Construction & Real Estate

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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 include 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 homeownership 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. 

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Recent Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Zoning News

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Date - Month Sort ascending Organization
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Feb 24
FinCEN’s Proposed Rulemaking: Enhancing Transparency in Residential Real Estate Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
28
Feb 24
Government Response to Consultation on Building Safety Levy Suggests it May Not Just Apply to ‘Higher-Risk Buildings’ in England Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
28
Feb 24
There’s No Going Back: The Finality of Mortgage Foreclosures Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
28
Feb 24
New York Amends “Prompt Payment Act” Capping Retainage at 5% on Private Construction Projects Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
28
Feb 24
Court Holds That Acceptance Rule and Economic Loss Doctrine Did Not Bar Claim Brought by Real Estate Purchaser Barnes & Thornburg LLP
26
Feb 24
The Climate Bubble: Real Estate and Extreme Weather Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
26
Feb 24
New Prevailing Wage Requirements for Charter School Construction Projects Miller Canfield
26
Feb 24
Mining, Energy, and Infrastructure Disputes with Sovereign States in 2023: Mexico Tops the List of Respondents ArentFox Schiff LLP
26
Feb 24
Calling all Cash Money Millionaires: FinCEN Proposes New Reporting Rules for Cash Residential Real Estate Transfers ArentFox Schiff LLP
26
Feb 24
How Should Two or More People Own Property? Does It Matter? Ward and Smith, P.A.
26
Feb 24
Court Affirmed Award of Damages Against Trustee Due to Breach of Duty to Disclose, Held that Trust was Terminated and Disclaimer was Effective, and Affirmed Award of Attorney’s Fees Against Trustee and Refusal to Allow Trustee to Reimburse Herself Winstead
23
Feb 24
FinCEN Proposed Rule Requires Reporting Residential Real Estate Professionals Closing All-Cash Deals With Entities And Trusts Barnes & Thornburg LLP
23
Feb 24
Open Permits, Empty Pockets Sherin and Lodgen LLP
22
Feb 24
FinCEN's Proposed Streamlined SAR -- The Real Estate Report Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
22
Feb 24
Rooting Out Discrimination in Real Estate Valuation and Appraisal Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
22
Feb 24
Commercial Foreclosures in Pennsylvania: How Deal Formation Impacts Litigation Stark & Stark
22
Feb 24
UK Company Restructuring Plans: What is Next After Adler? K&L Gates
21
Feb 24
California Bill Would Require Employees in Outdoor Industries to Be Certified in Heat Illness Prevention Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
21
Feb 24
Weekly IRS Roundup February 12 – February 16, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
20
Feb 24
Breach vs. Default — What’s the Difference? Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
20
Feb 24
Bankruptcy Destroyed My Perfect (Landlord-Tenant) Relationship! Ward and Smith, P.A.
19
Feb 24
Michigan Adopts New Prevailing Wage Requirements for Public School Construction Projects Miller Canfield
16
Feb 24
Is Your Property Affected by the Building Safety Act? Katten
16
Feb 24
Limitation of Damages Clause in Contract Held Inapplicable to Subcontractor’s Change Order Claim Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
16
Feb 24
Leasing to Cannabis Retailers in New York City ArentFox Schiff LLP
15
Feb 24
Eight Issues That Will Impact the Hospitality Industry in 2024 ArentFox Schiff LLP
14
Feb 24
California Continues Trend of Pushing Housing Legislation to Address Ongoing Housing Shortage Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
13
Feb 24
U.S. Army Corps Permitting: Proposed Revocation of Historic Properties Regulation Bracewell LLP
 

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