Private Placement Handbook Series

Biography

After getting a JD from Stanford Law School, a MA from the University of Chicago, a diploma from the University College London, and working as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Doug was a member of the California bar for 40 years, during which time he founded a series of law reporting services now owned by Thomson-Reuters. Doug specializes in debt and equity crowdfunding. He helps small business identify and solicit sources of private equity. Doug monitors a LinkedIn discussion group, State Securities Regulation, with 1500 members.

Connect with Douglas Slain:

LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/douglasslain
Facebook: http://facebook.com/douglas.slain
Twitter: https://twitter.com/exemptofferings
Blog: http://www.privateplacementadvisors.com/apps/blog
Web site: http://privateplacementadvisors.com

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What is Doug Slain's background?
After getting a JD from Stanford Law School, a MA from the University of Chicago, a diploma from the University College London, and working as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Doug was a member of the California bar for 40 years, during which time he founded a series of law reporting services now owned by Thomson Reuters.
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Who is Douglas Slain?
Doug is the managing partner of Private Placement Advisors LLC and Private Placement Publishing.

Doug specializes in debt and equity crowdfunding. He helps small business identify and solicit sources of private equity. Doug manages a LinkedIn discussion group, State Securities Regulation, with close to 1500 members. He recently launched a new LinkedIn discussion group on Real Estate Crowdfunding.
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Where to find Private Placement Handbook Series online


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Books

Crowdfinancing
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
The book shows issuers have to best make use of intrastate 504/SCOR exemptions, as well as Rule 506 and Regulation A+.
Comments on the SEC's Proposed Rules for Regulation Crowdfunding
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
Title III amended various provisions of the Exchange Act in connection with the crowdfunding provisions.
Guide to the JOBS Act
You set the price! Words: 9,730. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
A recent report by the research group Massolution opines that crowdfunding and P2P investors injected $1 billion into the U.S. real estate market in 2014 and that the number will double in 2015. New debt participation structures and an increased access to non-U.S. investors are cited as two reasons.
Hedge Funds for the Rest of Us
You set the price! Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
This 54-page handbook is a primer for starting an offshore hedge fund.
California Real Estate Exempt Offerings
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Essay » Business
Real estate crowdfunding has created an explosion in real estate exempt offerings.
General Solicitation under New Rule 506: Crowd Funding on Steroids
You set the price! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
Among the new Rule 506 strengths, observe: • The amount that can be raised is unlimited • There isno requirement for review of the offering under any Blue Sky laws (state securities regulations) • There is no review of the offering by the SEC • Solicitations can be online or offline • Solicitations can be made to anyone!
Exempt Offerings
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Reference
The exempt offerings market place is much larger than the public market. Private placements include alternative investments such as self-directed IRAs and real estate crowdfunding platforms.
Securitized Real Estate and 1031 Exchanges
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Secretarial aids & training
One advantage of securitized real estate is access to institutional grade investment properties.
Business Brokers and Securities
You set the price! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
This hand book shows the reader how to earn finder's fees without violating securities laws.
EB-5 and U.S. Securities Law
You set the price! Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This is a guide to the following: 1) direct investments versus regional centers; 2) Regulation D offerings; 3) EB-5 law and practice following the JOBS Act.
Crowdfunding on Steroids
You set the price! Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
The new Rule 506 changes everything. The SEC has lifted an 80-year ban on general solicitation and start-ups and other Issuers for the first time can use public advertising to sell private offerings.
Crowdfunding in 2014 (Understanding a New Asset Class)
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
New Rule 506(c has changed everything when it comes to raising money for start-ups. Learn about Private Issuers Publicly Raising (PIPRs) and the Crowdfunding Intermediary Regulatory Advocates.
Proposed Rules Governing Regulation Crowdfunding
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Law » Securities
In September 2013 the SEC made the most significant change to Federal securities law in the last 80 years. Learn how start-ups and small businesses can now use general solicitation to raise money online.
Crowdfunding Law
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business, Nonfiction » Law » Business and commercial law
When raising money for a business, various securities law issues may come into play. You need to follow the rules carefully in order to preserve limited liability under the law.
How to Finance a Marijuana Business
Series: Wellness and Cannabis Foundation. Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Business Management
This hand book shows the reader how to use SEC Rule 506(c) to raise money for marijuana start-ups and small businesses.
Marijuana Money
Series: Private Placement Handbooks, paperback. Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business Law
Recent events will prove seminal in the to-be-written history of the industry and finally announce a pathway for investors and entrepreneurs, sometimes now referred to “ganjapreneurs” or “cannabusinesses.”

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