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Reinstatement of a LIHTC LURA following foreclosure

Note: This post is the final part of a continuing series on the Credit Report Blog on the subject of workouts and bankruptcies involving low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC) projects....more

Phoenix Project: Atlantic City Can Rise From The Ashes

Most of the news from the Atlantic City Boardwalk over the last couple of years has not been promising. Several of the massive casino resort properties there have closed and/or slipped into bankruptcy, and the resale or...more

Environmental Liability: Relief Through Bankruptcy Or Not?

In re Appalachian Fuel, LLC, 521 B.R. 779 (Bankr. E.D. Ky. 2014) – A state department of environmental protection (DEP) filed an administrative expense application in the bankruptcy cases of coal mining debtors for...more

Playing Zone(-ing) Defense

ZONE(-ING) DEFENSE --- With March Madness in full swing, now is a great time to review how local zoning ordinances can turn a mortgage servicer’s foreclosure layup into a blocked shot. Many U.S. states rely on a judicial...more

Friday 13th: an Unlucky Day for Scottish Liquidators

On 13 December 2013, the Court of Session ruled that the liquidators of The Scottish Coal Company Limited (SCC) were not able to disclaim ownership of certain open-cast mines and the environmental permits which were connected...more

California Quarterly Update -- A Reed Smith Quarterly Update (2nd Quarter 2013)

Welcome to the first edition of a series of quarterly updates from Reed Smith on California state tax developments. Every quarter, we will bring you legal updates and provide some insight on what taxpayers are facing in...more

The Seventh Circuit Cuts the Gordian Knot of NSR Interpretation: Preconstruction Review Cannot Lead to Continuing Violations

Last week, in United States v. Midwest Generation, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed dismissal of EPA’s NSR enforcement action against Commonwealth Edison. Commonwealth Edison was the prior owner of the plants at...more

TRANSACTIONAL: Bankruptcy: Contractor Insolvency Issues in Large Project Transactions

An issue that is often overlooked, but should be considered in the context of large project transactions, is the potential insolvency of contractors and subcontractors. A bankruptcy proceeding involving a key contractor can...more

Susquehanna Bank v. United States (In re: Restivo Auto Body, Inc.)

Order granting summary judgment

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Gordon entered an order granting summary judgment in favor of Susquehanna Bank, and against the IRS, declaring the bank has lien priority and thus may claim the fund created by the sale of the...more

Legal Alert: Damon Key's quarterly update - Social Media for Lawyers, IP issues, and Bankruptcy update

Here's our firm's latest Legal Alert, a quarterly publication covering issues such as social media for lawyers, Intellectual Property and trademarks, bankruptcy, and eminent domain. ...more

Bankruptcy Ruling Disfavors Florida Dirt Bond Holders

A ruling by the bankruptcy court has put holders of Florida’s so-called dirt bonds sold by two Fiddler’s Creek Community Development Districts at the end of the pecking order when payments are made to creditors. The ruling...more

Bankruptcy Ruling may Affect CDDs

US Federal Court Bankruptcy judge K. Rodney May confirmed the reorganization plans of property developer Fiddler’s Creek LLC, which includes Fiddler’s Creek Community Development Districts 1 and 2 as creditors. But owners of...more

Better Way to Broker - Is your commercial real estate broker leaving up to 15% of savings on the table?

Research shows that commercial real estate agents and brokers have a dismal reputation, and it’s getting worse. The overriding assumption is that there’s an alignment of interests between the broker, as...more

Manatt Sports: Maryland's Bad Track Record

No sooner did the ink dry on my celebration of the 25th anniversary of the erstwhile Baltimore Colts' midnight departure to Indianapolis, when Maryland has provided us with more eminent domain related stuff for our gristmill....more

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