ALEX SHIEKMAN

ASSOCIATE

Alex Shiekman represents public and private companies as well as financial institutions on securities and corporate matters. His securities experience includes initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, shelf registration statements and other equity offerings, as well as registered and unregistered debt offerings, including 144a, Regulation S and Regulation D offerings. Alex also regularly advises public companies on general corporate matters, including SEC reporting and corporate governance.

Practices

Education

Duke University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2015)

Southern Connecticut State University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2012)

Bar Admissions

New York

Insights

The Force May Be With You: COVID-19 and Force Majeure Provisions

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 has caused major disruption to businesses, commerce and the financial markets. With the CDC and WHO projecting that the coronavirus is only in its early stages in the United States, businesses and individuals may feel the burden of the effects of COVID-19 for the foreseeable future. As the flow of goods and services continues…

Material Corporate Provisions of the CARES Act

March 30, 2020

In response to the recent outbreak of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) into law on Friday, March 27, 2020. The CARES Act provides (I) unemployment assistance, (II) limits on paid leave requirements that were established in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act…