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FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Attorney Jeff Moerdler, head of Mintz Levin's Real Estate and Communications practices in New York, talks about the factors businesses need to consider when selecting a data network facility. ...more
In A New York State Of Mind . . . For Expanded Vandalism Coverage -
Why it matters: Property owners in New York with coverage for vandalism will be pleased with the Georgitsi Realty LLC v. Penn-Star Insurance Company...more
When does selling a cell tower lease make sense? In financial terms, it usually doesn't (you can't invest the money and get the same income you're now getting)....more
A Return to the Basics -
Reading, understanding and interpreting an insurance policy can get pretty complicated. Coverage, exclusions, definitions, notice requirements, time limits – every provision of a policy can be...more
One of the most common questions we get is "What is the going rental rate for a cell tower lease?" It varies, and there are key factors which drive it. ...more
FINRA recently signaled a continuing focus on the marketing of real estate-related products by issuing a Regulatory Notice expressing concerns about communications involving unlisted, or non-traded, real estate investment...more
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
People with cell towers on their property are frequently contacted by companies offering to "buy-out" their cell tower lease. The resulting question we get is "What's my cell tower lease worth?" This post will attempt to...more
In this LEVICK Daily interview, LEVICK’s new Strategic Policy Advisor, Steve Bartlett, discusses how companies can best navigate the complex relationships between the public and private sectors. As a former Congressman, Mayor...more
Churches are good candidates for cell towers and antennas because cell companies have to add a lot more cell towers and antennas due to the increased demand caused by the proliferation of Droids, iPhones, iPads, etc....more
Be careful, your Letters of Intent may be binding unless drafted properly. That’s the message from a 2011 case First National Mortgage Co. v. Federal Realty Investment Trust, 631 F.3d 1058 (February 1, 2011).
Many property owners with cell towers on their property are getting proposals to buy out their interest in the lease for the tower, or similar proposals for leases for cell antennas on the roof or side of a building. Usually...more
In Part 1 of this series we introduced you to Power Purchasing Agreements (PPA’s), which are contracts for purchasing electricity generated by a power plant that take advantage of federal tax incentives to lower electricity...more
Earlier this year, Phillips Lytle successfully challenged a Town’s denial of a client’s application for a zoning use variance to construct and operate a wireless telecommunications tower within a privately-owned, large rural...more
Traditional sources of business loans, such as banks and financial lenders, are sometimes unavailable or difficult to qualify for. But if you’re not financing large capital purchases or multi-million dollar projects, and need...more
On August 28, 2012 the Iowa State Board of Tax Review ruled in favor of Cable One, Inc. (Cable One) in a case dealing with the question as to whether the Iowa Department of Revenue (the Department) could treat Cable One as a...more
In Amadeus, the movie based on the life of Wolfgang Mozart, the Austrian emperor is previewing Mozart’s latest opera. The emperor is shown listening thoughtfully throughout the entire vast musical extravaganza. When the...more
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
Florida real estate developers and those interested in investing in Florida real estate, from timeshares to condominium projects to shopping centers, restaurants, and other projects that serve the big Florida tourist...more
Greenberg Glusker today announced that it has secured a two million dollar verdict against Regency Outdoor Advertising on behalf of its clients, West Hollywood nightclub Whisky-A-Go-Go and Ace Outdoor Advertising. Partner Lee...more
The increasing demand for cellular and other wireless devices has significantly increased traffic on wireless networks and thus the demand by wireless carriers for the lease of building rooftops, space on cell towers, raw...more