Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

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

Contact: Jennifer Malin

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New Municipal Advisor Rules and Continuing Disclosure Initiative

In an era of increased scrutiny and regulation of the municipal market, the final rules on what constitutes, and the registra- tion of, “municipal advisors”, became effective July 1, 2014. Concurrently, the SEC initiative to…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

"The Estate Planner" – July/August 2014

In this issue: - Net Gain For Taxpayers – Tax Court Approves Net Gift Strategy - Estate Planning For The Young And Affluent – How To Hedge Your Bets - Wealth Preserver – Use An ILIT To Shield Life Insurance…more
| Insurance, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

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
| Commercial Law & Contracts

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
| Finance & Banking, Consumer Protection, Real Estate - Residential

Working on the Chain Gang - Supply Chain Finance as the 'New Normal'

Adjusting to the “new reality,” many companies have focused on all aspects of their balance sheets to improve performance for stakeholders. Companies have realized that material extensions of credit terms regarding its accounts…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade

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
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

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
| Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

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
| Science, Computers, & Technology, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

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
| Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law, Finance & Banking, Family Law, Health

Social Media and Digital Assets in M&A Transactions

Wait! Don’t skip these articles thinking that social media doesn’t affect you. Social media has invaded our lives, with only a Rip Van Winkle being immune (maybe). Some may scoff and others may cringe. The well initiated may…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Science, Computers, & Technology

"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
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Insurance, Transportation

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
| Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

"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
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Family Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

"The Estate Planner" – May/June 2014

In this issue: - Valuing LLC Interests: How To Lose In Tax Court - Should You Keep Your Trust A Secret? - Effort – A “Stretch IRA” Can Maximize Your IRA’s Benefits - Estate Planning Red Flag – You…more
| Finance & Banking, Taxation, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

Counsel Not Required to Check Online Docket as Alternative to Service

The trial court dismissed Plaintiff’s claims after the Plaintiff (1) failed to serve one of the parties and (2) failed to submit a joint status report. The trial court claimed the authority to dismiss the case based on Florida…more
| Civil Procedure
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