Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP Launches Merchant Cash Advance Practice Group

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2019 — Sichenzia Ross Ference (“SRF”), a leading securities and corporate law firm, today announced that the firm has launched a specialty practice group devoted to servicing the legal needs of alternative commercial financing and merchant cash advance (MCA) companies.

Led by Sichenzia Ross Ference partner Mendy Piekarski, this multi-discipline group has established expertise in all aspects of the MCA business cycle, including capital formation, asset deployment, brokering arraignments, syndication and participation agreements, regulatory compliance, and litigation.

The formation of this group signals Sichenzia Ross Ference’s continued expansion into the growing alternative commercial financing and merchant cash advance industry, a high-growth practice that offers innovative forms of financing to small businesses.

“In order to meet our clients’ needs and to continue providing the cutting edge solutions and comprehensive legal counsel for which we are known, Sichenzia Ross Ference is enthusiastically launching this new practice area,” said founding Sichenzia Ross Ference partner Gregory Sichenzia.  “Mendy and the group already have many clients in this area, and possess the expertise and experience in alternative commercial financing and merchant cash advance that will enable SRF to expand the services we offer to our existing and future clients.”

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Sichenzia Ross Ference LLP is a full service law firm with a nationally recognized corporate, securities and litigation practice that provides experienced representation in all matters involving the securities industry.  In addition to handling routine to complex commercial matters, SRF’s renowned litigation department specializes in defending companies and individuals against all types of securities cases, including class action lawsuits, shareholder derivative actions, and matters involving allegations of fraud, misrepresentation or other securities violations.  The litigation team has also brought defamation lawsuits against companies and individuals related to market manipulation.  Additionally, it represents individuals and companies in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulatory bodies.  The litigation team has a robust practice representing brokers and broker-dealers in arbitrations before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  These arbitrations typically involve claims of unsuitability, churning, unauthorized trading and other allegations of broker misconduct.  Finally, SRF has a burgeoning expungement practice, where it represents brokers seeking to have negative and harmful customer complaints removed from their industry records.  The firm complements its core practice areas with an established commercial real estate and trusts and estates practice.

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