Jonathan Nieh

Jonathan Nieh, Esq. is an associate attorney at Trowbridge Sidoti LLP where he advises clients on matters related to crowdfunding, syndications, and securities laws. Prior to joining Trowbridge Sidoti, he interned at Patch of Land, a real estate marketplace lender and Regulation D Rule 506(c) issuer. Jonathan also works as a Staff Reporter for Crowdfund Insider, a leading news and information website covering the emerging global crowdfunding industry. Jonathan earned a JD from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law and a BA from the University of California Los Angeles. He is currently a CCIM member candidate.

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In What State Should I Form My Entity?

In What State Should I Form My Entity? I recently had a client that specifically asked me to form their entity in Nevada instead of the state where the property they were syndicating was located. Their reasoning was that Nevada had the best laws for entities like limited liability companies. Is that really true? And …

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What is an Opportunity Zone Fund?

What is a Qualified Opportunity Fund? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 added many new tax provisions for 2018. One such provision created something called Qualified Opportunity Zones which are intended to spur economic development and job creation in designated distressed communities. People or entities that invest in eligible property located in an …

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OFFERING DIFFERENT CLASSES OF SECURITIES

OFFERING DIFFERENT CLASSES OF SECURITIES Can I Offer Different Classes of Securities? The short answer is obviously yes, as an issuer of securities you are completely free to offer different classes of securities if the company’s governing documents allow for it (for example, an LLC’s operating agreement or a corporation’s bylaws must be written so …

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Intrastate Offerings Rule 147 – SEC rolls out updates.

SEC Rolls Out Update to Rule 147 Intrastate Offerings On April 20, 2017, amendments to Rule 147 and new Rule 147A, federal exemptions for intrastate offerings, finally went into effect. The amendments to Rule 147 and new Rule 147A are intended to modernize and update the exemption that allows companies to raise money from investors …

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Compliance and Disclosure in Regulation Crowdfunding

SEC Releases New Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations On Regulation Crowdfunding Yesterday, the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance released two new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations (C&DIs) answering questions related to Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF). CD&Is are the Commission’s way of giving some informal guidance, through a question and answer format, on how its staff members interpret …

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