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Defects during the project life cycle: FIDIC and UAE law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Arab Emirates
  • May 19 2016

Defects affect construction projects throughout their life-cycle - from design to construction to use. UAE law and the FIDIC Red Book, the most


Ninth Circuit joins Eleventh, holds there is federal common law of receivership
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that there is a federal common law of receivership in the context of real property security interest, joining the Eleventh Circuit


Court of Appeal rules on the requirements for the proper execution of sale and purchase documentation by companies
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 10 2011

The Appellants had purported to purchase the freehold interest in some residential property from the First Respondent, and the leasehold interest from leaseholders who were directors and shareholders of the First Respondent


Renewal lease changing terms
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 17 2012

Most landlords are reasonably familiar with the rules set out in O’May v City of London Real Property Co Limited


Financing contingencies and earnest money deposits: if I can't get my loan, I get my deposit back, right?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2012

Real estate purchasers whose contract permits the return of the earnest money deposit if financing cannot be obtained must be extremely careful in how this contingency is worded in the purchase contract, or a purchaser may get an unwelcome surprise, and be forced to forfeit the earnest money when financing cannot be obtained


Junior lien holder bankruptcy stays foreclosure by senior lien holder
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2009

A bankruptcy filing by a property owner may not be the only action that prevents foreclosure of a security interest in that property held by a secured creditor


Reaffirmations: a guaranteed good idea
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 10 2014

When landlords negotiate amendments or extensions of leases with existing tenants, it can be easy to overlook a very simple but important part of the


The Ohio Dormant Mineral Act Before the Supreme Court of the United States
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

In the first significant challenge to the Ohio Supreme Court’s ruling in Corban v. Chesapeake Exploration, L.L.C., the Supreme Court of the United


Real competition law in real estate
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • 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


Bona fide purchasers protected from trustee action
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that a bankruptcy trustee could not avoid an unauthorized sale of real estate to a bona fide purchaser although the proceeds of the sale did belong to the estate