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Michael Botelho | National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Institute

On March 9, 2023, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy shareholder Michael Botelho will be chairing the panel “Securities Law Considerations Concerning Limited Public Offerings and Private Placements” at the National Association of Bond Lawyers’ Institute.

The panel will examine particular considerations regarding standards of disclosure, investors letters and other topics that distinguish these offerings from public offerings.  The role of placement agent counsel and underwriter’s counsel in these transactions will also be explored as well as the appropriateness of certain opinions and due diligence.

Attorney Botelho is Chairman of the firm’s Public Finance practice group and is a former Chairman of NABL’s Tax and Securities Law Institute, the most advanced conference for bond counsel practitioners in the country.  In addition, he has served on numerous other panels addressing various securities law and municipal finance issues, including bank direct purchases and primary and secondary disclosure. Attorney Botelho can be reached at (860) 548-2637 or at