One of my business clients wanted to address Florida employee overtime issues that were becoming more common. His work force streamlined from the economic downturn was now being used to cover a recent increase in business...
As a Tampa Corporate Lawyer I use this form for my clients. There are many advantages in doing so. Under the Florida Business Corporation Act (the “Act”), directors and shareholders or both can take any action required or permitted by the Act without a meeting. To do this, just circulate written consents to be executed […]
Recently, a commercial tenant came to me concerned about a landlord having the nerve to charge sales tax on his share of electricity. It seems incredible but the landlord did exactly what the law requires as commercial lease lawyers will tell you. Tenants must pay sales tax on common area maintenance charges (“CAM”) required by […]
This year, the Florida Supreme Court adopted rules addressing discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”) in lawsuits. Electronic Discovery (“E-Discovery”) is how a Tampa Business Lawyer obtains ESI in business litigation. Electronically Stored Information As a Tampa Business Lawyer, in litigation I want to tell a story. Even better, I want to show it. I […]
You have a business dispute. Either the seller of the business you bought is directly competing against you after the closing or an ex-employee has gone to work for the competition taking trade secrets with him. First, hopefully you have a signed a Non-Compete Agreement. Now you have to evaluate certain risks in asking for […]
Keylogging software used by hackers presents an increased security risk to small businesses. As a Business Attorney Clearwater FL I can’t emphasize to my clients enough of how vigilant they need to me. This software records keystrokes on your keyboard and is used by hackers to obtain banking credentials to transfer money out of bank […]