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Certified Collectibles Group Adds New Allegations To Their FDUTPA Lawsuit Against Globant S.A.

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a press release published on PR Newswire, Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) has added new allegations to its Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act (FDUTPA) lawsuit against Globant S.A. The underlying dispute in the case centers around an alleged failed software upgrade. Here, our West Palm Beach deceptive & unfair trade practices… Read More »

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Partnership Disputes: Joint Ventures

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

A joint venture is a business entity created by two or more parties. A joint venture can be thought of as a temporary partnership. Businesses join together to share costs and risks while in pursuit of a common goal. Companies and entrepreneurs may enter a joint venture for a wide range of different reasons—from… Read More »

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Can A Shareholder Sue An Officer Or Director Of The Corporation?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

As a shareholder, you are forced to place a significant amount of trust in the hands of the people who make the day-to-day decisions at the company, including corporate officers and corporate directors. You may be wondering: Can I file a lawsuit if I believe my rights have been violated? The answer is ‘yes’—shareholders… Read More »

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Physician Noncompete Agreements Are Enforceable…Usually…

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Noncompete agreements are enforceable, and can avoid employees leaving to work for your competitors. If you are an employee, non-competes can very much restrict your ability to make a living elsewhere, should you choose to leave your current employment. But for physicians, recent law changes to how noncompete agreements work with physicians have changed… Read More »

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Use It Or Lose It: Claim Preclusion And Res Judicata

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

There’s an old saying that if at first you don’t succeed try and try again. But in law, a better saying would be that you get one bite at the apple. That’s because in lawsuits, you put your claims and defenses forward in a lawsuit or risk being able to assert them later on…. Read More »

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Can A Nonprofit Legally Run A Raffle Or Lottery? With Restrictions, Yes…

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Gambling in Florida is, for the most part, illegal. Your business would probably never consider opening a gambling operation or a sports book. But when you look around you may notice that nonprofit organizations use gambling as a fundraiser all the time, in the form of lotteries and raffles. So how is this possible… Read More »

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Partnership Law In Florida: What To Know About Self-Dealing

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

Self-dealing is exactly what it sounds like: It occurs when an individual takes advantage of their trusted position for the benefit of their personal interests, and not the party/entity to which they owe legal responsibilities. In Florida, self-dealing could be a violation of the state’s partnership laws. In this blog post, our West Palm… Read More »

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Shareholder Lawsuit: CoreCivic Settles Shareholder Dispute For $56 Million

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

According to a report from The Denver Post, CoreCivic, one of the largest private prison companies in the United States, has agreed to pay $56 million as part of a settlement with shareholders. The underlying dispute centered around a significant drop in the company’s stock price in 2016—and what corporate directors did or did… Read More »

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What Is The Difference Between A Criminal RICO Case And Civil RICO Case?

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

The federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and the federal Florida Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act are both complicated and frequently misunderstood. One of the main points of confusion is that there are criminal and civil RICO statutes in place. Here, our Miami RICO claims lawyers provide a brief history… Read More »

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Don’t Forget To Notify Employees Of Their Family Medical Leave Act Rights

By Michael Pike and Daniel Lustig |

If you run a business, it may be your complete intention to follow and comply with the law. But sometimes this can be very difficult, because with the myriad of federal regulations, federal laws, and state laws, many of those laws can conflict with each other, or at least, be confusing as to which… Read More »

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