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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing What Form 8453 S Filing

Instructions and Help about What Form 8453 S Filing

I'm attorney Laura Anthony, founding partner of Legal & Compliance, a full-service corporate securities and business transactions law firm. Today is the continuation in a lawcast series, detailing testing the waters under Regulation A+. In a Regulation A+ offering, companies can use test the waters solicitation materials both before and after the initial filing of the Form 1-A registration statement. After the filing of the Form 1-A, the testing the waters materials must include a link to the Form 18 itself on the Edgar database on the SEC website. Solicitation material used before qualification of the Form 1-A must contain a legend stating that no money or consideration is being solicited, and none will be accepted. No offer to buy securities can be accepted, and any offer can be withdrawn before qualification. A person's indication of interest does not create a commitment to purchase securities. Generally, a test the waters legend appears on the bottom of a web page or on the first page of a PowerPoint or other investor deck. An example of a disclosure utilized prior to the filing of a Form 1-A would be, "No money or other consideration is being solicited for our Regulation A+ offering at this time, and any sent to Acme Inc will not be accepted. No offer to buy securities in a Regulation A+ offering of Acme can be accepted, and no part of the purchase price can be received until Acme's offering statement is qualified with the SEC. Any such offer to buy securities may be withdrawn or revoked without obligation or commitment of any kind at any time before notice of its acceptance given after the qualification date. Any indications of interest in Acme's offering involves no obligation or commitment of any kind." In addition to that pre-filing disclosure, I often see and use...