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Agreeing to Agree: Commercial Division Rules Twice that Term Sheets Were Not Binding Agreements

In two recent decisions, Justices Charles E. Ramos and Saliann Scarpulla of the New York Commercial Division ruled that term sheets were not binding agreements. Keitel v. E*Trade Fin. Corp., No. 652220/2015, 2017 BL 131532...more

‘Home Improvement’ decision may provide tools for drafting, managing CAM in commercial leases

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In California, commercial lease tenants typically pay a portion of the common area maintenance expenses or "CAM." Commercial leases also generally include the right of the tenant to audit the landlord's CAM statement each...more

Ohio Supreme Court Rules No Compensable Taking Occurred as a Result of Filming Captain America: The Winter Soldier in Downtown...

Earlier this month the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that reduced access to a downtown Cleveland parking lot did not constitute a compensable taking under the Ohio Constitution. The case arose after the City of Cleveland granted a...more

Rating Agency Developments

On November 2nd, DBRS updated its rating methodology for Companies in the Gaming Industry. On November 2nd, DBRS updated its rating methodology for European Non-Performing Loans Securitizations. On October 30th, Moody’s...more

The Location Release Agreement: Know Your Lines

by Arnall Golden Gregory LLP on

Thanks to the state’s generous productions incentives, filmmakers are scouting Georgia locations like never before. Makers of feature films, television series, commercials and music videos are knocking on doors, seeking...more

Nevada Set to Regulate Nightclubs in Gaming Establishments

by Dickinson Wright on

In the current legislative session in Nevada, a bill sponsored by the Nevada State Gaming Control Board has been amended to promote the regulation of nightclubs and nightclub employees that operate on a gaming premise. In...more

New Rules On Lease Agreements In The Retail Sector In Italy

by DLA Piper on

A new law in Italy allows the parties to a lease agreement to avoid the onerous statutory provisions law no. 392/78 (the “Tenancy Law”). Effective from 12 November 2014, the parties to a non-residential property lease...more

Four Casino Resort Licenses on the Table in Upstate New York – Time to Place Your Bets

by Goodwin on

As New York State prepares to issue four new gaming licenses, this alert takes a closer look at the details involved in the application requirements, bidding process, fees and approval considerations for prospective...more

What Is Preliminary Relief in CA?

by Doron Eghbali on

Plaintiffs are often confronted with the dilemma of prolonged litigation vis-a-vis losing their business to trademark infringement, competition, etc. Preliminary relief in some instances, along with other litigation tactics,...more

New Miami In The News: Weekly Recap

by Bilzin Sumberg on

This week in New Miami news, New York Film Academy is set to open a Miami Beach campus, Miami issued an RFP to build and operate a new film and TV studio, and Governor Rick Scott would like to increase the number of annual...more

What Is Deposition In CA?

by Doron Eghbali on

What is a deposition? Who may be deposed? Who may not be deposed? What is the time frame for deposition? Where could deposition be taken? These are only some of the questions confronting parties and non-parties alike in a...more

Sports Law Update -- Spring 2012

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

In This Issue: - Several pro teams are eyeing possible stadium replacements or renovations this year, including the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings. What are some of the major stadium negotiation issues, either...more

What Is Rescission In Contracts Law?

by Doron Eghbali on

From legal perspective, rescission of a contract is distinguishable from cancellation of a contract. Rescission reverts the contract to the day it had not been signed as if the contract had not been made. In fact, the...more

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