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

Rebecca H. Forest

Phone407-418-6691

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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
 
Memberships 

Professional Certifications, Memberships and Activities

•The Florida Bar

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

 
Biography

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

Related Articles

•Hotel Raises $1.5 Million Via Crowdfunding

•Florida Supports Socially Conscious Corporations

•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

•JOBS Act Serves to Assist Companies with Raising Capital and Jumpstarting the Job Market

•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 Presentations

•ACC SEMINAR - JOBS Act & Crowd Funding

•I Get by with a Little Help from My Friends

Related Press Releases

•Five Firm Attorneys Discuss Legal Trends at Financial Executives International

 
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Hotel Raises $1.5 Million via Crowdfunding
Rebecca H. Forest, July 25, 2014
On July 22, 2014, Realty Mogul and Kittridge Hotels & Resorts, LLC announced the successful raise of $1.5 million in equity capital for the 163-room luxury Hard Rock Hotel located in Palm Springs, California. According to Realty Mogul, 85 individual investors across the United States...

Florida Supports Socially Conscious Corporations
Rebecca H. Forest, July 11, 2014
Effective July 1, 2014, Florida now offers entrepreneurs two additional types of for-profit business entities, social purpose corporations and benefit corporations. Historically, for-profit corporations are to act in the best interests of their shareholders, which generally means by maximizing...

FINRA Proposes Rules for Crowdfunding Portals
Rebecca H. Forest, November 8, 2013
On October 23, 2013, parallel with the SEC’s announcement of proposed crowdfunding rules, FINRA published proposed rules to implement registration and regulation of on-line crowdfunding portals.

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Rebecca H. Forest

215 North Eola Drive
OrlandoFL 32801




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