October 19, 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
18
Oct
NLRB Signals We May Not Get Clarity On Construction Industry CBAs Just Yet Barnes & Thornburg LLP
18
Oct
HUD Rescinds New Form of Annual Contributions Contract Ballard Spahr LLP
17
Oct
Changes to California's Unlawful Detainer Action Response Times Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
17
Oct
The Evolution of the Health Club as a Tenant in Retail and Mixed-Use Developments; Pros and Cons Sherin and Lodgen LLP
17
Oct
Ten Key Issues in Addressed Lease Agreements for Companies Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
17
Oct
HUD Publishes MTW Operations Notice and Request for First Round of New MTW Applicants Ballard Spahr LLP
15
Oct
New York City Bill to Give Commercial Tenants More Power Over Lease Renewals Will Get Hearing Jackson Lewis P.C.
15
Oct
Despite Modern Trend, Ohio Supreme Court Does Not Reconsider Prior Precedent - Finds Inadvertent Defective Work by Subcontractor can Never be a Fortuitous 'Occurrence' Barnes & Thornburg LLP
13
Oct
Is a Form of Rent Control Coming To New York City’s Commercial Spaces? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.
12
Oct
Construction One-Minute Read: “OH No!” Buckeye State’s Supreme Court Nixes Insurance for Subcontractors’ Defective Work Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
12
Oct
Dig This! OSHA Renews Its Focus on Trenching and Excavation Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
11
Oct
Mortgage Industry Urges CFPB to Make Changes to Lo Comp Rule Ballard Spahr LLP
11
Oct
Connecticut Issues No Action Position Relating to Certain Licenses and the U.S. Location Requirement Ballard Spahr LLP
11
Oct
Supreme Judicial Court Limits Use of 'In Pari Delicto' Defense Sherin and Lodgen LLP
10
Oct
Ohio Supreme Court: Faulty Work by a Subcontractor is not an “Occurrence” Requiring Coverage Under a Commercial General Liability Insurance Policy Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
10
Oct
Improvements of Slovak Cadastral Act Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
9
Oct
Zillow Successful in Lawsuit Triggered by CFPB Investigation Ballard Spahr LLP
9
Oct
Pragmatism Wins the Day in GAO Buy American Protest Covington & Burling LLP
9
Oct
Connecticut Bank Sued for Alleged Discriminatory Mortgage Lending Ballard Spahr LLP
8
Oct
Pennsylvania Construction Contractors Gain New Tools to Collect Payments Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

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