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Adverse Possession in a Closely Held Company? ‘Stash’ This One Away

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Adverse Possession in a Closely Held Company? ‘Stash’ This One Away

Imagine for a moment that you’re a shareholder in a closely held corporation. In most jurisdictions, that status as a shareholder obligates you to a heightened fiduciary duty to your fellow shareholders. Now imagine that your closely held corporation is in the real estate business, and one of your fellow shareholders sues the corporation for adverse possession of real property owned by the corporation. Surely that can’t be allowed, can it?

Florida State and Clemson vs. the ACC: Is There a Way Out for Both?

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Florida State and Clemson vs. the ACC: Is There a Way Out for Both?

Both the Florida and North Carolina courts have now dipped their toes into Florida State University’s dispute with the Atlantic Coast Conference over the high exit price the school must pay to leave the conference.

The Heat Is On SEC’s Climate-Related Disclosure Rules

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The Heat Is On SEC’s Climate-Related Disclosure Rules

On March 6, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted new final rules requiring issuers to include extensive disclosure in registration statements and periodic reports regarding material climate-related risks and impacts on their business strategy, financial condition and results of operations.

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Buy, Sell, Pay Taxes: SCOTUS Decision Places Its Own Premium on Buy-Sell Insurance

All U.S. closely held businesses just received a warning from the highest court in the land that they should review their succession plans (or else risk a higher tax bill for the estates of their owners). On June 6, 2024, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) issued its unanimous decision on Connelly v.…
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Decisions, Decisions: Choice of Entity vs. Choice of Tax Classification

Before forming any entity, founders need to make two fundamental decisions: which entity type is best for their business operations and which tax classification is best for the owners. Although the entity type and tax classification can be changed after formation, some forethought before forming a business can reduce expenses, taxes, and headaches. Choice of…
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What Florida Sales Tax Cut Means for Florida Commercial Tenants

Broadly speaking, according to the Florida Department of Revenue, each Florida sale, amusement park admission, storage unit and rental is taxable (unless it falls under an exemption, such as nonprofits). More specifically, sales tax is imposed on the rental of real property. As stated explicitly in the Florida Statutes, any business or person that rents,…
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