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Drea Schmidt & Claire Brown Give Primer on Oregon Community Public Offerings Legislation

March 9, 2015
During a recent gathering of the TiE Oregon Pitch Club, hosted at Tonkon Torp’s offices, attorneys Drea Schmidt and Claire Brown spoke to entrepreneurs about the new Oregon Community Public Offerings legislation. Drea and Claire, members of the firm’s Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurial Services practice groups, provided background about the legislation and information about how to determine whether a Community Public Offering is a viable option to fund an innovation-driven business concept.

Tonkon Torp’s Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurial Services attorneys help entrepreneurs and small businesses lay a financial and structural foundation for success, providing advice on issues ranging from entity formation and governance to capital raising, intellectual property protection, tax and regulatory compliance.

Drea and Claire practice in the areas of securities, corporate governance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. They counsel small business and startup clients on various business and fundraising matters.

Founded in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs, TiE is a non-profit, global community welcoming entrepreneurs from all over the world. Launched in 2007, the Oregon chapter seeks to further the success of innovation driven enterprise throughout the entire state, and to bring the benefits of TiE’s national and international connections to local entrepreneurs.