19
Apr

Florida CPA Investigation

The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulations (DBPR) has within it, the Division of Certified Public Accounting and the Florida Board of Accountancy. They clearly state on their website what is, and what is not, within the Board’s jurisdiction to investigate.Soreide Law Group, is conveniently located in South Florida, and represents all Florida licensed […]

1
Dec

Florida Insurance License Denial Due to Criminal Record

Insurance Field representatives can be denied licensure by the Florida Division of Insurance if an Applicant has been found guilty of, or has pleaded guilty or nolo contendere to, any of the following crimes (listed below under Permanent Bar Felony Crimes), regardless of adjudication, is permanently barred from licensure if you’ve committed:Permanent Bar Felony Crimes: […]

12
May

Upcoming Florida Board of Accountacy (BOA) Meetings

Soreide Law Group is conveniently based in South Florida. We represent Florida licensed CPA’s statewide in front of the Florida Board of Accountancy (BOA) and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) regarding licensing issues. For more information about defending your professional license please call for a no-cost consultation with an attorney at: (888) 760-6552. If you’ve been […]

29
May

Florida Board of Accountancy Complaints

Are you a licensed Florida Certified Public Accountant who has received a complaint? On the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s (DBPR) website they say that the professions and businesses regulated by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the disciplinary action that may be taken is administrative in nature.  These actions […]

2
May

Effects of a Disciplinary Action for Florida Nurses

It is important for someone who holds a professional license to be aware of the effects of a disciplinary action by a licensing board beyond the sanction that was agreed to or imposed on them. At times, the order can have far reaching consequences which could cause additional problems to the licensee.  Remember, you license […]

1
Jun

Florida Board of Accountancy Complaint Against a CPA

In the State of Florida, what is the process of a Certified Public Account (CPA) complaint? According to the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR), if the complaint is determined to be legally sufficient, an investigation is opened.  The CPA is made aware of the allegations, provided with a copy of the complaint that […]

7
Jul

Effect of Law Enforcement Records on Florida Applications for Insurance Licenses

The following information was obtained from the Florida Administrative Law Code: 69B-211.042 Effect of Law Enforcement Records on Applications for Insurnace Licensure in Florida. “(1) Law Enforcement Records and Required Documentation. The Department uses Law Enforcement Records to determine whether an applicant is subject to the permanent bar or disqualifying periods set forth in Sections […]

6
Mar

Some Reasons for Disciplinary Actions on a Florida CPA

Below a few of the reasons Florida CPA’s may find themselves facing Disciplinary Actions: Attempting to procure a license to practice public accounting by bribery or fraudulent misrepresentations. False or fraudulent advertising. Having a CPA license revoked, suspended, denied, or otherwise acted against by the licensing authority of another state, territory, or country. Any fraudulent […]

19
Dec

Does New Legislation Affect Pharmacists?

When Florida’s 2016 legislative session gave the authority to advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to prescribe controlled substances, how does this now affect the licensed Florida pharmacists? As always, Soreide Law Group reminds all Florida licensed professionals to check with the proper authorities for the new and changing laws. After ARNPs […]

14
Dec

New Florida Laws For ARNPs and PAs Prescribing Controlled Substances

Florida’s 2016 legislative session gave the authority to advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to now prescribe controlled substances.  This however is subject to approval by their supervising practitioner and it is not a complete grant of prescribing authority.  Some of the restrictions are listed below.  As always, we remind you to […]