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Scott Lesmes

Scott Lesmes

Morrison & Foerster LLP

Washington, DC, USA


Scott Lesmes is a Corporate Finance partner based in Morrison & Foerster’s Washington, D.C. office. Mr. Lesmes focuses his practice on counseling public companies with respect to corporate and securities matters for. He advises companies and boards of directors on a broad range of securities regulation and corporate governance issues and has substantial experience in dealing with restatements and internal control concerns. Mr. Lesmes counsels issuers and underwriters in the public offering process and in corporate compliance matters involving SEC reporting and disclosure requirements.

Prior to his career in private law, Mr. Lesmes served as in-house counsel at two public companies. He worked extensively in establishing corporate compliance programs and policies while serving as Chief Legal Officer for Allied Capital Corporation, a NYSE-listed business development company, as well as Deputy General Counsel/Chief Securities Counsel for Fannie Mae, a financial services company. Mr. Lesmes draws on his significant in-house experience to provide valuable perspective in his role as an outside advisor.

Scott Lesmes is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Repeal of Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule (February 21, 2017) - Global Capital Markets & the U.S. Securities Laws 2017, Thursday, April 20, 2017
Morrison & Foerster LLP, The SEC Issues a Request for Comment on Possible Changes to Industry Guide 3 (March 7, 2017) - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Morrison & Foerster LLP, PCAOB Adoption of Enhanced Auditor’s Reporting Model (June 12, 2017) - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Morrison & Foerster LLP, Frequently Asked Questions About Shareholder Proposals and Proxy Access (October 2017) - Annual Disclosure Documents 2017: Current Developments and Best Practices , Monday, December 11, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting - Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, November 27, 2017
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Disclosure Documents 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Annual Disclosure Documents 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Annual Disclosure Documents 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting - Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting , Monday, November 27, 2017
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings , Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting - Key Factors Shaping Financial Reporting , Monday, November 27, 2017
Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting - Annual Reporting Practices and Shareholder Meeting, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Proposals, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings - Solicitation Issues Related to Annual Meetings , Thursday, December 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Pocket MBA 2017: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, New York, NY
Annual Disclosure Documents 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017, New York, NY
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