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“Florida’s New LLC Act – What You Need to Know to Prepare” on Wednesday, Sept. 24

Published: August 27th, 2014

By: Jane Dunlap Callahan Stephen R. Looney

Florida’s Revised LLC Act

New Changes: What you need to know to prepare for 2015

Join us for an insightful discussion of the key changes in Florida’s new limited liability act, including:

  • Changes to the non-waivable default rules
  • Modifications to management options
  • Introduction of a new ability to file statements of authority with the State

Business owners will come away with a better understanding of the changes they need to address in amendments to their operating agreements before the new Act becomes effective for all LLCs in 2015. We’ll expose seminar attendees to new concepts that they will need to be aware of when advising clients.  In addition, we’ll address the new Florida law authorizing “benefit corporations”, also known as “B Corporations”. B Corporations should be attractive to “social entrepreneurs” who are looking for their company to benefit both its shareholders and specific social causes.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch included

Location: Orange County Bar Association 880 N. Orange Avenue Orlando, FL  32801

Kindly RSVP: By September 19th to reply@deanmead.com or by phone: (407) 428-5195

 

The program will feature two speakers from Dean Mead:

Steve Looney is the Chair of the firm’s Tax Department. He represents clients in a variety of business and tax matters including entity formation (S and C corporations, partnerships, and LLCs), acquisitions, dispositions, redemptions, liquidations, reorganizations, tax-free exchanges of real estate and tax controversies. He is Board Certified in Tax Law by the Florida Bar, as well as being a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Jane Callahan is a Shareholder in the firm’s Tax department. She represents a wide range of charities and other tax-exempt organizations, from their inception to handling tax and corporate issues. Ms. Callahan also represents taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service to resolve tax issues at the audit and administrative appeals level, and represents taxpayers in the U.S. Tax Court and other federal courts.