Securities Legal Compliance
The Firm primarily assists small businesses, cooperatives, and nonprofits with the legal compliance of raising capital under the following exemptions from registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:
Likewise, the firm assists Registered Crowdfunding Portals and those interested in Creating Portals with Securities legal and regulatory compliance, including registration, disclosure requirements, and data privacy.
Business Formations and Conversions
As part of our securities legal compliance work, we also assist clients with proper business formations and conversions in order to ensure strategic compliance with securities laws, regulations, and rules. This includes assisting a small business with converting their enterprise into a cooperative as a strategic way of sharing the costs of raising additional capital.
Mergers and Acquisitions
We also assist companies of all sizes with the buying, selling, and combining of businesses through the sale of assets, stock or membership interests, and subsidiary formation. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting small businesses with the merger of smaller enterprises in order to form a cooperative so that the enterprises can strategically raise capital for the growth and sustainability of their business operations.
Likewise, the firm helps nonprofits of all sizes become more sustainable through revenue-generating business ventures that better serve grassroots nonprofits and nonprofits led by people of color.
Such nonprofits are often marginalized by Philanthropy and other Traditional nonprofit fundraising models. Thus, Nonprofit enterprise provides a valuable alternative.
In addition, we serve as chief legal counsel to small and mid-size companies, corporations, and nonprofits where we oversee and identify legal issues affecting business operations and transactions, as well as provide advice and consultation to directors regarding business governance and policy.
Virtual Business Legal Issues
Furthermore, we assists our portals and issuers with data privacy policies, Consumer Legal issues, and Terms & Conditions as part of their capital raising advertising and general solicitation efforts.