Scott Brown counsels financial institutions in a wide range of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings, Securities and Exchange Commission reporting compliance and corporate governance matters.  Mr. Brown’s securities experience includes representing issuers and underwriters in initial and secondary public offerings and private placements of securities.  Mr. Brown also assists companies in their reporting and disclosure obligations under federal and state securities laws and other regulations applicable to corporations, directors, officers and principal shareholders.  Mr. Brown also advises financial institutions with respect to various federal and state corporate, regulatory and compliance matters.

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Represented First Interstate BancSystem, Inc., Billings, Montana, in its $587.5 million acquisition of Cascade Bancorp.

Represented Marlborough Savings Bank, Marlborough, Massachusetts in its mutual-to-mutual merger with North Middlesex Savings Bank.

Represented Fox Chase Bancorp, Inc., Hatboro, Pennsylvania in its $244.3 million sale to Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania.

Represented The Community Financial Corp., Waldorf, Maryland is its $23.0 million offering of subordinated debt.

Represented several investment banking firms as underwriter’s counsel in public and private offerings of common stock and issuances of subordinated debt.