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What Is Form D? Form D is a document that must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") by certain companies raising money from investors. The purpose of the filing is to notify the SEC that the company raising money is doing so under a specific federal exemption from registration....

What Is A Private Placement? A private placement is a sale of securities to a select group of investors in compliance with specific federal securities laws that permit such sales without the registration of the securities offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). That's an awful lot of technical language,...

Securities Laws and Small Businesses Small businesses may offer ownership to outside investors--namely, investors who will not play any management role in the company. When faced with this situation, the offering or sale of such ownership interests will put the business in the position of offering or selling "securities," which is...