News & Events

  • November 01, 2018

    David Gehn, a member of the Firm, wrote an article titled "The Treat is for the Taking: The Anniversary of Morgan Stanley’s Halloween Protocol Withdrawal." 

    Click here to read it.

  • November 01, 2018

    Haymaker Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and OneSpaWorld, the pre-eminent global provider of health and wellness products and services onboard cruise ships and in destination resorts around the world, announced that they, and certain other related parties, have entered into a definitive business combination agreement.  EG&S acted as counsel to Haymaker Acquisition.

  • October 30, 2018

    PlacementTracker Publishes Q3 2018 Private Placement Market League Tables

    PlacementTracker, the leading source for data and analysis to institutions in the PIPE and Private Placement markets, today announced the most active investment banks, investors, and law firms in the U.S. through the third quarter 2018.           

    EG&S tied for #2 for Placement Agent Representation by number of transactions; tied for #4 for Investor Counsel Representation by number of transactions and are # 9 for Issuer Counsel Representation by number of transactions.

  • October 26, 2018

    TOP Ships Inc. announced the closing of their registered direct offering in the amount of $3,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the exclusive placement agent for the offering.

  • October 26, 2018

    Client Alert: Employers Required to Post Voting Rights Notice

    NYS employers are required to post a reminder of employees’ voting rights no less than 10 days before the election.  Election day is November 6, so if you have not yet posted the notice, please do so right away.

    Print the Notice Here

  • October 23, 2018

    iFresh, Inc. announced the closing of their registered direct offering in the amount of $2,600,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Maxim Group, the sole placement agent for the offering.

  • October 22, 2018

    IntelGenx Technologies Corp. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $12,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • October 18, 2018

    John Assadi, a member of the Firm, presented at the Fall NGO Counsel Forum, hosted by the International Rescue Committee held at DLA Piper.  Mr. Assadi's presentation involved recent trends and changes in business immigration law and the effects on non-profit organizations.

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  • October 17, 2018

    Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III announced the closing of its acquisition of NRC Group Holdings, LLC.  EG&S acted as counsel to Hennessy Capital.

  • October 16, 2018

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was asked to write a featured article for MicroCap Review Magazine’s Fall 2018 issue.  The article is titled "What is a SPAC?"

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  • October 11, 2018

    Michael A. Dinowitz, a member of the Firm, will be speaking at this year's Nadlan NYC Conference. 

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  • October 09, 2018

    Aytu Bioscience, Inc. announced the closing of their Underwritten offering in the amount of $15,200,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Underwriter.

  • October 04, 2018

    MoSys, Inc. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $11,100,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • October 03, 2018

    William Peterson, a member of the Firm, was invited by Bloomberg to moderate an hour long webinar entitled: It’s Time to Refresh Your Compliance Program.  

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  • October 03, 2018

    Client Alert: New York State Releases Final Guidance on New Sexual Harassment Prevention Policies and Training

    On Monday, the New York State Department of Labor released the final language regarding the sexual harassment prevention policy and training that is now required of all employers.

    Click here to read the full alert.

  • October 03, 2018

    Uranium Energy Corp. announced the closing of their Underwritten offering in the amount of $20,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Underwriter.

  • September 27, 2018

    Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (CBMG) announced it has entered into a strategic licensing and collaboration agreement with Novartis to manufacture and supply the CAR-T cell therapy Kymriah® (tisagenlecleucel) in China. In addition, CBMG received $40 million in an equity purchase from Novartis.  EG&S acted as and continues to act as counsel to CBMG.

  • September 27, 2018

    Jennifer Silverman, a member of the Firm and Atul Singh, of-counsel to the Firm, successfully defended Ronny Yakov /CrowdPay.us, Inc. against Happy State Bank d/b/a GoldStar Trust Company’s attempt to acquire ownership of its crowdpay.us domain name via usDRP domain name dispute arbitration. A three member panel denied the claim and dismissed the complaint.  CrowdPay.us, Inc. is a subsidiary of The OLB Group, Inc., a publicly-traded company.  EGS continues to represent Crowdpay.us, Inc. and The OLB Group, Inc.

  • September 20, 2018

    Client Alert: New York Employers Should Be Prepared To Meet A 10/9/18 Policy Deadline and A 1/1/19 Training Deadline

    As you may have seen from our prior alert, earlier this year, both New York State and New York City passed laws intended to combat workplace sexual harassment. 

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  • September 20, 2018

    Jennifer Silverman, a member of the Firm, was featured in High Performance Counsel’s online publication #TopOfMind issue in which thought leaders discuss what they see as the most pressing issues in the legal industry right now.

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  • September 19, 2018

    David A. Gehn, a member of the Firm, was invited by AdvisorHub to participate in their NYC summit: An Industry in Transition Change, Challenges & Evolution.  This summit will address the most talked-about issues affecting advisor assets, including Broker Protocol developments, the demise of the DOL Fiduciary rule and the impending SEC Best-Interest rules.

    Click here for more details. 

  • September 13, 2018

    In Memoriam

    Michael J. Sullivan, Esq.

    With profound sadness, the partners of Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, LLP, announce the sudden and untimely death of our partner and friend, Mike Sullivan, on September 7, 2018.

    Elected to the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2016, Mike was a highly accomplished trial attorney who represented his clients consistent with the highest standards of professionalism, ethical conduct, and legal knowledge. 

    Mike began his career as a public interest attorney with the New York City Legal Aid and worked as a Federal Public Defender in New Jersey.  He was a zealous advocate for his clients throughout his career and was devoted to his friends, the community, and the law.  Above all, Mike was a warm, compassionate, funny, and wonderful man who loved his family. 

    Mike was much loved at EGS and he will be sorely missed.  We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Laura, their children, Adam and Claire, and his entire family.

  • September 06, 2018

    Client Alert: NYC Council Gets Involved In The Tip-Credit Battle

    New York City restaurateurs and managers should call City Council members and urge them to fight to keep the tip-credit minimum wage.  Eliminating the tip-credit is bad for business, bad for workers and bad for New York. 

    Click here to read the alert.

  • September 06, 2018

    Barry I. Grossman, a member of the Firm, was invited by Maxim Group LLC to speak at their Rights Offering Conference in New York.  His panel was titled: FMRO as a Financing Alternative.

  • September 05, 2018

    Client Alert: NYC: September 6 Sexual Harassment Posting Deadline

    Starting this Thursday, September 6, New York City will begin enforcing its new regulations concerning sexual harassment. Under this new law, all employers are required to display a poster and provide employees with an information fact sheet which informs employers and employees about anti-sexual harassment rights and responsibilities.

    Click here to read the full alert.