Monday, April 22nd, 2013 | Author:kelsky_admin The Corporate Designee Deposition- Important Florida Decision for Practitioners

In Carriage Hills Condominium, Inc. v. JBH Roofing & Constructors, Inc., 2013 WL 1136399 (Fla. 4th DCA March 20, 2013), Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal gave, perhaps, the most comprehensive summary of the purpose and effect of a “corporate representative” deposition to be taken pursuant to Fla. R. Civ. P. 1.310(b)(6) that the State of Florida […]

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Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 | Author:kelsky_admin Terminations of Employment With and Without Cause

Non-compete agreements often hinge on the issue of whether an employee is terminated with or without cause or whether the employee, himself/herself, terminates the employment relationship.  Depending upon the language of the employment agreement, a non-compete provision may be less restrictive (or may have no effect) if an employer terminates the employee without cause.  See, […]

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Thursday, April 4th, 2013 | Author:kelsky_admin Failure to file annual report may prohibit business entities from prosecuting/defending an action

Each year, a limited liability company or corporation is required to file an annual report with the Florida Department of State.  The failure to file the annual report could lead to the administrative dissolution of the entity.  If this happens, a corporation or limited liability company may not be able to defend or prosecute an […]

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