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General Questions & Considerations of a Secondary Market Transaction

Guest Post by Mitchell C. Littman, Esq.     So, what is a Secondary Market Transaction? A Secondary Market Transaction is a negotiated private sale of restricted securities of an Issuer whose securities are not publicly traded. Some transactions are … Continue reading

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          In February 2010, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff wrote a guest post on Techcrunch.   He started by saying: “I quit my job at Oracle in 1999 because I couldn’t stop thinking about a simple question: “Why … Continue reading

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DST Buys ICQ For $187 Million – Did Zuckerberg Miss The Writing On The Wall?

SocialBeat’s Dean Takahashi reports that Digital Sky Technologies (DST) has agreed to pay AOL $187.5 million for ICQ, the largest instant messaging service in Russia, and a number of other markets.  According to Time Warner, ICQ has over 100 million … Continue reading

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