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John Corey, Founding Partner of Greentarget, interviews Jeffrey De Boer, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Real Estate Roundtable, on the intersection of Washington and commercial real estate....more
John Corey, Founding Partner of Greentarget interviews Jerry Speyer, Chairman and Co-CEO of Tishman Speyer on the floor of DLA Piper's Global Real Estate Summit about uncertainty in the commercial real estate industry....more
In the world of professional sports, management spends considerable time evaluating players, strategizing about organizational fits and developing talent through coaching— all with an eye toward winning a championship....more
During my years of litigation, and equally so now in the field of litigation graphics, I became convinced of the importance of inspecting whatever items and locations that a case revolves around in order to visualize and then...more
Our Italian Desk advises Italian companies on matters of Belgian law and offers Italian law advice to foreign companies....more
In construction litigation, almost every description—from Aggregate, Beater Bars and Canusa wraps, to Wonderboard, Yokes and Z-bars—involves specialized language of the trade that must be made understandable. Visual aids...more
Originally published in The Brief, Volume 41, Number 4, Summer 2012.
TIPS Chair Randy Aliment’s 2011–2012 theme is Disaster Preparedness and Response. The Disaster Preparedness and Response Task Force was formed in...more
At Cogent Legal, real estate and land use cases are among our favorite to support. They can offer up rich and tangible imagery to shape for jury scrutiny. Not surprisingly, trial teams for such cases, on occasion, come to us...more
Our last note highlighted the importance of effectively negotiating exclusions to Operating Expenses and offered examples of some exclusions that, if not properly negotiated, can significantly impact the tenant’s bottom line....more
In this article, one Chief Legal Officer describes how he uses LPM to assure that he obtains both predictable pricing as well as efficient services from outside law firms.
Here's a sample: "LPM makes a difference in...more
UK Real Estate Investment Trusts (UK REITs) were introduced by the Finance Act 2006 to give investors a tax-efficient way of getting exposure to commercial property. This special tax regime came into force on 1 January 2007...more
This is an open letter to Rockland County, NY attorneys from Hudson Valley Bank....more
Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (“HMRC”) has announced that it intends to start imposing the maximum penalty of £3,000 in respect of online and paper SDLT returns under section 96 of the Finance Act...more
COMMERCIAL INSURANCE CLAIMS: A POLICYHOLDER’S CHECKLIST...more
Lawyers and their Clients, and Vice Versa...more
Join me at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law's (RPTE) 22nd Spring Symposia in Washington DC on April 28, 2011 where we will discuss "The Positive Side of Social Media" - the...more
Many of my followers outside the UK ask me about the rather bizarre nature of “squatter’s rights” in the UK. How can members of the public take over vacant properties (such as Saif Gaddafi’s Hampstead home, or Guy Ritchie’s...more
America has morphed from a society that produces goods as commodities, to a service worker economy led by lawyers. From law school deans to corporate counsel consultants, “the future of lawyers” is a topic...more
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