• Priority: element of “control” over a securities entitlement was established where the defendant had the authority to direct transfers of the accounts in question Smith v. Powder Mountain, LLC, Case Nos. 11-15136 & 11-15801 (11th Cir. Oct. 25, 2012) (reversing summary judgment and remanding)
  • Tortious Interference: HUD was able to sustain a claim for tortious interference against a homeowner's association because a business relationship existed where HUD had entered into a contract for the sale of property with a third party U.S. v. Bridgewater Community Association, Inc., Case No. 8:12-cv-1087-T-30TGW (M.D. Fla. Oct. 16, 2012) (denying defendant’s motion to dismiss)