REPORTING COMPANY ADVICE

Our experience providing ongoing regulatory compliance advice includes preparation of annual, quarterly, current and other periodic reports with the SEC; compliance with the requirements of self-regulatory organizations, including the New York Stock Exchange and The NASDAQ Global Select Market; preparation of proxy statements and information statements; executive compensation; insider trading prevention and the reporting of insider trades; interaction with the SEC staff; and corporate defense mechanisms and proxy contests.

 

Publications

Key considerations for target companies in a SPAC merger

IRS clarifies employee retention tax credit rules for Q1 and Q2 of 2021

IRS extends filing and payment deadline for individual taxpayers

IRS clarifies legislative changes to the employee retention tax credit

SEC expands private placement availability by easing integration requirements

SEC updates 10-K and 10-Q disclosure requirements – Regulation S-K Items 101, 103 and 105

SEC Tightens Requirements for Shareholder Proposal Rule 14a-8

Diversity-related derivative actions are on the rise, and Corporate America is on edge

SEC takes significant action, expands definition of 'accredited investor'

How to use earnouts in M&A transactions during COVID-19

COVID-related clauses to consider adding to your M&A documents

DOJ and CFTC use tough tactics to pursue spoofers

Practical methods to assure payment and increase collection of accounts receivable during COVID-19

Economic relief opportunities for small businesses during COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic: What lenders should know about invoking MAC clauses

Business tips during the Coronavirus outbreak

10 best practices to keep your business healthy during the Coronavirus outbreak

What investment advisers should know about the SEC’s proposed advertisement solicitation rule updates

Buying and selling a business: Disclosure schedules and why they matter

Three key elements of good corporate governance

Don’t get caught overlooking boilerplate clauses in commercial contracts

What’s my rate again? Revisiting lending boilerplate as LIBOR expires

What you should do when PE firm offers to buy your business: Part 3

What you should do when PE firm offers to buy your business: Part 2

What you should do when PE firm offers to buy your business: Part 1

Proposed changes to Regulation S-K impacting disclosures

Why service level agreements are key for provider longevity and customer satisfaction

SEC adopts new procedure for confidential treatment requests and extensions

Remember to update your Form 8-K, Form 10-Q, and Form 10-K cover pages

Shoring up the PBGC’s insurance program for multiemployer plans: An update

California takes another run at regulating virtual currencies

Beware the tail of the dog: 5 tips in dealing with employee benefits in mergers and acquisitions

What’s the current landscape for CFTC cryptocurrency regulation?

Is venture debt right for your start-up or growth-stage company?

Private equity’s top ten issues for the next president

Key considerations for representation and warranty insurance

Proposed changes to Section 2704 could spur tax increase for owners of closely held businesses

Can a futures brokerage firm pay trailing commissions to an inactive AP or his estate?

CFTC rule change brings record-keeping relief for commodity dealers and end-users

UCC update: Revisions to Missouri’s UCC Articles 4A and 9

The Wheatley review of LIBOR: final report

Blog Posts

CCPA: The next horizon for M&A deals in California and beyond

A state-by-state ranking of cannabis regulations

AT&T rings Justice's bell: What the AT&T-Time Warner merger decision means for health care

New FinCEN beneficial ownership requirements for legal entity customers to become effective in May 2018

IRS gets upper hand in S corporation compensation audits

Cannabis industry taps REITs to draw financing

Tax basis: The key to reducing gain on sale or deducting asset purchases

FINRA forces firms into the weeds on security policies

Cybersecurity liability: Delaware has good news for directors

Investing in cannabis? Industry presents unique considerations

TCLE

Lender Policies and Procedures for Subpoenas, Summons and Third-Party Demand Requests

News

Thompson Coburn represents Maxim Partners in its blockbuster $610M sale of Zesty Paws

Jennifer Post talks to ALM’s The Recorder about serving as Thompson Coburn’s first LGBTQ office managing partner

Thompson Coburn combines with Hahn & Hessen, expands to New York

Jennifer Post talks to Business Insider about startup considerations before going public

Corporate and securities partner Susan Fisher joins Thompson Coburn in Dallas

Jennifer Post honored among 2021 influential women attorneys in Los Angeles

Health care litigator Mackenzie Wallace joins Thompson Coburn in Dallas

Congratulations to the new Thompson Coburn partners for 2021

Brent Trame named a 2020 BTI Client Service All-Star

Congratulations to our 2021 Best Lawyers ‘Lawyers of the Year’ and ‘Ones to Watch’

