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Becker Represents Mana Capital Acquisition Corp. on $62M NASDAQ IPO

Becker is proud to announce the successful representation of Mana Capital Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: MAAQU) in its initial public offering of 6.2 million units at $10 per unit, resulting in gross proceeds of $62 million. Corporate team members Jie Chengying Xiu and Michael Goldstein represented client Mana Capital Acquisition Corp., a Delaware company, in connection with its initial public […]

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Buying Commercial Property? Take Property Inspections Seriously

Everybody who has ever bought a house knows that the property inspection is a crucial part of the purchase process. The property inspector tells the buyer whether the house is in good condition or if repairs are necessary. If nothing else, buyers pay close attention to the roof inspection. A defective roof will derail any […]

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Becker Named Among Top Asia-related SPAC Legal Advisers of 2020-21

Becker is proud to announce that the firm has been named among the top five legal advisers to Asia-related SPAC issuers by Asia Business Law Journal. This league table measured deal volume of SPAC IPOs completed between July 2020 and June 2021, and evaluated general legal practitioners and legal advisers to issuers and underwriters, as […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of November 29, 2021

Congress Returns Today to Finish a Busy 2021 The Federal Government faces the threat of another government shutdown this Friday, December 3, when funding will run out. To avert a shutdown, lawmakers will need to pass another temporary stopgap spending measure or a full funding bill. House Appropriations Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) wants to pass another temporary measure […]

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Becker Counted Among the Top 25 Corporate Philanthropists of South Florida

Delivering platinum service to our clients and community is at the very heart of Becker, and we are thrilled to be counted among the top 25 corporate philanthropists of South Florida as recognized by the South Florida Business Journal. Becker attorneys and professionals are heavily involved in charitable and community causes including: University of Miami Alan […]

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Challenges to Address in the Anticipated Rise in Foreclosures

The third quarter of 2021 saw the largest quarterly percentage increase of foreclosures since 2014.  Lenders started the foreclosure process on 25,209 properties and repossessed 7,574.  That trend can be seen locally too.  We have witnessed an increase in foreclosure filings in Miami-Dade County.  For instance, one third of all foreclosures filings in 2021 have taken place […]

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Becker Real Estate Team Awarded Structures Award for Best Speculative Project

Becker is proud to announce that Hugo V. Alvarez, Michael E. Boutzoukas, Cherrie F. Goudreau, and Scott A. Marcus were awarded South Florida Business Journal’s 2021 Structures Award for Best Speculative Project on the Alture Westland Development. The Becker team represented Centennial Bank in the negotiation of a $22+ million construction loan to convert Hialeah’s former Ramada Inn into […]

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Becker’s Washington Weekly: Week of November 22, 2021

THE HOUSE The House is out this week for Thanksgiving apart from a pro forma session on Tuesday. Last Friday, after receiving the cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the House passed the Build Back Better Act. The Act’s social infrastructure and tax-and-spend measures include: Four weeks of paid family leave Universal preschool […]

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