Joseph S. Barkats, Esq.  General Counsel at Pirate Capital

Joseph has a strong wall street law background as a former partner at Herzfeld and Rubin, PC. Joseph is a creative eclectic corporate and securities attorney, and a crowdfunding pioneer. Joseph Barkats is also the founder of JS Barkats, a firm that made its marks in Crowdfunding and lead the way with Regulation A+ in the US. a NYC top rated securities law firm who has pioneered in crowdfunding since its inception and has completed successfully multiple Reg. A and Reg. A+ offerings for multi-millions of dollars. Joseph wrote the legal Manual “The Use of Finders in the Securities Industry.” 2010 a booklet largely used by bankers and securities professional as well as FINRA Examiners. Mr. Barkats principal experience has been in private placements, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, SEC compliance, public offerings, general 1993 & 1934 Act matters and strategic business relationships. Joseph was recognized by Superlawyers as top 5% best corporate securities attorney in NY Metro in 2014. He graduated Boston University School of Law in 2003 with an LLM in Securities and Financial Law , with a Master in Banking Law (Maitrise en Droit) form Avignon Pays de Vaucluse School of Law in France in 2001 with a major in Banking Law and comparative financial law. Simultaneously, with the LLM. Concurrently, he was admitted into Harvard Law School, PON Certification, and obtained a certification over a year course at Harvard School of Law in “PON” Negotiation and Dispute Resolution “ADR” in 2003.
Joseph speaks fluently English, French, he is proficient in Spanish and master some notion in German having lived in Berlin for a year and is native in Hebrew. Creative aggressive and adaptable are the principal characteristic of Joseph Barkats. Joseph has many publications (available upon demand) Sample TV Appearances: FOX Business News: Bloomberg TV and Reuters: As the current General Counsel for Thundercrowd capital a family Fund: Guest Speaker at NIBA National Investment Banking Association: Bets Selling Book on Amazon:

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