A Deep Dive Into Capital Raising Alternatives

International Financial Law Review (2020)

In this publication, Mayer Brown provides context on the changes in market structure and market dynamics that led to the enactment of the JOBS Act. Specifically, the trend for many private companies to remain private longer, defer or dispense with traditional IPOs in the United States, and rely on private capital to fund their growth. We discuss reliance on the JOBS Act to undertake an IPO, including the IPO process and practices adopted by emerging growth companies.

corporate finance and the securities lawS

Wolters Kluwer (6th Ed., Updated 2020)

Corporate Finance and the Securities Laws is the “go to” resource which explains the mechanics of corporate finance together with the statutes that govern each type of deal.  The updated Sixth Edition covers a wide range of financing techniques – from IPOs to private placements and other exempt offerings, shelf-registered offerings, offshore offerings, stock buybacks, tender and exchange offers, debt restructurings, spin offs, convertible securities, asset backed securities and insurance linked securities. It also addresses liability issues and due diligence, anti-manipulation rules and the capital markets related FINRA rules.

Exempt & Hybrid Securities Offerings

Practising Law Institute (3rd Ed.)

Practising Law Institute’s Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings is the first practical, accessible resource to provide comprehensive legal, regulatory, and procedural guidance regarding these increasingly popular offering methodologies.


SEC Reporting Issues for Foreign Private Issuers 

Bloomberg Tax & Accounting (Portfolio 5507-4th)

SEC Reporting Issues for Foreign Private Issuers, part of Bloomberg Tax & Accounting’s Accounting Policy and Practice Series, serves as a practical resource for both practitioners and foreign private issuers.


STRUCTURING LIability management transactions

International Financial Law Review (2018)

In this publication, Mayer Brown provides a summary of the US legal framework, including guidance provided in numerous no-action letters issued over many years, applicable to debt repurchases, tender offers and exchange offers. They also present some of the main regulatory and tax considerations that should be taken into account when determining the best approach.