Chris Stambaugh advises public and private real estate funds on corporate and securities matters including fund formation, public securities offerings, private placements, tender offers, joint ventures, corporate governance and ongoing securities law compliance.

Chris focuses his practice on public REITs and has a thorough knowledge of recent trends and issues facing these companies, whether it relates to M&A, earnings releases, non-GAAP financial measures, risk factors, executive compensation, corporate defenses or Green Street scorecards. Chris handles all aspects of ongoing SEC reporting requirements, including periodic reporting, proxy statements, executive compensation disclosure and Section 16 compliance, as well as helping clients comply with stock exchange requirements. With respect to offerings, Chris has experience with numerous private placements as well as registered offerings on Form S-11, Form S-3 and Form S-8.

Chris also counsels broker-dealers on compliance with applicable regulations of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in connection with the distribution of securities. Within the non-traded REIT space, Chris has been very active with clients and regulators in developing new offering structures with multiple classes and trail commissions, as well as customized share redemption programs and improved valuation procedures and disclosure.