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9/23 Tampa Luncheon-Lender Laws Update

9/23/2014 - (Centre Club) -Tampa, FL

10/15 Fort Lauderdale Retail Panel

10/15/2014 - (Tower Club) -Fort Lauderdale, FL

10/28 Orlando Luncheon-RealEstate Panel

10/28/2014 - (Citrus Club) -Orlando, FL

11/12 TMA Miami Liquidation Panel

11/12/2014 - (TBA) -FL

11/17 Tampa Luncheon-UCC 9 Foreclosure and Sale Panel

11/17/2014 - (TBA) -FL

Business News from around Florida TMA News releases

RBC bank closes Miami operation, 155 lose jobs

9/19/2014 - RBC Wealth Management has closed its international private bank branch in Miami, leading to dozens of layoffs. Nicole Garrison, a spokeswoman for the Canadian banking company, said its private banking branch in Miami, which specializes in international cross border business, will be closed. Its international wealth advisory group will remain in Miami, she added. She didn't comment on the number of job losses. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, RBC is laying off 155 employees…

Bucs avoiding 2014's domestic violence spotlight, but have one of the longest rap sheets in NFL

9/19/2014 - Since the off-field behavior of NFL stars has been the subject of scrutiny during the past couple of weeks, USA Today recently compiled the arrest records for players at all 32 NFL teams and the Tampa BayBuccaneers did not do as well as you might hope. In the 10 years between 2005 and 2014, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had the fifth most arrests in the NFL with 26. The team with the most arrests was a tie between the Denver Broncos and the Minnesota Vikings with 32 arrests during the past 10 years. The…

Construction countdown: All Aboard Florida closer to starting work in Orlando

9/19/2014 - The Federal Railroad Administration published a report on Sept. 19 that starts the clock on the process allowing construction to start on the Orlando leg of the $2.3 billion All Aboard Florida passenger rail. Coral Gables-based All Aboard Florida — which already started work on the first phase of the intercity train from Miami to West Palm Beach — has been awaiting the FRA’s draft statement of environmental impact in order to move forward with construction on the project’s second phase…

Universal Halloween Horror Nights preview: What to expect from tonight’s scare-fest

9/19/2014 - Look, I'm a man. I love beer, bacon, beards and bear wrestling. In fact, before I ventured into journalism, I seriously considered trying out for professional wrestling ... no joke. Despite all that manliness, boy do I dread, loathe and hate when Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights come around. That's because it's the moment that my bearded, bacon and beer-guzzling, bear wrestling-loving self transforms from being a man into a member of the poultry/fowl family. And once again, I come face-to-face…

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