Boardroom Brief Exclusives

  1. Corporate identity theft on the rise

    No business is too small to be a target for thieves. Strategic methods have been developed to steal your business’s identity, but there are steps you can take to make your business a less appealing target to potential thieves.

    by William J. Hyland Jr., April 03, 2014

  2. EPA’s Clean Water Act proposal gives feds greater authority; big impact likely for Florida’s businesses

    The EPA’s proposed rule is likely to have far-reaching impacts on agriculture, industry and development. Because of Florida’s flat terrain and extensive wetlands, it is especially susceptible to changes in the Clean Water Act and could become a flashpoint for the rule.

    by Gregory M. Munson, March 27, 2014

  3. Identity thieves target the deceased, too

    The deceased are vulnerable for many reasons, but primarily because information about their death is readily available through public death notices and obituaries in the newspaper. The thieves then use that information to open credit card accounts, apply for loans, file tax returns and obtain goods and services like cellphones.

    by Lisa Schneider, March 14, 2014

  4. 2014 legislative session preview

    Florida’s 2014 legislative session begins Tuesday, March 4. The 60-day session is expected to be a busy one. Here is a convenient summary of what to expect.

    by Lila A. Jaber, March 03, 2014

  5. Employees’ smartphones may put your business at risk

    Smartphone use on the job increases the potential for data security breaches (and even wage & hour claims), leaving employers open to liability.

    by Boardroom Brief Staff, February 27, 2014

  6. Florida startup expo Feb. 26: Where new & established businesses come together

    The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association expo will feature more than 20 Florida-based startups, as well as exhibits by a dozen local sponsors.

    by David G. Bates, February 20, 2014

  7. February 14, 2014

    Q. Is Bitcoin for real? How will it affect my business?

    by Boardroom Brief Staff

  8. Florida water standards, not EPA’s, move closer to implementation

    A recent federal court ruling allows the EPA to move forward with repeal of its rules, allowing implementation of the state’s water quality rules rather than its own.

    by Terry Cole, February 07, 2014

  9. What effect will Florida’s proposed charity reform have on your business?

    Changes are coming that may impact all Florida charitable organizations and the methods by which they raise contributions.

    by Derek E. Bruce, January 27, 2014

  10. More Madoff victims now eligible to seek compensation

    The U.S. Justice Department has established a new fund that will provide compensation to a much broader class of victims of the Madoff fraud.

    by Daniel J. Glassman, January 06, 2014
  11. The Breakes
April 17, 2014

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