Jun. 23, 2020

The Supreme Court Speaks: What Employers Need to Know Moving Forward

As published in the Daily Business Review

The holding, authored by Republican-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch, provides millions of additional employees with greater protections from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

In a landmark ruling on June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects LGBTQ+ employees from workplace discrimination. In a 6-3 ruling, the high court found that Title VII extends to claims of discrimination based on an individual’s sexual orientation and gender identity. The holding, authored by Republican-appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch, provides millions of additional employees with greater protections from discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

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Jun. 9, 2020

Are Municipalities Jeopardizing Their Municipal Bonds By Failing to Take Needed Action to Avoid a Crisis?

Based upon our professional experience, we fear that the failure of municipal entities, which includes cities, towns, counties, hospital districts, water districts, etc., to take immediate action in light of the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic will seriously jeopardize the ultimate payment of outstanding municipal bonds.

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May. 22, 2020

Educational Choice Saves the Day Amid Shutdowns — Especially for At-Risk Kids

To say that the coronavirus has up-ended school life in American is an understatement. Sudden school closures had school districts scrambling to implement remote learning, a tall order indeed, and some schools have done better than others.

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May. 20, 2020

The Legal Industry After Covid-19: What Has Changed and What May Change?

In light of the crisis the United States, and the world, face with COVID-19, those changes are now not simply increasing but may change the way many in the legal industry function permanently.

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May. 11, 2020

Are Recipients Of Stock Buybacks The Next Time Bomb For Bankruptcy Clawbacks?

The current financial crisis is reminiscent of the long-standing parlor game of musical chairs where, until the coronavirus hit, business leaders were dancing to the music without regard to the number of chairs available, and now that the music has stopped, there are no chairs.

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Sen. Marco Rubio Appoints Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli to the Southern District Judicial Advisory Commission (JAC)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 30, 2021 – Tripp Scott today announced that Ed Pozzuoli, CEO of Tripp Scott, was appointed by Sen. Marco Rubio to the Southern District Judicial Advisory Commission (JAC) for the 117th Congress.

PRESIDENT BIDEN SIGNS INTO LAW A COVID-19 BANKRUPTCY EXTENSION ACT

On Saturday, March 27, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the "COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act" which, among other things, extends provisions providing financially distressed consumers and small businesses an expeditious and economical procedure for bankruptcy relief.

Legal Creativity Helps Overcome Business Obstacles

As Published in Florida Trend

Earlier this year, a client was scheduled to close on a commercial condominium they were selling. Certain documents had been sent to recording in order to allow the closing to take place; the buyer insisted that they could be viewed on the public records before he would close. Time was tight and events were not in our client’s favor. The coronavirus had reduced the recording office's staff, making it impossible to know when the documents would be viewable online.

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