Course DescriptionIn order for the sale of a security to avoid a costly and lengthy registration, it must qualify for an exemption. This program will walk viewers through the basics of these exemptions. Later in the program, the speaker will also cover a number of real-world securities fraud cases out of Illinois.
Meet the Lecturer(s)
Attorney Bill Price has decades of experience writing Illinois laws and influencing the Illinois regulations that he helps companies use to their benefit. Bill’s practice includes business and administrative litigation, international and national transactions, and nonprofit law. His clients tend to center in the Chicago area and downstate Illinois, but companies throughout the world – including ones in Pakistan, Indonesia, Japan, Germany and the UK – reach out to Bill and GrowthLaw. Bill Price is the current chair of the Institute for Illinois Business Laws. He also has served as chair for the Corporation, Securities and Business Law Section Council of the Illinois State Bar Association, and is a member of that Section Council. Bill also is a member of the Administrative Law Section Council, for which he is general editor of the 2007 edition of the ISBA Handbook of Illinois Administrative Law, and edits the Section newsletter. Bill served for two years as the state’s Small Business Utility Advocate, appointed by Governor Jim Edgar and confirmed by the Illinois Senate. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, a graduate of the Duke University School of Law and holder of a Masters in Public Policy Sciences from Duke, Bill Price has taught courses in business law and high tech entrepreneurship (including both private equity and venture capital) at the Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology. Books Bill has authored include Limited Liability Organizations, which covers all forms of business entities in all 50 states and many foreign countries; and Illinois Law Office Practice Forms, which provides forms for use in business, real estate and family estate matters for Illinois law offices. He also contributes chapters on limited liability companies and S corporations to annual volumes from the Illinois Institute on Continuing Legal Education.