Accessibility concerns for disabled condo owners
Rules for rewarding 'super' condo board members
Condo Water Invasion: Potential Medical Liability?
How to Deal with Delinquent Condo Board Members
Condo complaints not in writing?
Assessments, Condos vs. Town Homes
Real Estate Trends in the Bay Area & Beyond – Interview with Paul Churchill, Member, Mintz Levin
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: Adjacent Development Rights and Objections
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Accessibility Concerns for Disabled Condo Owners
Ventas' Debra Cafaro on why the Health Care asset class is well positioned in today's economy
A New World for Mortgage Banking – What You Need to Know About the CFPB’s Final Mortgage Servicing Rules
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Taking it Seriously: Unusual Lease Violations in Virginia
Weekly Brief: Lawyers Laid Off After Foreclosure Settlement
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Industrial Markets Overview
Allen Matkins/CBRE 360 in 60 - Capital Markets Overview
ESMA Reports on Information that Competent Authorities Should Provide to it Under the AIFMD -
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), has published a final report of technical advice for the European...more
The Central Bank of Ireland (the “Central Bank”) issued feedback on 28 March 2014 to its consultation in relation to whether investment structures, most notably exempt unit trusts (“EUTs”), should be considered to be...more
On Tuesday, Bank of America disclosed in its annual report with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that “government regulators” in North America, Europe and Asia are investigating its foreign exchange and...more
This issue of the Credit Crunch Digest focuses on developments in a major Barclays Libor-related case; a multibillion-dollar Bank of America settlement with mortgage securities investors; Morgan Stanley’s settlement with the...more
ESMA Q&A on Application of AIFMD -
On February 17, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published a questions and answers paper (Q&A) on the application of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Executive Branch; International; and Upcoming Hearings.
Excerpt from Leading the Past Week -
Last week closed with the long anticipated ability-to-repay and...more
Final Rules Implementing the Volcker Rule -
On December 10, the Fed, CFTC, FDIC, OCC and SEC issued final rules to implement Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act (the Volcker Rule), which prohibit insured depository...more
On October 23, JP Morgan agreed to pay an undisclosed sum to settle cases brought by three German banks in the Supreme Court of the State of New York concerning the banks’ alleged purchase of $5 billion of RMBS....more
The Fed Approves New Fee Schedules -
On October 31, the Fed announced new fee schedules, effective January 2, 2014, for payment services the Federal Reserve Banks provide to depository institutions (priced services). ...more
This newsletter provides an overview of some of the main EU and UK banking, securities and derivatives markets regulatory developments during the period 1 June to 30 September 2013.
Banking Regulation Basel III...more
FHFA Common Securitization Platform -
On October 7, the FHFA announced that the joint venture between Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to build and create a new common securitization platform has reached certain milestones,...more
In This Issue:
Leading the Past Week; Legislative Branch; and Executive Branch.
Leading the Past Week -
Congress returned this week from its August Recess period and hit the ground running, with the...more
FHFA Input on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Multifamily Businesses -
On August 9, the FHFA announced that it is seeking public input on strategies to reduce Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's presence in the multifamily housing...more
FHFA Statement on Freddie Mac Risk-Sharing Transaction -
On July 24, the FHFA announced that Freddie Mac is nearing completion of its first risk-sharing transaction, a direct debt issuance, that will assist Freddie Mac...more
SEC Updates Form PF "Frequently Asked Questions" -
The SEC recently released updated "Frequently Asked Questions" relating to Form PF that, among other things, clarified how Form PF filers should...more
Third Consecutive Year Increase and Positive Expectations on Amendment to Real Estate Specified Joint Enterprise Act -
- On May 24, 2013, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) announced...more
The CFPB Amends Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Standards -
On Wednesday, May 29, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) issued amendments to Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending...more
In this issue:
- SEC Approves FINRA Rule Change That Requires Reporting OTC Equity Transactions Within 10 Seconds
- NFA Issues Notice to Members Regarding Section 16 Financial Requirements for Cleared Swaps...more
In the immediate aftermath of the crisis, it’s possible that those who identified securitisation as a financing model, rather than loan origination practices, as a principal cause of the crisis were all too ready to charge...more
In This Issue: April Housing Scorecard; Rating Agency Developments; New York State Court Dismisses RMBS Putback Action Against Nomura As Time-Barred; New York State Court Allows Trustee Lawsuit Against DB Structured Products...more
In This Issue: FHFA Limit on Fannie and Freddie Loan Purchases to Qualified Mortgage; Rating Agency Developments; MBIA and Bank of America Settle MBS Litigation for $1.7 Billion: Assured and UBS Agree to Settle RMBS...more
On April 30, the FHFA issued its progress report on the steps being taken to establish a common securitization infrastructure for MBS. The FHFA is encouraging interested parties to provide written input on the progress...more
Fed Proposal on Annual Assessments - On April 15, the Fed requested comment on a proposed rule to establish an annual assessment for bank holding companies and savings and loan companies with $50 billion or greater in total...more
UK Financial Services Regulatory Handover - On April 1, the long-awaited handover of power from the FSA to the "twin-peaks system," consisting of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and Financial Conduct Authority...more
In This Presentation:
1. Why were changes needed?
2. How are things changing?
3. The process of change
4. Amendments in place now
5. What is still to change?
- 2nd Draft Amendment
- 3rd Draft...more
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