Business Law Section Blog

Sep 23rd, 2019

Florida’s New Law Voids Certain Physician Non-Competition Agreements

by Deedee Bitran, Shutts & Bowen On June 25, 2019, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a new addition to Florida’s non-competition law which significantly alters the enforceability of certain physician non-competition agreements.     Section 542.336, Florida Statutes, provides that as of July 1, 2019, non-competition agreements entered into between specialist physicians and an entity which employs or contracts with all physicians of that specialty in a specific county are void and unenforceable Read More
Sep 4th, 2019

New CMI Exclusion- Haven Act Becomes Law

By Shirley Palumbo, Greenspoon Marder LLP

This has been a busy session in Washington with respect to bankruptcy issues. Foremost amongst those changes is H.R. 2938, the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (“HAVEN Act”), which was signed into law by the President on August 23, 2019. The law amends Title 11 U.S.C. § 101(10B)(ii) to exclude certain benefits paid by the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense when calculating a consumer Chapter 7 or

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