News & Events

  • August 25, 2016

    Richard P. Kaye, a member of the Firm, was invited by the Dispute Resolution Section of The New York State Bar Association to participate in its continuing legal education program on Arbitration on October 28, 2016.  Entitled The Next Iteration of ADR - It's Not Just Alternative Anymore, Mr. Kaye will be a member of the panel for the topic "Building a Better Arbitration: Avoiding Pitfalls and Problems.”  Mr. Kaye, who leads the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, has substantial experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) proceedings, including both Arbitration and Mediation.  The panel for this program, which consists of both practitioners and arbitrators, will share their experiences and suggestions for conducting an effective and successful arbitration hearing.

  • August 19, 2016

    Stellar Acquisition III, a Greek blank check company, announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $65,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Stellar.

  • August 12, 2016

    Boston Therapeutics, Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $1,300,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the placement agent.

  • August 12, 2016

    Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced the closing of their private placement in the amount of $15,200,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the placement agent.

  • August 05, 2016

    Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:SHIP) announced the pricing of its Registered Direct offering in the amount of $4,900,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • August 01, 2016

    Client Alert: Federal Labor Law Posting Update Effective August 1st

    Effective August 1, 2016, employers must post new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) posting.  Don’t forget to change your employment posters. 

    Click here to read the full alert.

  • July 25, 2016

    Nxt-ID announced the completion of a private placement consisting of preferred stock and warrants in the amount of $4,500,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the placement agent Aegis Capital.

  • July 20, 2016

    Conyers Park Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition corporation, announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $402,500,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Conyers Park.

  • July 18, 2016

    Amanda Fugazy, a member of the Firm, spoke at this year's InsideNGO conference on July 12, 13 and 14.  She gave presentations on “Getting To Great: Building a Better Intern, Fellow, and Skills-Based Volunteer Program” and was a panelist on “HR Compliance Round-Up” where she covered the recent changes to the FLSA overtime rules.

  • July 18, 2016

    On July 27, 2016, Amanda Fugazy, a member of the Firm, will be giving a webinar hosted by InsideNGO on “Paying Non-Exempt Employees for Travel and Events."  Click here to register.

  • July 18, 2016

    Client Alert: New York City Enacts “Ban The Box” Law

    On June 29, 2015, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed into law the Fair Chance Act (“Act”), which amends the New York City Administrative Code to restrict when employers may inquire about an applicant’s criminal history and imposes significant obligations on employers who intend to take action based on such information.

    Click here to read the full alert.

  • July 12, 2016

    M III Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition corporation, announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $150,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to M III.

  • July 06, 2016

    DT Asia Investments Limited announced that it has closed its business combination with Adrie Global Holdings Limited valued at $204,000,000, pursuant to which Adrie became a wholly-owned subsidiary of DT Asia.  EG&S acted counsel to DT Asia.

  • June 30, 2016

    SG Blocks, Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $2,500,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 29, 2016

    MagneGas Corp. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $4,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 22, 2016

    Lilis Energy, Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $20,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 16, 2016

    Celsion Corporation announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $6,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • June 15, 2016

    Champions Oncology Inc. announced the closing of their underwritten public offering of Common Stock in the amount of $5,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Champions Oncology.

  • June 15, 2016

    Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. announced the closing of their rights offering in the amount of approximately $17.1 million.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Dealer Manager.

  • June 15, 2016

    Gevo, Inc. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $4,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • June 14, 2016

    Kew Media Group Inc., a newly organized special purpose acquisition corporation, has announced the closing of its IPO in the amount of $70,000,000.  EG&S acted as U.S. legal counsel to Kew Media.

  • June 13, 2016

    PFO Global, Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $252,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 13, 2016

    Galena Biopharma, Inc. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $9,497,317  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 10, 2016

    Vascular Biogenics Ltd. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $23,975,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • June 08, 2016

    AgEagle Aerial Systems Inc. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $300,000. EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.