Entries by Jesse Jones


Rule 506B of Regulation D

  Regulation D is a part of Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933. This important regulation, created by the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), covers private placement security issuances. Specifically, Rule 506(b) of Reg D covers private placement exceptions that allow certain types of securities to bypass the normal filing requirement before they […]

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U.S. Government Review of Foreign Investors Grows Stronger

Under the Foreign Investment Risk Review and Modernization Act (“FIRRMA”), the government will be able to review and reject foreign, minority investors when such investment gives the foreign investors (1) Access to material, non-public, technical information of the company in which they are investing, (2) Membership, nomination rights or observation rights on the company’s governing […]

Often Present, Rarely Applicable

While most contracts contain various clauses that clearly specify when the obligations of each party cease to be enforceable, there is one particular boilerplate paragraph present in almost every contract that is less than clear. Parties to a contract usually agree that if certain unforeseen events take place, such as “Acts of God”, that literally […]

Redwood Digital Group

The purpose of Client Tell is to spotlight the incredible work of our clients and to help businesses learn from and connect with each other. We sat down with David Yerger, CEO of Redwood Digital Group, a company that manages a diversified portfolio of public cryptocurrency assets for investors.   A Front Row Seat Connecting […]

What Happens to Our Pets During a Hurricane?

With Hurricane Florence on the horizon, we thought it prudent to give you a tidbit of information on how to keep your pets safe during a state of emergency as well as what to do in the unfortunate event you become separated from your beloved pets. In case you’re asking yourself, “Are there any laws […]


How to Issue Stock Options in an S Corp

Can you do it? Yes. But let’s start with some background info. One thing that many people do not realize is that the S corporation is simply a tax designation that founders may make upon incorporating their business.  From a state perspective, the entity is either a corporation or a limited liability company (or maybe […]


The purpose of Client Tell is to spotlight the groundbreaking work of our clients, and to help businesses learn from and connect with each other. We spoke with Steve Wilcenski, Co-Founder of BNNano, to learn how this Burlington startup’s product is revolutionizing multiple markets and industries. An Idea Comes to Life Material Scientist and Chemist Steve […]

Venture Financing Tips: Protective Provisions, Liquid Preferences, & Participating Preferred Stock

Hear from Jesse Jones, Fourscore Business Law Founder, about How To Structure an Equity Deal. In this video, learn about 3 important terms when structuring an equity deal. He’ll discuss the difference between protective provisions, liquidation preferences, and participating preferred stock. Stay tuned for the next video in our Venture Financing Tips series and subscribe […]