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S.1540 Help Veterans Own Franchises Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 12, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

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    • New Small Offering Exemption Receiving Support – Martindale.com - February 05, 2012 by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm - The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee.

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      As noted by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm on February 05, 2012, "The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee." (/url?q=http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/article_Mintz-Levin-Cohn-Ferris-Glovsky-Popeo-PC_1434684.htm&sa=U&ei=_apHT7zfOOyCsgLJ7vTqCA&ved=0CEMQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNFW7fqpb2HLikuB8ArrlBSa0X4F1g)
    • New Small Offering Exemption Receiving Support – Martindale.com - February 05, 2012 by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm - The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee.

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      As noted by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm on February 05, 2012, "The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee." (/url?q=http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/article_Mintz-Levin-Cohn-Ferris-Glovsky-Popeo-PC_1434684.htm&sa=U&ei=EmJGT8TPBOXE0QGVybW7Dg&ved=0CD8QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNEIFmPPRxTq0BvMyCLhOWp1lyjLbA)
    • New Small Offering Exemption Receiving Support – Martindale.com - February 05, 2012 by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm - The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee.

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      As noted by http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/legal-articles-1.htm on February 05, 2012, "The legislation as drafted would require that securities be offered and sold publicly, but cannot be restricted. An identical version of the bill was introduced in the Senate (S. 1540) last year but has yet to make it past committee." (/url?q=http://www.martindale.com/corporate-law/article_Mintz-Levin-Cohn-Ferris-Glovsky-Popeo-PC_1434684.htm&sa=U&ei=XglFT5uvOuynsQK60vjCDw&ved=0CD4QmAEwCA&usg=AFQjCNFO-OdaKJhd-9hFd4mQDPx_dwNIxQ)

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    • Assistance and Partnering Opportunities to Implement Resolution 1540 - July 12, 2012 by U.S. Department of State - The success of the OSCE’s 1540 implementation efforts is the result of having established a 1540 Project Team to guide and manage implementation efforts, which has been instrumental in coordinating OSCE efforts, raising awareness, and exploring and ...

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      As noted by U.S. Department of State on July 12, 2012, "The success of the OSCE’s 1540 implementation efforts is the result of having established a 1540 Project Team to guide and manage implementation efforts, which has been instrumental in coordinating OSCE efforts, raising awareness, and exploring and ..." (http://www.state.gov/t/isn/rls/rm/195067.htm)
    • Affordable Motorola MOTOSMART Flip Android Phone Announced in Peru - March 31, 2012 by Softpedia - support and quad-band EDGE, along with built-in GPS receiver, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi b/g/n. The smartphone's 1540 mAh Li-Ion battery should provide users with up to 9 hours of talk time or up to 500 hours of standby time.

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      As noted by Softpedia on March 31, 2012, "support and quad-band EDGE, along with built-in GPS receiver, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi b/g/n. The smartphone's 1540 mAh Li-Ion battery should provide users with up to 9 hours of talk time or up to 500 hours of standby time." (http://news.softpedia.com/news/Affordable-Motorola-MOTOSMART-Flip-Android-Phone-Announced-in-Peru-262036.shtml)
    • Statement from SBA Administrator Mills on 'QuickPay' - September 20, 2011 by Lexology (registration) - President Obama announced that same day, in conjunction with his American Jobs Act (S. 1540), that he was ordering all federal agencies that contract with small businesses to pay them faster than they do now, in order to spur more hiring.

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      As noted by Lexology (registration) on September 20, 2011, " President Obama announced that same day, in conjunction with his American Jobs Act (S. 1540), that he was ordering all federal agencies that contract with small businesses to pay them faster than they do now, in order to spur more hiring. " (http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=1b403ea6-618e-4506-9481-0aba5c3db52c)
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