Franc Del Fosse has advised companies on transactional and business matters for nearly 20 years and has significant experience representing public and private companies in complex securities transactions, financings, and merger and acquisition deals. He also has a wide-ranging project finance practice related to advising developers, lenders, investors, and other parties in project development, including energy projects.
Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Franc served in-house as the general counsel of a publicly traded, Phoenix-based specialty pharmaceutical company. Previously, he was a partner at a prominent law firm headquartered in Arizona, where he founded and led the firm's renewable energy industry group. Franc began his legal career in the Silicon Valley office of an international law firm.
Franc has counseled clients in:
NASDAQ and NYSE rules and regulations, shareholder proposals and corporate watchdog engagements), antitakeover postures and annual meeting matters, executive agreements, and compensation issues
Initial public offerings, debt offerings, stock repurchase programs and tender offers, private investment in public equity transactions, and venture capital financings
General contractual negotiations—including licensing transactions, employment agreements, engagement letters, leases, credit facilities and other lending documents, manufacturing and distribution agreements, joint venture and other partnership agreements, and clinical trial agreements
Strategic partnerships, distribution agreements, and exclusive licensing arrangements
Articles in the National Law Review database by Franc Del Fosse