By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. and Rachel T. Rowley Recently a federal judge from Orlando, Florida, brought the children’s game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to national attention through Forbes Magazine and Datelined June 7, 2006, Fortune writer Roger Parloff describes two lawyers in a federal case who could not agree on the place for […]

On August 29, 2012 the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a rule to amend Rule 506 of Regulation D. If the amendment is adopted, new Rule 506(c) would permit general solicitation for offerings made pursuant to Rule 506, provided that all purchasers of the securities are accredited investors. Click here to read more in this article […]

Read more about two cases that say “no” and one that says “yes” in this article by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr.. Click here to read more.

There has been a large amount written in law firm memoranda and news articles on how the Dodd-Frank Act impacts major banks and broker dealers, attempts to control derivative securities, and otherwise impacts Wall Street’s financial practices. Read this article by Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. to learn more.

Good Faith and Fair Dealing

By Herrick K. Lidstone, Jr. All of our clients are parties to contracts. These contracts may be a page or two in length; they may be a hundred or more pages. The contract may be for a home improvement project or for a complex business transaction. The contract may even be on the back of […]

Undoubtedly one of the best methods of deferring capital gains taxes is through the use of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, commonly known as the 1031 Exchange. However, as popularity of the 1031 Exchange increases so do concerns. In today’s market, a basic understanding of 1031 Exchanges is invaluable and thorough due diligence […]

Most directors and officers of non-U.S. companies cringe at the thought of subjecting their company to the U.S. securities laws, especially the onerous requirements that were imposed by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and subsequent regulation. However, there are certain benefits to non-U.S. companies if they register their common stock or other class of securities […]

Entrepreneurs and other business owners have a variety of choices when it comes to choosing the legal entity through which to implement a new venture. In Colorado, those choices are found in Title 7 of the Colorado Revised Statutes. Read more

The protection of trade secrets starts at the beginning of any new employment relationship and is a continual process. While Colorado law provides protection to employers under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, C.R.S. § 7-74-101, et seq., there are several protective measures that an employer should undertake to help ensure its trade secrets are secure. […]

By Dana L. Eismeier The Colorado Supreme Court recently issued two significant decisions involving the Colorado Employment Security Act (“CESA”).  In Industrial Claim Appeals Office v. Softrock Geological Services, Inc., 2014 CO 30 and Western Logistics, Inc. v. Industrial Claim Appeals Office, 2014 CO 31, the Court resolved a split among divisions of the Court […]

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