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Blue Sky Laws and Financial Securities Fraud

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

The term “Blue Sky Laws” are state regulations that are designed to protect potential investors against securities fraud. They require sellers of new issues to register the offerings, along with providing applicable financial data, unless there is some sort of exemption. This helps give investors more peace of mind when it comes to investing… Read More »

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Unique Problems for Publicly Held Corporations

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

Publicly held corporations have a unique set of challenges compared to those that closely held corporations have to manage. While the stock is transferable, it’s also subject to strict, complex securities regulation. Their larger size also places public corporations high on the radar for more rigorous scrutiny by administrative agencies in areas like antitrust,… Read More »

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Can Attorney’s Fees Be Awarded in Securities Arbitrations?

By McCabe Rabin, P.A. |

In 2013, the Florida Legislature adopted the Revised Florida Arbitration Act (the “Revised Act”). One of the major changes in the Revised Act is the amendment to section 682.11, which, for the first time, gives arbitrators the authority to award attorneys’ fees. The relevant language in section 682.11(2) provides that an “arbitrator may award… Read More »

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