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Update on MicroCap Toxic Debt Class Action Lawsuit

In September, two New York law firms, The Basile Law Firm P.C. and Phillipson & Uretsky, LLP announced that they have opened an investigation into a potential class action lawsuit against New York based lenders of short-term loans to microcap companies trading on the OTC Market.   We checked in with Mark Basile, Esq. (of The Basile Law Firm P.C.)

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Toxic Debt: What is it and How Can Micro-Cap CEO’s Avoid it? [Guest Post]

Guest Post By: Mike Starkweather The term toxic debt gets tossed around regularly in the micro-cap space, and yet most people don’t understand what it means or why a CEO would accept a loan with such volatile terms. First, it is important to understand what the term toxic debt indicates before we can break down how debt becomes toxic and why

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Law Firms Announce Investigation of Potential Class Action Against Microcap Toxic Lenders

Today, two New York law firms, The Basile Law Firm P.C. and Phillipson & Uretsky, LLP announced that they have opened an investigation into a potential class action lawsuit against New York based lenders of short-term loans to microcap companies trading on the OTC Market. The class action being investigated and considered is on behalf of OTC Market public microcap

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MICROCAP TRANSFER AGENTS: Friend or Foe? [Guest Post]

Again, a lot of this goes back to the root of all microcap evil, toxic lending, irrevocable transfer agent letters and your transfer agency agreements. Recently, I spoke with a CEO who wanted to terminate his company’s transfer agent because the transfer agent refused to follow his instructions as well as the T/A providing confidential information to third parties without consent of the client, and in all likelihood, breaching the non-disclosure clauses in their own transfer agency contracts.

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