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New Year Ushers in Extensive Changes to Florida Business Corporation Act

USA - January 6 2020 During the 2019 legislative session, the Florida Legislature adopted major changes to the Florida Business Corporation Act (the FBCA). The revised…

Andrew Schwartz.

Florida Legislature Updates and Modernizes Florida's Fictitious Name Act

USA - June 26 2017 Florida Statute §865.09, known as the "Fictitious Name Act," requires any person or entity doing business in Florida under a name other than the…

Andrew Schwartz.

The Florida Crowdfunding Act - an attempt to facilitate capital raising by small businesses in Florida

USA - July 2 2015 On June 18, 2015, Governor Scott signed CS/CS/CS/HB 275 (the 'Florida Crowdfunding Act'), a copy of which can be found here. The Act creates an…

Andrew Schwartz.

2015 legislative changes to Florida's Limited Liability Company Act

USA - June 16 2015 During the 2015 legislative session, the Florida Legislature adopted amendments to Chapter 605 of the Florida Statutes. Chapter 605 is the Florida…

Andrew Schwartz.

Amendments to "Regulation A" - a step toward middle ground in smaller company capital formation

USA - May 6 2015 On March 25, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (Commission) adopted final rules amending Regulation A. These new rules, which are often…

Andrew Schwartz, Kenneth G. Alberstadt.