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Commercial leases in bankruptcy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2012

The last several years have seen bankruptcy filings from prominent retail chains such as Borders, Circuit City, Blockbuster, Movie Gallery and Ritz Camera

Coping with commercial leases in bankruptcy

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2012

The last several years have seen bankruptcy filings from prominent retail chains such as Borders, Circuit City, Blockbuster, Movie Gallery and Ritz Camera

Fifth Circuit upholds FCC's Shot Clocktower siting ruling

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 23 2012

Today, the U.S

Sackett at the Supreme Court: a win for agency-regulated entities

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

On March 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that private land owners Michael and Chantell Sackett could bring an action challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) administrative compliance order under section 309 of the Clean Water Act (CWA

Lawsuit based on negligent property management services barred by "professional services" exclusion

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

An appellate court in California has affirmed a lower court’s ruling that a professional services exclusion barred coverage for a lawsuit based on the negligent performance of property management services at an apartment complex

New opponents to green buildings emerge

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

Recognition and incentives for green buildingsstructures and processes that are considered more socially responsible, environmentally

Duty to defend not triggered by allegations outside professional services coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2008

The United States District Court for the District of Colorado, applying Colorado law, has held that allegations in several lawsuits brought against a real estate investment trust did not trigger the insurer's duty to defend the trust under miscellaneous professional liability policies that covered the provision of professional services

Court rejects insurer’s attempt to rescind lawyer's policy and holds prior knowledge exclusion does not bar coverage

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 1 2009

A federal district court has held that a law firm could not have reasonably foreseen that its client would file a malpractice suit against it when it applied for and obtained a renewal of its lawyers professional liability policy, concluding that the attempted real estate transaction giving rise to the suit was thwarted by the client’s own actionsnot the law firm’sand noting that the client continued to work with the firm in related litigation following the canceled transaction

Improper use of funds exclusion did not render coverage for escrow agent illusory

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2012

Applying Illinois law, a federal district court has held that a professional liability policy issued to an escrow agent did not afford coverage for claims alleging that the agent mishandled escrow funds by failing to disburse the funds to pay claimants’ property taxes and insurance premiums or to return the funds to claimants

The Interstate Land Sales Act: coming to a courthouse near you

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2008

A little used statute from the 1960’s has made a comeback thanks to a falling real estate market and an active plaintiffs’ bar