Tom Minogue to receive ICON Award from Missouri Lawyers Media

Rick Reibman named managing partner of Thompson Coburn’s Chicago office

Jennifer Post included in ‘Top Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles’ list for 2020

Congratulations to the new Thompson Coburn partners for 2020

Thompson Coburn announces leadership Succession Plan

Jennifer Post named to LA500 for 2019

Thompson Coburn presents ‘Secrets of the Firewalkers’ at the 2019 CLOC Institute

Jessica Gordon, Jennifer Post named Most Influential Women Lawyers in LA for 2019

Jennifer Post named among the ‘Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles’ for 2019

Thompson Coburn Management Committee welcomes Jennifer Post

Rabo AgriFinance, Thompson Coburn recognized in Top Legal Innovation Awards

Thompson Coburn earns 11 national top-tier rankings in U.S. News 2019 ‘Best Law Firms’ survey

Jennifer Post named to LA500

Thompson Coburn attorneys to speak at Digital Hollywood

Helen B. Kim, Jennifer Post named Most Influential Women Lawyers in LA for 2018

Helen B. Kim, Jennifer Post named among the ‘Most Influential Minority Attorneys in Los Angeles’

Thompson Coburn earns 12 national top-tier rankings in U.S. News ‘Best Law Firms’ survey

Emily Wang Murphy named as co-chair of 28th Annual Lawyers Have Heart

LA Business Journal honors Helen Kim and Jennifer Post

Thompson Coburn congratulates Bob Chapman of Barry-Wehmiller on best CEO honor

Thompson Coburn named among top 30 law firms for client service

Justin Newman named to Law Bulletin’s distinguished ‘40 Under 40’ list

Emily Wang Murphy appointed to Lawyers Have Heart board

Thompson Coburn earns 11 national top-tier rankings in U.S. News ‘Best Law Firms’ survey

Three Thompson Coburn attorneys tapped for St. Louis Magazine’s 2016 ‘Power List’

Congratulations to our 2017 ‘Lawyers of the Year’

Former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti joins Thompson Coburn

Matt Hafter joins corporate practice in Chicago

Associates, patent agent join Thompson Coburn in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis

A merger story: Tom Minogue and Jack Musgrave discuss 20 years as Thompson Coburn

Thompson Coburn attorneys detail the difficulty in prosecuting spoofers

Congratulations to the new Thompson Coburn partners for 2016

Thompson Coburn assists with merger of St. Louis Minority Business Council, Regional Chamber

Congratulations to our 8 ‘Lawyers of the Year’

25 Thompson Coburn attorneys recognized in 2015 Chambers USA

Tom Minogue named chair of University of Missouri-St. Louis board

Congratulations to the new Thompson Coburn partners for 2015

Thompson Coburn earns eight national top-tier rankings in U.S. News ‘Best Law Firms’ survey

Margie Krumholz co-authors chapter on leasing commercial vessels

Congratulations to our 15 St. Louis ‘Lawyers of the Year’

Sixth Circuit rules cows can be leased

Cherie Stephens Bock selected for 2014-2015 class of Leadership St. Louis

27 Thompson Coburn attorneys recognized in 2014 Chambers USA

Kevin Young joins Thompson Coburn's corporate practice in Chicago

UMSL Research & Innovation Week to feature Tom Schlafly presentation

Higher education attorney Aaron D. Lacey joins Thompson Coburn

Thompson Coburn drafts UCC legislation in Missouri

Thompson Coburn closes acquisition of Lion’s Choice restaurants

David Kaufman presents West LegalEdcenter® webinar on SEC repeal of general solicitation rules

David Kaufman covers top trends from 2013 InvestMidwest

David Kaufman joins Thompson Coburn as a partner

Bob Wallace article: Fiscal-cliff-style negotiations fall flat in the sports world, too

Manufacturing magazine publishes Rob Kamensky article on distribution agreements

19 Thompson Coburn partners named 2013 St. Louis Lawyers of the Year

Tom Minogue represents the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 50th anniversary ad campaign

Jim Slear featured in BBC reports on New York financial services regulator

Thompson Coburn leads Federal Signal’s $110 million sale of FSTech to 3M

Thompson Coburn clients enjoy lantern light at 2012 Women’s Event in St. Louis

Thompson Coburn negotiates $40 million settlement over unpaid MetLife insurance benefits

Explorers Club honors Benjamin Hulsey with President’s Medal at NYC dinner

Thompson Coburn partner Tom Litz receives national honor for client service

Rick Reibman joins Thompson Coburn as a partner

Bob Wallace joins Thompson Coburn as partner

Partner
New York

John draws on his more than 30 years of litigation experience to represent a wide variety of clients in federal and state trial and appellate courts.

