Author Archive: Todd P. Kulkin

Are you in the Business of Blessings? Here’s What You Should Know About Your 501(d)

By Todd P. Kulkin / June 2, 2022
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The 501(d) model of tax exemption echoes all the way back to the use of home-brewed alcohol sales by monks to help keep their monastery running. The tradition of the monastically produced alcoholic beverage goes back over 1,000 years and has yielded the discovery of many a potent potable, from the Trappist style of beer…

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NYS Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Monitor LLCs

By Todd P. Kulkin / March 7, 2022
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Lawmakers are cracking down on Limited Liability Companies (LLCs), specifically LLCs that are real estate owners in New York City. Government agencies such as the IRS and DOJ are aware of the billions of dollars in hidden assets within LLCs and are introducing legislation to uncover these assets. This legislation is on the heels of…

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BlockFi Pays $100 Million in Fines to SEC

By Todd P. Kulkin / February 15, 2022
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Yesterday the SEC charged BlockFi LLC with 1) failing to register their retail crypto lending product “BlockFi Interest Accounts (BIAs)” under the 1933 Act and 2) failing to register as an “Investment Company” under the 1940 Act. In a negotiated settlement, BlockFi agreed to pay $50 million in fines, cease offering BIAs until they’ve registered the product with…

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Four Key Strategies for a Successful Capital Raise

By Todd P. Kulkin / January 27, 2022
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The Start-Up Perspective Corporate Team of Warren Law Group Managing a capital raise is like walking a tightrope – balance is the key to success. A growing business must strike a balance between its interests and its investors’ demands. The downside risk and the lure of a rewarding upside, all while ensuring the venture has…

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The Pros & Cons of Investing in Private Equity

By Todd P. Kulkin / November 8, 2021
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By Managing Partner Christopher Warren and Partner Todd Kulkin So you’re thinking of adding private equity to your investment portfolio. Rather than investing through a public exchange such as the stock market, private equity funds invest directly into private companies or buy out public companies, delisting them from the public market. Capital raised by private…

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“FINRA Targets SPACs in Latest Exam Sweep”

By Todd P. Kulkin / October 13, 2021
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According to a recent article published by Investment News, SPACs are being targeted by FINRA in the latest exam sweep. In recent months, SPACs have become a popular structure in the securities industry, both for investors and the SEC/FINRA. Todd Kulkin is a Partner at Warren Law Group and handles capital raises. He explains that…

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Tech Embraces Global Corporate Minimum

By Todd P. Kulkin / October 13, 2021
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According to an article published by Axios, a new global tax minimum will be enacted. This action has been received very positively by the tech industry. “The tech industry seems to have accepted the inevitability of the Global Minimum Tax and have begun the process of molding it to suit them by attempting to make…

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