Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

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

Contact: Jennifer Malin

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Client Alert - Florida is not Colorado: Health lawyers give you 5 things to consider about medical marijuana

If voters pass Amendment 2 in November, the use of marijuana will be permitted for certain medical purposes. As a result, the Florida legislature and regulatory agencies will be charged with developing statutes and regulations…more

Healthcare, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana

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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 - 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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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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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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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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"Insights" Newsletter - Spring 2014

In this issue: - Supply Chain Finance as the "New Normal" - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Implements Regulations for Covered Mortgage Loans - Arbitration Guidelines - Navigating Foreclosure in…more

Arbitration, Arbitration Agreements, Digital Assets, DOMA, Estate Planning

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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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Reducing a Customer's Accounts Receivable in the Zone of Insolvency

Reuters, Bloomberg and Debtwire are all reporting negative financial information about your customer: "Bond ratings are down-graded, bond prices are falling, a likely “restructuring” to address the bond debt, bondholders…more

Accounts Receivable, Chapter 11, Commercial Bankruptcy, Default, Insolvency

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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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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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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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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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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 - Florida is not Colorado: Health lawyers give you 5 things to consider about medical marijuana

If voters pass Amendment 2 in November, the use of marijuana will be permitted for certain medical purposes. As a result, the Florida legislature and regulatory agencies will be charged with developing statutes and regulations…more

Healthcare, Marijuana, Medical Marijuana

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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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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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Navigating Foreclosure in States with 'One Action Rules'

Late last year, the New York Supreme Court decided 172 Madison (NY) LLC v. NMP Grp., LLC, in which it examined New York’s one-action rule, a complex and often misunderstood rule that can have huge implications for lenders…more

Jurisdiction, Lenders, Mortgage Servicers, One-Action Rule, Secured Lenders

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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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What's New Under the Defense of Marriage Act?

A major reason that employee benefits, such as employer- provided healthcare and retirement plans, exist is that they provide a tax-advantaged way for an employer to provide additional compensation to an employee, her spouse,…more

Benefit Plan Sponsors, DOMA, Employee Benefits, Employer Group Health Plans, Employer Liability Issues

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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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Crowdfunding Disclaimers Aren’t Adequate to Avoid Liability under U.S. Securities Laws

Warning to non-United States equity crowdfunding sites: it’s not enough to warn that offerings are not being made to United States residents. Your procedures must verify that investors are not United States residents. On…more

Cease and Desist Orders, Corporate Counsel, Crowdfunding, Eureeca Capital, JOBS Act

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SEC Modifies MCDC Initiative in Response to Industry Concerns

On July 31, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission extended the Municipalities Continuing Disclosure Cooperative Initiative (“MCDC”) deadline to allow issuers and obligors more time to complete their reporting…more

Deadlines, Disclosure Requirements, MCDC, Municipal Bonds, Municipal Securities Issuers

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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 - 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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National Federation Of Business V. Sebelius: A Decision For The Ages - A Comment On Chief Justice Roberts’ Majority Opinion

The Conventional Wisdom - Earlier this year, prior to the oral arguments before the United States Supreme Court (the “Court”) in National Federation of Business, et al. v. Sebelius ( “National Federation” case), 132 S.Ct…more

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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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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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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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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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Employment Law Checkup 2014

Each year usually starts with a lot of resolutions and good intentions that fall by the wayside, mostly for lack of a plan. One resolution of all employers should be to update their policies and practices to comply with the new…more

Affordable Care Act, Anti-Harassment Policies, Background Checks, Document Retention Policies, EEOC

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President Obama Unveils His Proposed Executive Actions on Immigration

Last week, President Obama unveiled his Immigration Accountability Executive Actions in an effort to address the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. While many of the specific…more

Barack Obama, DACA, Executive Orders, Green Cards, Highly-Skilled Workers Visa

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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 - 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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Executive Actions on Immigration… Now, what?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is not currently accepting applications under President Obama’s Executive Actions. This notwisthanding, if you believe you will be eligible to apply for a benefit, you can…more

Barack Obama, DACA, DAPA, Deportation, Executive Orders

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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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Not Your Father's Arbitration

The oft-spoken criticism of arbitration is that it’s just as slow and expensive as litigation. The major arbitration providers -- AAA, JAMS, and CPR – have heard this criticism clearly, and have responded by training arbitrators…more

American Arbitration Association, Arbitration, CPR, JAMS

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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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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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"The Emergence of Uber, Lyft and Sidecar in North Carolina: An Overview of Key Legal Distinctions Between Digital Dispatch Services and their Traditional Taxicab Competitors"

By now, most people have at least heard of Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and other modern taxicab alternatives, even if they have not experienced for themselves the innovative services that enable customers to virtually “hail a ride” by…more

Lyft, Mobile Apps, Public Transit, Sidecar, Taxi Cabs

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Florida Supreme Court Declares "Superpriority" Municipal Liens Invalid

It has become increasingly common in recent years for Florida municipalities to enact local ordinances granting so-called “superpriority” status to liens for municipal assessments. These types of ordinances typically state that…more

Liens, Local Ordinance, Mortgages, Municipalities, Priority Disputes

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"The Estate Planner" – November/December 2014

In this issue: - The Sec. 1031 Exchange - A Powerful Estate Planning Tool - Worried About Challenges To Your Estate Plan? Make It No Contest! - Don't Underestimate The Impact Of State Estate Taxes -…more

Consumer Bankruptcy, Estate Tax, Inherited IRA, IRA, Real Estate Investments

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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 - 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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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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Prejudgment Attachments and Fraudulent Conveyance Claims in Fidelity Litigation

I. Introduction - It is not difficult to imagine that you file an action to recover a loss and the defendant hastily transfers the cash to friends, wires money to relatives overseas, hides the vehicles out of state, and…more

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Estate Planning for Digital Assets

Traditionally, estate planning provides for the transfer of your assets through a will or a trust. These documents name an executor or trustee, respectively, to handle your affairs after your death, including the transfer of…more

Beneficiaries, Digital Assets, Estate Planning, Personal Property

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E-Portal, EPortal, or e-Portal? None of the Above

Recently I have noticed significant confusion about what, exactly, to call the Florida Courts e-filing Portal. Just check out this email from the “Florida Courts E-filing Portal Team.” I count 3 different names for the…more

E-Filing, Portal

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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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USCIS Expands Definition of “Mother” and “Parent” Under the INA

The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) and the Department of State (“DOS”) have exercised their shared authority and collaborated in the development of a policy expanding the definitions of “mother” and “parent”…more

Department of State, Family Members, Immigration and Nationality Act, USCIS

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