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As of 1st July, the Ministry of Civil Affairs has implemented two Measures to regulate the establishment and operation of senior care facilities. Our careful review finds the Measures are very welcome and encouraging...more
In this article, we will discuss on the topic of:
--What’s Happening in the Marketplace in China?
--The History and Development of CCRCs in the U.S.
--Fee Structures for CCRCs
--Financial, Regulatory and...more
On March 12, 2013, the CFPB filed a new amicus brief supporting the consumer/appellee’s position that the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA) applies to condominium units, even where the unit does not also...more
Public Speaks Out on Puppy Mills, Fracking
by Aneta Glover | Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 2:28 pm
With a much smaller than expected group assembled, Supervisor Walter Prouty called the Town Board Meeting to order,...more
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LOCAL LAW, TOWN OF OVID, NEW YORK
PROPOSED LOCAL LAW NO. BB OF THE YEAR 2012: A local law enacting an Eighteen-month Moratorium On The New Construction/Establishment Of Kennels And/Or...more
Attorney Steven Getman reports that Chesapeake Appalachia, L.L.C. will allow over 4,400 landowners who were locked into potentially unfavorable natural gas leases the opportunity to renegotiate with the energy company.
The village of Interlaken is the latest area municipality to ban so-called “puppy mills." At its April 12 meeting, the Village Board enacted the ban as part of its overhaul of the entire village code, according to...more
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today in much anticipated Bevilacqua v. Rodriguez case. The final edict is mix of bad and good news for owners of property whose titles have been rendered defective due to...more
GREEN BUILDINGS AND GREENER LEASES
The Environmental Background
All buildings, including residential, commercial and industrial buildings have a significant impact on our environment. For example,...more
After years of planning and debate, the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) next week will likely adopt a proposal by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to tighten human health-based water quality...more
While retail sales in China are growing by around 18% annually, China has become the world’s fastest-growing retail market, and maybe one day be the biggest. Foreign chains from different sectors are piling in. For most...more
This is an article by environmental litigator Shawn Collins discussing his experience in environmental class action cases, and why homeowners cannot afford to trust what the polluting companies say. Their lawyers or public...more
Oversigt i summarisk form over den nyere praksis vedrørende tilstandsrapporter, bygningssagkyndiges ansvar og ejerskifteforsikringer....more
In 2008, Congress passed and President George Bush signed into law the Housing and Economic Recovery Act, (Public Law 110-289) (HERA). HERA is designed to assist with the recovery and the revitalization of America’s...more
Recent Fannie Mae (FNMA) condominium lending regulations are beginning to live up to the hype as having an onerous impact on condominium sales and project development. The changes, made in January, were part of an effort by...more
The town of Romulus, New York, has been lauded for issuing a moratorium on dog breeding facilities within its jurisdiction.
The New York State Humane Association and the group Animal Rights Mobilization commended Town...more
This local law provides for the administration and enforcement of the New York State
Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code (the Uniform Code) and the State Energy
Conservation Construction Code (the Energy Code) in this...more
Seneca and Cayuga counties have 30 days to respond, now that the Cayuga Indian Nation has submitted its
application to have its land there placed into federal trust.
Leaders in both counties were notified Monday by the...more