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Walter Van Dorn

Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
New York, NY, USA

Walter G. Van Dorn, Jr. advises issuers, underwriters and financial institutions on international capital market transactions such as SEC-registered public offerings of both equity and debt securities, securities offerings under Rule 144A and Regulation S, the creation and maintenance of ADR and GDR programs, and general corporate matters. He also advises both U.S. and non-U.S. issuers, underwriters and financial institutions on the application of the U.S. securities laws.

Mr. Van Dorn was Special Counsel in the Office of International Corporate Finance at the SEC in Washington, D.C. At the SEC, Mr. Van Dorn was responsible for U.S. offerings of equity securities and ADRs by non-U.S. issuers and offerings of debt securities by both corporations and governments, as well as mergers and acquisitions involving non-U.S. issuers. He also participated in recent rule-making initiatives amending Regulation S and requiring public disclosure of securities sold under Regulation S.

Mr. Van Dorn received an A.B. in 1984 from the University of Michigan and a J.D., cum laude, in 1987 from the Boston University School of Law.

Mr. Van Dorn is a frequent lecturer and writer on the subject of U.S. securities laws and has spoken at conferences around the world.

Walter Van Dorn is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters International Securities Offerings; and Appendix 3A - Financial Product Fundamentals: Law, Business, Compliance (Second Edition), Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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