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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner Associate Cass Sanford Quoted in Business Insider Article on Topics Surrounding Reg A+

Press Release – New York, NY – May 12, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP associate Cass Sanford was recently quoted in a Business Insider article, sharing her insight surrounding Regulation A+ investment offerings, and why the JOBS Act mechanism for raising capital should still be considered in its infancy.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Advises PolarityTE, Inc. on Acquisition of Intellectual Property Related to Regenerative Medicine

Press Release – New York, NY – May 8, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced that it has represented PolarityTE, Inc. (NASDAQ: COOL), a company which has developed and distributed software through online platforms and is also engaged in regenerative medicine, in its acquisition of intellectual property related to a novel regenerative medicine and tissue engineering platform developed by Dr. Denver Lough, the Company’s current Chief Executive Officer. The Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP team was led by Partners Harvey Kesner and Tara Guarneri-Ferrara and associate Nazia Khan. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. in $5.2 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 8, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as sole book-running manager in the underwritten public offering of equity securities of Onconova Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONTX), a Phase 3 stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing small molecule drug candidates to treat cancer, with a primary focus on Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS). In connection with the offering, Onconova received approximately $5.2 million in gross proceeds from common stock sold at a price to the public of $2.10 per share.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Cooltech Holding Corp. in a Private Placement of $2.9 Million in Common Stock

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 1, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Cooltech Holding Corp. (“Cooltech”), a consumer electronics, mobility and accessories distribution and marketing company, in connection with its sale of $2,859,000 of common stock to accredited investors. Cooltech sold 1,143,600 shares of common stock at a purchase price of $2.50 per share, pursuant to a private placement memorandum and related securities purchase agreement. Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. acted as the placement agent for the private placement.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Marathon Patent Group, Inc. in $2.66 Million Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – April 24, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: Mara), an IP licensing and commercialization company, in a registered direct public offering of 3,800,000 registered shares of its common stock and 2,280,000 warrants at a price of $0.70 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $2,660,000.
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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as Placement Agent for $2.1 Million Private Placement

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Press Release – New York, NY – April 17, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that between November 2016 and March 2017 it represented Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as the exclusive placement agent in a private placement of equity securities of Protea Biosciences Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PRGB), a molecular information company that has developed a technology which enables the direct analysis, mapping and display of biologically active molecules in living cells and tissue samples.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. in $8 Million Shelf Take Down

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Press Release – New York, NY – April 8, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (“Tonix”), a company that is developing innovative pharmaceutical products to address public health challenges, in connection with its underwritten public offering of 1,800,000 shares of its common stock at an offering price of $4.45 per share of common stock.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Investor in a Private Placement of up to $5,000,000 in Series B Preferred Stock of Digital Power Corporation

Press Release – New York, NY – March 29, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Philou Ventures, LLC (“Philou”) in connection with its entry into a Preferred Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) with Digital Power Corporation, a California corporation (the “Company”), a solution-driven organization that designs, develops, manufactures and sells high-grade customized and flexible power system solutions for applications in the medical, military, telecom and industrial markets.  The Purchase Agreement was executed on March 9, 2017.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Partner Gregory Sichenzia Featured in Article Discussing Uptick in Coal and Gas IPOs

Press Release – New York, NY– March 28, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP founding partner Gregory Sichenzia was recently interviewed by Law360 about the return of coal and gas issuers to the initial public offering landscape after a long absence. Greg attributed the boost partly to a change in administration, as investors expect a friendlier regulatory environment under the Trump administration. The article, titled “Coal Cos. Are Forging A Return To The IPO Pipeline,” is available here.

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Advises Laidlaw & Co. (UK) Ltd. on U.S. Public Offering and NASDAQ Listing of Israeli Cannabinoid Research Company Therapix Biosciences, Ltd. (TRPX)

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Press Release – March 27, 2017 – New York, NY – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP (“SRFK”) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. underwritten public offering of American Depositary Shares by Therapix Biosciences Ltd. (“Therapix”) an Israeli public company.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd., in a $2.8 Million Private Placement of ADSs.

