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Joy K. Gallup

Joy K. Gallup is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Transactional Group and is based in the New York office. Joy has extensive experience in a broad range of cross-border corporate finance transactions as well as in negotiating complex, cross-border debt restructurings in Latin America. She continues to be recognized as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, Legal 500 Latin America Guide and Top 100 Lawyers in Latin America by Latinvex.

Almost two long years following the announcement of proposed rules revising the framework for regulating initial public offerings and business combinations of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted in a three-two vote final rules on the topic. While much has changed in the SPAC market since the SEC’s proposed rules were announced – notably a cooling in the face of regulatory and economic headwinds – the final rules largely enact the SEC’s proposals from March 2022.