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“NJ Broker Found Guilty of Insider Trading,” ThinkAdvisor

Shareholder Robert Rabinowitz spoke to ThinkAdvisor regarding The Securities and Exchange Commission winning a jury trial in U.S. District Court, Atlanta against Raymond Pirello Jr. He was found guilty on all five SEC claims, last serving as an FINRA-registered broker for Garden State Securities in Red Bank, New Jersey. When asked if the firm Garden […]

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“Being Recalled Does Not Prohibit Future Service On Board,” News-Press

Q: A group of owners in my condominium association are considering recalling certain members of our board of directors. However, a question has arisen as to how long a recalled person is barred from serving on the Board. (B.K., via e-mail) A:  Section 718.112(2)(j) of the Florida Condominium Act states that the unit owners are […]

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13 Becker Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers in America®

The 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® honors thirteen Becker attorneys spanning nine practice areas. Additionally, Lee A. Weintraub is recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Construction Litigation, an honor only bestowed upon one attorney for each specialty practice and location. Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer […]

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COMING SOON from BPBALLOT

BPBALLOT, the original electronic voting software, is now BeckerBALLOT, a joint partnership between Becker & Poliakoff and SHYFT digital. As you may know, we have been hard at work to bring a new and improved VERSION II of BPBALLOT, our proprietary e-voting software, to market by September 1st. The platform offers an easy-to-use, secure, electronic-voting […]

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“Flags Governed By Statute,” News-Press

Q: An issue has arisen in my homeowners’ association concerning what flags are permitted to be flown by homeowners. Certain owners have begun flying historic versions of the American flag stating that they are allowed to do so under the law. Can you give some guidance on this issue? (M.H., via e-mail) A: Section 720.304(2)(a) […]

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Hiring your own Public Adjuster – A Survey and Chance to WIN $100

This survey addressing your past experience with insurance claims and adjusters is the ultimate survey in our summer series for community association owners, board members, and management professionals. Your participation is fundamental to CALL’s efforts to provide real data to your public policymakers when we discuss the impact legislation has on private communities across Florida. […]

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The Becker Insider | Summer Edition

The Becker Insider provides recent news from our Government Law & Lobbying Practice, as well as unique perspectives and insight into the Florida policy issues that matter most to you. At Becker, we believe that our strengths truly lie in our differences. Our local, state, and federal lobbying teams have deep and longstanding relationships across […]

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Is It Time to Amend Your Documents?

As the saying goes, change is the only constant in life. This fact, which is absolutely true, applies equally to boards of directors of community associations who are tasked with operating their communities consistently with the existing documents even if those documents no longer fit the needs of the community or no longer comply with […]

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