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Fla. Gov. Signs Trade Secrets Bills Backed By P3 Industry

Law360, Miami (February 25, 2016, 8:21 PM EST) -- Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed two bills into law Wednesday, expanding the definition of a trade secret to include companies' financial information and exempting companies from public records laws, measures proponents said would help attract companies to the state for public-private partnership projects.

Scott signed S.B. 180, which brings financial information under the trade secrets umbrella, and a companion bill S.B. 182, which creates the public records exemption. Both bills sailed through the Florida Legislature with few dissenting votes.

The measures have been a goal for...
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