Orange County Securities Law Attorneys

Securities dealings are not only financially complex; they are also highly regulated. Virtually all types of equity transaction — from initial stock offerings to issuances of stock options and bonuses to mergers and acquisitions — raise legal issues under state and federal securities law.

Failing to take heed of securities regulations could jeopardize your business. Not only could you lose your funding, but you could also potentially subject yourself to civil and criminal liability. Enlisting the help of a qualified lawyer is a wise and often indispensable step for protecting your business interests.

Comprehensive Guidance On Federal And State Regulations

In this complex field, navigating the gray areas requires diligence, skill and attention to detail. You will find that high level of dedication at Wilson & Oskam. Our business law attorneys have spent decades mastering the nuances of this niche field. We assist business clients with all aspects of regulatory compliance — under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Truth in Securities Act") and state "blue sky laws" that also apply to some securities transactions.

We provide comprehensive legal guidance tailored to fit the needs of our clients. For example, we assist with:

  • Preparing and filing the proper disclosures
  • Filing required reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as appropriate
  • Pursuing registration or exemptions for stock offerings
  • Exploring various options for raising capital, for example, through accredited investors or venture capital transactions
  • Analyzing the laws applicable in the state where the transaction takes place
  • Advising clients on legal restraints affecting securities, such as insider trading restrictions

Based in Orange County, we also have an office in New York City, and we work with business clients across the country.

For more information about our business and securities law practice, please contact the firm online or call 800-642-6388.