Securities Law

Blueprint for Wealth Morphs into Power of Attorney Radio!

Join Jonathan Frieden this Saturday, April 6, 2012 at 10am on 1500AM/820AM, as he hosts Power of Attorney, a 1/2 hour educational
program focusing on legal developments that affect businesses and individuals.  Jon will focus on advising listeners in starting up an online business.  Former host… Continue reading

Rick Lesan of Frontier Advisors and Building Relationship Capital this Saturday on Blueprint for Wealth!

Please join Wayne Zell and Rick Lesan, Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Frontier Advisors, at 10am, Saturday, June 9th, on Blueprint for Wealth, on 1500AM (820AM).  Rick Lesan will discuss what investors need to know about investing and what to expect in the future in regards to… Continue reading

Wayne Zell Participates in SmartCEO Roundtable on CEO Fears…

Wayne Zell participated in a select group of D.C.-based attorneys who discussed the trials and tribulations of CEO's in today's marketplace.  Here is a link to the article:  Wayne is the fourth from the left in the photo.  Enjoy!

SEC Changes Accredited Investor Rules

Many of you may have companies that want to issue securities to investors in transactions that qualify for exemption from registration requirements under the securities laws.  An important consideration is whether your investors are "accredited" within the meaning of SEC rules. If investors are accredited, various exemptions from registration and other benefits are available.  One key measurement of "accredited" status is the investor's "net worth."

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Preparing Your Business For Sale

In this video, Wayne Zell explains how to prepare your business for a merger or acquisition transaction.


Advantages and Disadvantages of S Corps and LLC’s

This video focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of using an S corporation versus a limited liability company.


The Realities of Phantom Stock and SARs (Washington Business Journal Preview)

In recent years, many of my clients have asked me to assist them in creating “synthetic equity” plans for their companies.  They offer these incentives in lieu of more traditional employee ownership structures, such as stock options, restricted stock or other “real” equity incentives.  In other words, the owners want to share the upside or growth in the business with employees without sharing true ownership.

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DC Sports Broadcasting Icons to Appear on Blueprint for Wealth!

We have an exciting show for you this weekend! Please join Wayne Zell on April 2, 2011 at 10am for Blueprint for Wealth on 1500AM and 820AM, streamed live on  Joining Wayne will be Charlie Brotman and Phil Hochberg, D.C. sports broadcasting legends!  Charlie Brotman is known… Continue reading

Which Entity Should You Use When Starting a Business?

This 7-minute video featuring Wayne Zell focuses on the choice of entity you must make when starting your own business.


Issuing Stock and John Dedon on Blueprint for Wealth!

Please join Wayne Zell and his special guest, John Dedon, principal with Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C., on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at 10am on 1500AM and 820AM for Blueprint for WealthJohn and Wayne will explore the recently enacted changes in estate tax law.  Also, be sure to… Continue reading



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