EU's Sweeping Changes to Data Privacy Will Have Global Impact


  • April 20, 2018
  • /   Drew Sorrell
  • /   Articles,Litigation & Trial Practice
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do you need to comply with the EU’s sweeping changes to data privacy? It’s more likely than you might think. The European Union (EU) has revamped its approach to data regulation. Its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25th of this year.

Shareholder Melody Lynch Speaks at American Bar Association's Business Law Section Spring Meeting


  • April 19, 2018
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Melody B. Lynch participated on a panel at The American Bar Association’s Business Law Section’s 2018 Spring Meeting where she spoke about pathways to leadership with law students.

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Names Crystal Espinosa Buit Of Counsel


  • April 5, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases,Family & Marital Law,Labor & Employment Law
Articles Letters
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed is pleased to announce that, effective April 2, Crystal Espinosa Buit has become an of counsel attorney with the firm. Buit served as an associate at the firm previously.

Brendan Lynch to Speak at 2018 RPTE Spring Symposia


  • April 2, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases,Private Wealth Services,Real Estate
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Shareholder Brendan Lynch will serve as a panelist during a program titled “Urbanization and Gentrification: Tools to Increase Equity While Revitalizing City Centers“ at the 30th Annual RPTE Spring

Restaurant Liquor License Requirements Relaxed for Parts of Downtown Orlando


  • March 29, 2018
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  • /   Articles,Cannabis & Controlled Substances,Hospitality & Leisure,Restaurant Services
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On March 23, 2018, Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 1447 into law, paving the way for easier access to alcoholic beverage licenses for restaurants located in certain parts of downtown Orlando.

Melody Lynch Participates in The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Free CLE Webinar


  • March 28, 2018
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  • /   Events and Presentations
News and Knowledge
Pathways to Leadership in the Community and Private Sector Melody Lynch will participate on a panel for The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division CLE webinar titled "Pathways to Leadership in the Community and Private Sector".

Florida Commercial Lease Sales Tax Rate Further Reduced


  • March 26, 2018
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  • /   Articles,Real Estate,Tax
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Effective January 1, 2019, the State of Florida’s sales tax rate on rental payments for the lease of commercial real property will be reduced from 5.8% to 5.7% for rental payments received for occupancy periods beginning on or after January 1, 2019.

Governor Scott Signs Distressed Condominium Relief Act - Check Your Condo Documents


  • March 26, 2018
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  • /   Articles,Distressed Real Estate Solutions,Real Estate,Multifamily & Condominiums
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The legislative session ended with a photo-finish last-hours-of-the-session maneuvering which resulted in the passage of HB 841, which among (many) other unrelated matters also removes the “sunset” provision of the Distressed Condominium Relief Act (“DCRA”).

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. Named the Top Real Estate/Construction Firm in Central Florida


  • March 23, 2018
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  • /   Media Coverage,Construction,Real Estate
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has been listed once again as the OBJ Top Real Estate/Construction firm in Central Florida! To see the full list, click the link below.

The Distressed Condominium Relief Act, as the Legislative Dust Settles


  • March 23, 2018
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  • /   Articles,Distressed Real Estate Solutions,Real Estate,Multifamily & Condominiums
Condo Buildings
The legislative session ended with a photo-finish, last-hours-of-the-session maneuvering, resulting in the passage of HB 841, which among (many) other unrelated matters also removes the “sunset” provision of the Distressed Condominium Relief Act (“DCRA”).