Expert Analysis

The SEC's Cooled Down But Still Spicy Private Fund Rules

Timothy Spangler and Lindsay Trapp at Dechert consider recently finalized U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ... (more story)

Property Owner Considerations Around Electric Vehicle Bans

In light of a property management company's recent ban on electric vehicles in Canada, it's worth considering how ... (more story)

Trump NY Fraud Trial Shows Civil, Criminal Case Differences

Former President Donald Trump’s civil fraud trial currently unfolding in New York provides a reminder that civil b... (more story)

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Trump Cancels Plan To Testify In NY Fraud Trial Defense

Donald Trump abruptly canceled his plans to testify in his defense on Monday in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case, announcing the decision in a series of social media posts on the eve of his exp... (more story)

Wrong Remedy Sought By Carrier In Sandy Suit, Insurer Says

A subcontractor's insurer fought carrier Affiliated FM's efforts Friday to escape the insurer's lawsuit seeking to avoid covering a contractor in an underlying suit Affiliated brought to recover $4.5 million i... (more story)

A group of boats near a marina in Florida. Real estate firm Integra Investments announced that it has acquired Sunset Bay Marina & Anchorage in Stuart, Florida, which is the company's third marina purchase so far this year and 10th overall. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
Bilzin Sumberg-Led Integra Buys Marina In Southeast Fla.

Real estate firm Integra Investments, advised by Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP, announced Friday it has acquired Sunset Bay Marina & Anchorage in Stuart, Florida, the company's third marina purchase... (more story)

Albertsons Wants Off The Hook For Amazon Reno Costs

Albertsons is looking to force Amazon to disclose how $700,000 was spent on improving a California retail space leased to the e-commerce giant, as part of an underlying lawsuit filed by the property's landlord... (more story)

Property Plays: Willets Point, Countryside Plaza, Quilvest

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Durst Org Wins $1M Movie Theater Rent Arrears Appeal

A New York state appellate court has upheld a $1.08 million rent arrears judgment for a Durst Organization unit against a movie theater tenant, finding that the company vacated the property too early to take a... (more story)

Judge Denies Lenders Control Of NYC Margaritaville For Now

A New York bankruptcy judge on Friday denied lenders an emergency motion to take over management of the Times Square Margaritaville resort, saying there was no evidence of an urgent need to swap control and th... (more story)

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7th Circ. Takes Hard Look At CFPB Redlining Appeal

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Chicago mortgage lender each faced a skeptical Seventh Circuit judge Friday as the appellate court weighed whether it should revive the agency's redlining lawsuit... (more story)

Rocket Mortgage Can't Escape Brokers' OT Suit

Rocket Mortgage can't duck claims that it compelled mortgage brokers to work overtime hours without commensurate pay, as an Arizona federal judge ruled that workers' claims about their regular after-hours work... (more story)

Keller Williams' motion to dismiss said the lawsuit in question is "nonsensical" and that an entirely different realty company is actually part of the dispute. (Photo by Pavlo Gonchar / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)
Keller Williams Urges Court To Toss 'Shotgun' RICO Case

Brokerage Keller Williams Realty Inc. has told a Florida federal judge it should be released from a case alleging violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, saying the "nonsensical" ... (more story)

Fla. Property Owner Sues Insurer For $1.2M In Ian Coverage

A Florida property owner took a QBE subsidiary to federal court over more than $1.2 million in unpaid coverage for damage caused by Hurricane Ian, alleging the insurer wrongfully refused to pay for its losses.

Santander Bank Settles Conn. Couple's Discrimination Suit

Santander Bank NA and an interracial couple who accused it and its appraiser of undervaluing their home and denying them refinancing because of racial bias have agreed to a confidential settlement of their dis... (more story)

Fla. Judge Says Banyan Cay DIP Lenders Are Still Owed $1.5M

A bankruptcy judge has denied an objection by debtors including Banyan Cay Resort & Golf LLC to a $1.5 million deficiency claim that a Chapter 11 lender made after taking possession of the resort as collateral... (more story)

Investment Co. Says Homebuyers Shouldn't Get Third Chance

An investment advisory company told a Michigan federal judge that a group of homebuyers should not be allowed a third chance to bring a complaint alleging multiple companies ran a national bulk homebuying prog... (more story)