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Press Release – New York, NY – March 22, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.  (“XTLB. NASDAQ”), an Israeli biopharmaceutical company engaged in the acquisition and development of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of lupus and other autoimmune diseases, in a private placement offering with existing investors where XTLB issued 1,400,000 American Depository Shares (ADSs) at a purchase price of $2.00 per ADS.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Rodman & Renshaw a unit of H.C Wainwright in $3.85 Million Public Offering of Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – March 21, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Rodman & Renshaw a unit of H.C. Wainwright as Exclusive Placement Agent in the public offering of common stock and Warrants of Innovus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“INNV.OTC).

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Pareteum Corporation in $3.5 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – March 20, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it represented Pareteum Corporation (NYSEMKT: “TEUM”), a leading international provider of mobile networking software and services to the Mobile Network and Internet of Things markets, in an underwritten public offering of 2,333,334 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $1.50 per share together with the issuance of 1,166,667 five year warrants to purchase common stock with an exercise price of $1.87.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Partner Gregory Sichenzia Discusses Shareholder Comments that Impact Stock Price

Press Release – New York, NY– March 13, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP founding partner Gregory Sichenzia was recently interviewed by Business Insider about comments on Pandora stock by Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei.  The article, titled “This media mogul has wreaked havoc on Pandora’s stock price for months — and he’s not slowing down,” discusses recent positive and negative comments by Mr. Maffei about Pandora. Greg addressed the legality of public statements that can impact stock price. 

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Cannabinoid Based Therapeutics Company in $12.3 Million Private Placement Led by Tuatara Capital Fund I, Ltd.

Press Release – New York, NY – March 2, 2017 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented a cannabinoid based life sciences corporation whose technology is designed to synthetically produce medically beneficial cannabinoids without utilizing the actual cannabis plant for the customized treatment of disease.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Gregory Sichenzia Featured in CNBC Story on Investing in Start-ups

Press Release – New York, NY – March 3, 2017 – Founding Partner Gregory Sichenzia was recently featured in a CNBC article authored by Kayleigh Kulp. The article entitled, “New Horizons: How to Invest in a Startup,” reviews the many things investors must know to effectively evaluate and invest in a start up.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Aegis Capital Corp. and Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. in $4.8 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – February 28, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Aegis Capital Corp. and Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as joint book-running managers in the underwritten public offering of common stock of Function(x) Inc. (NASDAQ: FNCX).  Function(x) operates Wetpaint.com and Rant.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Joseph Gunnar and Fordham Financial Management as Warrant Agent in $2.3 Million Warrant Exchange and Exercise for AYTU BioScience, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – February 28, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC and Fordham Financial Management, Inc. as warrant solicitation agents in a $2.3 warrant exchange and exercise for Aytu Bioscience, Inc. (OTCQB “AYTU”).

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Medovex Corp. in $4.15 Million Private Placement and Debt Conversion

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Press Release – New York, NY – March 1, 2017 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ:MDVX), a medical products manufacturer, in a private placement of units consisting of 3,071,634 shares of common stock and 1,535,817 warrants to purchase common stock at a fixed price of $1.04 per unit resulting in gross proceeds of $3,022,000.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. in $2.5 Million Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – February 27, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented XTL Biopharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB) (TASE: XTL.TA), an Israeli clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing treatments for autoimmune diseases, in a registered direct offering of 1,000,000 American Depository Shares (“ADSs”) at a price of $2.50 per share and unregistered warrants to purchase 1,000,000 ADSs at an exercise price of $4.10 per ADS for gross proceeds of $2,500,000. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. in $7 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – February 24, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as sole book-running manager in the underwritten public offering of equity securities of Evoke Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOK), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on treatments for gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Gregory Sichenzia Discusses Delay of Fiduciary Rule on CNBC

Press Release – New York, NY– February 10, 2017 – Founding partner Gregory Sichenzia discussed the Trump administration’s potential rollback of the new fiduciary rule applicable to broker-dealers that was to go into effect in April 2018.  Greg noted that this new standard is likely to lead to substantial regulatory costs and may not result in better products or targeted advice.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Partner Henry Nisser Interviewed by FinOps Report About Improper Handling of ADRs

Press Release – New York, NY – February 1, 2017 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP partner Henry Nisser was interviewed by the FinOps Report in its article titled “Pre-Release ADRs: More SEC Fines on the Way?” The article discusses ITG Inc.’s recent agreement to pay more than $24.4 million to settle charges that it violated federal securities laws when it prompted the issuance of American Depository Receipts (ADRs) without possessing the underlying foreign shares.  continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Appoints Avital Even-Shoshan as Partner

Press Release – New York, NY– January 17, 2017 – The law firm of Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP today announced the promotion of Avital Even-Shoshan to partner.