John draws on his more than 30 years of litigation experience to represent ...

John Amato
Associate
St. Louis

Tyler leverages his extensive practical financial background to assist clients with a variety of corporate and securities matters and finance activities.

Tyler leverages his extensive practical financial background to assist clie...

Tyler Ash
Partner
New York

Dan represents financial institutions in secured and cash-flow lending and other finance transactions.

Dan represents financial institutions in secured and cash-flow lending and ...

Daniel Batterman
Partner
Los Angeles

Drawing on his over 15 years of experience, Simran Bindra provides strategic banking and finance counseling to his clients as well as representing owners and developers o...

Drawing on his over 15 years of experience, Simran Bindra provides strategi...

Simran Bindra
Associate
Chicago

Raquel focuses her practice on corporate and regulatory matters within the health care sector.

Raquel focuses her practice on corporate and regulatory matters within the ...

Raquel Boton
Associate
St. Louis

Samuel is an associate in the Banking and Commercial Finance group.

Samuel is an associate in the Banking and Commercial Finance group.

Samuel Brand
Law Clerk
New York

Sevil is a Law Clerk in the banking and commercial finance group.

Sevil is a Law Clerk in the banking and commercial finance group.

Sevil Clifford
Associate
St. Louis

Allyson is an associate in the Firm's Corporate and Securities Group.

Allyson is an associate in the Firm's Corporate and Securities Group.

Allyson Coyne
Associate
St. Louis

Jesse assists corporate clients with a wide range of transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and general business counseling.

Jesse assists corporate clients with a wide range of transactional matters,...

Jesse Doggendorf
Partner
Chicago

Barry serves as an advisor to publicly held and private companies as well as individuals involved in all types of complex transactions.

Barry serves as an advisor to publicly held and private companies as well a...

Barry Fischer
Partner
Dallas

Susan is a versatile corporate attorney who represents public and private companies, portfolio companies, private equity funds, and individual and institutional investors...

Susan is a versatile corporate attorney who represents public and private c...

Susan Fisher
Partner
New York

Dan represents financial institutions and borrowers in numerous aspects of commercial lending transactions, with an emphasis on leveraged finance transactions.

Dan represents financial institutions and borrowers in numerous aspects of ...

Daniel Ford
Associate
Chicago

James is an associate in the Firm's banking & commercial finance practice.

James is an associate in the Firm's banking & commercial finance practi...

James Gambulos
Partner
New York

Sarah's practice focuses on asset based financing transactions, and other secured lending.

Sarah's practice focuses on asset based financing transactions, and other s...

Sarah Gilbert
Partner
Los Angeles

Vicky is a versatile commercial finance attorney who represents banks, investors, and borrowers in a wide variety of financing transactions and investments.

Vicky is a versatile commercial finance attorney who represents banks, inve...

Vicky Gilbert
Partner
Chicago

Jay serves as a critical business partner and advisor for a variety of companies, from startups to multi-level international organizations.

Jay serves as a critical business partner and advisor for a variety of comp...

A. Jay Goldstein
Counsel
Chicago

With more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, Kristen helps develop tailored solutions for her clients.

With more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, K...

Kristen Greenberg
Counsel
St. Louis

April is counsel in the Firm's banking and commercial finance practice.

April is counsel in the Firm's banking and commercial finance practice.

April Greer
Partner
New York

Don represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, business organization, and general corporate matters.

Don represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, business organization, ...

Don Grubman
Partner
Chicago

Joel is an experienced corporate transactional lawyer who, for decades, has been sought out by clients of all sizes to counsel them through complex business combinations ...

Joel is an experienced corporate transactional lawyer who, for decades, has...

Joel Haber
Associate
St. Louis

Denise represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial financing transactions.

Denise represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial financi...

Denise Hall
Partner
St. Louis

Ruthanne represents parties in complex commercial transactions, providing responsive advice on a variety of finance and sales matters.

Ruthanne represents parties in complex commercial transactions, providing r...

Ruthanne Hammett
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Benjamin is a corporate advisor and business strategist for a wide variety of privately-held businesses, manufacturers, financial institutions, and nonprofits.

Benjamin is a corporate advisor and business strategist for a wide variety ...

Benjamin Hulsey
Partner
Chicago

Rob is a pragmatic, solution-oriented advisor who guides companies through major transactions as well as provides comprehensive advice on their day-to-day operations and ...

Rob is a pragmatic, solution-oriented advisor who guides companies through ...

