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Becker Advises Flag Ship Acquisition Corporation in Connection with IPO

Becker Attorneys Bill Huo, Valeria Angelucci, Robert C. Brighton, and Michael Goldstein represented client Flag Ship Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Islands exempt company, in connection with its initial public offering of 6,000,000 units at $10.00 each. The closing of the offering occurred on June 20, 2024. Flag Ship Acquisition Corporation is a blank check company incorporated under […]

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Becker Recognized in SFBJ’s 2024 “Top Law Firms” List

We are pleased to announce Becker has been ranked in the South Florida Business Journal’s “Top Law Firms in South Florida” list for 2024. The list ranks South Florida law firms by number of lawyers, partners, and total staff. Becker has been named in the top 25 ranks every year since 2017. To view the […]

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Government Issues Scam Alert for Corporate Transparency Act

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, also known as FinCEN, recently issued an alert warning individuals and businesses that scammers are using the Corporate Transparency Act to fraudulently solicit information from individuals and businesses who may be subject to reporting requirements under the Corporate Transparency Act. These fraudulent scams may include: Correspondence requesting […]

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Paul Shur, Martin Cabalar Recognized as 2024 New Jersey Super Lawyers

Becker proudly announces the recognition of Paul Shur and Martin Cabalar, shareholders in our New Jersey offices, as a Super Lawyer and Rising Star, respectively. The “Super Lawyer” designation acknowledges the top 5% of lawyers in New Jersey, while a “Rising Star” represents the top 2.5% of attorneys under 40 in New Jersey. Mr. Shur, […]

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Becker Celebrates Women’s History Month: Meet Priscilla Bonsu

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Becker is showcasing the inspiration, philosophies, and expertise of the women attorneys and lobbyists who help elevate our firm and client service. Priscilla Bonsu is an attorney in our New York, NY office. She focuses her practice on corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, and a broad range of business transactions—both […]

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IRS Proposal on Monetized Installment Sales Casts Too Wide a Net — Bloomberg Tax

Becker shareholder Michael Burwick authored the following insights to Bloomberg Tax about why potential complications of proposed IRS regulations on installment sales would require certain advisers to file disclosures. The IRS’s proposed regulations on monetized installment sale transactions are broad enough to implicate ethical transactions in its aim to capture abusive ones. The final regulations […]

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Becker Advises the Quick Group on Yachting Marine Service Acquisition

New York, NY, February 9, 2024 – Becker & Poliakoff’s Corporate and International Practice Group acted as U.S. counsel to Quick S.p.A., and its wholly-owned subsidiary Quick USA, Inc., on its acquisition of Yachting Marine Service.  Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici Studio Legale, led by corporate partner Andrea Giardino and associate Gianmarco Melillo, represented Quick S.p.A. […]

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Becker Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Companies to Work For” List

January 30, 2024 – Becker is proud to announce its inclusion in the inaugural list of The Best Companies to Work for Among U.S. Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report. The award reflects Becker’s commitment to employee well-being and job satisfaction across various critical factors. Guided by a panel of experts, U.S. News […]

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Becker Assists Qianzhi BioTech Company in Merger Agreement with Bowen Acquisition Corp.

Becker & Poliakoff assisted Shenzhen Qianzhi BioTech Company Limited (“Qianzhi BioTech”), a Cayman Islands exempted company, in the negotiation, structuring, and documentation of a definitive Business Combination Agreement for a business combination with Bowen Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BOWN) (“BOWN”). The Becker corporate team served as a U.S. legal advisor and included attorneys, Jie Chengying Xiu, […]

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Becker Serves as U.S. Counsel to Revere Securities LLC in Connection With IPO

Becker Attorneys Priscilla Bonsu, Victor J. DiGioia, and Steven L. Glauberman of the firm’s New York office represented client Revere Securities LLC in connection with CCSC Technology International Holdings Limited’s initial public offering. Revere Securities LLC is a global broker-dealer that provides strategic and financial support to institutional investors, hedge funds, and individual investors. CCSC […]

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The Corporate Transparency Act

Disclosure Requirements for Corporate Entities – Are You Ready? On January 1, 2021 Congress passed the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”). The purpose of the CTA is to create a clear standard for incorporation practices throughout the United States for both domestic entities and foreign entities registered to conduct business in the United States, and address […]

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Becker Strengthens Corporate Practice with Addition of Michael J. Burwick in New York

