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Lien Law Perils of Lending to Contractors
  • Harris Beach PLLC
  • USA
  • September 12 2017

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York issued a decision in July, 2017 that holds banks liable for diversion of funds

Restructuring and insolvency: The position of creditors in the USA
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 11 2017

A structured guide to the position of creditors in relation to restructuring and insolvency in the USA

Security and asset classes in Switzerland
  • Bär & Karrer
  • Global, Switzerland
  • September 6 2017

A structured guide to security and asset classes in Switzerland

Real Estate in the USA
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 6 2017

A structured guide to real estate laws in the USA

When Substantial Compliance ‘Trumps’ Strict Construction of Florida Lien Laws
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2017

In Florida, to perfect its right to lien a property, a subcontractor is required to submit a Notice to Owner (NTO) within 45 days of commencing its

Mechanic’s Lien Waivers in Missouri - A Seemingly Simple Concept With Significant Implications
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • August 18 2017

If you are a contractor, subcontractor or other entity offering construction goods and services, you probably know that the ability to place a lien

Ontario Court Upholds Ruling Reducing Exaggerated Lien
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 18 2017

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Divisional Court) recently released its decision in HMI Construction Inc. v. Index Energy Mills Road Corp

5th Cir. Holds Mortgage Fraud Debts Not Dischargeable
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that debts arising from a scheme to deprive mortgagees of surplus foreclosure sale

Lien on Me: B.C. Court Cancels Builder’s Lien Due to Procedural Misstep
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

In Scandia Paving Ltd. v. Bengag (Scandia Paving), the Supreme Court of British Columbia (Court) cancelled the plaintiff's builder's lien because the

Mechanic’s liens: small mistakes can have large consequences
  • Vandeventer Black LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

Virginia’s mechanic’s lien process provides potential added security for contractors. A properly perfected mechanic’s lien provides for a secured