The constantly changing laws and regulations governing capital markets and securities can create a maze of compliance requirements for businesses, as well as their investors — with civil and criminal penalties for noncompliance that can carry catastrophic revenue and market value implications and consequences.
Our attorneys provide value by using and applying vast securities law knowledge and experience to help our clients make sense of securities law issues and how it affects their business. We bring decades of experience in major securities transactions and on-going compliance matters and meld them with a deep understanding of each client’s unique business, industry and objectives. Our sharp focus on clients’ businesses allow us to keep them in compliance in a fluctuating regulatory environment.
Porter Wright has assisted clients in the closing of billions of dollars in securities transactions and has managed high-profile transactions ranging from $20 million to nearly $5 billion. Industry publications consistently rank Porter Wright’s corporate and securities practice as a national leader among large law firms.
Our attorneys partner with large and small public companies on regulatory compliance and disclosure issues under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and capital formation under the Securities Act of 1933. We also help clients address corporate governance, executive compensation, change in control provisions, mergers and acquisitions and partnering, joint ventures, internal investigations and special committee representation, and strategic alliances.