John O’Connor’s practice focuses primarily on the representation of European and U.S. clients in a variety of sectors on matters involving a range of practice areas, including:
- Corporate Governance
- Structured Finance
John has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters on equity and debt offerings, both SEC-registered and exempt (including under Rule 144A), and has advised on capital securities issuances and numerous rights issues and initial public offerings, including in the form of securities offerings, demergers, spin-offs and privatisations.
In addition to his transactional practice, Mr. O’Connor regularly advises European clients on general corporate matters, including the preparation of annual and other periodic reports, and on issues arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and other U.S. laws.
Prior to relocating to London, Mr. O’Connor practiced in the Firm’s New York, Paris and Melbourne offices.