August 21, 2018

Real Estate, Transportation, Utilities and Construction Law News

Real Estate, both commercial and residential, is constantly evolving. The National Law Review covers the latest legal analysis in real estate and construction law across a variety of governmental levels—state and federal. Additionally, NLR covers updates related to transportation and other utilities and public works.

Public and private construction projects, financing, mortgages, tax cuts and incentives, foreclosures, and other topics are covered regularly and updated routinely on the site. Other areas covered includes litigation, mediation and arbitration which affects owners/contractors/subcontractors in the field, government agency news, and coverage of news/stories related to lenders, insurers, and sureties in the industry.

Public work issues are also covered frequently by the National Law Review. Infrastructure financing, topics including entitlements, development rights, property rights, the public-private partnership (P3), permitting, local ordinances, variances, and different legislation/restrictions in development. Coverage of development and property owner rights, cases involving homeowners associations, fees, pending litigation, and changes to local/state/federal ordinances and variances, are also available.

Additionally, the National Law Review covers regulations and legislation as it relates to mortgages and other real estate lending requirements; including, the requirements imposed on lenders under RESPA, and other news from the CFPB as it relates to home ownership and mortgage procedures, such as the Know Before You Owe Rule.

Articles related to highway safety, transportation news, and other utilities-topics, are also covered by the National Law Review. Coverage of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and changes to the organization are analyzed by NLR legal experts. The emerging technology of autonomous vehicles, developments in that technology and the emerging regulation around driverless cars are analyzed, and the impact of this game-changing technology is considered.

In the construction arena, reporting worker injuries on the job-site, and coverage of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) laws are extensively reported on by the attorney writers at the National Law Review. 

 

Date Title Organization
20
Aug
Significant changes to Connecticut consumer finance licensing laws to take effect October 1, 2018 Ballard Spahr LLP
16
Aug
Tackling Evictions: BYU And UA Law Schools Partner On Legal Research Project The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC
14
Aug
HUD to Revise Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule Ballard Spahr LLP
14
Aug
Right of Sub-Contractor to Sue Upper Tier Contractor Stark & Stark
9
Aug
UK Real Property Beneficial Ownership Register – Draft Legislation Published Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
9
Aug
Proposed Land Ownership Register for Non-UK Entities Expected in 2021 McDermott Will & Emery
9
Aug
Errors Made in Filing Residential Construction Liens Stark & Stark
7
Aug
Guide to Opportunity Zones: How Taxpayers Can Achieve Capital Gains Tax Benefits and Support Enterprise in Underserved Communities Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
6
Aug
Six Years Ago, I Said This Was A Mistake And Now The Legislature Agrees Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
3
Aug
Best Practices for Outsmarting Common Pitfalls in Smart City Projects Covington & Burling LLP
1
Aug
Aprovechamiento de fondos públicos para el transporte público con las P3 Bilzin Sumberg
30
Jul
Leveraging Public Funding for Mass Transit With P3s Bilzin Sumberg
30
Jul
Nominated or Not -- Basic Rules of Subcontracting in Poland K&L Gates
27
Jul
Unclogging the Equity of Redemption Without "DRANO": Recent New York State Decision Sheds Light on Mortgage Loans Additionally Secured by Equity Pledges Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
25
Jul
IRS Releases New “Issue Snapshot” on Single-Family Housing Bonds Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
23
Jul
The Mortgage Controls: Mortgagors' Dispute Regarding Alleged "Excessive" and "Unreasonable" Property Inspection Fees Fails to State a Claim Under FDCPA Ballard Spahr LLP
19
Jul
Seal or No Seal? Virginia Supreme Court Decision Should Prompt Closer Scrutiny of Leases Ballard Spahr LLP
18
Jul
UK to Tax Real Estate Capital Gains of Non-UK Investors Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
17
Jul
Is it time for Estate Agents to “move-on”? Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
16
Jul
A New Opportunity for Deferring and Reducing Capital Gains While Making Attractive Investments in America’s Distressed Areas Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

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