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CFIUS Publishes New Proposed Regulations
The Treasury Department proposed two different sets of new regulations to implement FIRRMA.
United States
2 Oct 2019
Supreme Court Removes Obstacle To Property Owners Bringing Takings Claims In Federal Court
As the Court noted, its decision removes an important "Catch-22" that had hindered property owners in bringing federal takings claims.
United States
28 Jun 2019
Real Estate Finance: Massachusetts
A Q&A guide to real estate finance law for borrowers and lenders in Massachusetts written by Partner Paul Jakubowski and Special Counsel Stephen Edwards, published by Practical Law (Thomson Reuters 2017).
United States
9 Aug 2017
High Court Inclusive Communities Ruling: 1 Year Later
Last summer the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, holding that disparate impact discrimination claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).
United States
24 Aug 2016
Separation Panes: Emerging Litigation Over Window Sealant
Relatively few people in the commercial construction industry are kept up at night by polyisobutylene (PIB) — the synthetic rubber sealant commonly used to provide a long term and durable moisture barrier for insulated glass window units (IGUs).
United States
11 Aug 2016
FinCEN Sets Its Sights On Luxury Real Estate
The issuance of the GTOs marks the first time that the federal government has required real estate companies to disclose the names behind cash transactions.
United States
25 Jan 2016
Construction Dispute Management Capabilities
WilmerHale Partners Brent Gurney and Andy Cohn recently discussed construction disputes, specifically those dealing with the legal and contract issues affecting curtain walls, in a WilmerHale video highlight entitled "Construction Dispute Management Capabilities."
United States
17 Apr 2015
Modern Curtain Walls: 4 Simple Steps To Avoiding Costly Disputes & Performance Problems
There is no feature of a modern building that is more visible—and few that are more critical—than its curtain wall.
United States
5 Nov 2014
Microbes, Mice And Minefields: Unique Issues In Developing And Leasing Life Science Facilities
From the outside, life science facilities may look a lot like office buildings. However, the occupancy of laboratory space by pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms raises a unique set of legal issues. This article discusses those issues, and offers practical advice to those who represent developers, landlords and tenants of life science buildings.
United States
22 Oct 2014
Regulatory Responses To Climate Change
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, leaving 1,833 dead and causing $108 billion in property damage.
United States
22 Oct 2014
Treatment Of Leases Under Sections 363(F) And 365(H) Of The Bankruptcy Code
Ten years ago, in 2003, the Seventh Circuit issued its Qualitech decision, which sought to reconcile a perceived conflict between section 365(h) and section 363(f).
United States
30 Oct 2013
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