Rob Kamensky
Partner
New York

James serves as legal adviser to investors, entrepreneurs, investment advisers and investment bankers as they fund or invest in new companies, grow established private co...

James serves as legal adviser to investors, entrepreneurs, investment advis...

James Kardon
Partner
Los Angeles

Jon represents mid-sized, closely held businesses and their owners in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, retail sales and professional servic...

Jon represents mid-sized, closely held businesses and their owners in a var...

Jon Karp
Partner
Chicago

David is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

David is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

David Kaufman
Associate
St. Louis

Haley supports a wide variety of clients with corporate and securities matters and financings.

Haley supports a wide variety of clients with corporate and securities matt...

Haley Kavanaugh
Associate
Chicago

Soyoon is an associate in the Firm's Banking & Commercial Finance practice.

Soyoon is an associate in the Firm's Banking & Commercial Finance pract...

Soyoon Kim
Partner
St. Louis

Michele is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group and serves on the Firm's Management Committee.

Michele is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group a...

Michele Kloeppel
Associate
Chicago

Suzanne is an associate in the Firm's Corporate & Securities practice.

Suzanne is an associate in the Firm's Corporate & Securities practice.

Suzanne Krause
Senior Counsel
New York

Dan has counseled and represented financial institutions in closing sophisticated commercial finance transactions for over 35 years.

Dan has counseled and represented financial institutions in closing sophist...

Daniel Krauss
Associate
St. Louis

Sarah advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, corporate governance and general business counseling.

Sarah advises corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, securities law...

Sarah Larson
Partner
St. Louis

Tom is a veteran M&A and corporate finance attorney who provides clients with common-sense solutions to address complex transactional issues.

Tom is a veteran M&A and corporate finance attorney who provides client...

Tom Litz
Partner
New York

Steve represents financial institutions, businesses and constituencies in federal and state courts throughout the United States in a wide variety of major commercial disp...

Steve represents financial institutions, businesses and constituencies in f...

Steven Mandelsberg
Partner
St. Louis

Greg represents clients in mergers and acquisitions and sophisticated securities offerings, and offers advice on the wide range of regulatory and compliance issues affect...

Greg represents clients in mergers and acquisitions and sophisticated secur...

Greg Mennerick
Partner
Chicago

Jeff serves a diverse segment of real estate clients by offering a 360-degree approach to achieving their objectives.

Jeff serves a diverse segment of real estate clients by offering a 360-degr...

Jeffrey Merar
Partner
St. Louis

Tom is the immediate past Chair of Thompson Coburn, where for 20 years he led the Firm through a period of growth and nationwide expansion.

Tom is the immediate past Chair of Thompson Coburn, where for 20 years he l...

Tom Minogue
Associate
Chicago

Matthew represents public and private companies across the country on a wide range of corporate matters while providing comprehensive advice on corporate and business iss...

Matthew represents public and private companies across the country on a wid...

Matthew Misichko
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Clients have consistently praised Emily for her "practical, common sense solutions" and "natural instincts" for deal flow.

Clients have consistently praised Emily for her "practical, common sense so...

Emily Wang Murphy
Partner
Chicago

Experienced with both real estate transactions and litigation, Justin uses a hybrid approach in representing purchasers, sellers, landlords, tenants, owners, operators, l...

Experienced with both real estate transactions and litigation, Justin uses ...

Justin Newman
Partner
New York

Zachary delivers practical, tactical, and experienced advice to corporate, lending, and fiduciary clients with respect to all phases of litigation, alternate dispute reso...

Zachary delivers practical, tactical, and experienced advice to corporate, ...

Zachary Newman
Associate
St. Louis

Charles represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial financing transactions.

Charles represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial financ...

Charles Nitsch
Associate
New York

Mona represents financial institutions in business finance transactions, including commercial finance, asset-based lending and domestic and cross-border acquisitions and ...

Mona represents financial institutions in business finance transactions, in...

Mona Patel
Associate
St. Louis

Patrick helps his clients through a range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance, and venture capital transactions.

Patrick helps his clients through a range of corporate matters, including m...

Patrick Paterson
Partner
St. Louis

Greg counsels entrepreneurs, investment advisors and major institutional investors on a wide range of securities offerings and transactions while providing comprehensive ...

Greg counsels entrepreneurs, investment advisors and major institutional in...

Greg Patterson
Associate
New York

Anna is in the Firm's Business Finance Practice Group and assists financial institutions in secured commercial lending transactions.

Anna is in the Firm's Business Finance Practice Group and assists financial...

Anna Piszczatowski
Partner
New York

Lee represents financial institutions in secured lending and other finance transactions, developing creative solutions that protect clients and still address the concerns...

