Langley Brothers in Kansas and the SEC and S& E Act

Langley Brothers, Inc., a corporation incorporated and doing business in Kansas, decides to sell no par
common stock worth $1 million to the public. The stock will be sold only within the state of Kansas.
Joseph Langley, the chairman of the board, says the offering need not be registered with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. His brother, Harry, disagrees. Who is right? Explain.

In responding to the question be sure to:
- Discuss the exempt securities pursuant to the Securities and Exchange Act.
- Determine whether or not Langley Brothers would be subject to registration requirements.

Solution Summary

A case analysis of th registration of stock issue for Langley Brothers in Kansas with the SEC is discussed to included