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$95 Million Financing for Acquisition of Leading Public Health Service Organization

Becker is pleased to announce that it represented its long-time public healthcare client, DLH Corporation, in the closing of a $95 million credit facility for the acquisition of privately-held firm, Social & Scientific Systems (SSS). The newly acquired firm was purchased for $70 million in cash with a $25 million working capital revolving credit line […]

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Becker Attorneys in 2019 Edition

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been named as 2019 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. The following attorneys have been listed in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super […]

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FINRA Issues Interpretation on Net Capital and Backstop Agreements

Although the utilization by FINRA broker-dealer members firms of “backstop” agreements is fairly common, and have been issued for years, the regulatory underpinnings for their use and the effect on net capital has never been clear.  Counsel, investment bankers, compliance officers, and FINOPS have struggled to cite a true regulatory basis for their viability to […]

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Becker’s New Hires Across Offices and Practice Areas

Firm Expands with New Shareholders and Senior Level Director of Government Relations May 7, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, has hired five new Shareholders, a Senior Director of Government Relations, and three Associates located in several […]

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Veteran Financial Services Lawyer Paul H. Shur Joins Becker

New York, NY – April 24, 2019 – Becker is pleased to announce that Paul H. Shur has joined the Corporate Practice as a Shareholder in the firm’s New York, NY; Redbank, NJ; and Naples, FL offices. He will focus on the representation of banks, institutional lenders, secondary financing sources and commercial and financial transactions […]

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Jie Chengying Xiu Elected Chair of Prestigious Asian Financial Society

March 1, 2019 – New York, NY — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, announced that New York Corporate shareholder Jie Chengying Xiu was elected Chairwoman of the Asian Financial Society (AFS) on February 22, 2019, becoming the first legal professional elected in […]

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Robert Rabinowitz and Sarah Klein Successfully Oppose Motion for Summary Judgment

Robert Rabinowitz and Sarah Klein successfully opposed a motion for summary judgment in a regulatory proceeding on behalf of a securities broker who is facing a serious fraud charge in connection with activities as a bond trader. This victory will allow the case to proceed to a final hearing where the client will be permitted […]

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“Becker & Poliakoff Launches Opportunity Zone Practice,” Law360

Becker & Poliakoff PA has launched a multidisciplinary opportunity zone practice to help clients navigate investing in the new low-income zones established by the 2017 tax reform law, the firm announced. The firm put together attorneys from their government policy, real estate, construction, public-private partnership, corporate and estate planning groups to provide comprehensive guidance for […]

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Brian Daughney to be Honored as “Citizen of the Year” at 2019 Pineapple Ball

We are pleased to announce that Brian Daughney, Shareholder in Becker’s Corporate Practice, has been selected as a 2019 Pineapple Ball Honoree by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Brian will be presented with the prestigious “Citizen of the Year” award at this year’s gala on Friday, April 26, 2019. The award was established in […]

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Becker Launches “Florida Opportunity Zone” Website and Multidisciplinary Practice Group

Realizing the immense potential for communities and investors throughout Florida, Becker has launched a multidisciplinary Opportunity Zone Practice. The Becker team provides a full spectrum of cross-practice services to assist public entities, developers and investors in understanding what is involved in the investment process and how to implement strategies for participation in the program. 8,761 […]

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