skip to main content
× Close

Eleventh Circuit Gives Guidance to Third Parties Served With Discovery

May 26, 2016
Paul A. Avron and Ilyse M. Homer

Attorneys and their clients should be aware of the means of preserving, or attempting to preserve, the right immediately (or almost immediately) to appeal discovery orders adverse to the “attorney-client privilege”, regardless of whether  the client is a party or non-party to the case in which a formal request for documents

Husky Is Not So Lucky for Debtors – the United States Supreme Court's Recent Opinion on the Denial of Debt Dischargeability Under Bankruptcy Code § 523(a)(2)(a)'s Actual Fraud Provision

May 25, 2016
Lewis M. Killian Jr. and Ashley Dillman Bruce

What You Need To Know About Your Insurance Policy

May 11, 2016
Gina Clausen Lozier

New York Simplifies Registration Requirements for Certain Out-Of-State Real Estate Projects

May 11, 2016
Jeffrey R. Margolis and Barry D. Lapides

Doing Business in Florida, "Don't Be A Jerk: It Can Cost You Big $"

May 10, 2016

New Proposed Regulations Require Disclosure of Foreign Ownership

May 9, 2016
Mitchell W. Goldberg

Has the 90-Day Deadline to Record a Florida Construction Lien Started Ticking?

May 9, 2016
Jeffrey S. Wertman

Over the years, there has been considerable litigation over whether or not a construction lien in Florida has been timely filed. As construction projects increase in number, many expect there to be an escalation in construction lien filings. Construction participants, such as contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, engineers and surveyors, have a short window of opportunity to perfect their construction lien rights. Florida’s Construction Lien Law requires a lienor to record a construction lien within 90 days from the last date that it furnishes labor, services or materials. This deadline is referred to in the lien law as the “final furnishing.”

The Benefit of Requiring an Unhappy Shareholder or Unhappy Member in a Closely Held Business to Sue Derivatively

May 8, 2016
P. Benjamin Zuckerman

So, the aggrieved shareholder or member of a closely held company has brought an action against your clients, the directors or managing members of a closely-held company, claiming, among other things, that your clients breached their fiduciary duty to the company and the aggrieved shareholder or member. The courts have made it clear that this type of claim should have been brought as a derivative claim, not a direct claim.  Should you let it go?

It's Getting Hot in Here: South Florida Hospitality Market

May 1, 2016
Iryna Ivashchuk

Panama Papers Going Public

April 28, 2016
Mitchell W. Goldberg

"Catch-Up" Distributions to Holders of Profits Interest

April 28, 2016
Nick Jovanovich and Morris C. Brown

Florida Supreme Court Changes Landscape for What is Discoverable in an Attorney's Fees Contest

April 12, 2016
Michael J. Higer