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Understanding Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts

By Frank Sardinha, III | Dec 4, 2023

Businesses deal with contracts on a daily basis—employment agreements, leases, construction agreements, purchase agreements, etc. However, even the most meticulously crafted agreements may encounter unforeseen circumstances that disrupt the normal course of business. In such instances, the force majeure clause becomes a vital component, providing a framework safety valve to address unexpected events that are Understanding Force Majeure Clauses in Contracts

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How to Keep Your Trade Secrets “Secret”

By Frank Sardinha, III | Oct 22, 2022

Often, a company’s most valuable assets can be its “trade secrets.” The formula for Coke holds an immense value for Coke. What makes a trade secret so valuable is the fact that the secret is truly secret. What is a trade secret? Congress has defined a trade secret in a broad sense as all forms How to Keep Your Trade Secrets “Secret”

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The Statute of Limitations and Construction Litigation

By Frank Sardinha, III | Aug 10, 2022

In Florida, the law requires lawsuits to be filed within certain time periods. The time period depends upon the type of claim, for example, a claim for breach of contract has a different time period than a claim for tortious interference. In the construction world, different claims have different time periods. What is the “statute The Statute of Limitations and Construction Litigation

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