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SPAC Chat Ep. 4: Litigation Update: Preparing for the Next Wave of Suits Against SPACs [PODCAST]

It seems that everyone is taking a second look at SPACs as the number of lawsuits against these alternative IPOs continues to increase by the day. The SEC has recently commented on the liability risks of SPACs under the securities laws following the agency’s heightened scrutiny of these blank-check companies. What exactly is happening, and how can SPAC actors mitigate the ever-increasing risk of litigation?

This latest episode of SPAC Chat features your two favorite corporate attorneys in the forefront of SPACs, Jeff Schultz and Sahir Surmeli, along with two of Mintz’s leading litigators, Doug Baumstein and Sean Prosser, as they discuss this latest SPAC trend.

 

©1994-2021 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. All Rights Reserved.National Law Review, Volume XI, Number 117
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Jeffrey P. Schultz Corporate & Securities Attorney Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo New York, NY
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Jeff is a versatile corporate and securities lawyer who steers clients through critical transactions. His repertoire includes debt and equity security financings, IPOs and other types of public offerings, private investment in public equity (PIPE) transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic deals and agreements. Domestic and foreign public companies seek his assistance with public and private financings, SEC compliance, NASDAQ and NYSE compliance, corporate governance and general counseling. He also advises issuers and underwriters during IPOs of special purpose acquisition...

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Sahir Surmeli Energy & Sustainability Attorney Mintz Levin
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Sa is a highly skilled and versatile business counselor who advises companies, boards, entrepreneurs, investment banks and venture and private equity investors, as they build and grow companies. He handles public offerings, 144A and private financings, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. Sa guides public and private companies and investors, primarily in the energy and sustainability, technology, materials science, hospitality, retail and life sciences industries. Known as a problem-solver, Sa executes transactions with creative structures to address new opportunities...

617-348-3013
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