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Adherence to the Uniform Commercial Code

All Florida retailers should be aware of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The UCC is a model law adopted by the legislatures of all 50 states and is designed to harmonize the rules governing certain commercial transactions. Where applicable, the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Enforcing Your Trademarks and Service Marks

For Florida retailers, trademarks and service marks are essential business assets. These marks help identify a business and establish its brand and reputation within the community. Once you properly establish and register a mark, you have the legal right to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Defining “Premises” in a Commercial Lease

Commercial leases spell out the mutual duties and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. A common feature of most commercial leases is language that indemnifies each party from potential legal liability. Commercial leases must also define the exact areas under the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Decision Emphasizes Importance of Corporate Structure

On June 30, the United States Supreme Court issued its long awaited decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. The Court settled a number of lawsuits challenging Department of Health and Human Services regulations requiring employers to provide insurance … Continue reading

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What Florida Small Businesses Should Know About Bitcoin

Florida retailers and other small businesses are used to handling credit cards and other forms of online payments. Then there are so-called “virtual currencies” like Bitcoin. Many traditional retailers have started to accept Bitcoins as payment for goods and services. … Continue reading

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