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'It takes hutzpah!': D.C. federal judge issues stunning rebuke of HUD disparate impact rule

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 5 2014

On November 3, 2014, Judge Richard J. Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, issued a scathing opinion striking down a

(US) not all title companies are created equal: choosing wisely

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

Selecting a title company for a transaction is influenced by a number of factors, including the level of customer service, responsiveness and

Real competition law in real estate

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 31 2011

We have seen our first court ruling on competition law issues in a lease renewal case and this is news given the uncertainties the real estate world is facing from 6 April 2011 when competition law starts to apply in full to all real estate transactions

How vacant for vacant possession?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 16 2011

We have posted previously on the difficulties of operating break clauses effectively

Subtenant retains possessory rights under section 365(h) despite explicit free and clear section 363(f) sale

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 12 2013

At a "free and clear" asset sale, a buyer obtained a lease of real property that the bankruptcy court held was not free and clear of interests after

Use clauses in leases can be unenforceable as being anti-competitive

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 18 2014

In the first case subjecting a permitted user clause in a lease to scrutiny under the Competition Act, a landlord local authority seeking to impose

(UK) lease guarantees: an update

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 19 2014

When tenants offer landlords guarantees of their lease liabilities landlords need to take care what assignment rights the tenant can have and this

Legal break clauses

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 13 2012

A High Court case reported this week shows how difficult it can be for tenants to operate a conditional break clause in a lease

Rent refunds after a break

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2013

The recent trend in Court decisions on conditional break clauses has been in favour of landlords but we have just seen a significant case decided in

Tenants break rights

  • Reed Smith LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 19 2014

There has been much commentary in the property press over the last few days reporting on the eagerly anticipated outcome of BNP Paribas' appeal