Find Lawyers in South Bend, Indiana for Corporate Governance Law
Practice Area Overview
In the wake of disasters such as Enron and WorldCom, it is more important than ever to ensure companies have the right checks and balances in place to avoid wholesale fraud or abuse of office. The roles of boards of directors, board committees, individual directors, and executive officers have always been challenging. Congress, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the stock exchanges have expanded materially the responsibilities of directors and executive officers of public companies and imposed upon them significant potential liabilities.
For all of these reasons, it is important for companies to find excellent corporate governance counsel to represent the company and its board of directors and committees. Corporate governance lawyers should have extensive experience in advising boards of directors, board committees, and executive officers as the boards perform their duties in all types of situations, both extraordinary and routine. These boards and committees need attorneys who are thoroughly versed in traditional corporate fiduciary standards, as well as in the extensive and ever-changing body of legislation, regulation, and listing standards that both define and shape the responsibilities of directors and officers of companies.
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Tim advises buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, represents lenders and borrowers in commercial financing transactions, assists clients with real estate acquisitions and dispositions, and negotiates and establishes joint ventures. Tim also drafts and negotiates leases, as well as represents developers in the acquisition, sale, financing and development of real estate throughout the country. Certified public accountant, business adviser and corporate attorney Tim Emerick represents ...
Peter’s practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. He represents numerous clients as lead counsel for purchases and sales of businesses that have collectively totaled billions of dollars in value of leveraged and management-led buyouts over the course of his decades-long career. In addition to his M&A work, Peter advises on a variety of corporate law matters, particularly for middle market companies that are family-owned or privately held. He also or...
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