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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Title XXXIII
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, INVESTMENTS, AND SOLICITATIONS
Chapter 559
REGULATION OF TRADE, COMMERCE, AND INVESTMENTS, GENERALLY
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F.S. 559.9613
559.9613 Disclosures.
(1) A provider that consummates a commercial financing transaction shall provide a written disclosure of the terms of the commercial financing transaction as required by subsection (2). The disclosure must be provided at or before consummation of the transaction. Only one disclosure must be provided for each commercial financing transaction, and a disclosure is not required as result of a modification, forbearance, or change to a consummated commercial financing transaction.
(2) A provider shall provide a written disclosure of the following information in connection with each commercial financing transaction:
(a) The total amount of funds provided to the business under the terms of the agreement.
(b) The total amount of funds disbursed to the business if less than the amount specified in paragraph (a) as a result of any fees deducted or withheld at disbursement, any amount paid to the provider to satisfy a prior balance, and any amount paid to a third party on behalf of the business.
(c) The total amount to be paid to the provider under the terms of the agreement.
(d) The total dollar cost under the terms of the agreement, calculated by finding the difference between the amount specified in paragraph (a) and the amount specified in paragraph (c).
(e)1. The manner, frequency, and amount of each payment; or
2. If the amount of the payments may vary, the manner and frequency of the payments, the estimated amount of the initial payment, a description of the methodology for calculating any variable payment, and the circumstances under which payments may vary.
(f) Whether there are any costs or discounts associated with prepayment, including a reference to the provision in the agreement which creates the contractual rights of the parties related to prepayment.
(3) A provider that consummates a commercial financing facility may provide disclosures required by subsection (2) which are based on an example of a transaction that could occur under the agreement. The example must be based on an account receivable total face amount owed of $10,000. Only one disclosure is required for each commercial financing facility, and a disclosure is not required as result of a modification, forbearance, or change to the facility. A new disclosure is not required each time accounts receivable are purchased under the facility.
History.s. 1, ch. 2023-290.