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Part III: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

September 21, 2021 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Construction Industry Legal Blog, Franchising Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog, Technology Industry Legal Blog

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout.  As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.  Buyouts may also be contractually forced under a company’s governing documents or legally forced by […]

Part II: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

September 13, 2021 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Construction Industry Legal Blog, Franchising Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog, Technology Industry Legal Blog

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout.  As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.  Buyouts may also be contractually forced under a company’s governing documents or legally forced by […]

Part I: What Documents Matter Most In Determining Share Value in a Buyout? An Analysis of Key Documents and Why They Matter

September 8, 2021 Communications & Media Industry Legal Blog, Construction Industry Legal Blog, Franchising Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog, Technology Industry Legal Blog

Different situations can lead to a corporate buyout.  As a business move, a majority shareholder may seek to buyout the minority shareholders, or one company may seek to acquire a majority of another company’s shares.  Buyouts may also be contractually forced under a company’s governing documents or legally forced by […]

I Want to Evict My Commercial Tenant! What Do I Need to Know? Common Defenses to a Commercial Eviction Action

August 26, 2021 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Commercial landlords may encounter tenants who refuse to pay rent, refuse to vacate the premises after the lease term has ended or fail to cure a material breach of the lease agreement.  In these situations, the landlord may decide to commence eviction proceedings by filing an action for eviction and […]

Buyers’ Rights During the Inspection Period When Purchasing a Condominium

August 3, 2021 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

In the wake of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida, many buyers looking to purchase condos for either their primary residence, a second home, or as an investment property have paused to consider whether the unit being purchased is structurally sound.  Such a pause will likely […]

Using Florida’s Homestead Exemption to Reduce Your Property Taxes and Protect Your Property From Creditors

June 29, 2021 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

In the mid-1880s, the U.S. Government was searching for a way to encourage westward expansion.  To achieve its goal, Congress passed the Homestead Act of 1862 which rewarded individuals brave enough to head west by allowing them to claim up to 160 acres of land as their own homestead. Many […]

5 Things Residential and Commercial Real Estate Developers and Brokers Should Know About Clearing Up (Quieting) Title

June 23, 2021 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Oftentimes, residential and commercial real estate developers or brokers may confront title issues that interfere with the ability to sell or close on a property. If the property owner does not have clear, marketable title, it means that there is a “cloud on title.” Since clouds on title interfere with […]

Unlawful Commercial Evictions: A Cautionary Tale for Commercial Landlords Wanting to Use Self-Help to Retake Possession of Leased Property

June 2, 2021 Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Using “self-help” as a means to evict commercial tenants is no longer acceptable and likely to result in a lawsuit against the commercial landlord.  When a tenant fails to pay rent as it becomes due, breach appears to be undisputed.  After all, paying rent is typically why the tenant is […]

New Florida Law Gives Businesses Liability Protections From COVID-19 Claims

April 12, 2021 Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on Florida businesses, particularly those in the hospitality, travel and restaurant industries, forcing many of them to close their doors to the public at various times and to suffer financial hardship. As businesses are beginning to re-open, a growing concern has […]

ASTM E1527 Changes: Coming Soon to a Property Assessment Near You

March 24, 2021 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Lenders, Developers, Environmental Professionals and others over the years have come to know the industry standard for conducting and reporting environmental due diligence, “ASTM E1527 Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessment: Phase I Environmental Site Assessment Process”.  E1527 (commonly referred to as a “Phase I”) was designed by ASTM International […]

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