Note 14 - Commitments and Contingencies
|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2023
|Notes to Financial Statements|
|Commitments Contingencies and Guarantees [Text Block]||
14. Commitments and Contingencies
In the ordinary course of business, the Company is party to lawsuits as plaintiff or defendant involving its operations and activities. Additionally, from time to time in the ordinary course of business, the Company is involved in disputes with existing and former employees, vendors, taxing jurisdictions, and various other parties and also receives individual consumer complaints as well as complaints received through regulatory and consumer agencies. The Company takes these matters seriously and attempts to resolve any such issues as they arise.
Reserves are accrued for matters in which management believes it is probable that a loss will be incurred and the amount of such loss can be reasonably estimated. Management does not believe that the aggregate liability relating to known contingencies in excess of the aggregate amounts accrued will have a material impact on the Company’s results of operations or financial condition. However, litigation is inherently uncertain, and the actual costs of resolving legal claims, including awards of damages, may be substantially higher than the amounts accrued for these claims and may have a material adverse impact on the Company’s results of operations or financial condition.
Adverse judgments and the costs of defending or resolving legal claims may be substantial and may have a material adverse impact on the Company’s financial statements. Management is not at this time able to estimate a range of reasonably possible losses with respect to matters in which it is reasonably possible that a loss will occur. In certain matters, management is unable to estimate the loss or reasonable range of loss until additional developments provide information sufficient to support an assessment of the loss or reasonable range of loss. Frequently in these matters, the claims are broad, and the plaintiffs have not quantified or factually supported their claims.
There were no material pending legal proceedings against BBX Capital or its subsidiaries as of June 30, 2023.
Other Commitments and Guarantees
BBX Capital has guaranteed certain obligations of its subsidiaries and unconsolidated real estate joint ventures, including the following:
The entire disclosure for commitments, contingencies, and guarantees.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2009/role/commonPracticeRef