Richard Hoeg is an experienced corporate attorney with a varied practice focusing on securities law compliance, M&A, venture capital financing, and general corporate governance.
He has broad expertise counseling entrepreneurs and their start-up businesses, particularly those in the life science and software development fields, as well as venture capital funds and their portfolio companies. His work with start-ups spans the multitude of issues new businesses face, from initial organizational, business planning, and financing matters to eventual sale or merger.
Since passage of the Jobs Act in 2012, Richard has advised clients on the SEC’s continuing push to democratize the corporate financing process through crowdfunding and related regulations including Rule 506(c), Regulation A+, and “Regulation: Crowdfunding.” He has also advised clients on Michigan’s “Michigan Invests Locally Exemption” (MILE) and presented on corporate finance topics to many business and professional groups.
An avid gamer, Richard’s practice also encompasses information technology, software licensing, and related IP and contractual issues, as well as privacy law and cybersecurity matters. He advises clients in connection with the acquisition, development, licensing, and sale of technology, especially software technology and information systems, and on issues related to website and custom software development. He also counsels clients on the creation and documentation of custom software as a service (SaaS) and related technology matters.