December 4, 2023 – New York, NY – Becker, a leading multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists, and other professionals throughout the United States, proudly welcomes Michael J. Burwick as a Shareholder in the Corporate Practice. With nearly 30 years of expertise in corporate, tax and securities law, Mr. Burwick specializes in tax deferral, […]

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Empowering Future Leaders: Becker Celebrates the Paul H. Shur Merit Scholarship by SFNET’s New York Chapter

Becker is delighted to announce that the New York Chapter of Secured Finance Network has introduced the ‘Paul H. Shur Merit Scholarship,’ an annual initiative dedicated to multiple college students who are keenly interested in the finance sector. The scholarship is established in the name of Becker Shareholder and Chair of SFNET’s Education Chapter, Paul […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Earns Coveted National First-Tier Rankings in the 2024 Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Guide

We are pleased to announce that Becker & Poliakoff ranked as a national first-tier law firm for Construction Law and Banking and Finance Litigation in the 2024 edition of the Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” guide. Becker was also nationally ranked in five other practice areas: Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, and […]

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Becker Advises Origin Brands, Inc., a Certified Origins Italia Group Company, in Its Acquisition of the Seggiano Group

New York, NY, October 25, 2023 – Becker & Poliakoff’s Corporate and International Practice Group led a multi-jurisdictional legal team that assisted Origin Brands Inc., a Certified Origins Italia group company, in its cross-border acquisition of Italian Realfoods Limited, known as Seggiano Group, a prominent global Italian food company. The transaction closed on October 25, […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Named Among South Florida’s Top 100 Private Companies by South Florida Business Journal

Becker & Poliakoff is proud to announce its recognition as one of South Florida’s Top 100 Private Companies by the South Florida Business Journal. This accolade reflects Becker & Poliakoff’s deep ties to Florida and unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and growth. The South Florida Business Journal’s annual list of the Top 100 Private Companies […]

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Becker’s Coral Gables Office Profiled in Coral Gables Magazine

Becker’s Coral Gables office was recently profiled in Coral Gables Magazine’s ‘City Beautiful’ edition. The issue highlights the strength of Coral Gables as a hub for multinational companies and international business. Located at 2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Becker’s Coral Gables office is a top-performing hub, managing a significant portion of the firm’s work with […]

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Golden Star Acquisition Corporation Announces Entering into a Merger Agreement with Gamehaus Inc.

September 27, 2023 – Becker & Poliakoff assisted special purpose acquisition company Golden Star Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Islands exempted company, in the negotiation, structuring and documentation of a definitive Business Combination Agreement for a business combination with mobile game publishing company Gamehaus Inc. Following the closing, Gamehaus will operate through a publicly-traded holding company […]

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Golden Star Acquisition Corporation Announces Pricing of $60 Million Initial Public Offering

Golden Star Acquisition Corporation, a Cayman Island exempt company (NASDAQ: GODN), announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 6,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The Company’s units are expected to be listed on NASDAQ Stock Market LLC Global Market (“NASDAQ”) and trade under the ticker symbol “GODNU” beginning Tuesday, May 2, 2023. […]

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Becker Advises Persico S.p.A in Its Acquisition of Precision Mold Services

April 26, 2023 – New York, NY – Becker & Poliakoff Corporate and International Practice Group teams assisted Persico S.p.A in their acquisition of CHH, Inc. (d/b/a Precision Mold Services), a leading U.S. rotomoulding service provider based in Minnesota.  The transaction closed on April 20, 2023. The Becker team was led by corporate shareholder and […]

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Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel Speaks at Becker Legacy Speaker Series

April 19, 2023 – Miami, FL — Becker & Poliakoff, in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law, recently welcomed Florida Supreme Court Justice John D. Couriel as the keynote speaker of the Alan S. Becker and Gary A. Poliakoff Preeminent Leaders in Law Speaker Series. The educational forum, established in honor of the […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Celebrates 50th Anniversary: 50 Years of Outstanding Client Service and Dedication to Communities

April 18, 2023 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, is celebrating its 50th anniversary.  The firm is proud of its beginnings and contribution to the creation of laws governing shared ownership housing in Florida. With 11 offices throughout Florida and additional locations in New York, New […]

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Priscilla Bonsu Appointed as Vice Chair of the International Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee of the ABA International Law Section

Becker is thrilled to announce that Priscilla Bonsu has been appointed as Vice Chair of the International Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee of the ABA International Law Section for the coming ABA year, commencing on August 8, 2023, and ending on August 6, 2024. The ABA International Law Section is the leader in the […]

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