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GGP: single purpose entity or all in the corporate family?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2009

On August 11, 2009, in a long-anticipated ruling in the Chapter 11 case of General Growth Properties, Inc. (GGP), the court denied the motions to dismiss that had been brought on behalf of several of the property-level lenders


REIT real property regulation proposed
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

Prop. Reg. Section 1.856-10 will define real property that will satisfy the income and asset requirements for REITs. It will replace Reg. Section 1


California Supreme Court upholds San Jose’s affordable housing Ordinance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2015

On June 15, 2015, the California Supreme Court unanimously upheld San Jose's affordable (or also referred to as"inclusionary") housing ordinance


Nevada gambles on a limited-scope B2B exemption
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2015

On June 9, 2015, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed into law Senate Bill 348, which adds a provision to the Nevada Uniform Unclaimed Property Act


Delaware Bankruptcy Court weighs in on limits to landlord’s lease rejection damages
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

In In re Filene’s Basement, LLC, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware considered the rejection damages a landlord claimant


Georgia Court of Appeals upholds proportional property tax exemptions for charitable institutions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

In an important decision with the potential to have long-lasting effects on Georgia property tax law, the Alston & Bird State & Local Tax (SALT) Team


HOA liens are first in line
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

On September 18, 2014, the Supreme Court of Nevada issued its decision in SFR Investments Pool 1, LLC v. U.S. Bank, in which the court considered the


CFPB TILA-RESPA integrated disclosure enforcement news and disclosure requirements for servicers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) newTruth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) Integrated


Letter ruling addresses C corporation’s conversion to a REIT
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2015

The IRS recently released the letter ruling (PLR 201503010) that was likely issued to Iron Mountain, a US multinational document storage company, on


REIT’s real property
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

After an extended delay, the IRS released the letter ruling that likely was issued to Iron Mountain on its conversion to REIT status. The ruling