Florida State University, J.D.
For over 20 years, Attorney Laura Anthony has focused her law practice on small and mid-cap private and public companies, the OTC market, NASDAQ, NYSE MKT, going public transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private placement and corporate finance transactions, Regulation A/A+, Exchange Act and other regulatory reporting requirements, FINRA and DTC requirements, state and federal securities laws, crowdfunding, general corporate law, and complex business transactions. Ms. Anthony and her team have represented issuers, buyers, sellers, underwriters, placement agents, investors, and shareholders in mergers, acquisitions, and corporate finance transactions valued in excess of $12 billion. Her team has represented in excess of 200 corporate vehicles and private entities in going public transactions including initial public offerings, direct listings, de-SPAC transaction, and reverse mergers.
Ms. Anthony's focus includes, but is not limited to, compliance with the Securities Act of 1933 offer sale and registration requirements, including registration statements on Forms S-1/F-1, S-3/F-3, S-8, and S-4/F-4; Regulation A/A+ offerings; private placement transactions under Regulation D and Regulation S and PIPE Transactions as well as compliance with the reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including registration on Form 10, Form 20-F, reporting on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, 20-F, 6-K and 14C Information and 14A Proxy Statements; all forms of going public transactions; mergers and acquisitions including both reverse mergers and forward mergers; applications to and compliance with the corporate governance requirements of securities exchanges including NASDAQ and NYSE MKT; corporate; and general contract and business transactions. Ms. Anthony has represented both target and acquiring companies in reverse mergers and forward mergers, including the preparation of transaction documents such as merger agreements, share exchange agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset purchase agreements, and reorganization agreements. Ms. Anthony is an approved PAL and OTC Markets Advisor with OTC Markets Group, the creator and author of SecuritiesLawBlog.com, the security industry’s leading source for news and information, including in the ABA Journal’s “10th Annual Blawg 100,” the producer and host of Anthony L.G., PLLC Podcast, The Securities Law Network. Attorney Laura Anthony is recognized by Martindale-Hubbel as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals and the recipient of the Martindale-Hubbel Distinguished® Rating. For more information visit www.anthonypllc.com; www.legalandcompliance.com and www.securitieslawblog.com.
Ms. Anthony is a member of various professional organizations including the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), the Palm Beach County Bar Association, the Florida Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the ABA committees on Federal Securities Regulations and Private Equity and Venture Capital. She is a supporter of several community and charities including the Palm Beach Police and Fireman’s Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Opportunity, Inc., New Hope Charities, the Society of the Four Arts, the Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach County Zoo Society, and Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Ms. Anthony is an honors graduate of Florida State University College of Law and has been practicing law since 1993.