Day Pitney LLP Boston, MA Document Search Results (6)
|So You Want to Be a Crowdfunding Portal? Top 10 Traps for the Unwary|
Michael J. Burwick, Eliza Sporn Fromberg; Day Pitney LLP;
January 14, 2014, previously published on January 10, 2014While both startups seeking capital and investors on the prowl for the next big thing have been quick to endorse equity crowdfunding, there's a third group that sees exciting opportunities in this new capital fundraising scheme: prospective funding portals. This year, we'll witness the creation of...
|SREC-II Begins the Next Chapter of Solar in Massachusetts|
Andrew L. Bobenski, Eric K. Runge; Day Pitney LLP;
January 8, 2014, previously published on January 6, 2014The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) began 2014 by proposing on Friday, January 3, new regulations for furthering Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick's goal of 1,600 megawatts of solar generation in the Commonwealth by 2020. These regulations, which are in draft, outline the details for a new...
|Proposed Crowdfunding Rules: The Storm Before the Calm?|
Jeffrey A. Clopeck, Lane T. Watson; Day Pitney LLP;
October 29, 2013, previously published on October 25, 2013Almost a year and a half after Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in April 2012, and following scores of subsequent comment letters, the SEC finally released its proposed rules regarding equity-based crowdfunding on October 23, 2013. The SEC's press release heralding the...
|What's Your Estate/Game Plan?|
Sean T. Donovan; Day Pitney LLP;
October 24, 2013, previously published on October 23, 2013Fall in New England brings with it the most bittersweet time of the year. We trade the splendor of warm, long summer days for the chilly gray of the impending winter and, of course, the glorious return of football season. Football is America's sport, and football season provides its loyal fans with...
|Lessons of Litigation: Understanding the NFL Settlement|
David W. Lieberman; Day Pitney LLP;
October 24, 2013, previously published on October 23, 2013As you may have heard, the NFL recently agreed to pay $765 million to settle concussion-related lawsuits brought by more than 4,500 retired players and their families, alleging the NFL deliberately concealed the risks of head trauma, leading to long-term damage for those who play the sport. While...
|KICK-START Your Intellectual Property Into High Gear|
Jeremy Blackowicz; Day Pitney LLP;
October 24, 2013, previously published on October 23, 2013"Crowdfunding" is the concept of leveraging the broad reach of the Internet to secure funding for a new project via a large number of small contributions from many individuals. In 2012, there were more than 450 crowdfunding platforms. Kickstarter, launched in 2009, is one of the...