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“SEC Amendments Promise Help for Early Stage Companies,” Financier Worldwide

For early stage and emerging growth companies, maintaining a steady flow of capital determines the difference between existence and extinction. Veteran securities lawyer Robert C. Brighton Jr. takes a close look at the latest SEC amendments which provide new opportunities for early stage companies to raise capital. His examination covers the expanded definition of an […]

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“Crowdfunded Securities Token Offerings: A Possible Path to Funding Emerging Growth Companies,” Financier Worldwide

The problems small companies have in obtaining growth capital are well known. The resources of founders and family and friends are typically limited. Venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) firms are a resource for only a few such companies. Angels can sometimes provide limited funding but again only for a select few. Banks and […]

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Nasdaq Provides Temporary Emergency Relief to Issuers from Shareholder Approval Requirements in Response to COVID-19

Due to the dramatic impact that the spread of COVID-19 continues to have on businesses, the SEC approved with immediate effect a rule change proposed by the Nasdaq Stock Market to provide listed companies with a temporary exception to its shareholder approval requirements for certain private placements and a related limited exception concerning insider participation […]

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Becker Attorneys Win Dismissal of New Jersey Action on Jurisdictional Grounds

On April 30, 2020, a New Jersey state Superior Court judge dismissed with prejudice a complaint against a Mexican resort owner filed by a guest in connection with an incident that allegedly occurred at the resort. Becker attorneys Robert Rabinowitz and Sarah Klein represented the defendant in the case. The case was filed in New […]

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Robert Rabinowitz Recognized as Among Monmouth County’s Top Lawyers

Congratulations to Robert I. Rabinowitz, who has been selected as one of Monmouth County’s Top Lawyers of 2019. For the second consecutive year, Robert is listed as among the top of his field in Securities Law. The annual listing is comprised of the region’s most prominent attorneys who are selected through peer review across more […]

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Becker Represents GreenVision Acquisition Corp. on $57M NASDAQ SPAC IPO

New York, NY – November 21, 2019 — Becker, a multi-practice commercial law firm with attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals at offices throughout the East Coast, represented client GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: GRVNU) in its initial public offering of 5,750,000 units at $10.00 per unit, in an underwritten offering through I-Bankers Securities Inc. as a […]

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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 a FINRA-registered broker for Garden State Securities in Red Bank, New Jersey. When asked if the firm Garden […]

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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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Monmouth County’s Top Lawyers 2018

Congratulations to Robert I. Rabinowitz, who has been selected as one of Monmouth County’s Top Lawyers of 2018. Robert is listed as among the top of his field in Securities Law. The annual listing is comprised of the region’s most prominent attorneys, selected through peer review, across more than 28 practice areas. A shareholder in […]

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