Florida business law
The Florida Bar Association began a Florida business Law section in 1970. The Business Law Section serves the interest of anyone in the legal profession within the state of Florida. This includes the any attorneys, judges, and the faculty of Florida law schools. The members of this group are involved in the following areas of Florida Business Law:
- Intellectual Property Law
- Franchise Law
- Antitrust Law
- Securities Law
- Bankruptcy Law
- Commercial Law
- Business Disputes
- Commercial Litigation
- Corporate Contracts
The Laws Relating to Florida Businesses
Title XXXVI of the Florida Statutes talks about everything that is related to any type of business within the state of Florida. This will include any type of corporate entity including all for profit and non-profit corporations as well as partnerships and limited liability companies.
Chapter 607 discusses any information related to corporations. This will discuss why a corporation was formed and other basic information. It also discussed the filing requirements, fees and other information about corporations.
Chapter 608 is the place for information regarding LLCs. The two Chapters 607-608, are not concerned with professiona service corporations, non-profit or limited liability companies. They would fall under Chapters 619 and 621.
Chapter 620 contains the Revised Uniform Partnership Act and the Florida Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act, which provide all necessary information regarding partnerships.