Guy P. Lander

Guy P. Lander

Guy P. Lander


2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8619, Fax: 212-732-3232
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Practice Description

Mr. Lander practices corporate and securities law representing international and U.S. companies and financial institutions. His practice emphasizes a wide range of financial transactions, including U.S. and international public and private offerings of debt and equity, Rule 144A placements, Regulation S cross-border offerings, MJDS offerings, listing companies on U.S. exchanges, tender and exchange offers, mergers, and acquisitions. Mr. Lander’s practice includes providing corporate governance and other advice to a wide variety of corporations and financial institutions. He also devotes a significant part of his practice to regulatory matters for U.S. and international securities brokerage firms, investment advisers and hedge funds advising on their registration, structuring, documentation, compliance, business activities and significant transactions.

Mr. Lander is the author of four books on securities law: the highly regarded treatise U.S. Securities Law for International Financial Transactions and Capital Markets, 3 Vols., West Group; What is Sarbanes-Oxley, McGraw Hill; U.S. Securities Regulation: All You Need to Know About Going Public, Listing, Reporting and Private Placements, Institutional Investor-Euromoney Books; Resales of Restricted Securities Under SEC Rules 144 and 144A, BNA Corporate Practice Series as well as numerous articles for legal and securities industry journals. 

Mr. Lander is the former: Chairman of the Committee on Securities Regulation of the New York State Bar Association (the “NYSBA”); Chairman of the Section on Business Law of the NYSBA and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Disclosure and Continuous Reporting of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the American Bar Association ("ABA").

Mr. Lander also had a significant role in changing the securities laws. Mr. Lander represented InfrarRed Associates, which obtained a no-action letter that led to the creation of Regulation S (for cross-border offerings). He was a member of the ABA task forces that worked on the development of Regulation S, Rule 144A (enabling underwritten private placements) and drafted Rule 15a-6 (regulating non-U.S. broker dealers). He also obtained an amendment to Rule 13d-1 (enabling non-U.S. financial institutions to file Schedule 13G) and an SEC interpretation clarifying the resale rules of Regulation S.


  • 1979 New York
  • 1979 U.S. Tax Court
  • 1983 New Jersey
  • 1990 U.S. Supreme Court


New York State Bar Association

  • Chairman, Business Law Section 2002-2003
  • Chairman, Securities Regulation Committee 1997-2000
  • Member, Editorial Advisory Board, NY Business Law Journal 1998-present

American Bar Association

  • Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities 1979-present
  • Chairman, Subcommittee on Disclosure and Continuous Reporting 2009-2012
  • Member, Task Forces on Regulation S, Rule 144A and Rule 15a-6

Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Associaiton

Prior Experience

  • 2000-2006, Senior Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, LLP
  • 1997-2000, Special Counsel, Rosenman & Colin, LLP
  • 1991-1996, Partner, Carb Luria Cook & Kufeld, LLP

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