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Vesting and Priorities of Competing Construction Liens

It goes without saying that a construction project involves a plethora of competing interests. There is a lender, a main contractor, subdivision improvers, architects, and many different subcontractors, all of which are…more

Absolute Priority Rule, Construction Contracts, Construction Industry, Construction Liens, Construction Loans

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Client Alert: Medicare Home Health Payment Update: Florida and Other States are Required to Submit Their Home Health Claims for Pre-Claim Review

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") is implementing a new pre-claim review process for home health claims in five (5) states, including Florida. Other affected states are Illinois, Texas, Michigan, and…more

Administrative Review, CMS, Home Health Care

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Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -…more

ADA, American Taxpayer Relief Act, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, HIPAA

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Client Alert: CMS Issues Rule Proposing New Approach to Paying Clinicians for Value and Quality

On April 16, 2015, President Obama signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (“MACRA”). Among other things, MACRA: 1) repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate that was applicable to the Medicare Physician Fee…more

CMS, Comment Period, EHR, Meaningful Use, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization (MACRA)

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Banks Not Required to Capitalize OREO Costs

The Office of the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service has issued a Legal Memorandum (Number AM2013-001, dated March 1, 2013) (the “Memorandum”), which has important implications and represents a victory for lenders who…more

Capitalized Cost, Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure, Foreclosure, IRS, Mortgages

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Update: Clean Power Plan - Energy Sector: Transformation or Regulatory Overreach? - Presented at the AHC Carbon Innovation Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona

Lou Tosi was a presenter at the AHC Group's Carbon Innovation Workshop on January 19, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Lou gave an update on the Clean Power Plan. Please see full Presentation below for more information. …more

Clean Power Plan, Energy Sector, Paris Agreement, Regulatory Agenda, Reliability Standards

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Cuba: The Next Frontier for Agribusiness Products

Given the current global surplus in most commodities like wheat, corn and oil driving down prices and farm income, the emergence of new market that would demand U.S. agribusiness products would be timely and welcome indeed…more

Agribusiness, Cuba, Embargo, Export Controls, Trade Relations

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Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation

If your business stores personal information of Florida Residents, you must be aware of a new Florida statute that has created specific reporting requirements in the case of a data breach. Failure to comply can result in…more

Covered Entities, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, New Legislation, Personally Identifiable Information

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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"insights" Newsletter - Autumn 2014

In this issue: - Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") - Antitrust and Compliance Programs - Staffing Companies and their Clients - Employment Law Update - Impact of the Windsor Decision…more

Customs, Immigration, Immigration Enforcement, Municipal Advisers, Patent Infringement

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Update: Clean Power Plan - Energy Sector: Transformation or Regulatory Overreach? - Presented at the AHC Carbon Innovation Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona

Lou Tosi was a presenter at the AHC Group's Carbon Innovation Workshop on January 19, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Lou gave an update on the Clean Power Plan. Please see full Presentation below for more information. …more

Clean Power Plan, Energy Sector, Paris Agreement, Regulatory Agenda, Reliability Standards

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"Data Privacy Protection and Cybersecurity: A Business and Legal Primer"

The news regularly reports on data breaches and cybersecurity. While we read about the biggest breaches – Home Depot, Target, Anthem, JP Morgan, Wyndham – probably every business has been hacked and will be hacked again. …more

Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Protection, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase

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Client Alert: CMS Issues Rule Proposing New Approach to Paying Clinicians for Value and Quality

On April 16, 2015, President Obama signed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (“MACRA”). Among other things, MACRA: 1) repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate that was applicable to the Medicare Physician Fee…more

CMS, Comment Period, EHR, Meaningful Use, Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization (MACRA)

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Letter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal

Your time is valuable. So is the business that you are thinking about selling or the business you intend to acquire. You may also be thinking that before running up professional advisor costs, your business folks should be…more

Asset Purchaser, Contract Drafting, Good Faith, Letters of Intent, Negotiations

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The New I-9

As of May 7, 2013, all employers in the United States are required to use the revised Form I-9 for new hires and reverifications of existing employees. Employers should download the new form and make sure the revision date in…more

Forms, I-9, Verification Requirements

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The New I-9

As of May 7, 2013, all employers in the United States are required to use the revised Form I-9 for new hires and reverifications of existing employees. Employers should download the new form and make sure the revision date in…more

Forms, I-9, Verification Requirements

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Winning Commercial Litigation: Terms and Conditions, Strategy and Execution

Commercial litigation is an inevitable part of the business world. Companies make efforts to prevent and avoid disputes. . .however, when such disputes are unavoidable, companies seek to eliminate, or at least minimize, loss…more

