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Donna Brooks Appointed Chair of CT Banking Dept's Securities Advisory Council

June 14, 2017

Shipman & Goodwin partner Donna L. Brooks has been appointed by Connecticut Banking Commissioner Jorge L. Perez to serve as Chair of the State Department of Banking’s Securities Advisory Council. The Advisory Council provides guidance and recommendations to the Department concerning state securities and business laws under the Department’s jurisdiction. Prior to becoming Chair, Ms. Brooks was a longtime member of the Advisory Council.

In her practice, Ms. Brooks counsels clients from diverse industries on “the business of doing business.” She provides practical advice regarding business organization, business operations and contracting, entity governance, asset management, finance, raising capital, private and public securities offerings, equity compensation, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, Ms. Brooks advises companies regarding compliance with both federal and state securities laws and assists them with the preparation and filing of SEC periodic reports, registration statements, Section 16 stock ownership reports and proxy materials. She is often called on to write and speak about securities law and venture finance matters.

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