Charles C. Pinckney advises banking and other business clients on securities, mergers and acquisitions, banking regulatory and operational issues, and business transactions matters. He advises clients on securities law issues arising under a wide range of statutes and SEC rules, including Rules 144 and 145, Regulation M, Regulation FD, §16 short-swing profit and reporting provisions and general issues involved in stock benefit plans. He has represented public company clients on a full range of securities laws issues. He has drafted and reviewed annual and quarterly reports and annual proxy statements, and he has handled 1933 Act registrations, including public debt and equity offerings and registrations for over 50 acquisitions.
Charles has also counseled financial institution clients regarding banking laws and regulations, vendor management issues, and has negotiated contracts with technology vendors who serve banks and financial institutions.
In his business practice, Charles draws on his experience in the first half of his career litigating ERISA and complex securities cases. These included proxy contests, contested tender offers, and seminal fraud-on-the-market cases in the Fifth and Eleventh Circuit Courts.