News & Events

  • April 17, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, has been selected by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York to participate as an Expert in its program Mediation Myth Busters: Mediators vs. the Experts on the Fair Labor Standards Act.   The program is scheduled to take place on April 25, 2018, and is a game show format training session for federal court mediators.

  • April 09, 2018

    The OLB Group, Inc., through newly formed subsidiaries, purchased substantially all of the assets of Excel Corporation and its subsidiaries in a foreclosure sale for $12,500,000, which was financed through a secured term loan made by GACP Finance Co., LLC.  EG&S served as counsel to The OLB Group.

  • April 06, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, wrote an article titled "Restaurant Assistant Managers and Sous Chefs Lawsuits Are On The Rise."

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  • April 06, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, has been invited to present #TimesUp: Learning From #MeToo And Building An Anti-Harassment Practice For Your Organization at the Humentum/Inside NGO 2018 Annual Conference, occurring in Washington DC on July 25-27

  • April 05, 2018

    DMGT (a subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust Plc) has signed an agreement to sell EDR, a leading provider of real estate data and software-as-a-service, to Silver Lake and Battery Ventures for $205,000,000.  EG&S served as employee benefits/executive compensation counsel to DMGT.

  • March 26, 2018

    M III Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, announced the closing of its merger with IEA Services LLC.  EG&S acted as special SPAC counsel to M III.

  • March 21, 2018

    Senmiao Technology Limited announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $12,000,000.  EG&S acted as issuer's legal counsel to Senmiao.

  • March 20, 2018

    Golden Bull Limited, a China-based P2P company, announced the pricing of its initial public offering and its listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market.  EG&S acted as counsel to Golden Bull.

  • March 20, 2018

    Allen Schole and Robert Sakosky, members of the Firm, authored an article for Total Food Service’s 2018 issue titled "Streamlining The Occupancy Process at Innovative City Marketplace." 

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  • March 20, 2018

    Tiberius Acquisition Corporation announced the completion of its initial public offering in the amount of $150,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Tiberius.

  • March 16, 2018

    Ecoark Holdings, Inc. (to be renamed Zest Technologies, Inc.), announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain institutional investors for a registered direct offering in the amount of $4,200,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to  Maxim Group LLC , the lead placement agent for the offering.

  • March 14, 2018

    The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision, which sharply limits the scope of the safe harbor defense to certain avoidance actions, held on February 27, 2018, that payments made to a shareholder as part of a stock buyout through two financial institutions do not qualify for safe harbor protection under 11 U.S.C. §546(e), because the shareholder who received the payment was not a covered party, such as a financial institution or stockbroker. 

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  • February 27, 2018

    David A. Gehn and Matthew B. Baum, members of the Firm, successfully defended eight former Morgan Stanley employees against a Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.  After EGS attorneys submitted their opposition papers, Morgan Stanley withdrew its motion. 

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  • February 23, 2018

    Forum Merger Corporation, and ConvergeOne, Inc., a leading global IT services provider of collaboration and technology solutions, announced that they have completed their previously announced business combination.  The transaction is valued at approximately $1.3 billion.  EG&S acted as counsel to Forum.

  • February 21, 2018

    Farmmi, Inc. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $6,720,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriter, ViewTrade Securities, Inc.

  • February 13, 2018

    Client Alert

    Bill Peterson, a member of the Firm, put together a client alert on the new Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules for U.S. financial institutions.

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  • February 13, 2018

    Mudrick Capital Acquisition Corporation announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $200,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Mudrick.

  • February 13, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, was a guest speaker for Philanthropy New York and the topic was “Learning From The #MeToo Moment- Building An Anti-Harassment Practice For Your Foundation”.

  • February 13, 2018

    Blink Charging Corp. announced the closing of its underwritten public offering in the amount of $18,500,250.  EG&S acted as counsel to Joseph Gunnar & Co., the sole book-running manager for the offering.

  • February 09, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, wrote an article titled "Have Your Voice Heard In The Battle to Keep the Tip Credit."

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  • February 07, 2018

    Bill Peterson, a member of the Firm, was a panelist for a NCS Regulatory Compliance webinar entitled Why are we Still Talking about FINRA Communications Rule 2210.

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  • February 06, 2018

    JM Global Holding Company, a special purpose acquisition company, announced that it has closed its business combination with China Sunlong Environmental Technology Inc., pursuant to which China Sunlong became a wholly-owned subsidiary of JM Global. EG&S acted as counsel to JM Global.

  • February 02, 2018

    Global Partner Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, and Purple Innovation, LLC, a comfort technology company known for creating the "World's First No Pressure™ Mattress," announced that they have completed their business combination, pursuant to which Purple has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Partner Acquisition Corp.  EG&S acted as counsel to Global Partner.

  • February 02, 2018

    SSLJ.com Limited, an online home improvement company based in China, announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $20,000,000.

  • February 01, 2018

    MTech Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $50,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to MTech.