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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


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


Secured lender took sufficient affirmative action to effect the assignment of rents
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

The debtor executed a mortgage and assignment of rents in favor of the lender


Show me the money!: potential lucrative compensation for Rails-to-Trails landownowers in US Supreme Court ruling
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

If you are a landowner who owns land that came to you or your family through a land grant from the United States government and that land abuts or


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


Subtenant retains possessory rights under section 365(h) despite explicit free and clear section 363(f) sale
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • 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


Court of Appeal stresses the importance of establishing the terms of an offer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2011

Crest Nicholson (Londinium) Limited v Akaria Investments Limited 2010 EWCA Civ 1331 was an appeal from a decision of the High Court relating to a profit sharing provision in a development agreement


Minnesota Supreme Court gets it REIT: rejects 'economic substance' challenge
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

In a landmark decision issued yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court struck a blow for taxpayers by reversing a Minnesota Tax Court decision that had allowed the Minnesota Department of Revenue to disregard a taxpayer's captive-REIT structure on the basis that the transactions creating the structure lacked economic substance


Late Relief From Forfeiture
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2016

Commercial landlords know that if a tenant fails to pay rent and the lease contains a forfeiture clause, the landlord can forfeit the lease by


Court of Appeal considers the grounds for reopening an application for reconsideration of a refusal to allow permission to appeal
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 6 2011

In Trevor Guy v Barclays Bank plc 2010 EWCA Civ 1396 the Court of Appeal heard an application under CPR 52.17 for reconsideration of a refusal to grant permission to appeal a summary judgment decision