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At FSXinterlinked conferences, I often have discussions with attendees about holding periods, re-sale restrictions, exemptions, and which sections of Rule 144 apply to different types of securities. Understanding whether you hold “restricted securities” or “control securities” is the first step in knowing how Rule 144 applies to your situation. The confusion arises in the details;…

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Finding the best investment opportunities can be a daunting task considering the thousands of businesses raising capital. Given that every investment decision carries some level of risk, as an investor, you should be looking for deals that offer acceptable levels of risk and good returns on investment. Not discounting the fact that acceptable risk exposure…

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Finding the right investor is similar to looking for the perfect marriage partner. You should be prepared to meet many suitors, spend time trying to understand them, and still be strong enough to accept “No” for an answer on several occasions before you finally get the big “Yes!” In order to guarantee your success in…

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In 1997, Congress passed the Food and Drug Administration Act, which directed the FDA to create a mechanism to get important new drugs to patients quicker than both the standard, and priority review programs that were already in place. The “fast track” distinction needs to meet two criteria. Firstly, the drug is required to show…

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The Federal Aid Road Act of 1916 is a nearly 100 year-old lesson in what can happen to the nation’s highways when left unfunded. The bill was meant to provide $75 million in matching funds to the states (48) over a five-year period for the building and improvement of highways. While “paved with good intentions,”…

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There is no question that many were hurt following the financial implosion of capital markets in 2008. Retirement funds were hammered and the housing market was left in shambles among other ill effects of corporate greed. There is little question that something needed to be done in the face of this crisis. Unfortunately, that fell…

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  During the May 2014 FSXinterlinked conference in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, the United States House of Representatives Financial Services Committee wrapped up discussions and voted to send the “Startup Capital Modernization Act of 2014” (H.R. 4565) to the full House of Representatives for review and approval. The purpose of the bill is “to amend the…

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In April 2012 President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) which is intended to “improve access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies.” Essentially, the JOBS Act is supposed to make it easier for companies to raise money for startup or growth purposes. Within the JOBS Act,…

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Newsletter Series Introduction: Proposed Legislation and Potential Impacts With only 11% of bills making it past committee and only about 3% being enacted from 2011 to 2013, Congress continues its slow pace in passing legislation. Still, there are some interesting bills being discussed in Congress related to updating of SEC Rules, helping small businesses grow,…

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by Delray Wannemacher In order to best connect emerging growth companies with accredited investors, our aim at Interlinked, emerging technologies and niche industries must be researched and studied to best bring these two together. “High-pressure” has generally had negative connotations in the past; either in reference to our lives being filled with too much stress…

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