Fraudsters are clever and constantly scheming. But that doesn’t mean that you need to sit idly by as they try to trick you out of your hard-earned capital. Here are a few red flags to watch out for when making
What is material information? And why does it matter?
The popstar Madonna is not the only one who appreciates the material world. The concept of “materiality” is used throughout the federal securities laws. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has defined materiality since at least 1937, which
What is a Form 10-K (Annual Report)? And how to read it.
If you are an investor and want to follow or invest in a company with securities registered in the U.S. (i.e., a “public company”), the Form 10-K (Annual Report) is a great educational resource about public companies. Public company annual
Things to consider when investing in exempt securities
If you are considering investing in a private placement, or perhaps other exempt securities offerings, you ought to educate yourself on the private capital markets generally, including potentially seeking advice from a professional financial advisor. We do not provide financial
How to think about risk and risk tolerance
The saying “no risk, no reward” applies in many contexts, but none more so than with investing. Risk is a fundamental aspect of investing. If you buy securities, especially illiquid securities in the private capital markets, you should understand that