“I am proud to congratulate Avital on this well-deserved promotion, which reflects her notable commitment to legal excellence and client service,” said founding partner Gregory Sichenzia. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Appoints Morgan Weber as Counsel

New York, NY – January 17, 2017 – The law firm of Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP today announced the promotion of Morgan Weber to counsel.   

Morgan Weber, with over ten years of experience, is versed in complex litigation, in state and federal courts as well as before arbitration tribunals and regulatory agencies. She has substantial experience in litigation motion practice, discovery and trial preparation and appellate work in subjects relating to complex contracts, business litigation, intellectual property matters and real estate matters.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Vycor Medical Inc. in an Internet Portal-based Private Placement

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Press Release – New York, NY – January 13, 2017 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Vycor Medical Inc. (OTCQB:VYCO) in a private placement with the Company’s existing accredited investor shareholders that was conducted  through an internet portal through which the Company provided potential investors with the offering  documents and accepted subscriptions.  The Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP team was led by Partners Gregory Sichenzia and David Manno.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Marc J. Ross Discusses Employment Issues Surrounding Marijuana Use

Press Release – New York, NY – December 18, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Founding Partner Marc J. Ross was recently quoted in The Atlantic, a CityLab article titled “Don’t Bet Your Job on Legal Pot.” The article notes that because marijuana remains illegal under federal law, employers are still able to fire employees for using marijuana, whether medical or recreational, even when such use is permissible under state law.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Adds Noted Intellectual Property Lawyer Scott H. Kaliko to Head the Firm’s New IP Group

Press Release — New York, NY — December 19, 2016 — Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP (“SRFK”), highly respected for their work in the securities and capital markets industries, continued its expansion and diversification for the firm’s practice today and announced the addition of noted intellectual property lawyer Scott H. Kaliko as Counsel to the firm to head the firm’s new intellectual property group. Kaliko joins SRFK from his own firm, Kaliko & Associates, LLC of thirteen years, prior to which he held roles at JP Morgan Chase & Co., and Fish & Neave, LLP (now Ropes & Gray, LLP).

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner Partner Harvey Kesner Quoted on DTC Rule Changes

Press Release – New York, NY – December 15, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP partner Harvey Kesner was quoted by the FinOps Report in an update to its article titled “Transfer Agents, DTC Still Chilly On Issuer Freeze Policies.” The article discusses the Depository Trust Company’s (DTC) rule changes which specify four circumstances under which the DTC can “chill” or “lock” issuers out of its services. The SEC is responsible for approving any rule changes made by the DTC, the US national depository, and approved the new rules on December 6, 2016.
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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Attorneys Harvey Kesner, Michael Ference, Sameer Rastogi, and Mendy Piekarski Prevail in Removing a Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit to Federal Court

Press Release – New York, NY – December 14, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP today announced that attorneys Harvey Kesner, Michael Ference, Sameer Rastogi and Mendy Piekarski prevailed in removing a shareholder derivative lawsuit to federal court.

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Founding Partner Marc J. Ross, Esq. Quoted on Impact of Trump AG Pick on Legal Cannabis Industry

Press Release – New York, NY – December 9, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP founding partner Marc J. Ross, Esq. was recently quoted in a Boston Globe article titled “Trump AG pick could halt legal pot industry,” where he commented on the future of the Marijuana Industry.  The article discusses how Senator Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, who many think has a long history of opposition to marijuana, could impact the marijuana industry across the United States.  In particular, Sessions could choose to remove the Cole Memorandum, effectively repealing the protections that exist for marijuana and marijuana-related businesses in the states where marijuana is legal.  
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Founding Partner Marc J. Ross Quoted in Forbes Article on Marijuana Entrepreneurs Who Want Donald Trump to See Them as Job Creators

