Moses & Singer Client Completes Joint Venture

May 13, 2010

Moses & Singer client American Medical Alert completed a joint venture with Qualcomm and Hughes Telematics to create the first cellular-based mobile personal emergency response system for elderly, infirm and chronically ill people to receive emergency assistance. Currently, this type of product is only offered through landline phone systems. The joint venture attempts to create a product that will be based on cellular communications, given the rapid shift away from traditional phone lines.

Allan Grauberd and Shari A. Ness advised American Medical Alert on the transaction. Please click here to view the press release.

Allan Grauberd practices primarily in the corporate and securities areas including venture capital and private placement transactions, public offerings, general representation of public companies with respect to ongoing securities and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions and international securities offerings. He provides general representation for a variety of telecommunications, internet and software companies, in the areas of corporate finance, shareholder relations, employee matters and intellectual property licensing. Allan regularly represents venture capital funds with respect to their portfolio investments and has represents a variety of companies in international distribution and licensing arrangements, as well as facilitating cross border equity and debt transactions. For more information, please contact Allan at 212.554.7883 or agrauberd@mosessinger.com.

Shari A. Ness represents public and private companies in general corporate and securities law matters and mergers and acquisitions. She advises public companies on corporate governance and disclosure issues, including the obligations imposed by SEC regulation, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and various U.S. stock exchanges. Shari also represents issuers and investors in private placements of equity and debt, and has experience representing clients with respect to commercial and general contract matters. For more information, please contact Shari at 212.554.7894 or sness@mosessinger.com.

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