Andrew Astore advises clients in all aspects of public and private mergers and acquisitions matters, as well as corporate governance matters. He also represents underwriters and initial purchasers in connection with the offering of registered equity securities.



Columbia Law School (J.D., 2019)

Columbia Business Law Review, Articles Editor

Cornell University (B.A., 2015)

Bar Admissions

New York


Ruth Bader Ginsburg Prize


SEC Proposes Sweeping New Rules on Climate Risk Disclosure

April 7, 2022

On March 21, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed new climate disclosure rules (the “Proposed Rules”)1, which would require registrants, including foreign private issuers, to disclose a broad array of information on climate-related risks and activities, including emissions data. Background The goal of the Proposed Rules, the SEC says, is to enhance and…

SEC Proposes Overhaul of Beneficial Ownership Reporting, including Accelerated Filing Deadlines, Changes to Group Rules and Treatment of Cash-Settled Derivatives

February 18, 2022

On February 10, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) announced its proposals to amend Regulation 13D-G and Regulation S-T to address, they said, information asymmetries in financial markets and to modernize the regulations under Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”) to account for technological and financial innovations. …