Press Release – New York, NY – December 6 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP founding partner Marc J. Ross, Esq. was recently quoted in a Forbes article titled “Marijuana Industry Entrepreneurs Want Donald Trump To See Them As Job Creators.” The article discusses that even though Donald Trump’s selection of anti-drug hardliner Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions for his attorney general nominee has entrepreneurs in the legal marijuana industry worried, there is hope that the cannabis sector’s positive impact on job creation and tax revenues will influence Donald Trump to maintain the existing legal protections for marijuana businesses.  

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Oppenheimer & Co. in $3.6 Million PIPE for Ener-Core, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – December 5, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Oppenheimer & Co., as Sole Placement Agent in private placement of $3.6 Million principal amount of convertible senior secured notes and warrants of Ener-Core, Inc.  (OTCQB. “ENCR”).

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Vuzix Corporation in $14.5 Million Registered Direct Offering.

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Press Release – New York, NY – December 2, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ “VUZI”) in a Registered Direct public offering of 2 million registered shares of its common stock at a price of $7.25 per share for gross proceeds to Vuzix of $14,500,000. Chardan Capital Markets LLC acted as the exclusive Placement Agent for the offering. The Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP team was led by Partners Gregory Sichenzia, Thomas Rose, Marcelle Balcombe and Counsel Jeff Cahlon.

Founding Partner Marc J. Ross Quoted on Inc.com on First Marijuana-Related Listing on the NYSE

Press Release – New York, NY – December 6, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP founding partner Marc J. Ross, Esq was quoted in an Inc.com article titled “NYSE Lists First Cannabis-Related Company.” The article discusses the IPO and NYSE listing of Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc., which will conduct business as an umbrella partnership real estate investment trust. The company focuses on the acquisition, ownership and management of specialized industrial properties leased to experienced, state-licensed operators for their regulated medical-use cannabis facilities.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Oppenheimer & Co. and Feltl and Company in $13.5 Million PIPE for Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.

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Press Release – New York, NY – November 18, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Oppenheimer & Co., as lead Placement Agent and Feltl and Company as Co-Placement Agent in a private placement offering of Common Stock ofMidwest Energy Emissions Corp. ME2C (OTCQB. “MEEC”). continue reading >>

Ten SRFK LLP Attorneys Named Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Press Release — New York, NY — November 4, 2016  — Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP is pleased to announce that four partners have once again been named 2016 Super Lawyers. Additionally six other attorneys have been named 2016 Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in New York  are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Selected to ‘Best Law Firms’ by US News and World Report

Press Release — New York, NY — November 3, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected in the 7th Edition of Best Law Firms by US News & World Report for 2017 under the category of Corporate Law.  In addition, Founding Partner, Gregory Sichenzia has also been listed in Best Lawyers under the category of Corporate Law since 2016.

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Congratulates TapImmune Inc. on NASDAQ Uplisting

New York, NY – November 3, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that the Firm has represented TapImmune Inc. (NASDAQ: TPIV), in the Company’s uplisting to the NASDAQ Capital Market. The Sichenzia Ross  Ference Kesner LLP team was led by founding Partner Gregory Sichenzia and Associate Jay Yamamoto. The uplisting is effective for trading on November 8, 2016 and TapImmune’s common stock will trade under its existing stock symbol “TPIV.”

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Joseph Gunnar, Feltl and Company and Fordham Financial Management in $8.6 Million Public Offering of Aytu Bioscience, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – November 2, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Joseph Gunnar & Co. and Feltl and Company as Joint Book -Running Managers and Fordham Financial Management, Inc. as Lead Manager in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of equity securities of Aytu BioScience, Inc.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Tonix Pharmaceuticals in $5.2 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – November 1, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it represented Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ “TNXP”), a developer of next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents ToughBuilt Industries, Inc. in $6.1 Million Private Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – October 18, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented ToughBuilt Industries, Inc. (“ToughBuilt”) in a private placement of equity as well as debt securities.  ToughBuilt is a private company that markets and distributes various home improvement and construction product lines for both do-it-yourself and professional markets under the TOUGHBUILT® brand name within the global multi-billion dollar per year tool market industry.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Announces Change of Name

