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Overview of US federal securities law exemptions available for raising capital

I am often asked to describe various types of exemptions and regulations that are available to private companies raising capital.  I go over Regulation D, Regulation CF, Regulation A+ rules about once a week.  I also teach the same at … Continue reading

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CFPB Issues FDCPA Proposed Rule: A Detailed Overview

On May 7, 2019, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a much anticipated proposed rule  regarding the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The proposed rule marks a momentous development for debt collection and the accounts receivable management industry generally. Before … Continue reading

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Electronic documents and signatures: a legal overview

In our increasingly digitized world, it is important to know the rules regarding electronic documents and signatures. Each Canadian province and territory has adopted its own electronic commerce legislation, which are very similar to one another and largely permissive in … Continue reading

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Litigation Process Overview: How to File a Lawsuit

Whether it be personal injury or civil litigation, most people fear the unknown of the litigation process. The vast majority of people never have to see the inside of a courtroom or suffer through the indignity of being served.  However, … Continue reading

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ESMA issues first pan-EU overview of use of supervisory sanctions for UCITS

On 4 April 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) issued its first annual report on sanctions imposed by Member State competent authorities (NCAs) under the UCITS Directive. The report provides an aggregated overview of the penalties and measures … Continue reading

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