Posts Tagged ‘Frazer Law Firm’
Attorney-Client Privilege in a Business Organization – Who Does It Apply To?
When an individual is pursuing a personal injury claim against a negligent business or defending themselves against a criminal charge, attorney-client privilege ensures their communication with their legal representative remains private and confidential. In these simple individual settings, the rules and regulations surrounding attorney-client privilege are fairly straightforward. In general, no outside parties are…Read More
Differences Between Corporate Representative Deposition and Individual Witness Deposition
During the course of a legal case involving Florida businesses, it is common for one or more of the parties to depose employees, executives, and other individuals who might have knowledge that is relevant to the dispute. These deponents generally fall into one of two categories: Corporate representatives, or Individual witnesses A corporate…Read More
Ways For An Established Business To Limit Legal Risk
Every company faces legal risks, no matter its size or industry. To protect their businesses and assets, understanding risk and compliance is essential for owners and stakeholders. If your business is not compliant with official rules and regulations, you may find your company wrapped up in costly litigation. Consequently, your organization will spend time…Read More
The Parkland Condo Association Case: Mediated Settlement Agreements Must be Signed by the Parties and Counsel
The Florida Second District Court of Appeal recently declined to enforce a mediated settlement agreement in the case of Parkland Condo Association v. Henderson, even though the deal was signed by the lawyers for both parties. Let’s review the original dispute and the relevant statute to find out why the court ruled this way: …Read More
FTX Bankruptcy – What Will Happen to Investors’ Money?
If you have been paying attention to financial news recently, you have probably heard that FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has declared bankruptcy. Its founder and former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried has been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice and is awaiting extradition from The Bahamas. The firm’s rapid collapse has left…Read More
Your Company is Going to Be Deposed – Exploring Recent Updates to the Federal Corporate Deposition Rule
Is your corporation involved in a lawsuit? If so, you should be aware that the Supreme Court recently approved an amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6). What is Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6)? Rule 30(b)(6) is the main rule governing the taking of depositions involving: Public corporations Private corporations Partnerships…Read More
Three Bad Contract Habits Your Business Needs to Break
Over time, we can all build bad habits and not be as diligent as we should be to protect our largest assets. Having well-drafted contracts is an area where both new and established businesses need the guidance of experienced business counsel. Contracts are important documents that can protect your business interests and help…Read More
Should You Form Your Business as a Florida Entity?
As you work through the process of starting a new business, you’ll have lots of difficult decisions to make. However, there are perhaps none more important than choosing the state in which you will incorporate your new entity. There are many reasons to form a business in Florida, including: Strong Corporate Veil …Read More
Does My Business Need to Hire an Attorney?
Small business owners are faced with many decisions every day on how to run and handle their business. As an entrepreneur, the last thing any business owner wants to focus on is legal tasks, issues, paperwork, and especially legal negotiations or lawsuits. After all, owners should be handling the day-to-day operations of their business,…Read More