New York, New York October 17, 2016 — Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP, a leading securities and corporate law firm, is pleased to announce that Harvey Kesner has joined Gregory Sichenzia, Marc Ross and Michael Ference in renaming the firm “SRFK LLP.”  The newly renamed law firm represents the continuation of the firm’s 18 year commitment to excellence through serving the needs of public and private companies, their financiers and the broker-dealer and financial services community. The firm, previously named Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP and founded by Gregory Sichenzia, Marc Ross and Michael Ference 18 years ago, first welcomed Harvey Kesner as a partner in 2009.

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Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents ABT Holdings, Inc. in $5 Million Private Offering of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures

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October 17, 2016 — New York, NY — Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP has represented ABT Holdings, Inc. (OTC.PK: ABOT), a diversified holding company engaged in investing, acquiring, developing, and growing various businesses, in a private offering of $5 Million of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP Represents Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as Placement Agent for a $3 Million Private Placement

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Press Release – New York, NY – October 17, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Ference Kesner LLP announced today that it has represented Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. as the exclusive placement agent in a private placement of equity securities of FTE Networks, Inc. (OTCQX: FTNW), continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Network 1 Securities in $7.7 Million IPO and NASDAQ listing of ShineCo, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – September 30, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it represented Network 1 Financial Securities, Inc. as underwriter in a $7.7 million best efforts Initial Public Offering of 1,713,190 shares of common stock of ShineCo, Inc. (Nasdaq TYHT) at a public offering price of $4.50 per share. Monarch Bay Securities participated as a selected dealer. Shineco is a producer and distributor of Chinese herbal medicines, organic agricultural produce and other health based plant products in China. The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by Partners Marc Ross and Henry Nisser.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents BioPharmX Corporation in $930,000 Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – September 29, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented BioPharmX Corporation (NYSE. MKT “ BPMX) in a Registered Direct public offering of 1,550,000 registered shares of its common stock at a price of $.60 per share and 1,240,000 unregistered warrants to purchase common stock at an exercise price of $.75 per share for gross proceeds to BPMX of $930,000. Rodman & Renshaw a Unit of H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC acted as the exclusive Placement Agent for the offering.  The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by Partners Gregory Sichenzia, Marcelle Balcombe and Counsel Jeff Cahlon.

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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents Towerstream Corporation in $4 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – September 26, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ: TWER) in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of 2,962,963 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $1.35 per share, for gross proceeds to Towerstream of $4,000,000. Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. acted as the sole book running managing underwriter for the offering.

The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by Partner Harvey Kesner, Avital Even-Shoshan and Evan Berger.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents General Cannabis Corp. in $2.6 million Private Offering of Senior Secured Notes and Warrants

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September 22, 2016 — New York, NY –  Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP (“SRFF”)  has represented General Cannabis Corp. (OTCQB: CANN), a leading cannabis industry company, focused on being the all-in-one resource for quality service providers in the regulated cannabis industry, in a private offering of $2.6 million of Senior Secured Promissory Notes and Common Stock Purchase Warrants.

The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by Partners Arthur Marcus and Gregory Sichenzia. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents SITO MOBILE, Ltd. in $11.5 Million Public Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – September 21, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented SITO Mobile, Ltd. (NASDAQ “SITO”) in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of 3,066,667 shares of its common stock, including exercise of the underwriter’s overallotment option, at a public offering price of $3.75 per share, for gross proceeds to SITO of $11,500,000. Cowen & Co. Inc. acted as the sole book running managing underwriter for the offering. The offering was led by several institutional investors.  The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by Partners Gregory Sichenzia, Marcelle Balcombe, Counsel Jeff Cahlon and Associate S. Ashley Jaber.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is the Marquee Sponsor of the Aegis Capital Corp. 2016 Growth Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

Press Release – New York, NY – September 16, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is the Marquee Sponsor of the 2016 Aegis Growth Conference to be held at The Encore at Wynn Las Vegas September 20 through September 22, 2016.  A memorable and exciting conference is anticipated with numerous public companies presenting their businesses to a large audience of attendees.

