News & Events

  • February 21, 2019

    David A. Gehn, a member of the Firm, was invited by Mindy Diamond of Diamond Consultants to contribute to a podcast by sharing his experience in working with advisors through non-Protocol moves, the challenges of terminations and other contractual matters that can arise even before you consider a move.

    Cick here to listen to the podcast.

  • February 21, 2019

    Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $300,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Acamar.

  • February 15, 2019

    EG&S advised Cowen and Company as dealer manager of a public exchange offer by Priority Technology Holdings, Inc., in which the company offered new common shares in exchange for its outstanding warrants.

  • February 13, 2019

    Ilan Wieser, an Associate of the Firm, wrote an important article on a “come back” area of liability for food service establishments charging service or administrative fees. 

    Click here to read the article.

  • February 11, 2019

    EG&S advised Cowen and Company as joint book-running manager of the $174,000,000 IPO and simultaneous private placement of units of Monocle Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

  • February 06, 2019

    Monocle Acquisition Corporation announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $150,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • February 06, 2019

    2018 was an extraordinary year for Ellenoff Grossman & Schole.  All of our 11 practice areas experienced increased growth.

    Click here to read our 2018 year-end review.

  • February 04, 2019

    Paul Rooney, a member of the Firm, wrote an article on why it is more important for restaurants than other businesses to stop inappropriate behavior — because high employee turnover makes it far more likely that every termination will tee up a retaliation claim.

    Click here to read the article.

  • February 01, 2019

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, was invited by Deal Flow Events to open the SPAC Conference 2019 with the keynote address.  EGS served as the premier sponsor.

  • January 31, 2019

    Pivotal Acquisition Corp. announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $200,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • January 31, 2019

    EG&S advised Cowen and Company as joint book-running manager of the $100,000,000 IPO and simultaneous private placement of units of Andina Acquisition Corp. III, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

  • January 30, 2019

    FINRA recently posted their annual Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter. As part of the letter, FINRA stated they would be evaluating how firms conduct suitability analyses as well as communications and AML requirements for both Reg D 506c and Reg A+ offerings. These two exemptions are widely used by crowdfunding platforms that solicit US investors.

    Crowdfundinsider.com contacted Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm for his perspective on this.  Click here to read the article.

  • January 28, 2019

    Andina Acquisition Corp. III announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of $100,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to the underwriter.

  • January 22, 2019

    Repay Holdings, LLC and Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.  Under the terms of the agreement, Thunder Bridge will acquire REPAY and the combined company will continue as a publicly-listed company with an implied enterprise value at closing of approximately $653 million, based on current assumptions.   EG&S acted as counsel to Thunder Bridge.

  • January 15, 2019

    Inpixon announced the closing of its oversubscribed rights offering in the amount of $12,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Maxim Group LLC, the dealer manager for the rights offering.

  • January 09, 2019

    EG&S' Litigation department team is excited to present this Year in Review, highlighting the successes of the Firm’s Litigation Department in 2018.

    Click here to see the review.

  • January 08, 2019

    Amanda M. Fugazy, a member of the Firm, will be speaking at a seminar titled: "2019 Outlook: Navigating the Current Landscape of Complex Hospitality Exposures in Today’s Market."   In light of the #MeToo movement, and increased awareness about sexual harassment in the restaurant industry, organizations must address this issue and protect employees – and themselves. By being proactive you can mitigate the risk of issues in the workplace, and lawsuits and damaged reputations that could follow.

    Click here for more details.

  • December 27, 2018

    Puhui Wealth Investment Management Co. Ltd. (Nasdaq: PHCF), announced the closing of its initial public offering in the amount of over $9,000,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Puhui.

  • December 27, 2018

    Client Alert: Complete New 195.1 Forms for Exempt Employees Hired or Receiving Pay Raises in 2019

    Effective December 31, 2018, the minimum weekly and corresponding yearly salary to qualify for the “administrative” or “executive” overtime exemptions will increase.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • December 27, 2018

    Client Alert: Complete New 195.1 Forms for Non-Exempt Employees Hired or Receiving Pay Raises in 2019

    Beginning December 31, 2018, New York State’s minimum wage rate is set to increase. The applicable increased minimum wage varies based upon where the employee is located and the size of the employer.

    Click here to read the alert.

  • December 27, 2018

    Stellar Acquisition III, Inc. announced that it consummated its business combination with Phunware, Inc. EG&S acted as counsel to Stellar.

  • December 21, 2018

    Datasea Inc. (NASDAQ) announced the closing of its underwritten public offering in the amount of $5,800,000.  EG&S acted as counsel to Datasea.

  • December 21, 2018

    SMAAASH Entertainment Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with NBA Memphis Grizzlies Minority Owner Jed Kaplan’s Simplicity Esports, LLC.  EG&S acted as counsel to Smaaash.

  • December 19, 2018

    Douglas S. Ellenoff, a member of the Firm, wrote an article for Crowdfund Insider titled: "A Potential Pathway Forward for U.S. Initial Coin Offerings."

    Click here to read the article.

  • December 19, 2018

    Draper Oakwood Technology Acquisition, Inc. announced the completion of their business combination with Reebonz Limited, a leading online luxury marketplace and platform in the Asia Pacific region based in Singapore.  EG&S acted as counsel to Draper Oakwood.