Shackelford’s lawyers are experienced in securities law and corporate finance. Our attorneys have represented private and public companies on issues involving general securities law compliance, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, equity and debt offerings, proxies, Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934 matters, Regulation A, Regulation D, crowd funding, venture capital, exempt transactions and blue-sky laws. Shackelford lawyers also represent Registered Investment Advisors (RIA) in compliance under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as well as the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), SEC and state regulatory authorities.
Shackelford also assists clients with corporate governance, periodic reporting, investigations, regulatory compliance and exemption requirements under federal and state securities laws. Calling on various practice and industry groups within the Firm, Shackelford can implement a team approach, including complex business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, tender offers, start-up companies and business formations, including investment funds, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and other ventures.
In addition, Shackelford’s lawyers can help private and publicly-held companies throughout the U.S. with difficult securities litigation and arbitrations. We handle contested transactions on both sides of the docket, prosecuting the rights of shareholders, as well as regularly defending directors and officers when dissatisfied shareholders allege insider trading, inappropriate sales, shareholder oppression, and other mismanagement or breaches of fiduciary duty.