Bryan Pitko is an experienced corporate and securities attorney with extensive knowledge of the federal securities laws and substantial understanding of reporting for public companies, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, and mergers and acquisitions transactions.
Bryan was formerly an attorney with the Division of Corporation Finance at the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C. While at the SEC, Bryan provided guidance regarding the registration, disclosure, and other provisions of the federal securities laws and SEC rules and regulations.
Bryan served as Special Counsel in the Health Care and Insurance Office of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, where he analyzed and reviewed periodic and transactional filings; provided comments and guidance to registrants on compliance with securities laws; processed confidential treatment requests; applied rule interpretations; and analyzed novel securities and offerings.
While assigned to the Division’s Office of Mergers and Acquisitions, Bryan provided guidance on disclosure and other issues arising in business combinations and change-of-control transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, proxy contests, exchange offers, tender offers, Rule 13e-3, or “going private” transactions, beneficial ownership reporting under the Williams Act, and related matters.
He also served as examiner, reviewer, and co-manager on the SEC’s Shareholder Proposal Task Force.