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Attorneys speak at yacht brokers association’s sales summit

Jul 9, 2018 | News, Presentations

attorneys speak at yacht brokers sales summitAttorneys Bob Allen, the founding partner at Robert Allen Law, and Umberto Bonavita, a senior partner at Robert Allen Law, participated in the International Yacht Brokers Association’s East Coast Yacht Sales Summit on June 26 in Fort Lauderdale.

Allen’s presentation was titled The Exes: How to Safely Navigate the Exclusions List in Listing Agreements and Purchase and Sale Agreements and focused on problems that yacht brokers might face in listing agreements and how to solve them. Click here to view the full presentation.

Bonavita participated in a panel titled Using Foreign Trade Zones to Sell Boats: A 1-Year Update that focused on issues that have come up during the first year the foreign trade zone has been in place for yachts in Fort Lauderdale.

Robert Allen Law advises clients in all facets of the yachting business. From brokerage houses and individual brokers, to buyers, sellers and dealers, to manufacturers, banks and other lenders, and even crew members, the firm has a diverse group of clients from all corners of the globe.

We advise clients with respect to yacht transactions involving used vessels, stock boats and new builds domestic and foreign, whether the yachts are in the U.S., South and Central America, Europe, Asia or anywhere else. Robert Allen Law represents clients in a wide range of yacht-related litigation, including commission disputes, warranty claims and contract breaches.

Our clients include some of the largest manufacturing groups, dealerships, and industry associations in the business. In addition, our attorneys have been intimately involved with developing the industry’s standard sales, listing and trade-in agreements.

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