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Beni Culturali E Paesaggistici: Novità legislative e riflessioni interpretative

PERMESSO EDILIZIO E PAESAGGISTICO, TEMPI DIFFERENZIATI - L’autorizzazione della Soprintendenza non è più legata al titolo abilitativo - La durata dell’autorizzazione paesaggistica non è più allineata al permesso...more

REsource - Winter 2013/2014

In This Issue: Bringing Non-U.S. Capital Into (and Back Out of) U.S. Real Estate; A Wider Play of Shale: A Hydraulic Fracturing Primer; California Clears Way for Pollution Clean-Up with AB 440; and Which Way is the...more

An Untapped Market: China’s Aging Population and the Senior Housing Opportunity

Until recently, the notion of a senior housing market in China was nothing more than fantasy. Tradition held that elder care was primarily the province of the family, as children were responsible for supporting and assisting...more

Maine Has Already Adopted Four International Codes: Will It Adopt The New International Green Construction Code Next?

Effective December 1, 2010, Maine adopted the statewide Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code which consists of four International Code Council codes: 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Building Code,...more

Real Estate Legal News - April 4, 2012 • Spring Edition

IN THIS ISSUE: - Michigan Legislature Reacts Quickly To Dramatic Nonrecourse Liability Decisions Michigan became the focus of national attention in the world of commercial real estate finance in December, when the...more

what's Happened to Investment in China Senior Housing and Care Industry-- a Journal Selection on Legal Update of Year 2011

Year 2011 is a historical moment for investment in China senior housing and care industry. We've studied and practiced in the field for the year and will continue in the years to come. As a year ending selection, we wrapped...more

Overriding Interest - Spring 2012

In this issue: - Concealment and Exposure ... 1 - Events and Announcements ...2 - Dilapidations Protocol ... 4 - MIPIM 2012... 5 - Transaction Focus—Project Vanquish ... 6 - Cases ...7 - New Team Members...more

Argentina Seeks to Cap Rural Land Ownership by Foreigners

This April the Argentine Government sent to Congress a bill that sets restrictions on ownership of rural land by foreigners. If not corrected, its confusing provisions may cause uncertainty in real estate transactions....more

RE-EVALUATING TRIBAL CUSTOMS OF LAND USE RIGHTS

Indigenous peoples developed sustainable land tenure systems over countless generations, but these customary systems of rights are barely used by American Indian tribes today. Would increasing formal recognition of these...more

U.S. Citizens Sue Bolivia for $250 Million

Two Bolivian nationals have filed suit against their native country, seeking $250 million for family land holdings seized by the government more than a half century ago. Genoveva and Marcel Loza, heirs to the Loza family’s...more

Green Building Update - August 24, 2009

IN THIS ISSUE: *Will green construction laws stall housing recovery? *Green Building Focus ..LEED projects grow rapidly outside the U.S. ..New LEED energy and water usage reporting *Clinton challenges universities to...more

Green buildings: Opportunities and risks

In recent years, the Middle East has emerged as a centre for monumental buildings. Dubai is currently building the world’s tallest—Burj Dubai— while Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar all are considering building rival...more

New Regulations on Land Conservation in the People's Republic of China

Arable land, one of the most important non-renewable resources in China today, is rapidly shrinking due to the rapid, dramatic expansion of real estate development. The Chinese government, at various levels, has recently...more

Aboriginal Rights: Unresolved Issues Create Problems for Business by Keith E. Clark

Unresolved issues concerning Aboriginal rights and title are creating problems for the business community across Canada. Businesses operate best in environments where legal rights and rules are known and respected. In...more

Green Building Update - June 18, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *$100 million LEED platinum data center for Sacramento *Green Building Focus ..USGBC to begin outsourcing LEED certification to Green Building Certification Institute ..International Energy Agency...more

Green Building Update - June 11, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *San Francisco approves solar incentive program *Green Building Focus ..California Office Markets: Signs of Optimism? Allen Matkins/UCLA Anderson Forecast California Commercial Real Estate Survey - June...more

Green Building Update - March 26, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE: *Greenopia launches "guide to green living" Los Angeles *Green Building Focus ..Green Building Incentives That Work: A look at how local governments are incentivizing green development *National...more

Further Changes in China's Real Estate Regulations

The recently-enacted Property Rights Law went into effect on October 1, 2007. To ensure its smooth implementation, the Chinese government has amended existing laws and regulations that are inconsistent with its requirements....more

China Update: Chinese Real Estate

In this issue: China’s New Property Right Law Equal Protection for Private Property; Strengthening the Protection of State-Owned Property Real Property Registration Exclusive Ownership and Joint Ownership Easements and...more

China Real Estate Update, February 2007

China Real Estate Update, February 2007

After 171: An Update on New Real Estate Regulations and Policies Since Issuance of Opinion 171 In an Update circulated last July (New Policies Affecting Foreign Investment in Chinese Real Estate, July 2006), we reported...more

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