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Who can legally make decisions for your company?

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

15.01.2018 Business Litigation Making decisions is an essential aspect of conducting business, one which often involves input from multiple parties — particularly where business partnerships are concerned. As a result, the decision-making process is essentially a breeding ground for business disputes. Countering the potential issues that can be caused when decisions need to be… Read More »

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What Happens When a Client Files for Bankruptcy?

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For business owners who do not receive client payments upfront, receiving a notice that an indebted client has filed for bankruptcy can raise a great deal of questions and concerns, especially since it is usually unexpected. For this reason, guidance from a business attorney who is familiar with the bankruptcy process is key for… Read More »

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Navigating a Breach of Contract

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Every business owner will undoubtedly encounter contracts, and where there are legal agreements, there is the chance that those contracts will be breached. However, what is unclear to many is what happens after this occurs. If it does, a West Palm Beach business attorney should be consulted to advise the business owner on the… Read More »

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Scalia's Impact on Business Law

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With the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, many are reflecting on the role he played in shaping business law during his time on the bench. Scalia served on the U.S. Supreme Court from 1986 until he passed away on February 13, 2016. Throughout his time on the Supreme Court, Scalia played a critical role… Read More »

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Corporate Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise

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The first month of 2016 brought both good news and bad news regarding bankruptcy filings. While U.S. bankruptcy filings decreased by 11%, dropping to 52,522, there was a rise in corporate bankruptcy. Compared to the previous year, January 2016 saw a 13% increase in businesses filing for bankruptcy. This is a shocking turn of… Read More »

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Closing a Corporation in Florida

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There are many reasons why you may want to close your corporation, however, you should be aware that whether your company has taken off the ground or not, there are specific steps you need to take in order to dissolve it. The general process is simpler if the corporation does not have any distributed… Read More »

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Turn your Hobby into a Business

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These days, everyone seems to know at least one person who sells handmade goods made at home. From jewelry to cake pops, sites like etsy.com allow anyone to give it a try. Whether you are just starting out or are already making decent profits from your sales, you are essentially running a business. In… Read More »

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Case Update: Relativity Bankruptcy

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Relativity Media has received court approval to emerge from bankruptcy. The studio, known for films like Limitless, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy during the summer of 2015. The company sought discharge of nearly $1 billion in debt, and has racked up $630 million in liabilities, with $280 million being owed to creditors. What steps… Read More »

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Kooky Retailers Meet Similar Fates

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A popular belief is that if you want to know what will happen in the future, you must look at the past. This theory couldn’t be more accurate with the recent wave of bankruptcies for these three similarly anachronous companies. The first of the bunch is SkyMall, which many of us remember from the… Read More »

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Dissolving a Business Partnership

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Just as selling your small business can be a complicated and stressful task, so can dissolving the agreement between you and the other partners in the company. Whenever attempting to invalidate any type of partnership, it is best to enlist the services of a reputable corporate lawyer in West Palm Beach. With an industry… Read More »

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