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SEC Makes Meaningful Changes to Help Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and Growing Businesses Raise Money

| November 15, 2020 | Articles

By Brad H. Hamilton and Marika Rietsema Ball. On November 2, 2020 the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) made several helpful changes to its securities private placement and “Reg A” regulatory scheme that will assist start-ups, and small and growing businesses in offering securities and raising money from investors. The SEC also made practical… Read more »

Seven Key Factors for Family Business Survival

| November 11, 2020 | Articles

By Dave Thayer, originally featured in Wealth Management. The generational transition of a family-owned business is rarely a clean and simple process, and not all businesses succeed. Learn about how to increase the odds by addressing key factors for family business survival. The generational transition of a family-owned business is rarely a clean and simple… Read more »

Jones & Keller Earns 2021 “Best Law Firms” Recognition

| November 06, 2020 | News

Eighteen Jones & Keller practice groups have been recognized for professional excellence in this year’s edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” across a wide range of business categories. These rankings include five national and 13 regional practice areas. According to U.S. News – Best Lawyers, firms included in the 2021… Read more »

We’ve Moved Offices to 1675 Broadway

| November 02, 2020 | News

Jones & Keller is excited to announce our move to 1675 Broadway in Denver, where we now occupy two floors. This move places our office in a more centralized location to the courts and the 16th Street Mall to better serve our clients. The added space will also assist our expansion plans. Throughout the COVID-19… Read more »

SEC Proposes Order to Allow “Finders” in Private Offerings

| October 15, 2020 | Articles

By Reid Godbolt. On October 7, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to propose a new limited, conditional exemption from broker registration requirements for “finders” who assist small business issuers in private offerings to “accredited investors.” In seeking to ensure that the “finder” concept will be within the small capital raising context, the proposed… Read more »

OSHA Complaints Rising in 2020

| October 15, 2020 | Articles

No company wants an on-site investigation or a citation from the federal government. Before either occurs, the employer will have an opportunity to respond to a complaint. Take preventative action now and know how to respond to a notice. By Larry Lee The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is on high alert and aggressively… Read more »

Contract Exculpatory Provisions In The Time Of Covid

| October 09, 2020 | Articles

Force Majeure, impossibility, impracticality, frustration of purpose, and other contract hot button issues, as presented by Brad Hamilton for the CBA Business Law Institute. By Brad Hamilton 1. FORCE MAJEURE force majeure (fors ma-zhər) [Law French “a superior force”] (1883) An event or effect that can be neither anticipated nor controlled; esp., an unexpected event… Read more »

Planning for Incapacity: An Often-Overlooked Aspect of Estate Planning

| October 05, 2020 | News

Join Dylan Metzner in this interactive workshop covering common scenarios and disputes that arise when an individual’s starts to experience mental instability with a discussion designed to uncover best practices that can minimize the risk and/or effect of family disputes and litigation. Planning for Incapacity: An Often-Overlooked Aspect of Estate Planning CBA-CLE Virtual Estate Planning… Read more »