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In Ibis Lakes Homeowners Ass'n, Inc. v. Ibis Isle Homeowners Ass'n, Inc., 4D12-1273 (Fla. 4th DCA, Dec. 12, 2012), Ibis Lakes Homeowners Association, Inc. (“Plaintiff”) sought review of a non-final order of the trial court...more
The California Supreme Court recently ruled that developers – by including an arbitration provision under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) in Homeowners’ Association Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (“CC&R’s”) – may...more
In our December 2011 Under Construction newsletter, we reported on the tendency of certain California courts to decline to enforce arbitration provisions in construction defect cases. See Arbitration in California...more
The California Supreme Court has issued its long anticipated decision in Pinnacle Museum Tower Association v. Pinnacle Market Development (U.S.), LLC, et al. The Court upheld a condominium developer’s ability to enforce a...more
Section 132(4) of the Condominium Act (the “Act”) provides that every declaration shall be deemed to contain a provision that the corporation and owners agree to submit a disagreement with respect to the declaration, by-laws...more
This month the Second District Court of Appeal concluded that the developer of a condominium complex lacked standing to enforce the declaration of covenants, conditions, and restrictions (CC&R's) after it had sold all the...more
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in Salley v. Option One Mortgage Corp., recently upheld a mortgage company’s right to enforce a “one-sided” arbitration provision in a loan agreement with a consumer. The agreement in...more
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