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LLC Member Pays the Price For Not Sticking to Deadlock-Breaking Script

LLC Member Pays the Price For Not Sticking to Deadlock-Breaking Script by Peter Mahler  |  Farrell Fritz, P.C. When the management of a closely held business is controlled equally by two owners, it’s wise both to anticipate possible deadlock over major decisions and to provide in the constitutive documents a deadlock breaking mechanism. One such mechanism is …

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Commercial Landlords and Force Majeure Clauses – Issues and Strategies

Matthew L. Jones, Esq. Jones & Adams, P.A. 999 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 925 Coral Gables, FL 33134 o: 305.270.8858 e: matthew@jones-adams.com The COVID-19 pandemic has taken commercial landlords and tenants into dark waters. The pandemic has caused them operational and payment issues that have never been contemplated. Just how long this business interruption …

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Coverage and Corona

Coverage and Corona – What to expect from your Insurance Company Matthew L. Jones, Esq. JONES & ADAMS, P.A. 999 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Suite 925 Coral Gables, FL 33134 o: 305.270.8858 e: matthew@jones-adams.com In this new “coronavirus climate”, it is important to keep up-to-date regarding how courts are dealing with business issues that relate …

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Anomaly in Arbitration

Very interesting case involving the 11th Circuit’s analysis of when a party fails to pay arbitration fees. Hernandez vs Acosta Tractors Inc., — WL — (11th Cir. 2018)

Computers, Crime, Coverage

Sixth Circuit Finds Coverage Under Crime Policy for Business Email Compromise by McGuire Woods For the second time in ten days, a federal appeals court ruled a crime insurance policy provides coverage for losses arising from a business email compromise. In American Tooling Center, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, No. 17-2014, …

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Still waiting on Daubert/Frye decision !

Refresher article on decision we are still waiting for: The Florida Bar News – April 1, 2018 Court again takes up Daubert v. Frye standards By Gary Blankenship Senior Editor It might have been billed as the definitive case that would decide whether the Daubert or Frye standards would control the qualification of expert witnesses in Florida courtrooms, but the Florida Supreme …

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