TAMPA, FL – Gregory C. Yadley, Partner in the Tampa office, participated in the continuing legal education (CLE) presentation, “Traps for the Unwary in Blue Sky Private Placements Exemptions from Securities Registration,” at the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section’s virtual annual meeting on September 23, 2021. He addressed Florida and Ohio regulations governing securities offerings and participated in the panel discussion on state and federal exemptions from registration for such transactions.
Greg is Shumaker’s Corporate, Tax and Transactions Regional Service Line Leader in the Tampa office and was appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee in 2019, after serving as a member of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies throughout its six-year charter. He was named to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business©, 2003-2021, Chambers and Partners; Florida Legal Elite©, 2004-2021 (Hall of Fame since 2013), Florida Trend Magazine (top 1.6 percent of Florida lawyers); The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, 2001-2021; Top 100 Lawyer and Florida Super Lawyer, 2006-2015, 2017-2021.
Greg has been Co-Chair of the Annual Federal Securities Institute since 1996 and a frequent panelist or moderator for the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation and a contributor to The Florida Bar Florida Corporate Practice Manual. He is a member of the Florida Bar and District of Columbia Bar Associations and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Greg is also the current Chair of the Board of Directors of The Florida Orchestra. He has served as Chairman of Visit Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough County Arts Council, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Tampa Alumni, City of Tampa Public Art Committee, Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture and the Arts, Inc., the University Club of Tampa, and the Dartmouth Club of Tampa Bay.