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David H. Engvall

David Engvall advises public companies on a wide range of securities, capital markets, corporate governance, and related matters. In the capital markets area, he has handled a range of transactions, including registered and unregistered offerings of common and preferred stock, investment grade and high yield debt securities, convertible securities, and trust units. He advises companies in a number of industries. David’s transactional experience also includes equity and debt tender offers, investments and M&A transactions.

David advises public company clients on a wide variety of disclosure, SEC compliance, transactional, and corporate governance matters. David is actively engaged in advising clients on a wide range of specific securities law topics, including executive compensation, beneficial ownership reporting, environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) reporting, and specialized disclosures such as those pertaining to conflict minerals. In the corporate governance area, he advises clients on topics such as Board committee charters, shareholder activism, management succession planning, and director independence.

In a so-called “trilogue” meeting on June 16, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, and the European Commission reached a “political” agreement on the key elements of a regulation that would implement a due diligence and reporting regime for conflict minerals imported in the EU.

It has taken more than three years since the