On September 22, 2016, founding partner, Michael H. Ference will be moderating a panel focusing on Small Cap Financing. The panel will be comprised of experts in the field including: continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Attorneys Achieve Complete Dismissal of Lawsuit

Press Release – September 13, 2016 – New York, NY – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference attorneys Mendy Piekarski and Marc Ross achieve a complete dismissal of a lawsuit seeking unwarranted finder’s fees and commissions. Plaintiff sought fees for purportedly making introductions that resulted in certain corporate acquisitions and financings.

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Partner Gregory Sichenzia Writes “Today’s Tech-Savvy Kids Are Tomorrow’s Investors” for Huffington Post

New York, NY – September 7, 2016 – Partner Greg Sichenzia wrote an article for Huffington Post Business titled “Today’s Tech-Savvy Kids are Tomorrow’s Investors.” The article provides an overview of future projected investment behavior of Millennials, Generation Z and Generation Alpha, and provides tips on market segments that might appeal to these generations. 

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Rodman & Renshaw as Exclusive Placement Agent for a $5 Million Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – August 26, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Rodman & Renshaw, a unit of H.C. Wainwright& Co., LLC, as the exclusive placement agent for a registered direct offering of CEL-SCI Corporation (NYSE MKT: CVM), a pharmaceutical company that is focused on finding the best way to activate a patient’s immune response to fight cancer and infectious diseases (“CEL-SCI”).

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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents Rant, Inc. in its Acquisition by Function(X), Inc. and RACX Inc.

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New York, NY – August 29, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Rant, Inc. (“Rant”) in its acquisition by Function(X), Inc. (“Fn(X)”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, RACX Inc. (“RACX”).  RACX acquired Rant’s assets used in the operation of Rant’s Rant.com independent media network and related businesses.

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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. on NASDAQ Uplisting and $9.4 Million Public Offering

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New York, NY – August 29, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBVX), a clinical-stage oncology drug development company, on its successful uplisting to The Nasdaq Capital Market and a public offering of common stock and Series F Preferred Stock and warrants for a total of $9.4 million, including approximately $800,000 received from the underwriter in exercising the full amount of its over-allotment option.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Congratulates Biomerica, Inc. on NASDAQ Uplisting

New York, NY – August 25, 2016 –   Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that the Firm has represented Biomerica, Inc.  (NASDAQ: BMRA), in the Company’s uplisting to the NASDAQ Capital Market. The Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP team was led by founding Partner Gregory Sichenzia and Associate Jay Yamamoto. The uplisting is effective for trading on August 26, 2016 and Biomerica’s common stock will trade under its existing stock symbol “BMRA.”

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Aridis Pharmaceuticals in $15 Million Private Placement

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PRESS RELEASE – New York, NY – August 25, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company applying proprietary technologies to produce novel therapies for infectious diseases, in a private placement of preferred stock and warrants resulting in total gross proceeds of $15,216,241.  continue reading >>

SRFF Represents Medovex Corp. In $1.3 Million Private Placement

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Press Release – New York, NY – August 23, 2016 – Securities and Corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ-MDVX), a medical products manufacturer in a private placement of units consisting of 1,083,333 shares of common stock and 541,667 warrants to purchase common stock at a fixed price of $1.20 per unit without a placement agent resulting in gross proceeds of $1,560,000. continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Ranked #2 in PrivateRaise’s Q2 2016 PIPE League Tables

Press Release – New York, NY – July 15, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP was ranked #2 issuer counsel in PrivateRaise’s Q2 PIPE league tables by the number of placements advised. The Firm was also ranked #6 placement agent counsel.  PrivateRaise, a service of The Deal, ranks the top investment managers, placement agents, placement agent legal counsel, issuer legal counsel, and investor legal counsel by the total number of placements advised each quarter.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Attorneys To Join Client DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at Nasdaq Opening Bell Ringing

Press Release – New York, NY – July 14, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP partners Gregory Sichenzia and David Manno and counsel Jeffrey Cahlon will join representatives of client DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: DMPI), a clinical stage drug development company with a focus on the treatment of cancer, at the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the July 14 opening bell.
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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Rodman & Renshaw as Exclusive Placement Agent for a $3.77 Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – July 11, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Rodman & Renshaw, a unit of H.C. Wainwright& Co., LLC, as the exclusive placement agent for a registered direct offering of EyeGate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYEG), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company that is focused on developing and commercializing therapeutics and drug delivery systems for treating diseases of the eye (“EyeGate”).

