Mike is a native of Cleveland Ohio where he attended St. Ignatius High School. He... more
Mike is a native of Cleveland Ohio where he attended St. Ignatius High School. He went on to complete his undergraduate studies at nationally ranked College of the Holy Cross, which he graduated from in 1982. Mike then attended law school and received his JD from American University's Washington College of Law. Mike concentrates his practice in the business law arena, devoting most of his t... view profile
Charles Kraus is a Canadian and U.S.-qualified associate in the Calgary office of... more
Charles Kraus is a Canadian and U.S.-qualified associate in the Calgary office of Stikeman Elliott. Mr. Kraus' practice is focused on cross-border public and private capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. In his capital markets practice, Mr. Kraus frequently represents underwriters, issuers and major investors in both public and private securities off... view profile
Securities offerings attorneys help successful corporations raise money through the sale of shares or stakes in the company to the public. When you invest in a company, like General Motors, you become a part owner of the company; your ownership is represented by the value of your shares. Securities offerings are extremely complicated processes, requiring strict compliance with many legal regulations. Securities offerings lawyers allow the company to offer its shares for sale safely by ensuring that these requirements are met.