Rebecca H. Forest: Lawyer with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Professional Association

Rebecca H. Forest


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Practice Areas

  • Capital Markets & Technology
  • Corporate
  • Securities
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions & Divestitures
Mailing AddressP.O. Box 2809, Orlando, FL, 32802-2809
University Geneva College, B.A., summa cum laude, 1980
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida College of Law, J.D., with high honors, 1987
Admitted1987, Florida

Professional Certifications, Memberships and Activities

•The Florida Bar

•Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Mentor Program, Volunteer


Rebecca Forest focuses on securities law, corporate finance and general corporate and commercial transactions, including structuring and preparing documentation for both public and private offerings, negotiating and completing mergers and stock and asset acquisitions and sales, divestitures and reorganizations, employment matters, franchise matters and negotiating and drafting various corporate and commercial contracts for both start up and established businesses. Rebecca also has assisted private clients in capital raising, including negotiating and structuring financing transactions in compliance with federal and state securities laws and has advised publicly held clients in the Exchange Act reporting and corporate governance matters. Rebecca has over 20 years legal experience counseling both private and public business clients in a wide range of business-related legal matters.

Community Activities

•Children's Home Society, Central Florida, Board of Directors
•UCF Small Business Development Advisory Board Council, Volunteer Advisor
•Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Adjunct Instructor of Law

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•FINRA Proposes Rules for Crowdfunding Portals
•SEC Finally Proposes the Rules to Implement the Crowdfunding Exemption
•The SEC Proposes New Rules Addressing General Solicitation In Private Offerings
•SEC Lifts Ban on General Solicitations for Certain Private Placements
•Following the Crowd (funding)
•Tougher Listing Standards for Reverse Merger Companies
•Potential Liability of Intermediaries in Securities Offerings
•Supreme Court Decision Limits Primary Rule 10b-5 Liability
•Securities Exchange Commission prosecutes pump-and-dump stock schemes in Southern District of Florida

Related Press Releases

•Attorney Peter Reinert and Rebecca Forest to Participate in Upcoming Florida Venture Capital Bootcamp
•Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Participates in the Florida Venture Forum 2014 Venture Capital Bootcamp
•Five Firm Attorneys Discuss Legal Trends at Financial Executives International

Related Presentations

•ACC SEMINAR - JOBS Act & Crowd Funding
•I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends


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SEC Issues Investor Alerts
Rebecca H. Forest, July 15, 2015
Have you, a family member, a client or a friend ever been approached to make an investment where you were not sure if the person soliciting you to invest was trustworthy? If so, you are not alone. In fact, in response to the increase in fraudulent investment schemes, the SEC has issued two investor...
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Rebecca H. Forest

215 North Eola Drive
OrlandoFL 32801


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