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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents Towerstream Corporation on $1.25 Private Placement

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Press Release – New York, NY – July 11, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ: TWER), a leading fixed-wireless fiber alternative company, on a private placement of 892,857 shares of Series B Preferred Stock and five year warrants to purchase  223,214 shares of common stock.  Each preferred share is convertible into 0.5 shares of common stock and the warrants have an exercise price of $3.00.  
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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents Towerstream Corporation on $2.28 Million Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – July 1, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Towerstream Corporation (NASDAQ: TWER), a leading fixed-wireless fiber alternative company, on a registered direct offering of 15,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock at a public offering price per share of $0.152 per share without an underwriter or placement agent.  Each purchaser also received a five year warrant exercisable at $0.25 per share for each share of common stock purchased.

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Partner Harvey Kesner Represents Chromadex Corporation on $5.25 Million Registered Direct Offering

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Press Release – New York, NY – July 1, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Chromadex Corporation (NASDAQ: CDXC), an innovator of proprietary health, wellness, and nutritional ingredients that creates science-based solutions for dietary supplement, food and beverage, skin care, sports nutrition, and pharmaceutical products, on a registered direct offering of 1,117,022 shares of the Company’s common stock at a public offering price per share of $4.70 without an underwriter or placement agent.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Appoints Jeff Cahlon Counsel

New York, NY – (June 30, 2016) – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, the nationally ranked leading securities and corporate law firm, is pleased to announce today that it has promoted Jeffrey Cahlon to counsel from associate.

Mr. Cahlon joined the firm in 2007. His practice focuses on representing issuers, underwriters and investors in corporate financing transactions, including public and private equity and debt securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, Exchange Act and Securities Act reporting and compliance, and general corporate and securities law.

“We are pleased to promote Jeff,” said founding partner Gregory Sichenzia. “Over the past nine years with us he has consistently demonstrated legal excellence and shown himself as an expert in a specialized and complex space.”

Mr. Cahlon’s full biography is available here:  http://srfkllp.com/jeffrey-cahlon/

Partner Harvey Kesner Worked with Other Counsel to Successfully Petition for Removal of Defamatory Web Postings

Press Release – New York, NY – July 1, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that partner Harvey Kesner and associate Cass Sanford, together with other counsel, successfully petitioned for removal of defamatory web postings from Google and Ripoff Report. continue reading >>

Partners Marc J. Ross and James M. Turner Represent Tonix Pharmaceuticals in $10 Million Public Offering of Common Stock

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Press Release – New York, NY – June 23, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has represented Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: TNXP), a developer of next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, continue reading >>

Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Joseph Gunnar in $2.1 Million Public Offering of Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – June 21, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP, announced today that it has represented Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC as sole book-running manager in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of shares and warrants of Intellicheck Mobilisa, Inc.

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Partner Gregory Sichenzia Quoted in Los Angeles Times article on Uber’s Entry into Leveraged Loan Market

New York, NY – June 16, 2016 – Partner Greg Sichenzia was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article titled “Uber reportedly seeks to raise up to $2 billion in the leveraged loan market”.  The article discusses Uber’s engagement of Morgan Stanley and Barclays to sell a leveraged loan of $1 billion to $2 billion to institutional investors. Leveraged loans are similar to junk bonds in that they are deemed high risk, but return higher yields.  Greg shared his views on the expected interest rates of the leveraged loans.

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Partner Gregory Sichenzia Writes “3 Fundraising Options to Consider During a Tepid IPO Market” for Huffington Post

June 13, 2016 – Partner Greg Sichenzia wrote an article for Huffington Post Business titled “3 Fund Raising Options to Consider During a Tepid IPO Market.” The article describes three types of financing activities private companies that want to raise funds to list on a national exchange can consider as an alternative to the traditional underwritten IPO: private investments in public equity, or PIPEs, reverse mergers, and partnerships with existing corporations.

