Taylor West is an associate in the Capital Markets and Securities Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes Boone. His practice primarily focuses on public and private securities offerings, including initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and exempt offerings pursuant to Regulation D, Regulation A and Regulation Crowdfunding. Taylor also has experience in corporate governance and securities compliance matters, including reporting obligations under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, compliance with exchange listing standards and the preparation of filings with the SEC and state securities offices. In addition, Taylor assists both public and private companies in connection with mergers and acquisitions.
While earning his law degree, Taylor spent a semester studying international business law at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in Lisbon, taking courses on EU banking and securities law.
On October 10, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted amendments to the requirements for beneficial ownership reporting on Schedules 13D and 13G under Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”). These amendments (the “New Rules”) (i) accelerate filing deadlines for Schedules 13D and 13G, (ii) change the triggering event for amendments t [...]