Scott Beckmen has developed a reputation for delivering reliable, practical, efficient business-oriented advice to clients throughout several industries, including finance, gaming, technology, and energy. His legal practice is focused on acquisitions and divestitures; complex corporate and commercial transactions; securities offerings; entity, joint venture and partnership structuring and formation; general business counseling; private equity investments; and project implementation and management of large document management projects.
Scott has developed significant experience in the entertainment and gaming industries, where he regularly represents content companies, including motion picture studios, technology companies, gaming companies, private equity funds, and other clients in various types of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, restructurings, public and private securities offerings, licensing agreements, sponsorships, and other strategic agreements.
Scott began his legal career in the energy space and offers significant experience in oil and gas asset and entity acquisitions and transactions involving exploration, production, development and transportation. He has negotiated master agreements, including the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) Master Agreement, the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) Base Contract for Sale and Purchase of Natural Gas, and the Leadership for Energy Automation Practices (LEAP) Master Agreement for Purchasing and Selling Refined Petroleum Products and Crude Oil. He also has advised clients with respect to the regulations of the Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Outside of his entertainment/gaming and energy experience, Scott works with clients in a variety of other industries, including sports/esports, cannabis/CBD, and blockchain/distributed ledger technology.