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Florida's Requlation D and Rule 506 Offering Requirements - Boca Raton, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida Securities Fraud and Misrepresentation FINRA Arbitration and Litigation Attorney

Florida's Regulation D and Rule 506 Offering Requirements - Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Florida Securities Fraud and Misrepresentation FINRA Arbitration, Litigation and Elder Abuse Attorney:

What are Florida's Regulation D and Rule 506 Offering requirements?

Regulation D and Rule 504 Public Offerings:

Sales must be made pursuant to the registration by Qualification (Intra-state or Merit Review) requirements of Chapter 517.081, Florida Statutes, and Rule 69W-700.001, Florida Administrative Code, and the dealer registration requirements of Chapter 517.12, Florida Statutes.

Rule 506 Filings (Offerings):

Florida does not require any Notice filing fee, or consent to service for Rule 506 Filings (Offerings), Chapter 517.071(1), Florida Statutes.

All sales of securities in Florida must be made by a properly registered Dealer (Chapter 517.12(1), Florida Statutes) or by someone utilizing an exemption provided by Chapter 517.12(3), Florida Statutes. This includes officers and employees of Rule 506 issuers.

There are two exemptions available under Chapter 517.12(3), Florida Statutes, for Issuers of Rule 506 Offerings:

1. Chapter 517.061(19) and 517.021(6)(b)6, Florida Statutes, and Rule 69W-500.016, Florida Administrative Code, requiring the offer and sale to be made by a bona fide employee of the issuer.

2. Chapter 517.061(11) and 517.021(6)(b)6, Florida Statutes, and Rule 69W-500.001-007, Florida Administrative Code, requiring the sale to be made in reliance upon a limited offering exemption.

Please keep in mind that the above information is being provided for informational purposes only.  It is not designed to be complete in all material respects.  Thus,  it should not be relied upon as legal or investment advise.  If the reader has any questions concerning the contents of this post, you should contact a qualified professional.

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