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Ben is an associate in the firm’s Corporate practice. He regularly represents emerging companies and their investors in various corporate and securities transactions. Ben’s mergers and acquisitions practice includes representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies, as well as strategic purchasers and sellers, in public and private mergers and acquisitions, and in investment transactions.

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Illinois Predatory Loan Prevention Act (Act) into immediate effect on March 23. The Act imposes sweeping changes and contains broad language, leaving the state’s lenders and borrowers with an uncertain future.

To understand this new law, one must recognize that Illinois based the Act on the federal government’s Military