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2017 state of the states - list of current active and proposed intrastate crowdfunding exemptions (updated)
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • August 28 2017

I don’t know about the rest of you out there but I have not yet found a website that accurately identifies each of the states that have currently


Negotiating Variable Rate Mortgage Loans as LIBOR Phases Out
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

LIBOR panel banks and regulators are working on a plan for a transition to alternate benchmarks by the end of 2021. At this point, a large chunk of


Pending Legislation May Impact Conversion of Chicago’s Condominiums to Apartments
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

There is legislation pending in the Illinois legislature that, if passed, would make acquiring entire condominium projects more difficult for


Illinois Employers Face Changing Employment Laws
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

Navigating employment laws can be a complicated and perilous process for employers. Compliance is especially challenging given that federal, state


A Patchwork Quilt of Regulations for Self Driving Vehicles - No Way, Says Congress!
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • June 23 2017

Big news! Next week, on June 27th, a Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce will hold a hearing to discuss “Self-Driving Vehicle


Vertically Separating Ownership to Create Value in Chicago
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • June 19 2017

The sum of the parts can be greater than the whole. This maxim is especially true in real estate. Developers should consider whether an existing


Justices Limit FELA’s Jurisdictional Reach
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

On May 30, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court considered jurisdiction over railroads under the Federal Employers' Liability Act ("FELA"). BNSF Railway Co. v


Construction Completion Guaranty: Worthwhile for a Guarantor to Negotiate
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • May 8 2017

In a construction loan, the real property securing the loan does not achieve its underwritten value until construction is complete and the project is


Moving Forward with Statewide Regulation of Ridesharing
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • May 6 2017

In a novel twist, as reported by the Victoria Advocate, some municipalities in Texas are supporting a new bill that would shift regulatory


It’s Tax Season: Virgin Fined for Slightly Imperfect Disclosure
  • Freeborn & Peters
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

On March 27, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Office of Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings (the “Enforcement Office”) continued its activist