John P. Berkery

New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 506 2552

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Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Convertible Bonds
  • High Yield Bonds
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)
  • Corporate & Securities
  • Financial Institutions M&A
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 506 2552
Fax: 212 262 1910
University Le Moyne College, B.A., 1989
Law SchoolEmory University School of Law, J.D., 1993
Admitted1993, New Jersey; 1996, New York


New York Bar Association


John Berkery is a partner in Mayer Brown's Corporate & Securities practice. He represents underwriters, issuers and selling stockholders in a wide range of capital markets transactions, including registered public offerings (IPOs, follow-on offerings, continuous offering programs), private placements (including Rule 144A/Reg S offerings and PIPE (private investment in public equity) transactions), leveraged buyouts, restructurings and liability management transactions (exchange offers, tender offers and consent solicitations). He is experienced in a broad spectrum of securities products, ranging from high-yield to investment-grade debt securities and from simple common equity to complicated convertible debt and other hybrid and equity-linked securities. His practice also includes assisting clients with their on going reporting obligations, corporate governance requirements and other compliance issues arising under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the NYSE and NASDAQ, as well as general corporate law matters.


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Three Things US Audit Committee Members Should Consider Now
David S. Bakst,John P. Berkery,Edward S. Best,James B. Carlson,Michael L. Hermsen, September 19, 2014
Audit Committees have seen their responsibilities increase dramatically in 2014. Additionally, they have also faced increased regulatory scrutiny, potential liabilities and proxy and shareholder activist opposition to the re-election of Audit Committee members to the board of directors of the...

First Conflict Minerals Filings Still Due June 2, 2014
Duncan A. W. Abate,David S. Bakst,Harry R. Beaudry,John P. Berkery,Edward S. Best, May 12, 2014
On April 29, 2014, Keith Higgins, the director of the Division of Corporation Finance for the US Securities and Exchange Commission (the Division), issued a statement confirming that “the Division expects companies to file any reports required under Rule 13p-1 on or before” June 2,...
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John P. Berkery

1675 Broadway
New YorkNY 10019-5820


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