A long history of securities offerings and compliance.
The security of experience.Buchanan's Securities/SEC Practice Group has been handling complex capital market transactions and securities law compliance matters for decades. We provide federal and state securities law advice to Fortune 500 companies, private companies, foreign issuers, executive officers, boards of directors, shareholders, joint venture partners, institutional investors, investment managers, underwriters, placement agents, and investment banks.
We have counseled clients in almost every industry and in every facet of complex offerings and securities law compliance. Accounts of our deals have been published in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Daily Deal and regional publications.
Recognized by Corporate Counsel as a Go-To Law Firm in Corporate Transactions and Securities, among other categories, our Corporate practice is considered as best of breed by Best Lawyers in America.
We work closely with management, in-house counsel, boards of directors and board committees, accountants, investment bankers, investment managers and others to achieve value-added results for our clients. Buchanan's firm-wide resources enable us to bring in other practitioners with specialized experience in areas such as tax, antitrust, litigation and employee compensation and benefits, as necessary.
Every phase of the process.We are experienced in SEC-registered, underwritten debt and equity offerings including IPOs, follow-on offerings, and hybrid securities offerings, spin-offs and going-private transactions, along with shelf registration statements (for primary offerings, resales and acquisitions), Rule 144A transactions, PIPES, private placements, tender offers and other securities-related transactions.
We help our corporate clients comply with the listing and compliance requirements of the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX and other SROs and with periodic reporting requirements (e.g., Form 8-Ks, 10-Qs, 10-Ks and proxy statements) and compliance with other applicable laws and regulations including Sarbanes-Oxley, The Dodd-Frank Act, Regulation FD, Regulation G and other disclosure requirements. We help our investment management clients comply with the regulatory requirements applicable to their organization and the conduct of their ongoing adviser and fund operations.
We advise senior management, boards of directors and board committees on board and committee structure and operation, fiduciary duties, takeover preparation, crisis management, relationships with shareholders, and other critical issues.