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Corporate Governance

Appropriately handling and managing matters of corporate governance can be critical to anticipating future risks, protecting the reputation and dealings of a business and, ultimately, positioning the corporation to be as successful and profitable as possible in the future.

Denver Corporate Governance Lawyer Thomas E. Downey is skilled at effectively and efficiently assisting businesses with various matters of corporate governance.

Denver Corporate Governance Lawyer Thomas E. Downey is skilled at effectively and efficiently assisting businesses with various matters of corporate governance.

At Downey & Associates, PC, our corporate governance practice is focused on providing strategic guidance, oversight and representation to corporate directors, officers, board committees, shareholders and companies themselves.

Our Corporate Governance Practice

Specifically, our corporate governance practice involves:

  • Developing governance best practices – For new and established corporations alike, we are effective at developing best practices for corporate governance, assessing a business’ current practices and devising reasonable alternatives. From fiduciary duties and reporting obligations to risk oversight and employee compensation, our best practices experience specifically can include (but is not limited to):
    • Helping corporations structure themselves and establish procedures to maintain compliance with various federal regulations (including, for instance, SEC rules)
    • Advising directors on various issues related to potential conflicts of interest, takeover responses and fiduciary duties
    • Managing stockholder nominations and communications
    • Conducting due diligence and serving as independent counsel for mergers and acquisitions
    • Working with audit committees to identify and resolve issues with financial reporting methods.
  • Overseeing compliance issues and related risks – In terms of compliance issues, we provide ongoing oversight and advise to corporate officers and directors when it comes to potential risks or issues associated with:
    • Stock exchange standards and requirements
    • Ethical conflicts or other potential conflicts of interest
    • Fiduciary duties and executive compensation
    • Various federal regulations, such as SEC rules, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, etc.
  • Advising clients on their public disclosure obligations – This specific focus of our corporate governance practice is dedicated to:
    • Providing advice and oversight for various matters of disclosure, such as the public reporting of executive compensation
    • Providing assistance with specialized disclosure issues (such as those associated with electronic communications)
    • Identifying deficiencies with financial reporting procedures.
  • Advising and representing clients in corporate crisis – When corporations are facing crisis, such as government investigations, we can provide them with experienced, effective representation to help them resolve their crisis as favorably and efficiently as possible.

Denver Corporate Governance Lawyer at Downey & Associates, PC

If you need assistance with any corporate governance matters, contact Denver Corporate Governance Lawyer Thomas E. Downey. Since 1983, Thomas Downey and the other legal professionals at Downey & Associates, PC, have been providing smaller businesses and larger corporations in the Denver Metro Area and throughout the U.S. with the highest level of legal service for their business, litigation, tax and real estate legal issues.

Our unwavering dedication to our clients, coupled with our extensive experience handling complex matters of corporate business law, means that our clients can always trust that we will aggressively protect their rights and help them achieve the best possible resolutions to their sensitive legal matters.

Contact Us Today

We encourage you to learn more about your rights and options, as well as our various services, by calling us at (303) 813-1111 or by emailing us using the contact form on this page.

From our law offices in Centennial, we serve clients throughout Colorado and the U.S.

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