Gifting of Shares – Do Not Do It !

The gifting of shares of stock prior to taking a small cap company public can seem like a good idea. However, in reality it causes significant problems that can easily be avoided. In this blog post we take a look at those issues and how they can easily be avoided.

FINRA Adopts New Electronic Form 211

FINRA recently published Regulatory Notice 17-26, mandating the use of the electronic Form 211. Beginning on October 23rd, 2017, firms must begin using the electronic Form 211, instead of the current paper submissions. What this does is effectively eliminate the current process of submitting the information required pursuant to SEA Rule 15c2-11 by way of a paper submission.