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When are Rule 144 Opinions Not Issued?

We do not issue Rule 144 legal opinion letters for every Shareholder who contacts us.  Why?   Sometimes this is due to the Issuer’s current shell status, or the fact that the Shares are simply not old enough.  These are easily … Continue reading

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What is the Holding Period for Stock Acquired Under a Subscription Agreement?

Shareholders who own restricted stock in OTC Markets or OTC Bulletin Board Issuers know that compliance with Rule 144 is a fact of life, and that virtually no broker will accept OTC stock for deposit without a Rule 144 legal … Continue reading

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How To Document the Rule 144 Holding Period in a Private Placement

One of the most common ways a Shareholder acquires restricted stock of an OTC Bulletin Board or OTC Markets Pink Sheet Issuer is through a private placement.  A Private Placement usually includes several items that can help a securities lawyer … Continue reading

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What Are The Exceptions to SEC Rule 144?

Some Examples of Exceptions to Rule 144 Stock included in a Registration Statement is not subject to Rule 144 if sold exactly as described in the Issuer’s Prospectus.  If not sold exactly as specified then Rule 144 is applied. Stock … Continue reading

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