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Category Archives: Business Transactions


6 Mistakes To Avoid When Buying A Florida Business

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Purchasing a business is a risky and costly endeavor. If you are considering buying a business, it is essential to consult with a lawyer to understand your rights and obligations. An experienced attorney will help you avoid mistakes when buying a business in Florida. Schedule a consultation with our Bradenton business transaction lawyers at… Read More »


Should You Register Your Business?

By Suncoast Civil Law |

As attorneys who work with clients here in Florida on business formation, one of the common questions that we receive is whether a business has to be registered with the Florida Secretary of State’s Office and, if so, how to do that. There are some questions, especially from small independent contractors, who may be… Read More »


If You Are Involved in A Business Purchase, Make Sure You Are in Compliance with Immigration Laws

By Suncoast Civil Law |

If you are considering purchasing a company that employs foreign national employees, it is important to ensure that the company is in compliance with the relevant immigration laws. Specifically, you must ensure that you are aware of any impacts the business In order to properly do so, it is wise to work with a… Read More »


As Florida Readies Itself for New Hemp Market, Businesses Scramble To Work with Attorneys on Business Formation

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Now that hemp has been reclassified and legalized on a federal level (i.e. no longer technically considered a “controlled substance”), a number of Floridians are looking to enter the $22 billion market; buying, selling, and otherwise starting related businesses to make “CBD oil” and other hemp-based products, such as clothing, paper, plastic, and rope…. Read More »


Common Mistakes Made When Selling Your Business

By Suncoast Civil Law |

There are many considerations to take into account when selling your business, including the timing and valuation of the business. And, in fact, there are many things that can go wrong and frequent mistakes that people make when selling their business. Below, we discuss some of these potential mistakes and pitfalls. You always want… Read More »


The Pros and Cons of Subscription Services as Business Transaction Models

By Suncoast Civil Law |

These days, the subscription has become more popular than ever as a business transaction model: Amazon, Netflix, Dropbox, Spotify, etc.—all are based on users paying for a regular, supposedly superior service. The subscription-based business model is appealing to many because it arguably “locks in” a specific number of customers for a set amount time,… Read More »


Should Your Business Go Cashless? Our Attorneys Discuss Your Options

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Many businesses have decided to go cashless and accept only card and digital payments of late. Just between 2010 and 2014, the share of transactions that did not involve cash grew by 20 percent. In addition, paying by credit or debit card was the preferred way to pay for 75 percent of consumers surveyed…. Read More »


Understanding Jurisdiction in Business Litigation

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Understanding how personal jurisdiction works is essential to anyone involved in business transactions and/or litigation because it effectively determines whether a company can sue and/or be sued in a particular state. Jurisdiction is important because, as so aptly described in one article, “not every court is the right place to bring a particular lawsuit.”… Read More »


Selling Your Business

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Those who run their own business are typically well-versed in the day-to-day business transactions and contracts that are necessary to keep things up and running. However, when it comes to how to go about selling your business, there can often be more uncertainty and anxiety involved; precisely because the business is your baby. It… Read More »


Understanding An LLC Operating Agreement

By Suncoast Civil Law |

Business owners across the country have come to rely on the great security that a limited liability company (LLC) business structure provides. The hybrid structure of an LLC takes the ideology from both corporations and partnerships to provide business owners with a flexible management structure. LLC operators are able to protect themselves from certain… Read More »