Corporate, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions
Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., provides comprehensive legal services to a broad range of clients. The firm’s Corporate, Securities and Mergers and Acquisitions practice includes:
- General Corporate Representation
- Shareholder Representation
- Officer and Director Representation
- Corporate Finance and Securities Compliance
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- International Business Transactions
QPWB attorneys assist in the formation of corporate and other limited liability companies, and can be involved from the early discussion that determine what entity is appropriate for a particular business venture, to preparing the documents necessary to create that legal structure. We also counsel clients and prepare agreements relating to shareholder relationships, executive employment and employee stock incentive plans.
The services provided include advising on all aspects of business operations including, issues relating to officer and director liability; observance of corporate formalities to maintain shareholder protection from liability; compliance with regulatory and other governmental authorities, product liability, warranty matters; tax structuring and planning; mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, spin-offs and other corporate acquisitions or divestitures.
Our Securities team represents issuers of common and preferred stocks, debentures, bonds and other debt securities and convertible options and warrants. Clients have ranged from small companies issuing stock to a few investors, to initial public offerings (IPOs) and Shelf registrations. Additionally, our attorneys handle delayed, continuous and repeat offerings; intrastate offerings (“Blue Sky” law compliance); and offerings of U.S. securities abroad.
Our Corporate practice assists clients in structuring and negotiating their business relationships and drafting written contracts evidencing the same. We routinely prepare agreements for supply and distributorships; independent contracting and employment; noncompetition and confidentiality; and sales and service. We create documents for commercial financing such as lines of credit, term loans and factoring arrangements.
QPWB attorneys advise clients in corporate compliance matters involving Securities Exchange Commission proceedings and investigations. Our practice includes counseling clients on Sarbanes-Oxley disclosure requirements and related regulations that include provisions regarding certification and sub-certifications, and whistleblower protection and claims.
In the area of Mergers and Acquisitions, we advise clients with all aspects of corporate finance strategy and management including dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies, and arranging equity, secured, unsecured, and mezzanine financing arrangements. Our attorneys represent both private and public companies ranging in size from start-up ventures to multinationals.