News & Events

  • 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.

  • June 08, 2016

    Transgenomic, Inc. announced the closing of their At Market offering in the amount of $3,500,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 03, 2016

    Leapfrog Media Trading Inc. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $540,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.

  • June 02, 2016

    The United States District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted the motion to dismiss a putative securities class action filed against our client Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. in the wake of a blog post by an anonymous short seller.  The court held that plaintiffs had not pled a corrective disclosure and therefore failed to plead loss causation.  Adrienne Ward and Michael Sullivan, members of the Firm, served as lead counsel.  A copy of the opinion is available here.

  • June 01, 2016

    Great Basin Scientific Inc. announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $6,004,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • May 31, 2016

    Adrienne Ward and Bill Peterson, both members of the Firm, took part in a live webinar on Tuesday May 31, 2016 at 3pm EDT.  The webinar reviewed anti-money laundering (AML) issues that broker-dealer and investment adviser firms are currently facing, including FinCEN’s new Enhanced Due Diligence Rule, and provided an exam and enforcement update.

    Click here to view the recorded webinar.

  • May 26, 2016

    OncoSec Medical Incorporated announced the closing of their Registered Direct offering in the amount of $9,950,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Placement Agent.

  • May 26, 2016

    Legend Oil & Gas Ltd. announced the closing of their PIPE offering in the amount of $460,082.40.  EG&S acted as counsel to the Investor.