If you have plans to open your own small business in Florida, one of the most important steps in doing so involves establishing a particular type of business structure. Even if you do not plan to open a business in an industry where risks are clear and apparent, such as, say, food service or transportation, virtually every business exposes itself to at least some degree of risk. However, there are certain types of business structures that can limit your personal liability and enhance your peace of mind. At the Law Offices of Levi Williams, P.A., we understand the methods you can use to reduce personal liability with regard to your business, and we have helped many clients navigate the complexities involved in doing so.
Florida business owners interested in a share of the global market will want to do their homework before taking a leap into international trade. The intricacies of international business law can trip up the best of us, but at The Law Offices of Levi Williams, P.A., we have successfully assisted entrepreneurs in understanding and addressing the nuances of a global marketplace.
Innovative Florida entrepreneurs might design and patent products that competitors buy and include in their branded offerings. Expectations for the competing brands to pay licensing fees are par for the course in the corporate world, but collecting those fees and avoiding infringement can be a tricky business.
In a 21st century marketplace that has expanded to include every corner of the globe, what do Florida business owners need to know about international business disputes? After all, they cannot be so different from disagreements with American partners, can they?
Business litigation in Florida is often a way for conflicts between large businesses, or between businesses and non-corporate entities, to find a standardized and independently mediated resolution. After negotiations break down, businesses might pursue this legal option if it is available. The courts certainly do not go about adjudicating upon each and every commercial dispute that happens in the state. Please continue reading for a discussion of some of the criteria for this type of legal action.