CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND BOARD COUNSELING

The Yocca Law Firm provides extensive expertise on governance issues and regularly advises boards of directors and executives on corporate governance and related matters. Whether your company is a multinational publicly held company or small business, The Yocca Law Firm understands the complexities of corporation laws and federal and state securities laws and regulations and can assist your officers and directors in making decisions in a way which complies with the law.  Our background includes the listing rules for companies that trade on the NYSE, NASDAQ, AMEX, OTCBB, or on the pink sheets, and we advise on Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and Dodd-Frank compliance.

• Change-of-control duties and procedures

• Charters, ethics policies, and "best practices" of boards and committees

• Composition and operation of boards of directors

• Composition and operation of committees, including audit, compensation, governance, and nominating committees.

• Disclosure and transparency requirements

• Executive compensation

• Fiduciary duties of directors involving transactions, financings, equity offerings, and other matters occurring outside the ordinary course of business

• Interests of other stakeholders

• Internal and External auditors

• Issues regarding the preparation of financial statements

• Rights and equitable treatment of shareholders

• Role and responsibilities of the board

• Special committees in corporate transactions involving insiders and affiliates

• Special investigations

for PEOPLE

for COMPANIES

  • EMPLOYMENT

    Employees need to understand their rights. Employers need to be proactive against the current wave
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  • TRADE SECRETS

    We work closely with clients to identify and protect their potential trade secret assets
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  • SECURITIES

    We counsel regarding securities issues for businesses or individuals.
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  • CORPORATE

    We provide expert counsel to companies from startup to public, including:     Board
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  • REAL ESTATE

    We represent and advise clients involving real property acquisition. financing. development. construction. disposition. leasing.
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  • TAX

    Tax issues arise in virtually all practice areas, and we are adept at handling
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  • ESTATE PLANNING

    We do trusts and estates.  Should I try to avoid probate? A proper estate
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  • PRIVACY AND CYBERLAW

    We counsel regarding privacy, cybersecurity, social media, consumer disclosures, warranties and other consumer protection
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