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David M. Lynn | dlynn@mofo.com | 202.887.1563 | View Full Bio
David M. Lynn is a partner in the Washington D.C. Office of Morrison & Foerster, and is co-chair of the firm’s Corporate Finance practice. He is the former Chief Counsel of the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Lynn is a highly respected securities advisory counsel who provides guidance to clients ranging from Fortune 500 to newly-public companies on securities law compliance, as well as counseling on corporate governance, executive compensation, and disclosure best practices. Mr. Lynn also advises companies and underwriters in a wide variety of corporate finance transactions. In addition to being a leading authority on SEC issues, Mr. Lynn is particularly well known in the area of executive compensation disclosure, having co-authored, “The Executive Compensation Disclosure Treatise and Reporting Guide.” Mr. Lynn is a recognized expert on the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012, and is the co-author of JOBS Act Quick Start, published by International Financial Law Review (2013).

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Anna T. Pinedo | apinedo@mofo.com | 212.468.8179 | View Full Bio
Anna Pinedo has concentrated her practice on securities and derivatives. She represents issuers, investment banks/financial intermediaries, and investors in financing transactions, including public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, as well as structured notes and other hybrid and structured products. Ms. Pinedo works closely with financial institutions to create and structure innovative financing techniques, including new securities distribution methodologies and financial products. Ms. Pinedo has particular financing expertise in certain industries, including working with technology-based companies, telecommunications companies, healthcare companies, financial institutions, REITs and consumer finance companies. Ms. Pinedo regularly speaks at conferences and participates in panel discussions addressing securities law issues, as well as the securities issues arising in connection with derivatives and other financial products. She regularly writes on topics related to private and hybrid securities offerings. Ms. Pinedo is a co-author of JOBS Act Quick Start, published by International Financial Law Review (2013), co-author of Considerations for Foreign Banks Financing in the US, published by International Financial Law Review (2012), co-author of Exempt and Hybrid Securities Offerings, a treatise published by Practising Law Institute (2009, Second Edition 2011) and co-author of BNA Tax and Accounting Portfolio, SEC Reporting Issues for Foreign Private Issuers (BNA Accounting Policy and Practice Series, 2009). Ms. Pinedo also co-authored “The Law: Legal and Regulatory Framework,” a chapter in PIPEs: A Guide to Private Investments in Public Equity (Bloomberg, 2006).