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What Are the Advantages of Utilizing Rule 506 of Regulation D of the Sec?
Regulation D has been around for some time now. Basically, Regulation D provides us with a "safe harbor," providing details that allow for compliance with the private placement exemption of the Securities Act of 1933; Section 4(2). A private placement exemption is a legal way to ... more...

Posted about 6 years ago.


What Is a Private Placement Securities Offering?
During the Great Depression; no, the one back in the 1930's, not what we're going through now, Congress passed the Securities Act of 1933 (often called the "33 Act" by those in the know). This law was designed to provide some governmental oversight on how capital was raised. The ... more...

Posted about 6 years ago.


Film Production Legal Counsel - the 4 stages
Although I specialize in the securities law aspects of independent movie (and other business) financing, I also do "production legal" work when asked. There are 4 stages of film production: development, pre-production, production and post- production. Each stage has its share of ... more...

Posted about 6 years ago.


Really, you want to make a movie?!
The digital world has put a camera in a lot of hands that wouldn't have been able to make amovie in the analog and film days of the not so distant past. But, before you go off half-cocked; there are a few things to consider before you start making your masterpiece. If you're maki... more...

Posted about 6 years ago.


Legality of Finder's Fees in Securities Sale Transactions
Alot of money is raised every year by independent entertainment product producers utilizing salespersonnel who are not licensed securities broker/dealers or licensed securities sales persons. As far as that goes, this practice is not limited just to the entertainment business. As... more...

Posted about 6 years ago.