose from a variety of offering structures. Private companies seeking to raise capital often file a registration statement on SEC Form S-1 or Form 1-A of Regulation in connection with their… Read More

Why Operation Shell Expel Gets an F

Between January of 2000 and present, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has suspended or halted thousands of publicly traded companies under its highly publicized agenda known as Operation shell Expel.  Many were dormant penny stock issuers suspended… Read More

SEC Brings Charges In Reverse Merger Scam – Going Public Attorneys

On September 10, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced fraud charges against a Wall Street CEO and his company, family members, and business associates accused of secretly obtaining control and manipulating the stock of Chinese companies… Read More

Form S-1 Going Public Bootcamp – Going Public Lawyers

The process of “going public” with a SEC registration statement is complex and at times precarious.  While going public offers many benefits it also comes with risks and quantities of regulations with which issuers must become familiar.   Despite the risks even in a down… Read More

SEC Charges Robert Vitale l Posted by Brenda Hamilton Attorney

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog On April 23, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) filed fraud charges against a former Florida-based stock promoter currently serving a two-year prison sentence for lying to SEC investigators.   The SEC’s complaint filed in U.S…. Read More

OTCQB Fees & Listing Requirements

OTC Markets Group has announced it is making significant changes to its OTCQB.  Companies seeking to be quoted on the OTCQB will be required to meet eligibility standards and pay an initial listing fee of $2,500 to the… Read More

Do State Blue Sky Laws Apply To Rule 506(c) Offerings?

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Issuers are often unaware of the state laws that apply to their private placements prior to completion of their going public transactions. Federal securities laws require that the purchase or sale of a security be… Read More

Shell Traffickers Guilty in $137 Million Corporate Hijacking Scheme

Lawrence Hartman, a Florida securities lawyer, plead guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud for his role in a Corporate Hijacking and shell trafficking fraud scheme that swindled victims out of more than… Read More