Announcing The Creator Sessions

For those building a business in any creative industry, the business and legal landscape can be daunting.  But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Starting Jan. 24, attorney, musician and writer Bryan Tuk and ArtsQuest are teaming up to present a new monthly series for creators and entrepreneurs called The Creator Sessions.  All sessions will take place at the Banana Factory Arts Center, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem, PA. 

“Helping creators and entrepreneurs in all industries succeed is one of the core principles of my law practice,” says Tuk. “Freelancers often feel as though they have very little support because of the prohibitively high cost of legal services.  

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Private Placement of Securities in Pennsylvania: A TLO Primer

Raising funds to capitalize a new venture is not for the faint of heart.  This applies whether you are a true startup business about to go to market, but can also apply if you are an experienced business person that creates special purpose entities (SPEs) to carry out discrete economic activities such as large scale commercial real estate development. 

In Pennsylvania (as in every other state), there is an overlay of state securities law that provides an additional set of considerations to the federal laws and rules promulgated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission

One thing, however, all potential securities issuers should know: compliance with the federal and state securities laws can require time, energy and resources prior to any actual sale or acceptance of investor funds.  If you intend to raise money from investors, strategic planning is necessary to ensure compliance with state and federal law

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