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The Ninth Circuit Gives Individual Chapter 11 Debtors A Double-Whammy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Individuals may want to think twice before seeking relief under chapter 11 following a recent decision from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In


Bankruptcy won’t help you avoid an oil & gas lease
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 23 2015

A district court judge in the Middle District of Pennsylvania recently vacated a bankruptcy court's decision allowing rejection of an oil and gas


Housing finance reform in focus; FSOC considering changes to designation process
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

Last week, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) announced that reforming the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs


美国参议院财政委员会一致通过外国人 房地产投资税收法(FIRPTA) 的改革议案
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • March 5 2015

美国参议院财政委员会于2015年2月11日批准了一项对 外国人房地产投资税收法FIRPTA带来巨大变 化的议案该议案通过若干方式鼓励在美国的不动产投 资但提高了外国人房地产投资的代扣代缴税同时 变更了与房地产投资信托REITs和受监管投资公司 RICs


Arizona State Trust Lands lack federally reserved water rights
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • October 24 2012

In a unanimous decision on September 12, 2012, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state of Arizona could not claim federal reserved water rights on its "State Trust Lands." In Re General Adjudication, Case No.WC-11-0001-IR


Supreme Court decides disparate treatment case under Fair Housing Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • June 29 2015

In a much-anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held on June 25, 2015, in a 5-4 decision, that disparate impact claims are cognizable


Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016: Analysis of Local Government Interests
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 23 2015

On December 18, Congress approved, and the President signed into law, a $1.15 trillion FY 2016 discretionary spending omnibus (H.R. 2029) that


“Take that and rewind it.”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

Imagine: you are a lender that has loaned substantial sums of money to an individual, secured by real property owned by the borrower. After the


Magnuson-Moss won’t cover a manufactured home in the Sixth Circuit
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

When is a “home” a “house” and not covered by federal consumer protection law? According to a split Sixth Circuit decision issued last week, when a


Financial Services Committee continues housing focus; FSOC adopts changes
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 9 2015

As mentioned previously, House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) plans to make reforming the housing finance market