Expanding the Tribe of Accredited Investors

Slowly but surely, the U.S. government is steadily expanding the opportunity for more and more Americans to participate in private capital markets.  Since the end of the Great Depression, U.S. regulations have generally barred individual investors (i.e. natural persons) from participating in the nation’s private markets unless they were “accredited … Read more

The Positive Side of a Pandemic

This blog entry deviates from my normal discussion regarding legal developments in entrepreneurialism and in venture capital and private equity sectors. With the COVID-19 pandemic, we are not living in normal times. Instead, it is my hope that this entry simply encourages you, by reminding you, the reader, that you … Read more

Corporate Transparency Act of 2019

On October 22, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (H.R. 2513) (the “Act”). H.R. 2513 was sponsored by Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY). If it becomes law, the Act requires U.S. corporations and LLCs (“Covered Companies”) to file a form with the Treasury … Read more