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Cry Me A River – DTC Chills & Global Locks – Going Public Attorneys

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (“DTCC”), through its subsidiaries, provides clearing, settlement and information services for securities.  DTCC’s subsidiary, the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”), was created to improve efficiencies and reduce risk in… Read More

Going Public With A DPO – Going Public Securities Attorneys

One of the most efficient and cost effective ways to achieve public company status is by using a Direct Public Offering.  The Direct Public Offering Attorneys at Hamilton & Associates will assist you with your Direct Public Offering… Read More

Regulation A+ DPO Attorneys – Going Public Attorneys

Most  private companies are unable to locate an underwriter prior to going public. Regulation A+ provides a new option for issuers seeking to raise capital without an underwriter. A direct public offering (“Direct Public Offering”) provides a viable… Read More

Regulation D and PPM Lawyers – Going Public

A private placement memorandum (“PPM”) is also referred to as a confidential offering circular or memorandum.  PPM’s are used by private companies  in going public transactions and by existing public companies to raise capital by selling either debt… Read More

Can Form S-1 Be Used To Go Public ? l Going Public Lawyers

Going Public Bootcamp – Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Form S-1 is the basic registration statement form used to register securities. Form S-1 can be used to register securities for which no other form is authorized or prescribed, except securities… Read More

Public Company Disclosure Controls and Procedures

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog To back up the officer and director certifications in periodic reports, issuers must establish and maintain a system of disclosure controls and procedures designed to ensure that the company records, processes, summarizes and discloses on a… Read More

Section 3(a)(10) l The Paper Crime Exemption

Section 3(a)(10) of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) provides an exemption from registration that permits a company to issue common stock to public investors “in exchange for one or more bona fide outstanding securities, claims… Read More

The SEC’s XBRL Interactive Data l Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The use of eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) interactive data is intended to improve the accessibility of financial information to investors by making the information inexpensive and easier to use.  XBRL interactive data uses a standardized… Read More

Section 15-d Reporting l Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Upon completion of a going public transaction, an issuer that has registered equity or debt securities in an initial or direct public offering registered on Form S-1 under the Securities Act of 1933, as… Read More

What is a Form 8-A Registration Statement? Securities Lawyer 101

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog Form 8-A is a shortened type of securities registration statement under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, (the “Exchange Act”) that registers a class of an issuer’s securities.  Form 8-A requires disclosure of general… Read More