Elmer Offers a Brief Look at Direct SPAC Cases

Special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”) have been in the litigation spotlight recently. As SPAC disputes play out in courts nationwide, one especially interesting field of play is in the Delaware Chancery courts where SPAC shareholders are pursuing breach of fiduciary duty cases against SPAC sponsors, officers, and directors. How did this litigation develop, and where […]

Burge Details Risks of Securities-Backed Loans in PIABA Bar Journal Article

Jason Burge, a partner in Fishman Haygood’s Litigation Section, authored the article “Investors Cornered: The Risks of Securities-Backed Loans” published in the most recent edition of the PIABA Bar Journal, a publication of the Public Investors Advocate Bar Association (PIABA). Burge explores several risks and disadvantages of securities-backed loans that are not as well understood or […]

Gershanik Discusses Securities Law and Opportunity Zones

As more investors eye lucrative investment opportunities in Qualified Opportunity Zones, the SEC and state regulators will be monitoring securities activities associated with the program, according to Fishman Haygood Partner Maureen Gershanik.