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Crowd-funding is a wonderful vehicle for entering the world of investments with whatever amount of cash you have available for investing, Salazar Jackson's Linda Worton Jackson writes. But, like the Wild West itself, you need to be careful, she warns.
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that anonymous speech is constitutionally protected. If anonymous speech was not allowed, the majority viewpoint, with its numbers, power and even peer pressure, could silence the minority perspective according to lawyer Jamie Benjamin.
A company would be able to raise a maximum aggregate amount of $1 million through crowdfunding offerings in a 12-month period. Reaction to the SEC proposal runs the gamut, writes Greenberg Traurig shareholder Rebecca G. DiStefano.
Understanding the recent changes to eligibility for homestead exemption for non-U.S. permanent residents in our diverse community is a critical part of a comprehensive wealth and estate plan, writes Joseph Nader of Wescott Financial Advisory Group.
South Florida companies doing business in Brazil will need to be very careful in their compliance strategies once a law that contains a series of draconian penalties for corporate corruption takes effect in early 2014, write Rafael R. Ribeiro and Joseph Mamounas of Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod.
Florida law enables practitioners to maintain their client's confidentiality in the resolution of disputes between or among beneficiaries and fiduciaries by including appropriate mediation and arbitration provisions in wills and trust documents, writes Carol Soret Cope of JAMS.
Proper tax planning is essential for foreign investors considering an investment in U.S. real property, write Richard M. Goldstein and Joshua A. Kaplan of Bilzin Sumberg.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's change to Rule 506 of Regulation D opens the gates for general solicitation and tightens rules to protect investors, write Bruce C. Rosetto and Steven M. Felsenstein of Greenberg Traurig.
A U.S. Supreme Court wetlands ruling extends the unconstitutional conditions doctrine and redefines limits of the developmental approval process for future projects, according to attorney Kerri L. Barsh.
Because South Florida has such a strong base of international businesses — ranging from global multinationals to small service providers — changing the U.S. Tax Code could have a very significant impact on the region's business climate, according to attorney Michael Diaz Jr.