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Securities Regulation Compliance

We currently advise numerous publicly traded companies on securities law compliance matters. In addition, we provide the following services:

  • Assist clients with their ongoing obligations under the SEC’s periodic reporting system
  • Advise executives and boards of directors of publicly held clients about their ongoing obligations under the federal securities laws, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, stock exchange rules and corporate law developments
  • Manage sensitive disclosure issues
  • Prepare proxy statements
  • Handle stockholder meetings


  • KMK represented AtriCure in primary and secondary public equity securities offerings underwritten by Piper Jaffray, having an aggregate value of approximately $90 million. KMK's representation of the NASDAQ-listed company included filing the shelf registration statement pursuant to which shares of common stock and other securities were registered. Piper Jaffray was represented by Goodwin Procter LLP (New York).
  • KMK represented American Financial Group in various debt offerings over the past few years, including two underwritten debt offerings of $150 million of subordinated debt securities and an underwritten debt offering of $125 million of senior debt securities. The lead underwriters in each offering included Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Wells Fargo, among others. The underwriting syndicates were represented by Sidley Austin (New York).
  • KMK represented The Midland Company in connection with its merger with and into Munich Re Insurance through its subsidiary Munich-American Holding Corporation in 2008. The transaction value approximated $1.4 billion in connection with the disposition of Midland’s securities. KMK also represented The Midland Company in connection with offerings of equity, debt and trust preferred securities in transaction values in the hundred of millions of dollars.
  • KMK regularly represents American Financial Group, Inc. in connection with its offerings and exchanges of securities. Transactions include a Rule 144A offering and subsequent registration of convertible subordinated notes in the principal amount of $500 million, and a registered sale of $150 million of common stock, and a registered offering and New York Stock Exchange listing of $132 million of senior notes.

Representative Clients

  • American Financial Group, Inc.
  • AtriCure, Inc.
  • Cintas Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Hemagen Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation
  • LSI Industries Inc.
  • Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
  • Meritage Hospitality Group Inc.