When elected officials and others talk about reducing traffic congestion, one can only wonder what they are envisioning, or how they view traffic congestion in the first place. We all have experienced congestion on the roadways; it’s frustrating (to say the least) and results in hours upon hours of sitting in traffic each week. But, […]
Focus on Florida
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Doing business with government: How to protect your trade secrets
Companies seeking to do business with state and local government in Florida need to know that the solicitation process, up to and including entering into the final contract, requires a significant degree of transparency because of the state’s very broad public records and open meetings laws, collectively known as “government in the sunshine.” At the […]
Interested in expedited entry into Canada?
The Consul General of Canada in Miami advises that a NEXUS mobile enrollment team will be in Miami on Feb. 6, 7 and 8, 2018, in order to facilitate enrollment in this program that expedites entry into Canada. Applications are due by Jan. 22, 2018.
What exactly is Florida’s statute of limitations?
If you are concerned about when a claim accrues or whether the statute of limitations has run on a potential claim against you or your business, please contact any member of Gunster’s business litigation legal team.
Good business requires civic engagement
The Florida Civic Advance, an emerging network of over 45 private, nonprofit, and public organizations, has been created as a solid step forward to serve as a catalyst in promoting civic and community engagements by business. On November 6 and 7 in Orlando, the Florida Civic Advance is holding a Summit.
Can noncompete agreements include referral sources? ‘It depends,’ says Florida Supreme Court
What does the recent court ruling in White v. Mederi Caretenders mean for businesses not in the home health service industry seeking to protect referral sources via noncompete agreements? Gunster attorney Simone Marstiller explains.
Florida recovery: Post-Hurricane Irma updates, courtesy of Gunster
What follows are updates meant to help our clients, families and friends as they struggle to recover in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which traveled up the entire state of Florida beginning the weekend of Sept. 8, 2017.
U.S. Supreme Court rules that Hague Service Convention does not prohibit service by mail
When deciding whether to file suit against a defendant living abroad in either a federal or a Florida court, consider how this ruling complements the language of Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(f)(3), which allows service on individuals in a foreign country “by other means not prohibited by international agreement, as the court orders.”
Florida court’s reversal on administrative appeal a victory for property developers
This 5th District Court of Appeal ruling represents a significant victory for those involved in public competitive solicitations.
To Frye or to Daubert? That is the question
There has been a long simmering debate in the Florida legal community about the appropriate standard for the admissibility of expert testimony at a trial in the Florida courts. The question was whether to adopt the federal standard, commonly known as the Daubert test, or to remain with the less rigorous Frye test that has been the standard in Florida for decades. We now have an answer: Frye is still the standard.