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USCIS Clarifies L-1 Foreign Employment Requirement

Published: November 30th, 2018

One of the most unclear issues faced by individuals seeking the L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa is the one-year foreign employment requirement prior to applying for the L-1 Visa. According to 8 CFR 214.2(l)(1)(ii)(A), intracompany transferee is one “who, within three years preceding the time of his or her application for admission into the United States, […]

How Amendment 6 Will Impact Florida Tax Law

Dean Mead Attorney French Brown
Dean Mead Attorney Mark Holcomb
Dean Mead Attorney Robert Goldman
Published: November 29th, 2018

By: H. French Brown, IV Mark E. Holcomb Robert S. Goldman

The End of Agency Deference: How Amendment 6 Will Impact Florida Tax Law Florida voters approved Amendment 6 to the Florida Constitution in the November 2018 midterm election. Amendment 6 requires state court judges and administrative law judges to interpret state statutes and regulations de novo, or anew, without deferring to an administrative agency’s interpretation […]

Trust Disclosure – Devil Is in the Details

Dean Mead Attorney Joseph Naberhaus
Published: November 26th, 2018

By: Joseph K. Naberhaus

Trust Disclosure – Devil Is in the Details Greed and misunderstandings can throw sand into the workings of family trusts, and one of the primary ways the law protects beneficiaries is to require trustees to make regular accounting disclosures of how they manage trusts. If disclosure suggests a trustee has breached a fiduciary duty, beneficiaries […]

Michael Minton Featured Presenter at Florida TaxWatch 2018 Conference

Published: November 19th, 2018

By: Michael D. Minton

Dean Mead Tax attorney Michael Minton was the featured Tax Policy Discussion speaker at the 2018 TaxWatch Conference. His presentation focused on Opportunity Zones. Minton is the current chair of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar, and he also is the chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness and Solar Energy teams. The 39th Annual TaxWatch […]

Firm Supports OCBA Legal Aid Cause at Annual Breakfast of Champions

Published: November 16th, 2018

The Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. held their 11th Annual Breakfast of Champions on November 8 at the Presidential Ballroom at Church Street station. Dean Mead was one of several businesses to sponsor the event this year benefiting the Legal Aid Society. There were also several Dean Mead attorneys in […]

Dean Mead Receives Recognition from 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”

Published: November 15th, 2018

Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead was selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” which was recently released by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. The firm was recognized for multiple practice areas in the Orlando, Tallahassee and West Palm Beach Metropolitan Rankings. Dean Mead also […]

Steve Looney Presents Section 199A and Pass-Through Entities Seminar at NYU Taxation Institute

Published: November 15th, 2018

By: Stephen R. Looney

Stephen Looney, chair of Dean Mead’s Corporate and Tax Department, recently co-presented seminars on “Section 199A and Its Application to Pass-Through Entities” at the NYU School of Professional Studies 77th Institute on Federal Taxation – “A Year of Insights and Analyses From America’s Top Tax Authorities.” During his presentation sessions held on October 25 in […]

Catherine Henin-Clark Shares Insights in ALFA Feature Interview

Published: November 14th, 2018

Dean Mead immigration attorney Catherine Henin-Clark was featured in ALFA International’s Friday Feature on November 2. The interview focuses on Henin-Clark’s views about ALFA, as well as her professional and personal life. She provides thoughtful responses with a touch of humor, revealing a glimpse of Henin-Clark’s personality. One of the questions pertains to why she […]