Shareholder Drew Sorrell to Speak at Orange County Bar Association Business Law Committee


  • August 8, 2017
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Appellate Law
owndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Shareholder Drew Sorrell, the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity and eDiscovery chair,will be speaking at the Orange County Bar Association’s Business Law Committee meeting regarding Artificial Intelligence

The Phase-Out of Libor and Implementation of Alternative Reference Rates


  • August 4, 2017
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We wanted to bring to your attention that Andrew Bailey of the U.K.'s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced last Thursday that he wants LIBOR phased out by the end of 2021 (when the FCA will stop requiring LIBOR rate quotes by the reference banks).

Mark Heimendinger to Present at the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar's Executive Council Meeting and Legislative Update


  • July 26, 2017
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Commercial Leasing
is pleased to announce that attorney Mark Heimendinger will present “Interest Rate Hedging for Real Estate Finance Transactions 2.0” at the Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar’s Executive Council Meeting and Legislative Update.

Attorney Derren Ciaglia Appointed to Seniors First Board of Directors


  • July 25, 2017
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Senior Housing
is pleased to announce that attorney Derren K. Ciaglia was appointed to the Board of Directors of Seniors First, Inc., the largest social services organization in Greater Orlando providing direct service to the community’s elderly.

Good News! City of Orlando Permitting Process May Get Easier


  • July 24, 2017
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  • /   Articles,Land Use,Zoning & Environmental,Real Estate
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The City of Orlando, in partnership with KPMG, hosted a Permitting and Development Forum to discuss enhancements of the current review process.

Shareholder Stephen Thomas Appointed Chair of Founders Forum Board of Directors


  • July 21, 2017
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Stephen C. Thomas, shareholder with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. in the firm’s Melbourne’s office, has been appointed chair of the Founders Forum (FF) Board of Directors.

Good News for Taxpayers: IRS Targets for Reform Burdensome Regulations on Partnerships, Corporations, Reits, Estates, and More


  • July 18, 2017
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Probate
Earlier this year, President Trump issued Executive Order 13789, which ordered the Treasury Department to review all significant tax regulations issued after December 31, 2015 and identify regulations that impose an undue burden (financially or administratively) on taxpayers

Attorney Laura Walda Appointed to the City of Winter Park Planning and Zoning Board


  • July 18, 2017
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is pleased to announce that senior associate Laura M. Walda has been appointed to the City of Winter Park Planning and Zoning Board, with her term ending in 2020.

New HOA Estoppel Requirements Signed Into Law


  • June 20, 2017
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Supreme Court
Title insurance companies and closing agents handling transactions involving homeowners’ and condominium associations have long been frustrated by the timing and cost associated with obtaining estoppel letters from these associations and their management companies.

Shareholder Melody Lynch Named President of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society


  • June 20, 2017
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Business court
is pleased to announce that attorney Melody B. Lynch has assumed the position of president of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society’s Board of Directors,