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There’s a lot of talk these days about the growth of a shadow banking market. Shadow is right! The growth of the commercial lending market outside of the universe of insured depository institutions and life insurance...more
In a move that represents a first in Hong Kong, one of the territory's largest listed property developers, Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and certain of its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement with the Securities and...more
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Prices in the Spanish real estate market have been cut down by around 30% in the last 5 years, which means a wealth of opportunities for real estate funds, savvy individual investors and anything in between. But there are...more
There isn't far to look when investigating reasons why real estate investors all over the world are looking at buying property here in Florida. Some foreign investors, as we pointed out on Tuesday, are doing this via the web,...more
Demand for condo sales and rentals slated to exceed supply
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Welcome to the Autumn edition of Real World from Dechert’s London Finance and Real Estate Group, keeping you up to date with recent developments in real estate law and practice.
In this issue:
- How to get...more
Originally published in Law 360 on August 24, 2012.
Imagine a corporation in the business of building and leasing warehouses to manufacturers, in particular, manufacturers that import raw materials to be manufactured...more
On June 15 Lebanon County began to issue thousands of notices of reassessment to all property taxpayers in the county informing them of changes in their properties’ assessments for 2013. Property taxpayers will have forty...more
Imagine a corporation in the business of building and leasing warehouses to manufacturers, in particular, manufacturers that import raw materials to be manufactured here in Arizona. The hypothetical corporation owns a large...more
In This Issue:
Introductory Comments; The Legal Basis of Co-ownership; Part 1 – Commercial aspects of co-ownership; Part 2 – Legal Drafting and Key Touch-Points; Co-ownership Laws in New South Wales; Co-ownership...more
The International energy companies often find the most attractive oil and gas prospects to be located in countries where the risk of expropriation, whether full or partial, looms on the horizon. Although the epicenter of...more
Following are the contents of this edition:
Two Different Types of Senior Community Emerge Respectively in Shanghai and Beijing
Senior Nursing –- a Rising and Promising Career
Indemnificatory Housing is...more
In This Issue:
- Introduction to Iraq Perspectives
- Project Finance in Iraq, Part 1: Project Ownership
- Iraq’s National Investment Commission
Excerpt from Project Finance in Iraq, Part 1...
In this newsletter, we highlight 10 issues relevant to the potential acquisition of a portfolio of serviced apartment management businesses in Australia. We have concentrated on issues that will have relatively universal...more
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) and the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”) are proposing dramatic changes to lease accounting rules that would virtually eliminate operating lease accounting...more
With the decline in the economies of the developed world, many construction and infrastructure companies are broadening their horizons. In particular, there has been huge interest in construction in the Kingdom of Saudi...more
Fluctuating commodity prices, particularly with respect to the price of food and basic staples, have created a significant demand for arable land. The demand for arable land has, in turn, boosted the price Argentina's...more
As the flooding news from Thailand drags on, businesses must look to the lessons that past disasters can teach us - the Sendai earthquake and tsunami last March (the "Sendai Event"), Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and even...more
The extraordinary images and reports of the devastation from the Japan earthquake and tsunami are staggering. While the focus has understandably and appropriately been on the human toll and concern for the well-being of...more
The human toll from the catastrophes caused by earthquake and tsunami devastating the east coast of Japan has numbed the world. Obviously, the immediate collective focus must be on aiding the survivors and controlling the...more
In the 2010 report from the World Bank, Colombia consolidates as leader in the region and one of the top ten reformers worldwide for its improvement in the efficiency of business regulations. This further places Colombia as...more
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