Improved balance sheets and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 have led many companies to consider (and in some cases implement/accelerate) stock repurchase programs. This program will provide an overview of the rationale underlying the adoption of repurchase programs, the alternative methods via which companies repurchase their shares, and recent developments management should consider in executing on their programs. A significant portion of Steve's practice is devoted to representing public companies and large private firms. His practice focuses primarily on federal and state securities law, including capital formation (registered public and exempt private offerings) and federal and state reporting and compliance; corporate governance; mergers and acquisitions; and commercial lending. Jon joined Ice Miller after spending three years as an attorney in the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance and he also devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing public companies.