SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BOTTS THEODORE P

(Last) (First) (Middle)
12221 MERIT DRIVE, SUITE 600

(Street)
DALLAS TX 75251-2248

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
10/02/2007
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
HSW International, Inc. [ HSWI ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Directors Nonqualified Stock Options (right to buy) 10/02/2007 08/28/2012 Common Stock 37,500 6.4 D
Directors Nonqualified Stock Options (right to buy) 10/02/2007 10/01/2014 Common Stock 12,500 9.02 D
Directors Nonqualified Stock Options (right to buy) 10/02/2007 11/04/2011 Common Stock 50,000 9.89 D
Explanation of Responses:
/s/ Bradley Zimmer by power of attorney 10/04/2007
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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Exhibit 24

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and appoints Bradley Zimmer, signing individually, the undersigned’s true and lawful attorney-in fact and agent to:

 

(1)           execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, an officer, director or holder of 10% of more of a registered class of securities of HSW International, Inc. (the “Company”), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”) and the rules thereunder;

 

(2)           do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute such Form 3, 4 or 5, complete and execute any amendment or amendments thereto, and timely file such forms or amendments with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

 

(3)           take any other action of any nature whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion.

 

The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or such attorney-in-fact’s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorney-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Exchange Act.

 

This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the earliest to occur of (a) the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the undersigned’s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, or (b) revocation by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the foregoing attorney-in-fact.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has cause this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 1st day of October, 2007.

 

 

By:

/s/ Theodore P. Botts

 

 

 

 Theodore P. Botts

(print name)