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Littler Mendelson
Among the approximately 1,000 bills signed by California Governor Brown last month was Assembly Bill 1654 ("AB 1654"), which allows a class of employees to waive the remedies created by the PAGA of 2004.
Berman Fink Van Horn P.C.
In previous blogs, we've touched on the concept of due diligence during a real estate transaction.
Farella Braun & Martel
Parties acquiring and developing property must make sure that their environmental due diligence process includes a thorough assessment of VI risks.
In BP America Production Co. v. Laddex, Ltd. (Case No. 15-0248), the Texas Supreme Court recently ruled that a top lease that is a conveyance of an interest in a lessor's possibility of reverter...
Gray Reed & McGraw
In 2008, Mark III executes a mortgage granting a bank a security interest in property described in an attached exhibit which included certain oil and gas leases.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Pennsylvania's Realty Transfer Tax Act and Philadelphia's Realty Transfer Tax Act are similar in many respects, however, an important distinction exists . . .
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
Rights in real estate are created by written instruments: deeds, mortgages, easements and similar grants.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In TIAA Global Investments LLC, et al. v. One Astoria Square, LLC, et al., Index No. 652907/2012, an owner and purchaser of a large multi-unit building complex sued the seller for alleged fraud and intentional misrepresentation.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On occasion, a ''straight'' sale (a Property Sale) of real property (effectuated through a deed by the owner of the property to the purchaser) may morph into a sale of equity interests...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Specific performance is a remedy in which a Court requires a party to perform a particular act, more often than not what is set in a contract.
You have multiple properties that you want to sell and to perform a like-kind exchange. Do you want to treat these sales as a single exchange or multiple exchanges?
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.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.
A well drafted "as‑is" clause can prevent a buyer from claiming any damages against the seller for issues that arise with regard to the condition of the property.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Last week, Business First of Louisville published a report and slideshow on the top 25 largest residential real estate transactions of the first quarter of 2015 in Jefferson County.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
In his weekly Realty Law Digest column (subscription required), Scott Mollen analyzes two notable cases.
As the real estate market continues to gather steam, many owners of rental properties are again contemplating the sale or exchange of their holdings.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Effective January 1, 2015, California law requires real estate brokers and agents to provide their clients and prospective clients with specific new disclosures.
McGuireWoods LLP
Whenever commercial or industrial property is sold, leased or financed, the checklist of due diligence items includes a Phase I environmental site assessment (Phase I).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The California Court of Appeals has recently held that, as a general rule, the Documentary Transfer Tax applies whenever there is a "change in ownership" of real property.
Reed Smith
On September 18, 2014 Congress amended the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act to exempt condominiums from the filing and registration requirements.
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