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Corporate & Securities

AEGIS’s business-savvy attorneys represent clients in a wide variety of corporate legal matters. We are dedicated to delivering high quality service and legal advice to businesses of all sizes, representing the many parties invested in each organization. Our clients include public and private companies, private equity firms, venture capital funds, investment bankers and lenders, boards and board committees and corporate management.

Our law firm is unique because our professionals have practical business, venture and leadership experience, piloting both large and small companies through billions of dollars in transactions. Our attorneys also understand that every business and every industry is different and our approach targets getting to know your business and industry, focusing on results for your company. Let us put our hands-on knowledge to work for you developing forward-thinking solutions tailored to your organization.

When you start or grow a business, you need sound advice to choose the best corporate structure and strategically grow or integrate your business, now and in the future. Business formation isn’t simply a matter of sketching out what your business will do or how it will expand, our experienced business attorneys will help you determine the details of the organization and its profits, management and structure, regulatory issues, taxes and an exit strategy. AEGIS attorneys can prepare and file your business formation documents and negotiate and draft bylaws and operating agreements. We also regularly counsel clients on corporate governance matters to ensure best practices and compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Moreover, our broad experience working with business founders and funders, at all stages of business financing, allows us to act as trusted legal advisors to entrepreneurs, venture capital funds, angel investors and high net-worth individuals. We are honored to work closely with extraordinary people founding, funding and growing some of the most important new businesses in the country.

AEGIS’s attorneys work closely with clients in all aspects of business transactions. From buying and selling property to developing vendor agreements or construction contracts, our wide range of practice areas ensure that AEGIS’s corporate law attorneys can assist in all transactional and contract matters. We can help your organization with the sale of a business or assets, commercial leases, construction contracts, franchises, business loans, vendor agreements, non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, manufacturing agreements, eCommerce transactions, software or licensing agreements and business contract litigation matters.
AEGIS’s mergers and acquisitions team combines exceptional legal advice with practical business-savvy. Our approach focuses on adding value to your business, getting to know your industry and focusing on meeting the strategic and business goals of each transaction. Our attorneys have extensive experience advising clients through corporate restructuring, buying and selling businesses, purchasing and selling corporate assets and equity, merger transactions, recapitalizations and more. Our breadth of experience and integrative approach allow us to anticipate and solve the many concerns that can arise during a transaction, including tax, antitrust, employment, securities and regulatory legal issues.
Public companies and market participants demand in-depth legal knowledge and experience and AEGIS’s attorneys can meet all of your corporate securities and compliance needs. Our attorneys often counsel clients through public offerings, including initial public offerings (IPOs), alternative public offerings (APOs), direct public offerings (DPOs), special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) as well as debt or hybrid securities. AEGIS attorneys are also well versed in private offerings or PIPE transactions with complex resale and trading issues, REITs and real estate securities. Our professionals often represent investment banks, issuers, placement agents and investors in private transactions.

Our experienced securities and compliance attorneys can solve unique management, structural and ownership issues, developing thoughtful solutions for your business. We use a collaborative approach, drawing upon the broad experience of our attorneys knowledgeable in many areas of the law, including taxation, labor and employment, real estate and technology, as well as attorneys knowledgeable in industry specific legal issues.

Online commerce offers amazing business opportunities and the ability to reach global markets. But the growth of the internet and online transactions give rise to national and international legal issues regarding intellectual property ownership, privacy, tax, contractual rights, data breaches and even jurisdictional issues. AEGIS attorneys bring together technical knowledge and decades of legal experience in a global environment to help your business tackle the unique issues arising from eCommerce, including compliance with internet and technology law.

May 2019

New Missouri Medical Marijuana Regulations Part II: The Evaluation Criteria + Testing

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, Business, Cannabis, General Corporate|

By Jeffrey L. Wax, AEGIS Law (jwax@aegislaw.com) The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has released additional draft regulations.  These apply to Facility Evaluation Criteria (19 CSR 30-95.020(4)) and Testing Facilities (19 CSR 30-95.070).  [...]

April 2019

New Missouri Medical Marijuana Regulations Part I: A Peek Behind the Curtains

By |April 4th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, Business, Cannabis, General Corporate|

By Jeffrey L. Wax, AEGIS Law (jwax@aegislaw.com) The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services last week released draft regulations for medical marijuana facilities generally, as well as specific regulations for cultivation, marijuana-infused product manufacturing, [...]

March 2019

The Power of Results

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, AEGIS Newsletter, Business, General Corporate|

by Scott Levine (slevine@aegislaw.com) Business leaders often leave no stone unturned in searching for theoretical principles to guide them in structuring their processes and running their organizations. But sometimes even the most logical and sound [...]

Interview: Josh Turner, Founder and CEO of LinkedSelling

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, Business, General Corporate|

Josh Turner is the Founder and CEO of a company called LinkedSelling. We interviewed him recently to get his insights about what it really takes to grow a business in 2019. (Answers have been edited [...]

Proposed Nevada Law Takes Life and Death Decision Away From Individuals and Gives Decision to Doctors

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, AEGIS Newsletter, General Corporate, Tax|

By Norman S. Newmark, JD, LLM AEGIS Law Under a proposed Nevada law, patients and their health care attorneys-in-fact will no longer have control over whether to continue patient life support, if doctors deem such [...]

The Virtue of Responsiveness

By |March 7th, 2019|Categories: AEGIS News, AEGIS Newsletter, General Corporate|

by Scott Levine (slevine@aegislaw.com) In today’s fast-moving world, businesses that want to remain competitive must develop a culture of responsiveness.  A responsive organization is one that adapts to change quickly and responds rapidly to customer [...]