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Some comments on the Fair Housing Act and advertising

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 4 2012

Earlier this week I got a question concerning how fair housing and advertising work together

Suit challenging leed certification dismissed

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2011

A U.S. District Court judge dismissed a lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Green Building Council violated the false advertising provision of the Lanham Act because the plaintiffs a building professional, an architect, and an engineer were not competitors and lacked standing to bring the suit without a demonstration of a damaged commercial interest

Richmond casino case: how early is too early for CEQA?

  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 15 2010

In Parchester Village Neighborhood Council v. City of Richmond, the California Court of Appeal recently held that the City of Richmond’s decision to enter into a Municipal Services Agreement (MSA) with a Native American tribe did not constitute a “project” requiring California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) review, even though the agreement effectively committed the City to a particular course of action

FTC and CFPB tell mortgage advertisers to watch their ads

  • Venable LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 29 2012

On November 19, the FTC announced that after reviewing hundreds of mortgage advertisements, it sent letters to 20 companies, including real estate agents, home builders, and lead generators, warning them that their ads may be deceptive

Federal judge issues comprehensive tax ruling preempting local property taxes on casino slot machines

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2012

In a uniquely comprehensive order issued March 27, 2012, Senior United States District Judge Warren W. Eginton (District of Connecticut) held that the Town of Ledyard could not tax slot machines owned by non-Indian gaming machine companies and leased by plaintiff Mashantucket Pequot Tribe

Financial services legislative and regulatory update - May 21 2012

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, USA
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  • May 21 2012

The news last week was clearly dominated by JP Morgans trading loss

Alabama legislative update - week 7: economic incentives still a top priority

  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2012

Upon reaching the halfway mark of the 2012 Regular Session and before taking a week off, the Alabama Legislature continued their pro-business focus on job creation

Southern District of New York hears oral argument on motion to dismiss in Gifford et al. v. USGBC

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2011

This past Tuesday, July 26, U.S. District Court Judge Leonard Sand heard oral argument on USGBC’s motion to dismiss Henry Gifford’s amended complaint in Gifford et al. v. USGBC, still pending in the Southern District of New York

Banksy and vandalism

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 18 2013

The Center for Art Law has a thought-provoking piece about the intersection of property rights and Banksy's "residence" in New York right now. Mayor

Zillow, Inc. to use Twitter for earnings call

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 25 2013

The real estate website company Zillow, Inc. announced it would use Twitter and Facebook to field questions on its first quarter earnings call. The