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A Review of the 2020 Amendment to Rule 30(b)(6): A Guide for Practitioners on How to Approach the New Corporate Deposition Process

Business Law
The U.S. Supreme Court has approved an amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) — the first-ever substantive amendment...

Enjoining Employment Based on “Inevitable” Misappropriation: Yes, No, Maybe So!

Business Law
A key employee resigns and joins a competitor. A confidentiality agreement may have been signed. A noncompete agreement may have...

The Revolution Will Be Memorialized: Selected Blockchain-Based Smart Contract Use Cases

Business Law
What happens when computer code autonomously performs contractual terms? This article addresses the legal ramifications of several novel-use cases for...

Cool Change: Evolution and Explanation of New Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.380(e)

Business Law
While “paper” discovery demands production of responsive “documents,” in today’s reality, “documents” mainly exist in your client’s — or an...

A Look at the Furnisher Requirements Imposed by the Fair Credit Reporting Act

Business Law
Author’s note: On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was enacted in response to...

Fair Credit Reporting Act Obligations for Businesses Using Background Checks for Employment Purposes

Business Law
The importance of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA or the act), 15 U.S.C. §1681, et seq., cannot be underestimated...

Summary of Recently Adopted Changes to the Florida Business Corporation Act and Harmonizing Changes to Other Florida Entity Statutes, Part II

Business Law
This is the second of two articles published in the Journal addressing key changes made to the Florida Business Corporation...

Summary of Recently Adopted Changes to the Florida Business Corporation Act and Harmonizing Changes to Other Florida Entity Statutes, Part I

Business Law
This is the first of two articles that will address key changes to the Florida Business Corporation Act (Ch. 607...

Navigating Florida’s Changing Daubert Tide in Business Cases

Business Law
The Florida Supreme Court’s opinion in In re Amendments to the Florida Evidence Code, No. SC19-107, 2019 WL 2219714, at...

Limiting the Florida Homestead Exemption by Broadening the Application of the Fraud or Egregious Conduct Exception

Business Law
Since 1868, the Florida Constitution has expressly shielded homestead property from forced sale except in certain delineated circumstances.[1] In 2001,...