Contract Disputes, Contract Terms, Corporate Counsel, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Litigation Strategies

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Preventing And Defending “Strike Suits” Against Sureties And Fidelity Carriers

Introduction - Recent years have seen an increase in what can be described as “strike suits” against sureties — i.e., lawsuits designed primarily to recover inflated attorney fees from a surety as part of an otherwise…more

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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Solar Industry Update:  What’s on the Back of My Ballot? What Amendment 4 Is All About

If you vote by mail, then you’ve likely already received your August 30 primary ballot with a proposed amendment to the Florida constitution on the back. It is Amendment 4, and it is the only amendment on the primary ballot. …more

Commercial Property Owners, Constitutional Amendment, Property Tax, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

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Benefits and Compensation Alert - January 2013: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations On The “Employer Shared Responsibility” Penalties For Not Providing Health Coverage In 2014; DOL Delays March 1 Participant Notice Requirement

To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection and…more

Affordable Care Act, DOL, Full-Time Employees, Health Insurance Exchanges, IRS

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Client Alert - Community Associations: Amendments to Chapters 718 & 720, Florida Statutes

On July 1, 2015, recent amendments to Chapters 718 and 720, Florida Statutes went into effect which will impact all condominium and homeowners’ associations in the state of Florida…more

Board of Directors, Condominium Associations, Condominium Corporation, Delinquency Status, Electronic Communications

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"insights" Newsletter - Autumn 2014

In this issue: - Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") - Antitrust and Compliance Programs - Staffing Companies and their Clients - Employment Law Update - Impact of the Windsor Decision…more

Customs, Immigration, Immigration Enforcement, Municipal Advisers, Patent Infringement

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Benefits and Compensation Alert - January 2013: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations On The “Employer Shared Responsibility” Penalties For Not Providing Health Coverage In 2014; DOL Delays March 1 Participant Notice Requirement

To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection and…more

Affordable Care Act, DOL, Full-Time Employees, Health Insurance Exchanges, IRS

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Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -…more

ADA, American Taxpayer Relief Act, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, HIPAA

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Client Alert - FMLA Employer Guide and Workers' Compensation Rate Increase

Helpful FMLA Resource for Employers - The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a new guide for employers covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) titled The Employer’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave…more

Attorney's Fees, Best Management Practices, DOL, Employer Liability Issues, FL Supreme Court

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Client Alert: Medicare Home Health Payment Update: Florida and Other States are Required to Submit Their Home Health Claims for Pre-Claim Review

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") is implementing a new pre-claim review process for home health claims in five (5) states, including Florida. Other affected states are Illinois, Texas, Michigan, and…more

Administrative Review, CMS, Home Health Care

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"The Estate Planner" – January/February 2014

In this issue: - Planning For The Net Investment Income Tax - The Stretch IRA: A Simple Yet Powerful Estate Planning Tool - Do You Know How To Address IP In Your Estate Plan? - Estate Planning Red…more

Estate Planning, Estate Tax, Income Taxes, Net Investment Income

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Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -…more

ADA, American Taxpayer Relief Act, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, HIPAA

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Bankruptcy Law News: Reclamation or Section 503(b)(9) Claim? - A Potential Trap

With the 2005 amendments to the Bankruptcy Code, Congress may have created a potential trap for a creditor who wants to preserve its reclamation rights but also exercise the administrative expense claim, which was created by…more

Bankruptcy Code, Creditors, Reclamation, Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

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Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -…more

ADA, American Taxpayer Relief Act, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, HIPAA

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Insights Newsletter - Spring 2015

In This Issue: - The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation - “All Appropriate Inquiries”: Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard - A Hunt for Justice Erodes the…more

Accredited Investors, Angel Investors, ASTM, Attorney-Client Privilege, Capital Formation

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Banks Not Required to Capitalize OREO Costs

The Office of the Chief Counsel of the Internal Revenue Service has issued a Legal Memorandum (Number AM2013-001, dated March 1, 2013) (the “Memorandum”), which has important implications and represents a victory for lenders who…more

Capitalized Cost, Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure, Foreclosure, IRS, Mortgages

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Solar Industry Update:  What’s on the Back of My Ballot? What Amendment 4 Is All About

If you vote by mail, then you’ve likely already received your August 30 primary ballot with a proposed amendment to the Florida constitution on the back. It is Amendment 4, and it is the only amendment on the primary ballot. …more

Commercial Property Owners, Constitutional Amendment, Property Tax, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy

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Insights - Spring 2013

In This Issue: - Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 - Tax Planning for the “New Normal” - HIPAA: Not Just for Health Care - ADA Requirements for Pools - Impact of Dodd-Frank Swap Regulations on Loan Documents -…more

ADA, American Taxpayer Relief Act, Dodd-Frank, FDIC, HIPAA

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Are Condominium Unit Owners Required to Carry Insurance?

