Guy P. Lander Esq.

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
Lander, Guy P.

Guy Lander is a Partner with Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP in New York where he practices in the areas of corporate and securities law for international and U.S. companies and financial institutions. Mr. Lander's practice emphasizes a wide range of financial transactions, including U.S. and international public and private offerings, Rule 144A placements, Regulation S cross-border offerings, MJDS offerings, listing foreign companies on U.S. exchanges, tender and exchange offers, mergers, and acquisitions. 

His practice includes providing corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley advice to corporate clients. Mr. Lander also devotes a significant part of his time to regulatory matters for U.S. and international securities brokerage firms, investment advisers and hedge funds advising on their registration, structuring, documentation, compliance, business activities and significant transactions.  Mr. Lander is the author of four books on securities law and is the former Chairman of the New York State Bar Association’s Securities Regulation Committee and Business Law Section.  He is also the former Co-chair of the American Bar Association Subcommittee on Disclosure and Continuous Reporting.  He received his B.A. from New York University and later received his J.D. from St. John's University.

Mr. Lander is the author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 46-3rd, Resales of Restricted Securities Under SEC Rules144 and 144A.  The title is also available as part of the Bloomberg BNA Securities Practice Portfolio Series (No. 208).  This portfolio volume describes the background and operation of Securities and Exchange Commission Rules 144 and 144A.  Rule 144 provides a "safe harbor" from SEC registration requirements for the limited public resale of restricted securities (that is, securities acquired in a transaction not involving a public offering) and other securities held by an "affiliate" of the issuer of the securities.  Rule 144A provides a safe harbor from registration for the resale of certain restricted securities to qualified institutional buyers.  The Detailed Analysis also addresses the mechanics of Rule 144 sales and other uses of Rule 144, and includes a discussion of the PORTAL market for Rule 144A securities and the interrelation of Regulation S and Rule 144A.