JPF Securities Law
Finance · Payments · Startups
YOUR LEGAL TEAM
FROM FORMATION TO EXIT
Comprehensive corporate and securities law experience
At JPF Securities Law, we're solving the most pressing and painstaking legal issues affecting business areas across multiple industries.
We advise companies in raising capital through various methods, including private placements, crowdfunding and traditional public offerings.
Every deal is different. We engineer contracts and other deals documents tailored to specific transactions.
Whether you want to start a fund or a business, we make sure it’s done right from the very start.
We set up the necessary internal controls and safeguards to protect your business well into the future.
Sometimes business relationships break beyond repair. We zealously advocate on behalf of those who have been wronged.
Exceptional business and legal services across multiple industries
We help early- and growth-stage tech startups raise capital, commercialize intellectual property, reduce legal risk, and choose the best exit route. We operate like a startup, so we get it. We keep things lean and agile.
We do all the heavy lifting in Private Equity and Venture Fund Formation from first presentation to purchase and sale. With over a decade of experience, we’ve closed over $1B in PE and VC deals. GP? LP? NP.
M&A can get chaotic. Fast. Especially when dealing with much larger competitors. Over the past 10+ years, we’ve streamlined high-stakes M&A transactions, including complex valuations, asset purchases, and mergers.
Initial Coin Offerings and cryptocurrencies are risky business. We work with teams raising funds via ICO to navigate through the ever-changing securities regulations with confidence and clear direction.
From Cesnas to Drones, we cover the full gamut in aerospace. We facilitate the FAA application process and regulatory compliance. We usually fly coach – but feel free to pick us up in your jet or chopper.
We advise some of the most cutting-edge agricultural enterprises, from cannabis operations in Colorado and New England to hog ranches in Texas.
We guide publicly-traded precious metal and mineral operations around the world in procuring debt and equity financing, obtaining usufruct rights, and complying with Industry Guide 7.
Department of Defense contracts take a ton of time and effort to attain. We help defense companies raise capital, progress through development programs, and meet regulatory requirements.
We’re equipped to handle the regulatory landmines surrounding the Firearms Industry, like dealing with Import/Export applications, ATF-related matters, licensure, and compliance.
Jared Febbroriello is a graduate of Hong Kong University, Suffolk University Law School, and Gettysburg College. He holds an LL.M. in Corporate Finance, a Juris Doctor with an international business concentration, a B.A. in Psychology and he speaks and writes Mandarin Chinese. While attending law school Mr. Febbroriello clerked for the Rhode Island Business Court under the Honorable Michael J. Silverstein. He also studied EU law at Lund Universitet in Sweden and he has written extensively on the Chinese legal system and the Chinese Bond market’s influence on Eurobond pricing. Jared is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts and Texas. He holds (inactive) Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses, he is licensed with the Texas State Securities Board and is a registered FINRA arbitrator.
- Formation and capital acquisition for 50mm Boston-based private equity fund
- Private placement and NASDAQ partnership for private bitcoin exchange
- Underwriters counsel for FINRA broker-dealer
- Exit strategies and international projects for Asian private equity group with 2bn AUM
- Privatization and 500mm IPO on HKEX for state-owned Chinese enterprise
- 4mm bridge loan for OTCBB paper company
- Compliance structure for crowdfunding portal
Carlos E. Duque, Esq. holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Swarthmore College. Originally trained as a securities litigator, Mr. Duque serves as strategic business counsel for a variety of high growth companies specifically in payments, gaming law and securities finance. He has served as general counsel for a multinational corporation conducting business in Shanghai China, as well as the U.S. and Europe. He is well versed in gaming law, digital payments, corporate M&A, securities and commercial litigation as well as corporate governance and tax.
- Lead Counsel in merger between Swedish food startup incorporated in Hong Kong with a Delaware based parent company.
- Advised real estate and manufacturing startup in the medical marijuana industry.
- Lead Counsel to internet gaming startup through Series A financing.
- Lead Counsel in digitial payments/Point of Sale litigation.
- Advising Sharing Economy P2P Marketplace application through fundraising.
Mitchell Langman holds a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Emory University. Mitchell has extensive tax law training having worked for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue focusing on complex Federal and State tax issues. Mitchell’s primary practice involves litigation and includes cases ranging from real estate contract disputes to securities fraud and complex tort actions. Mitchell also regularly serves as general counsel for startups, advising on corporate structure and liability avoidance.
Alex L. Nguyen
Alex Nguyen has extensive experience supporting the development of early-stage companies (bootstrapped and venture-funded), non-profits, and social enterprises in both legal and business capacities. He has worked hand-in-hand with Harvard Business School and MIT alumni founders, former Fortune 500 company executives, and former directors of publicly traded companies.
Alex has also conducted extensive research regarding the evolving legal and regulatory landscape impacting entrepreneurship and financial technology. His research is featured in several leading academic journals, including the Ohio State Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, and William & Mary Business Law Journal.
Alex earned his Juris Doctor (with honors and concentration in Business Law) from Western State College of Law and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University Mays Business School.
Karin A. Gregory
Karin Gregory has over 30 years of legal and business experience in healthcare technology, life sciences and food companies. Her areas of focus include venture capital financing, strategic partnerships, regulatory compliance (including FDA and FTC), licensing, and intellectual property protection.
Karin currently serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Coastal Ventures, Inc., Vice Chairman of the University of New England’s Board of Trustees, and Past President of the Bioscience Association of Maine. She is an active member of Bigelow Laboratory for Oceanographic Sciences’ Advisory Board, Heart of Biddeford’s Business Enhancement Committee, and several New England angel investment groups. She is also a partner at business accelerator CTM Ventures and a member of Blue Highway Capital’s venture capital team.