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Vicinity of Insolvency: What Fiduciary Duties are Owed by Directors or Officers of Insolvent Entities When Going Out of Business?

December 12, 2018 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Florida Business Litigation Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog

Any owner of a business should know that your directors and officers have certain duties to their respective entities, whether it is a corporation or a limited liability company (LLC). Under Florida law, specifically, directors and officers have duties to act 1) in good faith, (2) with reasonable care and […]

Condominium Association Conflict of Interest and Required Disclosure

December 10, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

In 2017, Florida enacted legislation that specifically required disclosure when a condominium association conflict of interest arises between a director or officer and a vendor.  Specifically, Fla. Stat. 718.3027(1) states that the two situations below create a rebuttable presumption of a conflict of interest. A director or an officer, or […]

Rule Enforcement Authority of Rules and Regulations made by a Community Association Board

December 3, 2018 Community Association Industry Legal Blog

The Florida Homeowners’ Association Act and the Florida Condominium Act provide a community association’s board of directors with authority to promulgate rules and regulations concerning the association property and its members.  The creation and enforcement of an association’s rules and regulations are often areas of uncertainty and doubt for community […]

Financially Responsible Officer (FRO): The Responsibilities of Primary Qualifying Agents

November 30, 2018 Construction Industry Legal Blog

Under Chapter 489, Florida Statutes, primary qualifying agents are, typically, considered the main decision maker(s) of the business organization.  As a general rule for construction licensing, increased responsibility leads to increased liability.  Read on to find out what responsibilities primary qualifying agents have, what is a financially responsible officer or […]

What must be Disclosed When Selling Residential Property in Florida?

November 27, 2018 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Every state has different requirements for what must be disclosed when selling residential property.  Some states don’t require any disclosure and some states require disclosure of facts that don’t tangibly affect the property, such as a murder or suicide.  In Florida, it has always been a violation of the law […]

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