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HTMLFlorida Legislative Report: Citizens No Longer Treading Water on Assignment of Benefits Misuse
H. Lee Moffitt, Jennifer Wilson; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
More than ten years have passed since Florida’s last hurricane, but inflated water damage claims have been pouring in at such high rates that one Florida insurer has finally said, “Enough is enough.”

 

HTMLLouisiana PILOTs: A Flexible Alternative to the State’s Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP)
James Lawrence Moffett, Tracy Averett Morganti, David M. Wolf; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on July 20, 2016
As a result of Louisiana’s continuing budget woes, Governor John Bel Edwards’ administration has conducted a review of the economic impact and effectiveness of the state’s generous economic development incentives.

 

HTMLFlorida Division II Contractors Face New Fines and Liabilities
Ryan W. Owen; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
On July 1, 2016 House Bill 535 will become effective. It was unanimously approved by the House and Senate, signed by the Governor, and significantly affects many facets of the Construction Industry. As one result, all Class II Contractors including:

 

HTMLSound The Alarm! Florida Installs Another Construction Industry Regulation
Laura S. Bauman; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on July 14, 2016
A variety of statutory changes relating to the construction industry took effect on July 1 as the result of the unanimous passage of House Bill 535. Section 20 of the Bill imposes new requirements relating to monitored alarm systems in residential and commercial settings. Under the newly created...

 

HTMLFinancial Information Qualifies As Trade Secrets In Florida
Jason T. Gaskill; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on July 25, 2016
On October 1, 2016, a State-passed bill amending the definition of a “trade secret” to expressly include “financial information” will take effect. This seemingly small change could have substantial impacts on any businesses handling and/or disclosing financial information....

 

HTMLThe Cautionary eDiscovery Tale Beneath the FBI’s Clinton Email Probe
David M. Stein; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2016, previously published on July 29, 2016
Buried beneath the politically-charged headlines of recent weeks regarding Secretary Hillary Clinton’s emails lies a cautionary tale on a subject a surprising number of lawyers and their clients give little thought: eDiscovery. From an initial document set of over 60,000 emails residing on...

 

HTMLFlorida Legislative Report: When Appearance and Reality are ‘Solar Opposites’
H. Lee Moffitt, Jennifer Wilson; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on May 9, 2016
As the familiar phrase goes, “what you see isn’t always what you get.” For Florida voters, that may very well be the case this November, as two competing groups work to persuade voters to either cement—or modify—current solar energy policy in Florida. The question at...

 

HTMLDepartment of Labor Finally Announces Deadline for Salary Threshold for White Collar Exemptions
Katherine Cazayoux Brownlee, Brooke Duncan; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on May 19, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued the much-anticipated update to the FLSA overtime regulations. The new rules take effect on December 1, 2016. The final salary threshold rule is slightly lower than the Department’s proposal but still doubles the salary threshold for executive,...

 

HTMLData Privacy Bulletin: Essential Computer Security Tips for All Businesses and Employees
Jack Pringle; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 14, 2016, previously published on April 28, 2016
In a connected world, sound information security practices are crucial for every employee of a business. Even a single simple lapse in judgment, like clicking on a link in a “phishing” email, can put all computer networks- and the sensitive information stored on them- at risk.

 

HTMLEleventh Circuit Holds that Bankruptcy Rules, not Federal Rules, Apply to Cases Arising Under Title 11 that are Tried in the District Court
Lynn Welter Sherman; Adams and Reese LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 10, 2016, previously published on April 13, 2016
In the most recent chapter of the Rosenberg involuntary bankruptcy, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that when a case “arising under” the Bankruptcy Code is tried by the District Court, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure govern. Rosenberg v. DVI Receivables XIV,...

 


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