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PRACTICE AREAS


CORPORATE FINANCE

Private and public securities offerings of equity and debt securities in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Venture capital
  • IPOs
  • PIPEs
  • Commercial Bank Financing
  • Private Placements
SECURITIES REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Representation of public companies, broker-dealers and investment advisors.

  • Securities Act of 1933
  • Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Investment Company Act, 1940
  • Investment Advisers Act of 1940
  • NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTCBB
REGULATORY INVESTIGATIONS

Securities investigations and white collar criminal matters.

  • SEC, DOC, FINRA investigations
  • Securities and white collar criminal matters
  • Internal investigations
SECURITIES LITIGATION

Prosecution and defense of civil litigation involving complex securities and corporate law issues.

  • Class Action Litigation under Federal and State Securities Laws
  • Shareholder derivative suits
  • Majority and minority disputes over corporate control
  • Proxy contest litigation
  • Broker-Dealer and Investment Adviser litigation
  • Market manipulation
M&A

Public and private mergers and acquisitions transactions and other dispositions.

  • Stock and asset sales and purchases
  • LBOs
  • Recapitalizations
PRIVATE EQUITY

Formation of private equity funds, hedge funds, buy-out funds and SBICs.

START-UPS

Formation of new business entities, including corporations, LLCs, limited partnerships, and early-stage counseling.

  • Seed capital financing
  • stock option plans
  • licensing agreements
  • employment agreements