Mr. Larkin has more than 25 years of legal, financial and securities experience. Mr. Larkin focuses his practice on advice and counseling on regulatory, due diligence, and financial statement related issues.
Prior to joining The Bowman Law Firm, Mr. Larkin was previously Of Counsel with a law firm that represented broker-dealer clients in discharging their due diligence obligations and prior to that, a global consulting firm where he assisted companies in retaining their exchange listing, provided transaction structuring guidance, assisted in accounting investigations and consulted with a regional stock exchange regarding its trading of ETFs.
Previously, Mr. Larkin was a member of The NASDAQ StockMarket’s Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”), he was principally Counsel to the NASDAQ Listing and Hearing Review Council, a policy-making board responsible for approving all listing and corporate governance rule changes for NASDAQ that also sits as the appellate body of the hearing panels. Prior to joining OGC, Mr. Larkin was Associate Director in the NASDAQ Listing Department where he was responsible for the NASDAQ SmallCap Market. During this time, Mr. Larkin and his staff counseled hundreds of companies in structuring their private placements and restructuring their balance sheets in an effort to maintain their listing. Prior to re-joining NASDAQ, Mr. Larkin was an Investigator with the NASD (now FINRA) Market Regulation and Enforcement Departments where he principally focused on policing fraud in the over-the-counter markets. Previously, Mr. Larkin was also director of equity research and in-house counsel for a private investment firm, and a member of the accounting staff in the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance.