corporate transactions & securities

Commercial Litigation
Condominium & Cooperative Representation
Corporate Transactions & Securities
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment Law

Guzov, LLC, specializes in broad corporate services, ranging from incorporations to complete capital financings, mergers, and acquisitions. We handle corporate transactions and securities for an array of clients, including U.S. public companies, international companies, investment advisors, and broker-dealers, as well as investment funds and not-for-profit corporations. Our sterling reputation is built upon taking an innovative approach to structuring deals, providing in-depth cultural and legal knowledge of cross-border transactions, and expertise in regulatory issues.

We believe in a boutique, hands-on approach when assessing your needs from both a legal and overall business perspective, deploying elements of our practices in an integrated fashion to effectively meet your needs. We make it a priority to offer cost-effective services through efficient staffing, while providing senior attorneys to supply the high-level expertise necessary to achieve results. Our impressive rate of return business and direct referrals stands as a testament to our thorough approach to complete customer satisfaction.

Corporate Transactions

We have extensive experience in a variety of corporate transactions, representing clients from initial structuring through contract drafting and negotiation to closing. Our areas of expertise include mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, and private placements, in addition to public offerings, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, spin-offs, and divestitures. Calling on a long and favorable track record, we will ensure your successful transactions by crafting customized, innovative solutions.

Public Companies

When you need assistance in securities law matters, ranging from IPOs to secondary offerings, Guzov is extremely accomplished in counseling public companies. We help formulate corporate compliance policies and procedures designed to address new legal and corporate requirements, combining years of experience with cutting-edge knowledge and know-how. In addition to our wide range of services, we regularly assist in preparing and filing annual, quarterly, and current SEC reports on behalf of our public clients.

Investment Advisor and Broker-Dealer Representation

We provide legal counsel to investment advisers and broker-dealers in registration, compliance, and regulatory matters involving federal and state securities laws. Our attorneys have represented investment advisers and broker-dealers before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and self-regulatory organizations, including the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), and number of regional exchanges.

Investment Funds

Guzov provides a complete range of legal services to mutual funds, hedge funds, and venture capital funds. Our areas of expertise include advising on fund structure, formation and financing, and representing regulated funds before the SEC, Commodities Futures Trading Commission, and state regulators. We are skilled at handling formation of domestic and offshore hedge funds, including funds involved in Regulation S offerings, and preparing all necessary fund documentation. We frequently assist fund managers in developing creative methods to market within legal and practical parameters, as well as with ongoing reporting and compliance matters, operational issues, and fund investment transactions.

Not-For-Profit Corporations

We value our relationships with not-for-profit charitable corporations, providing to them a full complement of legal services. From entity formation and counseling concerning event planning to acceptance and disbursement of funds and general corporate matters, our experience and attention to detail serve as a valuable proponent to the success of your charitable venture.