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December 2, 2013
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is pleased to announce the creation of a new practice group – Labor & Employment. Amanda M. Fugazy, Paul P. Rooney and Adam C. Weiss join EG&S as Members of the new practice.
November 21, 2013
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited to apeak at the Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation at the SEC. Mr. Ellenoff participated in the panel titled: Crystal Ball: Now That You Raised the Money, What’s Next for the Company and the Markets?
October 18, 2013
Aplifi, Inc., a leading provider of products that streamline the selling and maintenance of insurance products, was sold to Internet Pipeline, Inc. a provider of software tools to the insurance industry. Aplifi was a portfolio company of Bluff Point Associates Corp. EG&S acted as counsel to Aplifi and its shareholders.
October 17, 2013
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by The University of California, Berkeley, to participate in an international academic conference on crowdfunding titled "Crowdfunding; Setting the Research Agenda." UC researchers are interested in crowdfunding — particularly in the wake of the federal Jumpstart Our Business Start-ups Act, which relaxed some rules on how companies can ask for equity investments. Richard Swart, who leads crowdfunding research at Cal’s Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, which is hosting the symposium, said part of the focus on the conference will be on “mechanisms to protect new investors.”
October 15, 2013
Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP recently served as counsel to a registered closed-end management investment company in a proxy contest with an activist shareholder group.
October 14, 2013
Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited to sponsor and participate in the 2nd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp in Las Vegas, NV. This convention, like no other, offered entrepreneurs and small business owners from across all industries a place to learn the necessary skills and knowledge to launch a successful crowdfunding campaign from the world's leading experts. Mr. Ellenoff participated in several panels: Equity Crowdfunding; The Role of Social Media and Investor Protection; Changes to Rule 506 of Regulation D; and the fear of fraud.
October 9, 2013
Box Ships, Inc. (NYSE:TEU) closed an $8.2 million underwritten follow on offering of its publicly traded Series C Preferred Stock. EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriters.
October 1, 2013
Richard I. Anslow joins EG&S as a Member in its Corporate and Securities Practice.
September 30, 2013
Wealth Management Systems Inc. (WMSI), a leading provider of technology-based rollover services and financial planning tools in the retirement services industry, acquired S&P Capital IQ’s Financial Communications (FC) business. WMSI is a portfolio company of Bluff Point Associates Corp. EG&S acted as counsel to WMSI.
September 24, 2013
Neurotrope, Inc. announced the closing of their reverse merger in the amount of $21,900,000. EG&S acted as counsel to Neurotrope.