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Corporation Annual Meetings

As we move into the 3rd quarter, now is a good time to ensure that your corporation has conducted its annual shareholder and director meetings.  For many this involves merely election of directors and officers, but often there are important actions that need to be ratified from the prior year or authorized for the current year,

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Florida CFO Special Bulletin on Oil Spill

The office of the State of Florida Chief Financial Officer has published a special bulletin on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  Included in the bulletin is information on filing claims with BP, including suggested documentation to assemble in support of a claim, an overview of covered claims,

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Liability ramifications of the BP oil disaster

Robert W. Bivins of Bivins & Hemenway, P.A., was interviewed by AM 540 WFLA Orlando‘s Bud Hedinger regarding the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil disaster and its legal liability ramifications.

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Annual Reports

All Florida business entities must file an annual report with the Division of Corporations by May 1st of each year.  The deadline for 2010 has of course passed, so late filings are now subject to a late fee of $400.00 in addition to the regular filing fee, which is currently $150.00 for corporations and $138.75 for limited liability companies. 

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