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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.

August 2018

Key Difference Between US and Canadian Cannabis Legalization That Franchisors Need to Know

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: AEGIS News, General Corporate, Startup Advice, Uncategorized, Venture Investing, Venture Law|

On June 19, 2018, Canada became the second country in history to legalize recreational marijuana federally. This puts Canada at the forefront of a global industry as more and more countries consider legalizing marijuana’s use. [...]

July 2018

How Should the Fed Handle Marijuana Businesses?

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: AEGIS News, General Corporate, Uncategorized, Venture Investing, Venture Law|

Marijuana growers and dispensaries will remain in a legal haze of confusion, after the Federal Reserve Chair announced that the U.S. central bank has not resolved how banks should deal with these pot-related businesses. Marijuana [...]

Deep Insights for Better Strategic Business Planning

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: Estate Planning, General Corporate, Uncategorized|

Strategic business planning is essential for setting priorities and identifying a roadmap for your business’ future. Unfortunately, many employees see strategic planning as an onerous and useless exercise: Ask employees when they last referenced a [...]

How to Enshrine Your Values in Your Organization Before You Hand Over the Reins

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: AEGIS News, General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Uncategorized|

Perhaps you’re thinking of selling a firm or simply handing the keys to a new leader. Before you do so, let’s take a minute to discuss how to protect the core values of your business. [...]

Accusations of Bitcoin Manipulation: What Blockchain Entrepreneurs Need to Know

By |July 20th, 2018|Categories: AEGIS News, General Corporate, Uncategorized, Venture Investing, Venture Law|

In June 2018, University of Texas researchers shed light on what may be the true reason behind the remarkable bull run of Bitcoin in 2017. The researchers concluded that Bitfinex used Tether, a cryptocurrency, to [...]

Grooming the Perfect Person to Take Over Your Business

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: AEGIS News, Estate Planning, General Corporate, Uncategorized|

You’ve spent years building your business, and you want to preserve your legacy when you step away from it. One of the best ways to ensure your business’s continued success is by choosing the right [...]