securities laws Tag

Investor Due Diligence When considering whether to make an investment in a privately owned company, determining the right questions to ask of the company offering the investment can be problematic. Formulating the questions will depend on the company being investigated, and, of course, every company is unique. Such an investigation falls under the...

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...