SEC Final Rules: Is it the end of an era for ERAs?
The SEC adopted final rules executing certain regulations, including heightened restrictions and disclosure requirements, for investment advisers, whether registered or not.
ESOP v. Stock Options: What’s the difference?
We often get clients asking for an ESOP Plan when they are actually thinking of a Stock Option Plan or Equity Incentive Plan. In this blog, we go over the difference between an Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Stock Options.
Equity & Equity-Like Plans for S-Corporations
This blog discusses which types of equity plans are, and are not, available for an LLC or corporation taxed as an s-corporation.
Venture in the Middle: Bridge Rounds in a Down Funding Environment
Venture financings are at a two-year low, which is predictable given the current state of the economy. But startups need capital even during downtimes, so bridge rounds tend to increase. Here are a few tips for navigating bridge rounds in a down funding environment.
Understanding Authorized, Issued and Reserved Shares
In this blog we explore the difference between a corporation’s authorized, issued and reserved shares and some corporate governance considerations to keep in mind as shares, options, and warrants are being issued to founders, service providers, and investors.
Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part V: Materiality Scrapes
Our fifth and final post regarding indemnification in M&A takes us on a journey through Materiality Scrapes.
Indemnification in M&A Contracts Part IV: Caps, Baskets, and Deductibles
Part IV in our series on indemnification focuses on caps, baskets, and deductibles.