DELTA MESSED UP. ARE THE LAWYERS TO BLAME?

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The most useful and most ignored advice in crisis management is this: say it early, say it all, and say it yourself. But when media personality Ann Coulter lambasted Delta on Twitter for making her change seat, Delta’s PR department did not say it all or early.  It reacted as emotionally as the rant to which it responded, calling it … Read More

CHOOSE YOUR REGISTERED AGENT CAREFULLY

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For businesses, the first quarter of each year brings a number of fiscal and legal obligations.  A business must, for instance, file its Annual Report with the State of Florida.  And when doing so, it must confirm (or change) the identity of its Registered Agent. Many business owners name themselves as their companies’ Registered Agents, and that works in most … Read More

NEW OVERTIME RULES: READY OR NOT, HERE THEY COME (MAYBE)

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We posted last summer a series of articles on the new overtime rules.  With those rules now going into effect next month (or perhaps not – keep reading), a short summary seems like a timely exercise. Florida has no overtime law of its own.  So many local business owners may feel unconcerned.  That would be a mistake.  Federal rules apply … Read More

DEBTORS BEWARE

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Representing businesses and business owners often means dealing with debt, whether owed by or to the client.  And this in turn requires being at least aware of changes in bankruptcy law, even for those of us who do not write bankruptcy plans. And the trend in bankruptcy has been pro-creditors of late.  Some examples will illustrate the point. One involves … Read More

OVERTIME PART 3

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As we discussed in our last two posts, overtime law is not only complex, it is also largely in the hands of the rule-making arm of the United States Department of Labor.  Another point worth making is that the DOL does not hesitate to go down into the weeds when dealing with overtime.  Of course it will define in some … Read More