Silicon Valley Review S4, Ep7: Did Bream Hall & Erlich Violate SEC Securities Regulation Laws?
June 6, 2017 | By Vela Wood
In Silicon Valley Review, we review each episode of HBO’s Silicon Valley and discuss how it applies to real startups.
In this episode, we review S4, Ep7: “The Patent Troll” and discuss the legality of Bream Hall paying Erlich a finder’s fee, the differences between finders and broker-dealers, the pros and cons of hiring an attorney to negotiate a demand letter, and the three acts that govern investment activity.
- A Patent Conversation with Mark Cuban (IPWatchdog)
- U.S. Supreme Court Puts New Curbs on Locations of Patent Suits (Bloomberg)
- You’ve Got a Great Business, Now Prepared to Get Sued (Blossom Street Ventures)
- FAQs for Dealers and Their Agents (Texas State Securities Board)
- New Finder Rules in Texas: What a Tangled Web We Weave (The Houston Lawyer)
- California’s New Law Legalizing Payment of Finder’s Fees to Unregistered Persons for Securities Offerings (Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Investment Law Blog)
- The Laws That Govern the Securities Industry (1933, 1934, 1940) (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
- Intrastate Offering Exemptions, 80 Percent Rule (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission)
- Securities Straight Talk: Securities Laws Matter to Startups (Yes, Yours Too)
- Securities Straight Talk Vol. 2: Out With the Old (Rule 505), In With the New (Rule 504)
- Securities Straight Talk Vol. 3: Keeping it Local—Changes to the Rule 147 Intrastate Offering Exemption
- Securities Straight Talk Vol. 4: Why you Need to Consider Blue Sky Laws Before Conducting a Capital Raise
- Private Offering Exemptions & Crowdfunding Chart
- Understanding Reg D Exemptions for Raising Capital
- VW Startup Lifecycle Infographic
- Protecting Your Intellectual Property
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