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Getting the best result when you file bankruptcy: don't file with outdated information
Jersey LLPs: a new dawn as investment and property holding vehicles
A recent amendment to the Limited Liability Partnership (Jersey) Law 1997 (the "Law") could see Jersey Limited Liability Partnerships (Jersey LLPs) gain...more
When a property is purchased on contract, land contract or some other form of agreement where the purchaser is renting to own real estate and the purchaser files for bankruptcy it can leave the seller in a precarious...more
When is a first mortgagee not liable for any unpaid HOA assessments that came due prior to taking title?
Judging solely by the text of § 720.3085(2)(b), it would seem that a first mortgagee that takes title to property...more
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the circumstances leading to the bankruptcy filing of Residential Capital (ResCap), a residential mortgage loan originator and a subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc. (formerly...more
The recently reported three (3) panel decision in Vukman v. Beneficial Consumer Discount Company brings into play the validity of using the Uniform Act 91 Notice that was adopted on June 5, 1999 by the Pennsylvania Housing...more
In In re Meruelo Maddox Properties, Inc., -- F.3d ---, No. 10-56128 (9th Cir. Jan. 27, 2012), the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently rejected the “whole enterprise” exception to the...more
In its recent decision in Meruelo Maddux Properties, Inc., the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that an entity that meets the definition of a “single real estate” debtor under the Bankruptcy Code...more
On January 27, 2012, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a property level debtor was subject to the single asset real estate provisions of the Bankruptcy Code even though the debtor was one of fifty-three debtor...more
If you are a homeowner association member filing for bankruptcy, there is an obscure provision in the law you must be aware of. The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) passed in 2005 allows these...more
In an interview to the Magazine "Pontos de Vista", I have tried to covered various and actuals topics, ie, the real estate appraisal, subject in focus after the memorandum signed between Portuguese Governement, IMF and...more
Real Estate Investors are frequently criticized by Agents and Brokers because investors seemingly make huge profits in one day by purchasing a house for a low price and selling it for much more money. Investors flip houses on...more
Many dream of the day when they can start their own business. Unfortunately for some once the dream finally happens it ends all too soon. I am seeing many businesses that were quite successful for a number of years who have...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
• Swaps — page 2
• Delaware Bankruptcy Court Sheds Light on the Common Interest Doctrine Preventing the Waiver of Privileged Communications — page 2
• The Donald Trumps Icahn - Intercreditor Agreement...more
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF FILING CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY
Northern District of Georgia, Gainesville, Ga....more
Presenting false financial information to qualify for a loan, lease, or other purpose may have no legal consequences if the provider lives up to the agreement. But if the deal goes sour,the statements can reappear and result...more
In mid- 2007, Cleveland, Ohio’s National City Bank (“National City”) was a leading regional bank and one of the ten largest banks in the United States in terms of deposits and mortgages. Its stock was trading comfortably in...more
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