Florida Corporate Practice

This important resource covers recent changes to and interpretation of the Florida Business Corporation Act and discusses not for profit corporations.
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Despite the modern proliferation of other business formats, the corporation model still has major advantages, and the Eighth Edition of Florida Corporate Practice brings those advantages to the attention of both seasoned practitioners and new attorneys.

The Florida Business Corporation Act has been substantively amended numerous times over the years, and this manual keeps up to the minute with those changes, as well as case law and regulations interpreting the Act. Complementing the expansive coverage of business corporations, this new edition offers additional advice and insight relating to not for profit corporations.

Highlights of the Eighth Edition include:

•   Chapter devoted to practical advice about filings with the Department of State, Division of Corporations, written by the Chief of the Bureau of Commercial Recordings
•   Discussion of not for profit corporations, including religious corporations
•   Updates case law and statutes through 2014

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Table of Contents

1. General Provisions

     Gregory C. Yadley

2. Formation Of Corporations

     Gregory C. Yadley and Julio C. Esquivel

3. Corporate Name

     Willard A. Blair and Elena A. Kohn

4. Registered Office And Registered Agent; Service Of Process On Corporations

     R. Lee Bennett

5. Capitalization, Shares, And Distributions

     Gregory C. Yadley and Julio C. Esquivel

6. Shareholders, Shareholders’ Agreements, Meetings, And Voting

     Brian A. Watson

7. Directors, Officers, And Indemnification

     Dennis J. Olle

8. Anti-Takeover Laws

     Gregory C. Yadley and Paul R. Lynch

9. Amendment To Articles Of Incorporation And Bylaws

     Willard A. Blair and Jennifer L. Figler

10. Mergers, Share Exchanges, And Sales Of Assets

       Alan Aronson and Geoffrey Cheney

11. Appraisal Rights

       Gregory C. Yadley and Elena A. Kohn

12. Corporate Dissolution

       Douglas E. Starcher and Matthew D. Armstrong

13. Foreign Corporations

       Gregory C. Yadley and Willard A. Blair

14. Corporate Records And Reports

       Gregory C. Yadley and Jennifer L. Figler

15. Procedures For Dealing With The Department Of State

       Lyn Shoffstall

16. General Provisions: Not For Profit Corporations

       John Paul Parks

17. Tax Considerations For Not For Profit Corporations

       J. Eric Taylor