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Gray Reed & McGraw

Landmen, Ohio Has a Surprise For You

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Are you buying oil and gas leases in Ohio and expecting to be paid for your work? Consider Dundics v. Eric Petroleum, in which the Ohio Supreme Court concluded that land professionals who do not possess an Ohio real estate...more

Dentons

Professional Liability and Disciplinary Law Newsletter - September 2018 (Dutch)

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Welcome to the September edition of the monthly Professional Liability and Disciplinary Law Newsletter of Dentons Boekel....more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Sky’s The Limit: Possibilities And Pitfalls Of Drone Use In Real Estate

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Though drones have become more and more ubiquitous in hobbyist circles over the past decade, interest in the small, unmanned aircraft has only recently begun to spread into the commercial realm....more

Dentons

Court of Appeal Dreamvar and P&P

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When a villain impersonates a property owner and runs off with the purchase money, which honest party should be liable for the loss: the true owner of the property, the seller's solicitor, the estate agent, the buyer's...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

The Merger Doctrine and Surviving the Closing

...When reviewing real estate contracts, many people act like an inexperienced musician sight-reading music. They gloss over contract language that doesn’t look specific to their deal. Believing the language to be...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Fraud and Forgery: From Vintage Violins to Today’s Real Estate Transaction

Fraud has a long history. In a recent blog in the Orchestrating Real Estate Series, New Things to Consider in Section 1031 after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017, I discussed how famous violin maker Jean-Phillipe...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

How Your Real Estate Transaction Is Like An Orchestra (And Why You Need A Conductor)

Recently, while in the midst of a managing a complicated commercial real estate closing, I took a few hours off to attend an orchestra concert. During intermission, while orchestra took a break, a string quartet played in...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Making “Best Efforts” to Play in Tune or to Comply with Real Estate Contracts

It is difficult to play a violin in tune. For one thing, unlike with a guitar, there are no frets or markings on a violin fingerboard to tell the violinist where to put his/her fingers. The fingers must move up and down the...more

McNair Law Firm, P.A.

New Carried Interest Rules of Interest to Real Estate Developers and Asset Managers

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Prior to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “Act”), one of the more controversial and hotly-debated tax benefits was the so-called “carried interest,” which allowed certain fund managers and venture capital firms...more

Bowditch & Dewey

Current Issues for Higher Education Real Estate Lawyers

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Campus Real Estate, Property Management, Tax Credits The 15th Annual Higher Education Real Estate Lawyers conference was held in San Francisco, where attendees listened to and learned from both in-house and outside counsel at...more

Dentons

Professional Liability and Disciplinary Law Newsletter - October 2017 (Dutch)

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Valued readers - With pleasure, I will send you our monthly newsletter in the field of professional liability and disciplinary action. In this edition we pay attention to two developments in the city of Amsterdam (realtors...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

Are you including a mediation provision in your real estate contracts?

Businesspeople and their lawyers have long discussed whether to include an arbitration clause in their leases, construction contracts and other real estate agreements. The questions that guide that decision include: Who will...more

Ward and Smith, P.A.

The North Carolina Uniform Power of Attorney Act: A Practical Introduction for Real Estate Practitioners

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Can we all agree that dealing with a power of attorney in North Carolina has long been, at best, a frustrating experience? Well, help is on the way! On July 20, 2017, Governor Cooper signed Senate Bill 569, "An Act to Adopt...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

What Real Estate Settlement Service and Other Consumer Financial Services Providers Need to Know About the CFPB’s Final...

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On July 10, 2017, in a surprise move, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB or Bureau) issued its long awaited final rule on arbitration (Final Arbitration Rule). This rule-making has been a lightning rod issue for...more

Baker Ober Health Law

Court Puts the Brakes on Whistleblower's FCA Parking Claims

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) reports that, in fiscal year 2016 ending September 30, it obtained more than $4.7 billion in settlements and judgments from civil cases involving fraud and false claims. More than half of this...more

Mintz

FTC’s First Test of Supreme Court’s North Carolina Dental Precedent in New Case against Real Estate Appraisal Board

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Even with a reduced lineup of only two commissioners — the Republican Acting Chair and one Democratic Commissioner — the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC” or “Commission”) filed an administrative complaint this week against...more

Dentons

Luxembourg Real Estate -Tax and Legal Developments

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This brief report provides a summary of the most recent Luxembourg legal developments that currently affect and will be affecting real estate practitioners throughout 2017....more

Nossaman LLP

[Event] Right of Way & Legal Strategies for Successful Project Delivery - March 8th, San Francisco, CA

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Nossaman LLP and Bender Rosenthal, Inc. invite you to this complimentary afternoon seminar that will provide insight on current right of way issues affecting public agencies and utilities. Our panels of leading industry...more

Nossaman LLP

[Event] Nossaman's 2017 Southern California Eminent Domain Seminar - March 2nd, Los Angeles, CA

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Nossaman LLP invites you to join us for our 2017 Southern California Eminent Domain Seminar, "Right of Way & Legal Strategies for Successful Project Delivery." This complimentary afternoon seminar will provide insight on...more

Allen Matkins

Will The Bureau Of Real Estate Get A Promotion?

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Almost five years ago, I decried the demotion and relocation of the Department of Real Estate...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Is Being a Real Estate Agent Sufficient to Show Material Participation under the Passive Activity Loss Rules?

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In the recently decided case of Gragg v. United States, 118 AFTR 2d 2016-5091 (9th Cir. 2016), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a taxpayer’s activities as a real estate professional were insufficient...more

Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, P.L.C.

Santorii v. MartinezRusso

Arizona’s real estate statutes do not create an employer-employee relationship between brokers and agents, nor do they impose a non-delegable duty on the broker to supervise an agent’s driving. Real estate agent was ...more

Nossaman LLP

USPAP to Remain the Sole Standard of Valuation Practice in California for Real Estate Appraisers

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Last summer, I wrote about the Appraisal Institute’s controversial effort to promote legislation in California (known as AB 624) that would enable licensed real estate appraisers performing appraisals for...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

Anti-Corruption Laws and Other International Risks – What it Means for the Real Estate Industry and How to Protect against Risks

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Bribery, money laundering, and sanctions are key international risk areas for any global business, particularly those investing or operating in high-risk jurisdictions and industries. In addition to meaningful enforcement...more

Nossaman LLP

Can Technology Preserve Government Rights of Entry?

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As we await the California Supreme Court’s decision in the Property Reserve case (see related posts here and here), many government agencies are faced with the question of what they will do if the justices deem the current...more

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