When companies seek to grow through capital formation or by acquiring the assets of other firms, Butzel Long attorneys advise and represent clients in every phase of the transaction. When companies embark on new marketing ventures or become more aggressive in the marketplace, Butzel Long attorneys advise in every phase of those efforts as well. Butzel Long attorneys practicing in the areas of Antitrust & Trade Regulation law are experienced in advising and assisting clients in structuring and negotiating transactions and business initiatives so that they comply with federal and state antitrust laws and trade regulations. Acquisition analyses and preparation, as well as filing of notification forms under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act, are included in our range of services.
The scope of our practice ranges from small private offerings for start-up or unseasoned companies, to initial public offerings, public offerings for publicly held companies, and larger merger and acquisition transactions. Our attorneys assist Butzel Long litigators in takeover and other related litigation, frequently assist out-of-state counsel in connection with multi-state transactions, and have served as counsel to special investigation committees of organizations' Boards of Directors. Butzel Long attorneys handle multi-jurisdictional investigations and government and private litigation before antitrust enforcement agencies worldwide.
Our antitrust attorneys work closely with attorneys in our securities practice in matters of capital formation and mergers and acquisitions, and in complying with periodic and other reporting requirements for publicly held companies. They cover the Exon-Florio Act requirements if a transaction touches upon security issues.
Our team of professionals has guided clients through their important transactions and business initiatives in a sensible way and with a strong record of success. With our unique combination of antitrust, trial and securities lawyers, Butzel Long attorneys are able to address all of their clients antitrust and trade regulation compliance needs.