John A. Leonard specializes in the legal aspects of financing, running and selling businesses. John works with companies that are financed and grown from operations, as well as those that are angel, venture capital or financed by other outside investors using private placement memorandums. John helps clients grow from operations and by mergers and acquisitions. He helps clients structure C-level retention and bonus programs. John advises companies on business exits to a company’s management or through private equity acquisitions and by mergers. John assists many of his clients in software development, protection and distribution including distribution with OEMs, VARs, and electronically through the software as a service model.
John assists companies in US export compliance including goods and services on the Munitions List and subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). He prepares and negotiates Technology Assistance Agreements, Commodity Jurisdictions, DSP-5 and other export licenses. John advises companies on establishing foreign branches and subsidiaries, and negotiation international agency, distributor and joint venture agreements. He advises companies on export compliance systems, Anti-Boycott and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Articles in the National Law Review database by John A. Leonard