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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 […]

What Every Florida Community Association and Building Owner Needs to Know About Florida’s 10-Year Construction Defect Statute of Repose

August 9, 2021 Community Association Industry Legal Blog, Construction Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog

The recent tragedy of the Champlain Tower collapse in Surfside, Florida, has brought an even greater focus on building safety and maintenance by governments, building owners, and condominium and community associations throughout Florida.  As efforts are made to inspect and ensure the safety of buildings across the state, building owners, […]

Is a Former Shareholder That Was Ousted from a Corporation Entitled to Inspect the Corporate Records?

June 3, 2021 Healthcare Industry Legal Blog

After a shareholder is ousted from a corporation, is the shareholder still entitled to inspect the corporate records?[1] It is undisputed that Florida law only guarantees access to corporate records to present shareholders. Urfirer v. Cornfeld, 408 F.3d 710, 726 (11th Cir. 2005). However, what if the shareholder demands to […]

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 […]

Five Key Construction Contract Terms That Every Building Owner Needs to Negotiate

April 5, 2021 Construction Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Hospitality Industry Legal Blog

When a building owners hires a contractor to construct a building or other construction project, the contractor is often significantly more experienced when it comes to the ins and outs of the construction contract as well as the overall construction process.  Oftentimes, a building owner may simply accept the contract […]

Understanding The FFCRA and CARES Act: What it Means for You, Your Business and the Economy

March 31, 2020 Florida Business Litigation Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog

Over the past month, COVID-19 has caused significant damage to U.S. businesses and workers. In response, the federal government has sought to stem the tide with measures designed to keep companies solvent, workers retained and compensated, and unemployed individuals above water. Measures of this scale, however, are complicated and have […]

Your Guide to the Most Impactful 2018 Legislative Amendments to the Florida Statutes

June 20, 2018 Banking & Financial Services Industry Legal Blog, Healthcare Industry Legal Blog, Insurance Industry Legal Blog, Manufacturing & Distribution Industry Legal Blog, Professional Services Industry Legal Blog, Real Estate Development, Sales and Leasing Industry Legal Blog

Each year the Florida Legislature proposes and votes on bills for amending the Florida Statutes.  Bills that pass both the Florida House and Senate go before the Governor who decides which bills become law.  In the 2018 legislative session, approximately 150 fewer bills were proposed, and 40 fewer bills ultimately […]

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