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Corporate Governance & Private Equity

A strong governance structure is the bedrock of a successful company. Our attorneys invest in understanding the business of our clients to provide practical solutions to corporate challenges and advise on growth strategies to build the value of the enterprise.

Wargo French Singer attorneys have extensive experience representing clients on general corporate formalities, corporate compliance and securities. Our attorneys routinely advise boards of directors, special committees and executive management regarding their fiduciary duties and corporate governance best practices. nsion into new markets and industries.

  • Advising clients across industries on general corporate governance issues, including board formation and resolutions, corporate filings management and corporate structure and reorganization.
  • Advising clients on entity formation, organizational documents and corporate governance, including, without limitation, drafting resolutions, bylaws, operating agreements and related documentation.
  • Advising clients with respect to capital structures, shareholder agreements and other ownership issues, lost stock certificates, stock redemption agreements, negotiations with investors, and the development of stock-based benefit and incentive plans.
  • Advising corporate officers and boards of directors on various matters, including directors’ and officers’ fiduciary duties, officer employment contracts, executive compensation packages and conflict of interest transactions.
  • Providing clients with strategic advice in connection with capital fundraising, investment opportunities and performance warrants, including drafting and reviewing financing documents, subscription agreements, warrant issuances, conversion rights, SAFEs and related transaction documents.
  • Advising clients on structuring series financing rounds and drafting related documentation, including, without limitation, advising on preferred rights and grants, redemption of stock, exercise of warrants and securities implications.
  • Advising selling shareholders, venture capital firms and others in public and private transactions involving the offering and sale of equity securities and debt.
  • Assisting clients with registering offerings of securities with the Securities and Exchange Commission and state securities commission, including advising clients as to federal and blue sky law exemptions and drafting prospectuses, handling periodic reporting obligations, and drafting and reviewing offering memoranda and other disclosure documents.
  • Advising clients on evolving regulatory landscapes and the impact of legislative changes on clients’ investment and governance strategies.
  • Conducting thorough due diligence investigations to uncover potential financial, operational or legal risks associated with corporate transactions.
  • Advising clients on developing internal programs to educate officers, directors and employees in various aspects of compliance.