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In the Wake of Hurricane Matthew, the Florida Supreme Court Announces Major Victory for Policyholders in Sebo
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2016

As individuals and businesses continue to recover from a devastating hurricane season - including Hurricane Matthew - the Florida Supreme Court today


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


Court grants parent companies standing to sue lender as third-party beneficiaries of loan commitment agreements
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2011

A real estate lender agreed to finance three existing projects by lending money to three separate Single-Asset Bankruptcy Remote Entities (SABREs), owned by certain real estate investments trusts, and to finance $160 million in future ventures of the trusts, with further SABREs to be created as each deal came to fruition


Is wastewater migration from disposal wells a trespass under Texas law? The Texas Supreme Court declines to answer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2015

In Environmental Processing Systems, L.C. v. FPL Farming Ltd., a landowner sued the operator of a neighboring wastewater disposal facility on the


Town and Village Greens Update October 2016
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2016

Since we last posted on common land and town and village greens, there have been new cases. Given the impact common land can have on developments


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


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


Landlords: can you recover costs from your tenants?
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2010

The ability of landlords to recover the costs of taking action against tenants for dilapidations or indeed any breach of covenant can be fraught


(US) Commercial real estate brokerage agreements: imprecise commisson language can cost you
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

It would be unfair (and likely bad faith) for a property owner to terminate a brokerage agreement prior to entering into a sales agreement or lease