Corporate Governance & Board Counseling
Nick Yocca Law Firm provides extensive expertise on governance issues and regularly advises boards of directors and executives on corporate governance and related matters. Whether your company is a multinational publicly held company or small business, Nick Yocca Law Firm understands the complexities of corporation laws and federal and state securities laws and regulations and can assist your officers and directors in making decisions in a way that complies with the law. Our background includes the listing rules for companies that trade on the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTCBB, or on the pink sheets, and we advise on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and Dodd-Frank compliance.
Change-of-control duties and procedures
Charters, ethics policies, and "best practices" of boards and committees
Composition and operation of boards of directors
Composition and operation of committees, including audit, compensation, governance, and nominating committees.
Disclosure and transparency requirements
Fiduciary duties of directors involving transactions, financings, equity offerings, and other matters occurring outside the ordinary course of business
Interests of other stakeholders
Internal and External auditors
Issues regarding the preparation of financial statements
Rights and equitable treatment of shareholders
Role and responsibilities of the board
Special committees in corporate transactions involving insiders and affiliates