Posts Tagged "Facebook"

Relinquishing Citizenship to Save Taxes

Posted by on May 13, 2012 in Federal Taxes, News | 1 comment

Bloomberg has an interesting article about how one of the people that helped start Facebook is giving up his citizenship to save taxes.  Eduardo Saverin apparently made the decision to renounce his citizenship last September, ahead of the Facebook IPO.  Saverin is attempting to avoid paying taxes on any gains he will likely incur when Facebook goes public. If you or someone you know is interested in business or tax planning matters, contact an attorney at Penzien & McBride,...

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SEC Investor Alert — Pre-IPO Investment Scams

Posted by on Apr 29, 2012 in Securities Arbitration | 0 comments

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has recently issued a new investor bulletin regarding Pre-IPO investment scams.  Specifically the SEC is warning investors about a number of parties that have been contacting individual investors claiming that they are the owners of pre-IPO shares in  In fact, the SEC has gone to court and has received immediate relief requiring that the parties halt the sale of these securities immediately. This bulletin once again demonstrates that the investing public needs to be ever vigilant when dealing with advisers, brokers or others offering...

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