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Cooley logoOn August 29, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a release proposing amendments to the rules governing private placements of securities (and resales of securities by institutional investors) that would allow companies to widely and publicly promote or advertise “private” sales of securities.

The SEC’s proposed amendments would: Continue Reading…

For companies that have been trying creatively to comply with the Federal Trade Commission’s new endorsement guidelines (effective December 1, 2009), help may have arrived this week. The Word of Mouth Marketing Association released a guide on complying with the FTC guidelines on February 17, 2010. Continue Reading…