Thomas S. Vaughn's practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, public securities offerings, public company securities compliance and private placements of securities involving institutional, venture capital and private investors.
Mr. Vaughn serves as United States general corporate counsel for a number of international companies, with a focus on companies involved in the automotive industry. He has assisted these clients in establishing and growing their United States operations through both acquisitions and internal growth.
He counsels public and non-public companies on issues surrounding mergers; stock purchases and asset acquisitions; commercial loan financings; board of director meetings and general board relations; stock-based employee benefits plans; anti-takeover defense mechanisms; partnership syndications and joint ventures; product distribution relationships; and the drafting and negotiation of a broad array of business agreements. He assists clients with organizational issues; negotiation of initial rounds of financing; preparation of private placement memoranda; negotiation of venture capital financing and bank financing; and initial public offering representation. Mr. Vaughn serves as corporate secretary or assistant secretary for a number of companies.
The current administration, from a business and trade regulation standpoint, seems to be having a negative impact. If we didn't have this much uncertainty on trade, business would be a lot more positive on the administration.30 April 2020