News & Events

  • December 06, 2018

    Client Alert: Mandatory Labor Law Poster Changes Effective January 2019

    With legal changes comes the obligation to update your required employment posters.  Don’t forget to change your employment posters.  Please click here to see the bulletin from the Society For Human Resource Management.

  • December 05, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, was named one of the Top Women in Metro New York Foodservice & Hospitality 2019.  Total Food Service has once again dedicated this issue to profiling the impact that women have had on the Tri-State foodservice scene. They have risen to amazing heights and turned the Greater NYC Marketplace into the epicenter of the world’s restaurant and food service industry.

    Click here to read the issue.

  • December 05, 2018

    Valerie Bluth, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for Total Food Service titled "Beware of Hidden (and Not So Hidden) Wage/Hour Pitfalls."

    Click here to read the article.

  • November 21, 2018

    Bill Peterson, a member of the Firm, published a guest article in the NCS Regulatory Compliance November 2018 newsletter looking back after 6 months at the impact of FINCEN’s Enhanced Due Diligence rules for legal entity customers.

    Click here to read the article.

  • November 21, 2018

    Smaaash Entertainment Inc. (f/k/a I-AM Capital Acquisition Company) announced the closing of its SPACquisition with Smaaash Entertainment Private Limited.  EG&S acted as counsel to I-AM Capital and will act as counsel for Smaaash on a going forward basis.

  • November 20, 2018

    Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP is happy to announce that David A. Gehn has been appointed the Head of the Firm’s Litigation Department.

    Click here to read the announcement.

  • November 20, 2018

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, was invited by the Federal Court to provide training to mediators for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law in the hospitality industry.   The training took place on November 15, 2018, with approximately 70 Federal Mediators in attendance.

  • November 19, 2018

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for Crowdfund Insider on the SEC enforcment action against two initial coin offerings (ICOs). 

    Click here to read the article.

  • 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 30, 2018

    Euroseas Ltd. entered into an at-the-market offering in the amount of $4,200,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the sales agent.

  • 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.

    Click here to view the presentation.

  • 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?"

    Click here to read it.

  • October 11, 2018

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

    Click here for more details.

  • 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.  

    Click here to view the webinar.

  • 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.