The members of Maynard’s Public Company Advisory Group counsel public companies, as well as companies aiming to become public, on the full range of matters shaping their operation in the public markets. As a continued service to our clients, we provide a quarterly summary of important developments affecting public companies...Read More
Caroline is a member of the Firm’s Corporate, Securities & Tax Practice and works most closely with the Public Company Advisory group. She has comprehensive corporate experience, with a particular focus in advising clients on SEC reporting and disclosure, including proxy statements, Section 16 reporting, and periodic and current reports. She regularly supports and counsels companies with ongoing securities compliance and corporate governance matters and has advised issuers through initial public offerings and follow-on offerings.
In addition to her Public Company Advisory skills, Caroline has advised on numerous mergers and acquisitions transactions, from bidding through post-closing, including cross-border and complex carve-out transactions. Her work in these areas spans a number of industries.
Prior to joining Maynard, Caroline worked for six years in the Chicago and New York offices of a global AmLaw 50 law firm. She earned her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and holds a B.A. from Williams College.
- SEC reporting representation and general corporate governance advice fro publicly traded companies, including a Nasdaq-listed alternative investment management firm (from its $200 million initial public offering through multiple follow-on offerings), an NYSE-listed Software as a service provider, and a cryptocurrency advisory company.
- Acquisitions and divestitures ranging from over $1 billion on the high end to just a few million on the low end, including a beverage service provider's $1.25 billion carve-out of its bottling business, the $120 million acquisition of a manufacturer of medical-grade materials, and the $35 million sale of a radiopharmaceutical company.
- Numerous joint ventures and strategic partnerships, ranging in size, including multiple real estate development projects for a real estate investment firm.
- Commercial contracts of all types, ranging from standard supply and distributor agreements to more involved multi-party/multi-jurisdictional manufacturing and sourcing agreements.
- Corporate Transparency Act: Congress Ensnares Small Business in the Fight Against Money Laundering, February 9, 2021
- SEC Gives Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) a Makeover, February 14, 2020
- MD&A’s Makeover, Part II: Interpretive Guidance on the Use of KPIs and Metrics in MD&A, February 14, 2020
- MD&A’s Makeover, Part I: Proposed Amendments to Financial Disclosure Requirements in Regulation S-K, February 14, 2020
State Bar: Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania
Admittedly it has been a bit longer than anticipated between the first two installments of the “MCG Talks ESG” series that were issued last fall and this third installment discussing the SEC’s recently proposed rules on climate disclosures. The SEC’s actions in early 2021 indicated an aggressive focus on...Read More
On March 9, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) voted to propose new cybersecurity disclosure rules for public companies. The aim of the proposed rules, which build upon interpretive guidance provided in 2011 and 2018, is to better inform investors about public companies’ risk management, strategy, and governance...Read More