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International Market and the JOBS Act Amendments Eliminating the Prohibition on General Solicitation and General Advertising Under New Rule 506(c) of Regulation D and Rule 144A


Speaker(s): Daniel K. Winterfeldt, Edward A. Bibko, Laura A. Holleman
Recorded on: Jun. 11, 2014
PLI Program #: 56306

Daniel is a partner in the Firm’s Financial Industry Group. Currently based in Reed Smith’s London office, Daniel’s practice focuses on representing US, UK, European and Asian investment banks and corporate issuers in a wide range of securities transactions, including Rule 144A and Regulation S equity and debt offerings; Category 3, Regulation S transactions for US companies listing in the United Kingdom; rights offerings; exchange offers; equity-linked securities offerings; initial public offerings and secondary and follow-on offerings of equity securities, including SEC-registered transactions. He also provides ongoing US securities advice to the London Stock Exchange through the Forum for US Securities Lawyers in London, which Daniel is the founder and co-chair.

Daniel's US securities practice is highlighted in various directories:

Chambers & Partners 2016 states that Daniel "is tenacious, determined and has a deep knowledge of US securities law," comments one client, who adds: "This enables him to think about solutions that work from a UK and US legal and commercial perspective."

Legal 500 2015 recognises Daniel as being a “technically strong and driven” key contact, as well as recommended by Legal 500 for US securities matters.

Chambers & Partners 2014 states: “Daniel Winterfeldt is ‘someone you want to have on your side’ according to sources, who also highlight that he is ‘commercial and energetic.’”

Daniel is founder and co-chair of the The InterLaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks; an inter-organisational forum with over 1,500 members and supporters from more than 70 law firms and 40 corporates and financial institutions.

Daniel’s work in international capital markets, as well as diversity and inclusion, has been recently shortlisted this year by the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards for Innovation in Legal Expertise and Innovation in People, respectively.

Employment History

  • 2016 - Reed Smith
  • 2011 - CMS Cameron McKenna
    • Head of International Capital Markets, Diversity and Inclusion Partner
  • 2007 - Simmons & Simmons
    • US Securities Partner and CR and Diversity Partner
  • 2005 - Jones Day
            Senior Associate, US Securities


Edward is the head of Baker & McKenzie’s Capital Markets Group within EMEA. He joined Baker & McKenzie’s London office in February 2001. Prior to that time he practiced with law firms in New York and Chicago and was a financial analyst for IBM before becoming a lawyer. Edward is primarily engaged in ECM transactions for issuers across EMEA.

Edward is US and UK qualified. He is ranked as a leading capital markets practitioner in Chambers Global and Legal 500 and nominated for Lawyer of the Year by London's City AM newspaper in 2011. He is also the co-chairman of the U.S. Lawyers in London Forum and a steering committee member of the ABA's section on international securities.


Laura is general counsel of the Investment Banking Division (IBD) with global responsibility for the IBD Legal and the Capital Markets Legal groups. She serves as counsel to the Firmwide Commitments Committee and Asia Pacific Commitments Committee and is a member of the Firmwide Operational Risk Committee and the IBD Client and Business Standards Committee. Laura also represents the firm on the Equity Capital Markets Board of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe. She is the Legal Department’s MD ally for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network.

Laura joined Goldman Sachs in 1998 as a vice president in the Special Execution Group (now IBD Legal) and became co- head of the European group in 2001. She was named managing director in 2004.

Prior to joining the firm, Laura was an associate with the London office of Sullivan & Cromwell from 1992 to 1996 and a vice president with J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc. in London in the Legal and Compliance Department in 1997.

Laura earned a BA in International Relations from Michigan State University in 1988 and a JD from The Ohio State University College of Law in 1992.