Securities & Corporate Finance

Foley’s Transactional & Securities attorneys help execute securities offerings and assist with SEC and exchange regulation compliance.
Our Transactional & Securities attorneys regularly represent issuers, underwriters, and investors in public and private securities transactions in the United States and in foreign markets, ranging from venture capital seed funding for emerging companies to significant public equity and debt offerings for large public companies. We have extensive experience in a variety of securities transactions involving equity, debt and convertible securities, and derivative and hybrid financial products.
Our attorneys work closely with you on disclosure, registration, listing, enforcement, and other matters. In addition, we use our significant experience with regulatory and enforcement agencies to provide you with valuable counsel on important interpretive and procedural issues. We offer sophisticated and timely advice regarding the many issues that arise from recent or pending changes in securities law, accounting rules, and other regulations.

We also focus on participants in the financial markets, such as broker-dealers, hedge funds, exchanges, commodities-futures merchants, commodity pool operators, insurance companies, investment companies, investment advisers, and technology providers. We have one of the largest practices of this type in the country. With decades of experience representing participants in the world's capital markets, we understand the importance of “speed to the market.” We are committed to providing clients with practical and timely advice on the wide range of legal and compliance matters that affect the financial services industry.

Our broad range of securities and corporate finance services include: