Eric R. Markus

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Washington, DC

1350 I Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
P: +1.202.662.4009
F: +1.202.662.2739
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Eric R. Markus

Partner

Washington, DC Office
1350 I Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
P: +1.202.662.4009
F: +1.202.662.2739

Eric R. Markus is a partner in the firm's Corporate/Securities practice. Eric has a broad practice that encompasses complex corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities law compliance and Exon-Florio and foreign asset control sanction matters.

The matters on which he has counseled clients include:

Representative Experience

M&A Experience

  • Counsel to international financial institution in connection with equity investment in hydropower company
  • Counsel to Fortune 250 conglomerate in dozens of transactions involving in aggregate over $1 billion in proceeds
  • Counsel to energy services company in connection with purchase of assets of bankrupt competitor
  • Counsel to M&A client in connection with successful arbitration of claims against seller of technology service business
  • Counsel to seller in connection with the sale of assets used in the business of designing and manufacturing high resolution electro optical space based systems for over $700 million
  • Counsel to major wireless telecommunications company in connection with its purchase of telecom licenses pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 363 for nearly $1 billion

In-Bound and Out-Bound Investment Regulatory Experience

  • Counsel to a major Chinese oil engineering company on US economic sanction issues in connection with a strategic joint venture with a major US energy construction and engineering company
  • Counsel to investment bank on Exon-Florio issues relating to restructuring of investments
  • Counsel to US mid-stream energy company on Exon-Florio issues arising from investments by off-shore sovereign wealth and pension funds
  • Regularly advise other transactional lawyers regarding Exon-Florio and sanctions matters in pending transactions

Securities and Finance Experience

  • Counsel to international financial institution in connection with various financing transactions
  • Counsel to international financial institution in connection with restructuring of loans to Brazilian company
  • Counsel to NYSE-listed energy company in connection with issuance of senior secured notes and various private exchange offers
  • Counsel to Nasdaq-listed energy services company in connection with various debt issuances and redemptions
  • Counsel to major hedge fund in connection with various secondary offerings of securities and private exchange offers
  • Counsel to private equity fund in connection with various secondary offerings of securities

Securities Regulatory Experience

  • Counsel to major hedge fund complex in connection with securities regulations
  • Regularly advise various investors in connection with reporting requirements under Sections 13 and 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Counsel to various investors in connection with SEC investigations into compliance with Sections 13 and 16 of Securities Exchange Act of 1934

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