Articles Posted in Business Transactions

In negotiating commercial leases, there are several key provisions that should be given careful attention by both landlords and tenants. Counsel experienced in drafting, negotiating, and litigating commercial lease contracts should be consulted to review and negotiate these critical provisions to avoid potential consequences that may arise from a poorly drafted provision or worse, the […]

Demand for industrial real estate continues to increase, due to a strong market, favorable interest rates, and the expansion of e-commerce. One segment of the industrial real estate market where demand continues to outpace supply is cold storage facilities and public refrigerated warehouses. Given the projected U.S. population growth, consumer demand for fresh and organic […]

Most business people are probably familiar with, and expect to see, force majeure clauses in their contracts.  This is an important contract clause for a party required to perform obligations—and whose performance might be delayed or limited by unforeseeable events or events outside of their control such as civil or labor riots, wars, fires, terrorism, explosions, […]

Florida does not require Limited Liability Companies (LLC’s) to have an Operating Agreement. So why is it recommended, and important, to have one? An Operating Agreement is the governing document of an LLC, which sets forth the rules and structure for operating the LLC  as well as the relationship among the members and between the […]

Business divorces, like marital divorces, can be ugly, especially when one of the parties engages in misconduct or otherwise acts unruly. In Florida, limited liability company (“LLC”) members can remove other, unruly or rogue members by expulsion if the LLC’s Operating Agreement provides a method for expulsion, as well as under certain circumstances pursuant to […]

Have you created a product that is entitled to protection? What do you have to do in order to make sure that your business secrets, known as “trade secrets,” are protected? The most common example of a trade secret is the recipe for Coca Cola. The fact that you can only buy Coke from Coke […]