Well, What’s the Deal?

We updated our popular series and published a new compendium. It includes brief discussions in plain English on popular financing methodologies, securities law issues, and practice pointers. With over 170 pages of content, the compendium is available online now to print. See also the tab on the left.

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March 31 – April 1, 2022 Webinar
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Mayer Brown invites you to the Practising Law Institute’s Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 virtual conference.

Private Placements and Hybrid Securities Offerings 2022 will cover the basics of private placements, resales of restricted securities, Section 4(a)(1-1/2) transactions and block trades. The program will

The environment for de-SPAC transactions has changed dramatically from just a year ago.  Redemptions by SPAC shareholders have risen substantially, SPAC PIPE investors have been less willing to hold illiquid securities and regulatory impediments have complicated transaction execution.  As a result, structuring a successful de-SPAC transaction requires increased willingness to adapt and be creative.  In

February 15, 2022 Webinar
12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
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SPAC transactions made headlines in 2021. Over 613 SPAC IPOs raised $162 billion, and 195 SPAC business combinations were completed with an aggregate value of $465 billion. SPACs continue to make headlines in 2022; however, the headlines are a little different. In the first

2021 US ECM Roundtable: SPACs at a Crossroads Webinar
November 17, 2021
12:30pm – 2:00pm EDT

Hosted by International Financing Review (IFR), the 2021 US ECM Roundtable brings together a panel of senior industry professionals to evaluate the current state of play within the market.

The Roundtable, SPACs at a Crossroads, will be moderated by

The special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) craze took the world by storm during 2020 and early 2021. SPACs continue to dominate the finance and business news cycles, with headlines of unicorns choosing to go public through this IPO-alternative. More recently, the future of the SPAC market has been called into question, as concerns have arisen

On July 13, 2021, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced charges against a special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”), the proposed merger target company in the space transportation industry, each company’s CEO, and the SPAC’s sponsor. The charges were announced in connection with misleading statements made by the SPAC and target company to its

As part of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s amendments to the exempt offering framework, which amendments became effective in March 2021, the SEC, among other things, aligned the bad actor disqualification provisions in Regulation A, Regulation D, and Regulation CF.  Our updated resource provides an overview of the bad actor disqualification provisions applicable in connection