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Expertise in SBA Lending & Florida Real Estate and Business Law

For more than 25 years, Fogel Law Group (FLG) has provided its clients with expert and creative solutions on a broad range of business and personal legal issues.  FLG, well known nationally and highly respected for its expertise and service in SBA and government guaranteed lending, is also a long-established and well-regarded force in the practice areas of commercial and residential real estate transactions, title insurance, business purchases and sales, entity formation and governance, business startups, and franchise and dealership law.

FLG’s clients include many national and local commercial and financial institutions, all types of small and large businesses, and individuals of all sorts.  The Firm provides its services in a broad and diversified range of real estate, finance, and business transactions throughout the State of Florida and the United States.  Each FLG attorney and staff member is dedicated to providing every firm client with the highest level of personal service, skill and communication…….and an exceptional and valuable experience.

Current SBA News & Events

SOP 50 10 5 (J) – Updated Equity Injection Requirements

Announced on October 16, 2017, and effective January 1, 2018, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) has issued a newly amended Standard Operating Procedure (“SOP”), known as 50 10 5 (J), which includes substantive changes to the SBA’s equity injection requirements for applicants financing start-up businesses and/or changes of ownership.  Specifically, SOP 50-10 5(J) provides (see Page […]

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SBA’s Change of Ownership Requirements

The SBA provides very specific Change of Ownership Requirements, which can be found in revised SOP 50 10 5(J), effective January 1, 2018. The SBA’s policy recognizes that frequently it is an individual, not a business, that purchases an existing business. Under the new policy, SBA permits a change of ownership transaction to be structured […]

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Hot Topics

Business Acquisition Considerations

Buying a business often involves the simultaneous closing of three separate but closely related transactions:  (1) the purchase of the business, (2) the financing of the acquisition, and (3) the business management and ownership agreement among the co-owners/co-purchasers.  While many entrepreneurs know how to operate a business, many also need assistance in handling any or […]

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The Top Ten Things a Lender’s Counsel Thinks About Regarding a Commercial Real Estate Transaction

(or Insights for the Broker in Getting the Deal Closed) In today’s competitive environment, having information and knowledge may often mean having a tremendous advantage over the competition, the difference in closing a transaction quickly, or even closing it at all.  If the idea is to be as prepared as one can, thus making the […]

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