Generally speaking, condominium associations have the legal obligation to maintain insurance on all of the condominium improvements, with some exceptions. Chapter 718 of the Florida Statutes (the “Condominium Act”), expressly…more

Condominium Act, Condominium Associations, Personal Property, Property Insurance

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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Client Alert: New Safe Harbors for Management Contracts of Tax-Exempt Financed Facilities

The Internal Revenue Service on August 22, 2016 released Revenue Procedure 2016-44 which revises the safe harbor guidelines for management contracts of service providers for tax-exempt financed facilities, under which the…more

Bond Financing, IRS, Management Contracts, Revenue Procedure 2016-44, Safe Harbors

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Client Alert: Website Compliance with the ADA - Emerging Threat of Litigation

Over the last few months, a number of plaintiff’s law firms have sent demand letters to companies claiming that the company’s websites aren't accessible to disabled users, and thus violates Title III of the Americans with…more

ADA, Settlement Agreements, Title III, Website Accessibility

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Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation

If your business stores personal information of Florida Residents, you must be aware of a new Florida statute that has created specific reporting requirements in the case of a data breach. Failure to comply can result in…more

Covered Entities, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, New Legislation, Personally Identifiable Information

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Client Alert: OCR Blitzkrieg: Wider Investigation of Smaller Breaches

On the heels of its first business associate settlement with a business associate and a hat trick of multi-million dollar settlements with covered entities involving electronic Protected Health Information (“PHI”), on August 18,…more

Business Associates, Covered Entities, Data Breach, Enforcement Actions, HIPAA

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implements 'Ability to Repay' Regulations for Covered Mortage Loans

It is a widely understood that loose underwriting standards and practices by some creditors – including their abject failure in some instances to confirm their borrowers’ ability to repay mortgage loans – contributed in large…more

Ability-to-Repay, CFPB, Mortgages, Underwriting

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Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation

If your business stores personal information of Florida Residents, you must be aware of a new Florida statute that has created specific reporting requirements in the case of a data breach. Failure to comply can result in…more

Covered Entities, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, New Legislation, Personally Identifiable Information

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Key Points of the New Florida LLC Act

The 2013 Florida Legislature adopted a new LLC act which was signed by the Governor on June 14, 2013. The new law creates Chapter 605 of the Florida Statutes, which will be effective January 1, 2014. Generally speaking, until…more

Limited Liability Companies, LLC

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"insights" Newsletter - Autumn 2014

In this issue: - Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") - Antitrust and Compliance Programs - Staffing Companies and their Clients - Employment Law Update - Impact of the Windsor Decision…more

Customs, Immigration, Immigration Enforcement, Municipal Advisers, Patent Infringement

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Benefits and Compensation Alert - January 2013: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations On The “Employer Shared Responsibility” Penalties For Not Providing Health Coverage In 2014; DOL Delays March 1 Participant Notice Requirement

To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection and…more

Affordable Care Act, DOL, Full-Time Employees, Health Insurance Exchanges, IRS

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Client Alert - Community Associations: Amendments to Chapters 718 & 720, Florida Statutes

On July 1, 2015, recent amendments to Chapters 718 and 720, Florida Statutes went into effect which will impact all condominium and homeowners’ associations in the state of Florida…more

Board of Directors, Condominium Associations, Condominium Corporation, Delinquency Status, Electronic Communications

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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Insights Newsletter - Spring 2015

In This Issue: - The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation - “All Appropriate Inquiries”: Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard - A Hunt for Justice Erodes the…more

Accredited Investors, Angel Investors, ASTM, Attorney-Client Privilege, Capital Formation

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Client Alert - Community Associations: Amendments to Chapters 718 & 720, Florida Statutes

On July 1, 2015, recent amendments to Chapters 718 and 720, Florida Statutes went into effect which will impact all condominium and homeowners’ associations in the state of Florida…more

Board of Directors, Condominium Associations, Condominium Corporation, Delinquency Status, Electronic Communications

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Benefits and Compensation Alert - January 2013: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations On The “Employer Shared Responsibility” Penalties For Not Providing Health Coverage In 2014; DOL Delays March 1 Participant Notice Requirement

To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection and…more

Affordable Care Act, DOL, Full-Time Employees, Health Insurance Exchanges, IRS

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Client Alert: Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 - One Of The Strictest Data Breach Statutes in the Nation

