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Troutman Sanders
FTC Urges Start-Ups to Incorporate Cybersecurity Early

by Mary C. Zinsner and Ethan G. Ostroff The Federal Trade Commission is proactively encouraging start-ups to take cybersecurity seriously and include consumer data safeguards early in the innovation process. At the FTC’s Start with Security conference...

Arina Shulga
Citizen VC No-Action Letter - the SEC Guidance on Online Private Placements

As a follow up to my previous blog post where I discussed the new CDIs relating to the definition of "general solicitation" in private offerings conducted under Rule 506(b), I decided to discuss the recently issued SEC no-action letter to Citizen...

David N. Feldman
Reverse Mergers Still Attractive Despite New Black Eye

The big guys get hit and sanctioned for improper activity in the securities world. Big banks and investment banks all pay for misdeeds, some callously viewing it as simply a cost of doing business. The Enron and WorldCom scandals, among others, taught...

David N. Feldman
PIPE Funds Raising Money

According to The PIPEs Report (yes they are still around!), private equity funds active in the private investment in public equity (PIPE) market have raised quite a bit of money recently. The funds tend to have a big healthcare focus and invest in both...

Mona Shah
The September Foreign Exchange Notice Increases Difficulties for Chinese EB-5 Investors

by Mona Shah and Hui Zeng China employs firm currency regulations that are designed to prevent large amounts of currency moving out of the country. Each Chinese citizen can only exchange an equivalent amount of USD 50,000 within one calendar year,...

David N. Feldman
State Challenges of Reg A+ Move Ahead

As reported by Crowdfund Insider , Massachusetts and Montana filed their first “Opening Brief” in their case against the SEC trying to invalidate the regulations passed under Regulation A pursuant to the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS...