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“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


US Senate Finance Committee unanimously approves FIRPTA reforms
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • February 20 2015

On February 11, 2015, the Senate Finance Committee approved a bill that would make significant changes to the Foreign Investment Real Property Tax


Florida passes drone surveillance bill requiring individual consent
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • May 11 2015

The Florida House of Representatives has passed a bill that prohibits businesses and government agencies from using drones to conduct surveillance by


Even the “cleverly insidious” lender cannot prevent its borrower from filing bankruptcy
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Put your lender's hat on. Wouldn't it be great if you could prevent your borrower from filing bankruptcy in the first place? Unfortunately for


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


PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana: SCOTUS issues first navigability-for-title decision in 81 years
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The last time the US Supreme Court took on a case where the primary issue was determining river navigability for title purposes under the equal footing doctrine, the country was mired in economic depression, car manufacturers were going out of business, and drought was consuming the west


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


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


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


US Supreme Court holds that permit conditions demands may be unconstitutional even when the government denies a permit
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 10 2013

A recent US Supreme Court opinion will have a big impact on those applying for land-use permits. In Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management Dist