If your business stores personal information of Florida Residents, you must be aware of a new Florida statute that has created specific reporting requirements in the case of a data breach. Failure to comply can result in…more

Covered Entities, Cybersecurity, Data Breach, New Legislation, Personally Identifiable Information

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Client Alert - FMLA Employer Guide and Workers' Compensation Rate Increase

Helpful FMLA Resource for Employers - The U.S. Department of Labor recently published a new guide for employers covered by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) titled The Employer’s Guide to the Family and Medical Leave…more

Attorney's Fees, Best Management Practices, DOL, Employer Liability Issues, FL Supreme Court

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OSC Issues Guidance to Employers Related to Immigration Questions During the Hiring Process

Generally, employers face a difficult balancing act attempting to comply with the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination provisions, on the one hand, and manage their bottom line, on the other hand. As employers…more

Anti-Discrimination Policies, Hiring & Firing, Immigration and Nationality Act, New Guidance, OPT

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Insights Newsletter - Spring 2015

In This Issue: - The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation - “All Appropriate Inquiries”: Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard - A Hunt for Justice Erodes the…more

Accredited Investors, Angel Investors, ASTM, Attorney-Client Privilege, Capital Formation

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Client Alert - Community Associations: Amendments to Chapters 718 & 720, Florida Statutes

On July 1, 2015, recent amendments to Chapters 718 and 720, Florida Statutes went into effect which will impact all condominium and homeowners’ associations in the state of Florida…more

Board of Directors, Condominium Associations, Condominium Corporation, Delinquency Status, Electronic Communications

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Client Alert: New Federal Trade Secrets Law Brings Major Implications for Trade Secret Owners and Their Employees

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act into law. The Act amends the existing Economic Espionage Act, but more importantly, it creates for the first time a federal civil cause of action to protect…more

Asset Seizure, Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), Economic Espionage Act, Employment Contract, Ex Parte

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Insights Newsletter - Autumn 2015

What to Do When the Government Comes Calling - In today’s complex world of e-commerce and international competition, increasingly governmental agencies (both state and federal) are resorting to “dawn raids” (i.e.,…more

Affordable Care Act, Cuba, DOJ, Drones, FLSA

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Insights - Spring 2012

In This Issue: JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method…more

Accredited Investors, Crowdfunding, Dodd-Frank, Emerging Growth Companies, EPA

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Letter of Intent: Gateway to a Deal

Your time is valuable. So is the business that you are thinking about selling or the business you intend to acquire. You may also be thinking that before running up professional advisor costs, your business folks should be…more

Asset Purchaser, Contract Drafting, Good Faith, Letters of Intent, Negotiations

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Client Alert: New Florida Law Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure

New Florida Law Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure - On June 2, 2015, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into a law a new statute titled "Termination of rental agreement upon foreclosure," which became effec­tive upon…more

Foreclosure, Governor Scott, Lease Termination, New Legislation, PTFA

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"Data Privacy Protection and Cybersecurity: A Business and Legal Primer"

The news regularly reports on data breaches and cybersecurity. While we read about the biggest breaches – Home Depot, Target, Anthem, JP Morgan, Wyndham – probably every business has been hacked and will be hacked again. …more

Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Protection, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase

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Insights - Spring 2012

In This Issue: JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method…more

Accredited Investors, Crowdfunding, Dodd-Frank, Emerging Growth Companies, EPA

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"Data Privacy Protection and Cybersecurity: A Business and Legal Primer"

The news regularly reports on data breaches and cybersecurity. While we read about the biggest breaches – Home Depot, Target, Anthem, JP Morgan, Wyndham – probably every business has been hacked and will be hacked again. …more

Cybersecurity, Data Breach, Data Protection, Home Depot, JPMorgan Chase

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Benefits and Compensation Alert - January 2013: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations On The “Employer Shared Responsibility” Penalties For Not Providing Health Coverage In 2014; DOL Delays March 1 Participant Notice Requirement

To make certain that 2013 will be as exciting as 2012, on January 2 the US Treasury issued proposed regulations under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), which was added to the Code by the Patient Protection and…more

Affordable Care Act, DOL, Full-Time Employees, Health Insurance Exchanges, IRS

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Client Alert: New Changes to North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Laws Have Big Impact on Local Businesses

On June 19, 2015, House Bill 909 (now Session Law 2015-98) was signed into law by Governor Pat McCrory, making considerable changes to North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (“ABC”) laws. The most notable changes concern…more

Alcohol Beverage Control, Breweries, Wine & Alcohol

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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The Estate Planner – July/August 2015

