Gerald J. Guarcini is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr's Securities Group. His experience encompasses general corporate and securities law, covering business acquisitions and mergers, private equity, and venture capital transactions. Jerry’s securities work focuses on all types of securities offerings of debt and equity to initial public offerings, tender offers, and private investments in public equity (PIPEs).
Jerry regularly counsels public companies, including their boards of directors and board committees, on securities transactions, corporate governance matters, fiduciary duties, and disclosure and compliance issues, including obligations under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act, as well as stock exchange listing requirements.
Jerry has written about and spoken on a variety of securities law issues. He has authored articles for several securities law publications on topics including management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations, proxy solicitations, and executive compensation.
Jerry serves as a course planner and presenter for the "Federal Securities Law Forum," a continuing legal education program at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). For more than 10 years, Jerry served as a course planner and presenter for the PBI program "Preparation of Annual Disclosure Documents and SEC Update," and has spoken at the PBI seminars "Private Placements of Securities: Intermediate and Advanced Topics" and "Navigating the Public Jungle: A Guide for Small and Midsize Public Companies." He also moderated the continuing legal education program "International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Convergence: What you Need to Know Now." Most recently, Jerry moderated a series of webinars on the SEC's Regulation Crowdfunding.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Gerald J. Guarcini