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Fox Rothschild LLP
The Iowa House of Representatives recently passed a bill restricting the ability of independent transmission developer to exercise their power of eminent domain.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The City of Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (DBS) has released its list of wood frame soft-story buildings that may be required to undergo mandatory retrofitting.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Earlier this month, HUD's General Counsel (legalese for head lawyer) issued guidance to all in the professional apartment management community concerning the use of criminal background checks in our housing operations.
Womble Carlyle
"You don't know what you don't know" is a popular catchphrase.
Womble Carlyle
"You don't know what you don't know" is a popular catchphrase.
Foley Hoag LLP
MassDEP and the Commonwealth's office of Coastal Zone Management recently proposed draft changes to the Designated Port Area and Facility of Public Accommodation regulations under the Chapter 91 program.
Reed Smith
Starting July 1, 2016 Virginia local governments must, in reviewing a residential rezoning or concept plan amendment, determine whether a requested land use exaction addresses an impact that is "specifically attributable" to the proposed new residential development.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, is the bureau of the Department of the Treasury with principal responsibility for implementing anti-money laundering rules and regulations.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
It is sometimes said that law is what separates humans from wild animals
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, our colleague Steve Friedberg published an article in AreaDevelopment on "Data Center Development and Financing Strategies".
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
Landlords contemplating terminating a lease with a distressed tenant in advance of a possible tenant bankruptcy will want to consider carefully a recent decision from the Seventh Circuit.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Wisconsin recently enacted legislation banning local governments, including cities, villages, counties and towns, from imposing time of sale ("TOS") requirements on the sale of real property.
Duane Morris LLP
In District of Columbia v. Department of Labor, No. 14-5132 (D.C. Cir. April 5, 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board's ...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
With passage of House Bill 309, Kentucky has joined the majority of states with public-private partnership (commonly referred to as "P3") legislation.
Holland & Knight
On April 4, 2016, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance addressing Fair Housing Act liability regarding the use of criminal background checks or screenings in housing determinations.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued guidance addressing Fair Housing Act liability regarding the use of criminal background checks or screenings in housing determinations.
Holland & Knight
Absent any unexpected delay, it is anticipated that AB 1963 will move smoothly through the legislative process.
BakerHostetler
Imagine that you own one home in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and another in Sarasota County, Florida.
Davis & Gilbert
A New York commercial landlord's ability to enforce lease provisions that provide for the acceleration of a tenant's future rent obligation in the event of breach came under scrutiny recently...
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Permits are often an overlooked component of real estate transactions. So-called "open" permits can cause headaches for owners who are selling or financing their property.
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Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a recent IRS Memorandum from the Office of the Chief Counsel, the IRS concluded that common "bad boy guarantees" may cause otherwise nonrecourse loans to be treated as recourse loans for tax purposes.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, is the bureau of the Department of the Treasury with principal responsibility for implementing anti-money laundering rules and regulations.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The recent ruling in the Provencal matter again demonstrates in a property damage case that waiver cannot create coverage because the underlying coverage must, in the first instance, exist if the waiver is to serve any purpose.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Recently, our colleague Steve Friedberg published an article in AreaDevelopment on "Data Center Development and Financing Strategies".
Holland & Knight
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit unanimously ruled that the Davis-Bacon Act does not require payment of prevailing wages on public-private partnerships where the U.S. or D.C. government is not a party to the construction contract and where the government is not the owner of the resulting project.
Womble Carlyle
If you turn a water faucet handle, you expect that clean water to pour forth. If you flush a toilet, you expect waste to disappear.
Holland & Knight
Absent any unexpected delay, it is anticipated that AB 1963 will move smoothly through the legislative process.
Blank Rome LLP
The most confusion I have seen in the discussion of construction topics concerns the concepts of "warranty" and "guaranty."
Greenberg Traurig
In November 2015, the New York City Council's Committee on Civil Service and Labor began consideration of a bill to amend the DBSWPA so as to extend its coverage.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On April 5, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia held that the Davis-Bacon Act and its higher wage requirements do not apply to the development of the CityCenterDC project...
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