In This Issue: - Can a Broken Trust be Fixed? - Keep it in the Family: Use an intrafamily loan to cover estate taxes - Tax Court: Trust Can Materially Participate in a Business - Estate Planning Red…more

Beneficiaries, Estate Tax, Intra-Family Loans, Irrevocable Trusts, Trusts

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Insights Newsletter - Spring 2015

In This Issue: - The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation - “All Appropriate Inquiries”: Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard - A Hunt for Justice Erodes the…more

Accredited Investors, Angel Investors, ASTM, Attorney-Client Privilege, Capital Formation

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Client Alert: Medicare Clarifies 60 Day Overpayment Rule

On February 12, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published the long-awaited final rule implementing an Affordable Care Act requirement for healthcare providers and suppliers to report and return…more

Affordable Care Act, CMS, Final Rules, Medicare Part A, Overpayment Recovery Time Limits

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Client Alert: Changes in the European Union

As of March 23, 2016, the EU Trade Mark Regulation (EUTMR) came into force and replaced the Community Trade Mark Regulation (CTMR). Some of the more significant changes of which trademark owners should be aware are..…more

Community Trade Mark Regulation (CTM Regulation), EU, European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), OHIM, Trademarks

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Update: Clean Power Plan - Energy Sector: Transformation or Regulatory Overreach? - Presented at the AHC Carbon Innovation Workshop, Phoenix, Arizona

Lou Tosi was a presenter at the AHC Group's Carbon Innovation Workshop on January 19, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. Lou gave an update on the Clean Power Plan. Please see full Presentation below for more information. …more

Clean Power Plan, Energy Sector, Paris Agreement, Regulatory Agenda, Reliability Standards

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Client Alert: A WHOLE NEW BALL GAME - Implications for Brand Owners of Proposed Rule Changes in the TTAB and the Actual Effects of the Supreme Court’s Decision in B&B Hardware One Year Later

Trademark litigation has recently undergone, and continues to undergo, a number of important changes that may significantly affect the strategy of corporate counsel and trademark practitioners in managing these types of actions…more

B&B Hardware v Hargis Industries, Trademark Litigation, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

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Insights - Spring 2012

In This Issue: JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method…more

Accredited Investors, Crowdfunding, Dodd-Frank, Emerging Growth Companies, EPA

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Client Alert: Top Ten Things the Health Care Industry Should Know about Civil Investigative Demands

Civil Investigative Demands, or CIDs, are a favorite tool of the Federal Government to get information from all types of providers who bill federal payors. This information could form the basis of a civil or criminal lawsuit…more

Civil Investigation Demand, DOJ, False Claims Act (FCA), Health Care Providers, Whistleblowers

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Preservation Advocacy: Fixin' the Process and Workin' the Program

Cathleen O’Dowd, partner in the Tampa office, was a speaker at the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Conference “Preservation Advocacy: Fixin’ the Process and Workin’ the Program” on May 15, 2014. The presentation…more

Land Preservation

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Facebook Takes a Step Forward for Digital Afterlife

Late last week Facebook released several new features that will aid in the management of a user’s account after the user’s death. While there has been little notification of these features on Facebook itself, the new features…more

Deceased, Digital Assets, Facebook

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Summary Judgment overturned on finding that material facts in dispute

The case involves the appeal of final summary judgment in a suit for civil forfeiture of $2,470.00. The currency was seized based on allegations that the currency’s owner (“Owner”) sold cocaine…more

Appeals, Civil Forfeiture, Genuine Issue of Material Fact

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Insights Newsletter - Spring 2015

In This Issue: - The Importance of Accredited Investors for Small Business Capital Formation - “All Appropriate Inquiries”: Update on the Environmental Due Diligence Standard - A Hunt for Justice Erodes the…more

Accredited Investors, Angel Investors, ASTM, Attorney-Client Privilege, Capital Formation

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Insights Newsletter - June 2016

TO SUFFER OR PERMIT: How The Broad Scope Of The Fair Labor Standards Act Is Increasing The Risk Of Doing Business - 2016 is shaping up to be a troubling one for employers subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor…more

Capital Formation, False Claims Act (FCA), FLSA, Joint Employers, Operating Agreements

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Client Alert: The Physics of Wellness at Work

Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, and that Law is evident in the workplace wellness environment. Employers believe they are doing right by their employees by…more

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101 E. Kennedy Blvd; Suite 2800
Tampa, FL 33602, United States

Contact: Jennifer Malin, Director of Marketing

  • 813.227.2258
  • 813.229.1660

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Florida
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
Number of Attorneys

100+ Attorneys

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