Lee Barnum represents issuers, private equity sponsors, and investment banks in public and private securities offerings.
In addition, public companies seek Lee’s advice regarding corporate governance matters and compliance with SEC and stock exchange rules and regulations.
Clients turn to Lee in connection with registered and private capital markets issuances of debt and equity securities, and federal securities law aspects of mergers and acquisition transactions. Lee also provides counsel to US and foreign issuers on corporate governance matters and compliance with disclosure obligations.
Lee played an integral role on the Fried Frank team that was awarded the 2017 IFLR Equity Deal of the Year for its work as counsel to the underwriters on Athene Holding’s US$1.25 billion IPO, which was one of the top three IPOs in 2016 by size.
Media mentions |DealLawyers.com Posts Excerpt from Fried Frank Client Memorandum⟶
News releases |Fried Frank Elects Eight New Partners⟶
Client memorandum |SEC Adopts Amendments to Rule 10b5-1 and Related Disclosure Obligations⟶
Client memorandum |SEC Issues Updates to Non-GAAP Financial Measures Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations⟶
Client memorandum |SEC Reopens Comment Period for Proposed Rule on Share Repurchase Disclosures⟶
Client memorandum |Far-Reaching Rules Proposed by SEC Would Transform SPAC Process to Make It More Burdensome than a Traditional IPO⟶
Articles |Implications of the Court of Chancery’s Decision that De-SPAC Mergers Will Be Reviewed Under the Entire Fairness Standard—Amo v. MultiPlan⟶
M&A/PE Briefing |Implications of the Court of Chancery’s Decision that De-SPAC Mergers Will Be Reviewed Under the Entire Fairness Standard—Amo v. MultiPlan⟶
Articles |U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Brings Regulation FD Enforcement Action Against AT&T Inc.⟶
Client memorandum |Regulation FD Enforcement Action: SEC v. AT&T Inc.⟶
Alerts and newsletters |SEC To Increase Focus on Climate-Related Disclosures⟶