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Partner Gregory Sichenzia Quoted in a Los Angeles Times article on Microsoft’s Purchase of LinkedIn

New York, NY – June 13, 2016 – Partner Greg Sichenzia was quoted in a Los Angeles Times article titled “Microsoft to buy networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion.”  The article discussed Microsoft Corp.’s announcement today that it would acquire LinkedIn in a $26.2 billion all cash transaction that is expected to close this year.  Greg said that the acquisition is a “big and bold step” for Microsoft and a “great deal for LinkedIn,” making Microsoft a more socially relevant company and providing LinkedIn with new capital to grow.

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Partners Richard A. Friedman and Stephen A. Cohen Represent Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. and Roth Capital Partners, LLC as Joint Book Running Managers of PhaseRx, Inc.’s $18.5M IPO

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 23, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Laidlaw & Company (UK) Ltd. and Roth Capital Partners, LLC as Joint Book-Running Managers of the initial public offering of PhaseRx, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZRX).

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Axiom Capital Management, Inc. In $1.2 Million Public Offering of iSign Solutions Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 19, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Axiom Capital Management, Inc. as the underwriter in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of equity securities of iSign Solutions Inc. continue reading >>

Partner Greg Sichenzia to Participate in Panel on Uplisting to a National Exchange at the Marcum MicroCap Conference

Press Release – New York, NY – May 19, 2016 – Founding partner Greg Sichenzia will participate in a panel on uplisting to a national exchange at the 2016 Marcum MicroCap Conference in New York City on June 1, 2016 at 9AM.  The panel will address what every company needs to know before, during and after an uplisting.  The panel moderator will be Andrew Hall of Nasdaq and the other panelists will include Dave Donohoe of ROTH Capital Partners and Ramnarain Jaigobind of Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC. 
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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents Joseph Gunnar and Fordham Financial Management in $7.5 Million Public Offering of Aytu Bioscience, Inc.

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 9, 2016 – Nationally recognized securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that it has represented Joseph Gunnar & Co. LLC as sole book-running manager and Fordham Financial Management, Inc. as lead manager in a firm commitment underwritten public offering of equity securities of Aytu BioScience, Inc.

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Partner Harvey Kesner Joins Client ChromaDex Corp. at NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony

Press Release – New York, NY – May 9, 2016 – Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP partner Harvey Kesner joined representatives of client ChromaDex Corp. including Frank L. Jaksch, Chief Executive Officer, Tom Varvaro, Chief Financial Officer, and Troy Rhonemus, Chief Operating Officer, at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to ring the May 6 opening bell. Also present at the opening ceremony was former Chromadex employee Jordan Kesner, Masters in Biotechnology and currently a Ph.D. candidate in Systems Biology at Columbia University.

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Partner Jeffrey Fessler Represents Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. on $89.8 Million Registered Direct Offering of Common Stock

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 6, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm has represented Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel gastrointestinal (GI) therapies, on a registered direct offering of 29,948,334 shares of the Company’s common stock at a public offering price per share of $3.00 without an underwriter or placement agent.

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Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP Represents DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in $7.5 Million Sale of Series B Preferred Shares

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Press Release – New York, NY – May 5, 2016 – Securities and corporate law firm Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP announced today that the firm represented DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in connection with the sale of $7,500,000 of its Series B Preferred Shares.  DelMar Pharmaceuticals, Inc. was founded to develop and commercialize new cancer therapies in indications where patients are failing or have become intolerable to modern targeted or biologic treatments.

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Marc J. Ross, Esq. Speaks at Greenhouse Venture’s Cannabis Conference

Founding partner Marc Ross will be speaking at the Innovation in the Cannabis Industry: Technology, Medical & Investment conference on April 30th, where he will discuss Cannabis Investment Trends.

Please click here for more information on this event, and pass it along to anyone you think might be interested.

If you have any questions, please contact Marc at mross@srfkllp.com or (212) 398 – 5541.

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