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New Mich. Rent Law Improves Borrower-Lender Relationships

The recently enacted Michigan Uniform Assignment of Rents Act, largely driven by bankruptcy court decisions, clear... (more story)

Business Insurance Considerations Amid Conflict In Ukraine

As the conflict in Ukraine continues to wreak havoc on global business operations and supply chains, companies sho... (more story)

Justices Could Tighten Fraud Statute In Ex-Cuomo Aide Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity to overturn the conviction of an aide to former New York Gov. Andrew Cuo... (more story)

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CHIPS Act 'Guardrails' Bring Uncertainties For Chipmakers

The newly passed CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 set aside over $52 billion to increase domestic semiconductor manufacturing, and its implementation is raising new questions for businesses, which are seeking cla... (more story)

Feds Tag Brake Makers With $1.9M Asbestos Cleanup Suit

The federal government filed suit in Indiana federal court seeking more than $1.9 million in reimbursement for cleanup costs of a Superfund site from the corporate successors of three separate companies that m... (more story)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services argued Thursday that it acted within Congress’ intent to reform the EB-5 visa program when it notified regional centers that handle foreign investors immigrating to the U.S. that they must be reauthorized under new regulatory standards to operate. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
USCIS Says Congress Wanted 'Makeover' Of EB-5 Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services told a California federal court it was following Congress' intent to reform the EB-5 visa program when it told regional centers managing money from foreign investors s... (more story)

Bank Says It Had No Duty To Police Customer In Ponzi Case

An Oregon-based bank asked a California federal judge to toss a class action by a group of investors who claim the bank aided and abetted a Ponzi scheme allegedly led by a now-deceased real estate investment m... (more story)

DLA Piper, King & Spalding Lead $133M Chicago Deal

Led by DLA Piper LLP and King & Spalding LLP, Morguard North American Residential REIT purchased a $133 million apartment complex in Chicago from developer Crescent Heights, according to an announcement from M... (more story)

DC Judge Again Trims Ute Tribe's Land Mismanagement Suit

The U.S. government need not face an allegation that it trespassed on land belonging to the Ute Indian Tribe and exploited the natural resources there, a D.C. federal judge has ruled, finding that the Utah tri... (more story)

2 More Insurers Sued For Hurricane Laura Damage Claims

Two Louisiana businesses located near the eye of Hurricane Laura have sued their insurers in federal court, claiming that they violated state law by failing to fully and timely pay for damages from the Categor... (more story)

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Philly Archdiocese Escapes Jersey Shore Abuse Suit — Again

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia for a third time broke free from a lawsuit alleging a former priest sexually abused a teenage boy at the ex-pastor's Jersey Shore house decades ago, with a New Jersey state judg... (more story)

11th Circ. Urged To Uphold $9.3M Hurricane Coverage Verdict

A Florida assisted living facility urged the Eleventh Circuit to uphold a $9.3 million jury award it won from a Liberty Mutual unit over damages sustained from Hurricane Irma in 2017, arguing Friday that the i... (more story)

A former employee of Centerspace LP filed a proposed class action against the apartment investment and management company in Minnesota federal court, alleging the firm waited eight months to report a data breach that affected 8,000 tenants and staff. (solarseven / iStock)
Real Estate Co. Centerspace Hit With Data Breach Class Suit

Real estate company Centerspace LP has been hit with a proposed class action in Minnesota federal court claiming it waited too long to report a widespread data breach that allegedly impacted more than 8,000 cu... (more story)

Medical Supply Co. Gets $5M In Nursing Home Fraud Case

An Arkansas judge awarded $5 million in damages to a medical supply company for bills left unpaid by Skyline Healthcare, a nursing home operator whose owner faces tax fraud charges in New Jersey.

Insurer Fights Coverage Of Kossoff Firm's Legal Woes

An insurer filed suit against Mitchell Kossoff, the former New York City real estate attorney sentenced for stealing $14.6 million from clients, telling a New York federal court it need not defend him and othe... (more story)

New Climate Law Expands Ways To Monetize Energy Credits

Clean energy projects' access to existing and new energy tax credits is expected to go beyond the traditional tax equity financing with new ways to monetize the refunds under a sweeping new law that aims to ta... (more story)

Consulting Co. Says Insurer Failed To Send Renewal Notice

An Illinois management company asked a federal court to force Third Coast Insurance Co. to renew its insurance policy for another year, claiming that the Accident Fund unit did not give any notice that it woul... (more story)