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Corporate & Securities Transactions

Handling Complex Corporate & Securities Transactions

Shustak Reynolds & Partners, P.C. represents a broad spectrum of companies at every stage of corporate existence, from formation through sale or merger of the company. The firm represents clients in both public and private offerings of securities. The firm’s integrated approach encompasses analysis of shareholder relations, risk management and intellectual property protection, among other things, to help foster an optimal environment for the client’s business to prosper.

Below is a listing of some of the firm’s work for its clients on transactional matters.

Corporate Formation, Operation and Restructuring

  • Drafted formation, governance and operational documents for a number of companies in a variety of industries, including the technology, manufacturing, financial services, marketing, entertainment, fashion, medical device and food and beverage industries.
  • Represented start-up clients in a broad range of matters including regulatory compliance, private financing, development of restricted stock plans and licensing of technology.
  • Drafted services, manufacturing and distribution agreements for clients in a number of industries.
  • Negotiated and drafted separation and restructuring agreements for numerous companies to accomplish planned restructurings or to resolve shareholder disputes and/or disputes over rights to present clientele.

Securities Offerings and Crowdfunding

  • Drafted private placement memoranda in a wide array of industries, including, real estate investment and development, telecommunications, computer technology, biotechnology, communications, transportation, and finance and investment.
  • Represented publicly traded companies in the filing of registration statements and quarterly and annual reports.
  • Represented hedge funds, both in raising capital and the investment in target companies. Guided clients through the labyrinth of rules and regulations under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
  • Advised clients in the crowdfunding of securities. Provided consultation in offerings under Titles II (Regulation D using general advertising and solicitation over the Internet), III (Crowdfunding) and IV (Regulation A+) of the JOBS Act of 2012.
  • Innovated the "umbrella" offering of securities in compliance with all securities law statutes.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Represented clients in a wide variety of transactions for the sale or acquisition of numerous privately held companies, subsidiaries, product lines or selected assets.
  • Advised clients with regard to succession planning and employment agreements accompanying the sale of businesses.
  • Advised clients on compliance with federal and state law in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions.

Intellectual Property and Trade Secret Transactions

  • Negotiated and drafted licensing and assignment agreements for patent and trademark rights for businesses in a variety of industries.
  • Assessed intellectual property rights, including due diligence and opinion work, in connection with protection or sale/acquisition of intellectual property portfolios.
  • Prosecuted trademark applications for trade names, taglines and logos.
  • Prosecuted copyright applications for clients and advised on copyright protection and infringement.
  • Drafted employment agreements and corresponding provisions for assignment of intellectual property rights, non-competition, non-solicitation and protection of confidential and trade secret information.