Lee represents financial institutions in secured lending and other finance ...

Leonard Lee Podair
Partner
Los Angeles

Jennifer serves as primary outside counsel to a variety of individuals, institutions and companies, including entrepreneurs, venture capital firms and emerging companies,...

Jennifer serves as primary outside counsel to a variety of individuals, ins...

Jennifer Post
Associate
New York

Dan represents financial institutions in secured commercial lending transactions.

Dan represents financial institutions in secured commercial lending transac...

Dan Quinn
Partner
Chicago

Rick serves as the managing partner of the Firm's Chicago office.

Rick serves as the managing partner of the Firm's Chicago office.

Rick Reibman
Partner
St. Louis

Chris is a valued strategic partner to emerging companies and the institutions and individuals that invest in them.

Chris is a valued strategic partner to emerging companies and the instituti...

Chris Reid
Law Clerk
Los Angeles

Monica is a Law Clerk in the Corporate and Securities group.

Monica is a Law Clerk in the Corporate and Securities group.

Monica Roth
Senior Counsel
New York

Howard's broad experience enables him to structure, negotiate and document complex secured transactions that involve multiple and non-standard collateral classes.

Howard's broad experience enables him to structure, negotiate and document ...

Howard Ruda
Partner
New York

Steve represents banks, finance companies, factors, mezzanine lenders and other providers of credit in negotiating and documenting complex financial transactions.

Steve represents banks, finance companies, factors, mezzanine lenders and o...

Steven Seif
Law Clerk
Chicago

Dan is a Law Clerk in the Corporate Finance & Securities group.

Dan is a Law Clerk in the Corporate Finance & Securities group.

Dan Shin
Associate
Chicago

Kayla Siam is an associate in the Firm's corporate & securities practice.

Kayla Siam is an associate in the Firm's corporate & securities practic...

Kayla Siam
Partner
New York

Jeanne represents financial institutions in a wide range of complex business finance transactions, including commercial finance, factoring and structured finance.

Jeanne represents financial institutions in a wide range of complex busines...

Jeanne Siegel
Associate
Dallas

Ali represents financial institutions in the full range of commercial financing transactions.

Ali represents financial institutions in the full range of commercial finan...

Alejandra Siller
Partner
Washington, D.C.

Ray is a member of the Corporate and Securities, Government Contracts and Tax practice groups.

Ray is a member of the Corporate and Securities, Government Contracts and T...

Ray Stewart
Partner
St. Louis

Fred is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

Fred is Co-Chair of the Firm's Corporate and Securities Practice Group.

Fred Strasheim
Partner
New York

Ariele represents clients in a variety of secured commercial lending transactions.

Ariele represents clients in a variety of secured commercial lending transa...

Ariele Strauss
Associate
New York

Jorge represents financial institutions in business finance transactions, including commercial finance, asset-based lending and domestic and cross-border acquisitions and...

Jorge represents financial institutions in business finance transactions, i...

Jorge Torruella
Partner
St. Louis

Brent helps his clients navigate the complexities of mergers, acquisitions, financings, and other significant corporate transactions from initial negotiation through exec...

Brent helps his clients navigate the complexities of mergers, acquisitions,...

Brent Trame
Law Clerk
New York

Danielle is a Law Clerk in the banking and commercial finance group.

Danielle is a Law Clerk in the banking and commercial finance group.

Danielle Ullo
Partner
Chicago

Nathan advises both buyers and sellers in a range of sophisticated M&A transactions, including private equity and strategic acquisitions, divestitures, and leveraged ...

Nathan advises both buyers and sellers in a range of sophisticated M&A ...

Nathan Viehl
Associate
Chicago

Beth supports health care clients in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters.

Beth supports health care clients in a variety of transactional and regulat...

Elisabeth Volk
Associate
New York

Jessica represents financial institutions in secured commercial lending transactions.

Jessica represents financial institutions in secured commercial lending tra...

Jessica Wang
Law Clerk
Washington, D.C.

Hope is a Law Clerk in the higher education group.

Hope is a Law Clerk in the higher education group.

Hope Watson
Associate
Dallas

Rebecca is an associate in the Firm's corporate practice focusing on mergers and acquisitions and corporate and securities law.

Rebecca is an associate in the Firm's corporate practice focusing on merger...

Rebecca Wolfe
Partner
Chicago

Described by one client as a highly effective "legal quarterback," Kevin handles a wide range of transactional and governance matters for corporate clients and financial ...

Described by one client as a highly effective "legal quarterback," Kevin ha...

Kevin Young