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SEC Raises Some Exemption Caps, Expanding Access to Capital (& Integration Framework)

In another move that should expand access to capital (see previous coverage of the slight expansion of the Accredited Investor standard here), the SEC on November 2, 2020 raised the caps on the amount that can be raised under certain offering exemptions. Here is the press release from SEC. As a baseline rule, the United …

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SEC Expands Definitions of Accredited Investor and QIB, Widening Access to Private Offerings

  If you have ever raised money as a startup, done private securities deals, raised money for private equity, or done other similar private securities market activities, you know how important the “Accredited Investor” standard is. HINT: if you want to get to exactly what the changes were, then please skip to Part 3 In …

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EXPLAINER: CONTRACTS 101

EXPLAINER: CONTRACTS 101 This post was co-authored by Ryan Reiffert, San Antonio corporate & transactional attorney and  Evan Janssen, a student at St. Mary’s School of Law Background Contracts are no strangers at the Law Offices of Ryan Reiffert, PLLC. I assist with and review personal transactions, business agreements, government procurement documents, investment contracts, and …

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Top 10 Largest Mergers & Acquistions since 2010

This post was co-authored by Evan Janssen, a student at St. Mary’s School of Law, and Ryan Reiffert, San Antonio corporate & transactional attorney.   In this article, we will discuss the ten largest mergers or acquisitions worldwide since 2010. From media providers to food products, massive mergers and acquisitions between companies have been much …

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How to Purchase (or Sell) a Business Now in 5 Steps

How to Purchase (or Sell) a Business Now in 5 Steps So you want to purchase a business but you are not sure how to go about the process and close the purchase in the right way. LAW OFFICES OF RYAN REIFFERT PLLC has published this guide to help you in this high-stakes process. Based …

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COVID-19 Waivers: When to Use Them, How They Protect You (Or, How They Sometimes Don’t), and A Few Things to Watch Out For

Maybe you’re thinking “oh God, another COVID article”? And if your business is closed, or isn’t customer-facing, or etc., feel free to skip this one. But, if it’s not, this is timely stuff. I was recently quoted in Reuters and the NY Post, as well as a few other places, about COVID waivers (here and …

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Top 7 Questions to Ask Before Engaging a Business Attorney

Selecting corporate counsel for your business is an important decision – having the right advisor in your corner, who is not only a legal expert and a qualified attorney, but a true “counselor” as well, can be a critical component in protecting and growing your business. For an entrepreneur, a new business is a little …

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