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Jennifer Commander’s practice includes advising public and private companies in a variety of corporate transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, business entity formation, private equity transactions, corporate reorganizations, and financing transactions. Jennifer also assists public companies with 34’ Act reporting compliance, public debt and equity offerings, and corporate governance matters. View articles by Jennifer

Advisory boardWhat is an advisory board?

Family-owned businesses often form advisory boards as a source of guidance. Advisory boards differ from the board of directors discussed in this prior blog post in several respects. Primarily, advisory boards guide, not govern, as they do not have legal decision-making authority. When a company is closely held, the owners