On April 27, the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce held an informational conference call for the local business community. Speakers provided information about what business owners should be thinking about now to plan for when businesses can reopen full time.
Rikki Bagatell, a partner in the West Palm Beach office and a member of the CPBCCC Board of Directors, was joined by other individuals in the legal and insurance professions to give insights on the business climate after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The mission of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership that facilitates the creation of a prosperous regional economy and effective advocacy for our members.
To listen to the recording of the call, please click here.
About Rikki Lober Bagatell
Rikki Lober Bagatell is a partner in the West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Corporate Practice Group. Rikki is a Martindale-Hubbell AV® rated attorney. She has a particular depth of experience in the healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, and professional services industries. In her practice, she represents domestic and foreign clients in connection with the purchase and sale of businesses through asset transfer, stock transfer, merger, and other structures, structuring new business entities and joint ventures; private offerings of securities and venture capital transactions; strategic planning and compliance matters; contracts, including commercial agreements, sales agreements, license agreements, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, employment agreements and non-competition agreements; split-ups; and general corporate matters. She also serves as informal general outside counsel to clients to coordinate their various legal needs on a real time basis.
Her healthcare practice includes structuring new healthcare-related ventures, the purchase and sale of provider and healthcare businesses, shareholder agreements, employment agreements, governance issues, and general corporate advice. She has extensive experience in the area of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including all phases of real estate acquisitions, development, financing, including tax credit financing, leasing and dispositions.