Andrew M. Piper

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Andrew Piper is a member of Gunster’s Tax and Securities & Corporate Governance Practice Groups.  Andrew advises public and private companies on matters involving securities laws and regulations, corporate governance issues and practices, as well as mergers and acquisitions.  He also represents clients in personal and business tax-related matters.

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On December 19, 2018, the SEC adopted final rules allowing reporting companies to rely on the Regulation A exemption. How did we get here? The SEC adopted a new – and greatly improved – Regulation A, known as Reg A+, in 2015.  As noted in previous posts (see here and here) Reg A, provides an exemption from registration under the Securities Act for smaller public offerings, but for many years was seldom used…
When you think of corporations, you think “maximize profits for shareholders”. This notion is being turned on its head as a growing sustainable business movement asks: “Can we look to factors in addition to profit to measure a company’s success?” More than thirty U.S. states and the District of Columbia have answered “yes” by authorizing a benefit corporation, or “B Corp” – a for-profit corporate entity, but one that seeks to positively impact society, the…