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Jonathan Schulman represents public and private companies, investment banks and private equity firms in a wide range of securities transactions, including initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary offerings, high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, leveraged buyouts, bridge lending, tender offers and consent solicitations.

Jonathan also advises clients on SEC reporting, compliance and disclosure issues, stock exchange rules and general corporate governance matters.

Here’s a tip from the sixth edition of our popular publication The Public Company Handbook, which is an easy-to-read guide that provides practical insights regarding legal and other board management issues facing public—or soon-to-be-public—companies.

This tip involves fairness opinions. Courts give special deference to Boards that seek truly independent third-party advice, such as that