Articles from November 2009

“What Form of Business Entity is Best For Me?” – The Entity Comparison Matrix

Date: November 19th, 2009
Categories: Start Ups

Ashbaugh Beal is proud of its reputation as the “entrepreneur’s law firm.”  Over the years, we have worked with countless entrepreneurs and their start-up ventures, often from the very inception of their business.  Inevitably, a significant aspect of our initial counsel involves helping the founders … Read More »

THE TRUTH ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

Date: November 12th, 2009

When it comes to securities offerings, disclosure is the name of the game. Issuers (i.e. companies selling their own securities) must disclose all relevant material information to potential investors so that they can make informed investment decisions. After the US District Court of Northern Illinois’ … Read More »

FASB MOVES CLOSER TOWARD SIGNIFICANT REVISION OF FINANCIAL STATEMENT STANDARDS

Date: November 3rd, 2009

On September 23, 2009, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) tentatively decided that entities will be required to present financial statement items in sections that distinguish between business activities (value creating activities) and financing activities (funding of that value creation) in each of the financial … Read More »