A noted Florida Bar Member

Donald A. Rett ("AV" rated) advises, consults and serves as an expert witness for clients who require assistance on securities law. He is also the only Florida Bar member to have been both an attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and the Director of the Florida Division of Securities.

The Securities

Is Florida friendly to brokers?

Don Rett assists stockbrokers who need help getting registered or re-registered in Florida. In his opinion, the current licensing landscape is not particularly friendly to any broker with prior "issues" regardless of the reason. The July 1, 2009 amendments to Florida's securities act will only exacerbate the situation.

Private Placement

What is your venture?

Don Rett prepares private placements that comport with the exemptive provisions of the Florida securities law, as well as Regulation D under the federal Securities Act of 1933. The ventures have ranged over a broad panoply of investments, including real estate syndications, private raises by corporations, etc.

An Overview
Since 1978, Don Rett has been co-counseling with law firms who need assistance in the heavily regulated areas of securities law and investments regulation. His legal success is based upon an indepth knowledge of securities law and he focuses on private placements, broker-dealer registrations, Expert Witness for securities matters and co-counsel in FL administrative cease and desist actions.