Startups

Delaware Franchise Tax due date: a reminder for Delaware corporations

By Trent Dykes, Ossie Ravid and Jennifer Tornow Just a reminder to those who have Delaware corporations: your annual report and franchise tax payment are both due by March 1. At this point, you have likely already received from Delaware your notification of annual report and franchise tax due, which is ...

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The SEC has the Munchees: Eating away at the “utility token” theory

The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong comments on ICOs

SEC Report on Tokens as Securities: Seven Takeaways

Investors

SEC Report on Tokens as Securities: Seven Takeaways

One of the more interesting phenomena in early-stage investing is the recent emergence of initial coin offerings (“ICOs”), token generation events (“TGEs”), or similar distributed ledger or blockchain-enabled means for raising capital. Much has been written, including by many skilled lawyers in the technology sector, about whether the tokens issued in ...

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Getting up to speed on blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrencies and ICOs

Corporate Venture Capital Compensation Snapshot

So Your Fund Wants to Invest in Canada, Eh?

VC Funds and Tax

The SEC has the Munchees: Eating away at the “utility token” theory

Yesterday, the SEC issued an enforcement order regarding Munchee’s token offering and SEC Chairman Jay Clayton released a general public statement on cryptocurrencies and ICOs.  For those who previously read our post about the SEC’s report in the DAO, much of this might not be a surprise – although the SEC ...

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Getting up to speed on blockchain, Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrencies and ICOs

The Trump Tax Reform Plan – Key Points

New IRS Proposed Regulations Eliminate Valuation Discounts: Planning Likely Required before the End of 2016

IPOs and M&A

Finance Rules of the World: see how different jurisdictions allow for finance & investment

Compliments of over 100 of our DLA Piper colleagues around the world, DLA Piper has launched Finance Rules of the World, which gives you answers to key legal questions that you may consider when initially looking at financing or investing in particular jurisdictions. The interactive Finance Rules of the World ...

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Hart-Scott Rodino Thresholds Revised

Corp Fin no longer requires “Tandy” representations for file reviews

The Hot List: 2016 Proxy Season Trends and Action Items

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