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Are Political Intelligence Practice Groups Too Risky?
Greenberger: Derivatives Legislation Would Seriously Weaken Dodd-Frank
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
S&C's Cohen: Brown-Vitter Punishes Banks For Being Big
Cohen: Cyprus Is Not A Template For Future Restructurings
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Bill on Bankruptcy: Kodak Plan Bumps the Debt, Craters Stock
STOCK Act Loses Much of Its Teeth, but Members of Congress Aim to Change That
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Easily Make Simple Words Complicated
Raj Mahajan, Allston Trading CEO, Talks HFT and the Business of Prop Trading
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Bill on Bankruptcy: ResCap Report, a Bargain at $83 Million
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Stockton May Win the Battle, Lose the War
NFA Chairman Chris Hehmeyer Talks Bankruptcy Reform
An Update on SEF, IDB and Swap Regulation from Chris Ferreri of ICAP
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
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Helpful advice for using Rule 506 for raising money....more
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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit last week denied federal securities and related state law claims by a group of investors, which were brought against attorneys for statements made during a presentation...more
On June 25, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil complaint against Wayne L. Palmer (“Palmer”) and National Note of Utah, LC (“National Note”), of West Jordan, Utah, alleging that the defendants are...more
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May 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Last week JP Morgan Chase acknowledged a trading loss of at least $2 billion, fueling calls by some observers for more regulation of financial institutions. Chris Whalen, a Senior Managing Director...more
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Recent changes implemented by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey regarding Real Estate Investment Companies (REICs)....more
This client briefing provides an overview of the proposed relaxation by the UK Treasury of the rules governing the UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) regime that will come into force in April 2012.
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 handbook is for anyone seeking $500,000 to $5,000,000 to fund a real estate limited partnership without having to identify which properties will be bought, developed or sold on behalf of the investors. This form of...more
Medical Cannabis Investment Opportunities
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Reading recent unremittingly bad news about the U.S. real estate market reminds me how much money can be made buying the right asset classes these days. ...more
The Supreme Court ruled in relation to the remedies available for the enforcement of a judgment registered against only one of the co-owners of registered land.
The High Court found that it did not have jurisdiction to...more
This document carries out varioud legal and procedural requirement for investment in India in Real Estate Business.
CS Devesh Pandey
Singhania & Co LLP
Advocates and Solicitors
As the fog surrounding the floundering U.S. financial sector begins to clear, one possibility for righting the finance of both housing and commercial real estate is the covered bond. Until recently, the prospect of...more
When you need to raise money for a California real estate venture, there are several options under California real estate syndication law and state and Federal private placement law. This article examines one option.
Dimalanta Clark, LLP publishes a quarterly firm newsletter discussing various topics in the law. This issue includes an article co-authored by founding partner, Lee W. Clark, and Senior Associate, Lisa A. Lenoci that...more
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