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Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award
International Law OfficeMarch 1, 2012

The arbitration clause in the contract provided that if the defendant was the complainant in the dispute, the dispute was to be referred for final resolution to the International Commercial Arbitration Court (ICAC) at the Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce ...more »

Carbon pricing - what does it mean for the property sector?
Clayton UtzMarch 1, 2012

It may be that the lease provisions permit changes to the lease arising from changes in law. Alternatively, special legislative provisions such as retail leases legislation may prohibit such changes. What should building owners do before entering a new ...more »

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Dangerous Premises
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1-BR, $1000: Rent Control in Court Test
Wall Street JournalMarch 5, 2012

For the past four years, an Upper West Side couple who own a copper-clad, Beaux-Arts brownstone on West 76th Street have been in federal court to overturn the rent regulations shielding their tenants. One of those tenants is Nancy Wing Lombardi, ...more »

Housing Discrimination
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Panel: Westchester Affordable Housing Plan Makes Progress but Issues Still ...
Patch.comMarch 1, 2012

In 2006, the Anti-Discrimination Center of Metro New York brought a federal lawsuit that claimed the county failed to live up to its obligation to provide affordable housing and address issues of racial segregation in its housing markets.more »

Disputes With Neighbors
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Globalization, the Kazakhstan way
The Daily StarMarch 4, 2012

Unfortunately, various obstacles must be overcome for Kazakhstan and its neighborhood to realize these benefits. Nazarbayev's support for globalization partly results from his perception that insufficient integration has prevented Kazakhstan and its ...more »

Landlord & Tenant Disputes
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Client Update: The PPSA and real estate transactions
Allens Arthur RobinsonMarch 6, 2012

... nevertheless impact on the leasing, and buying and selling, of real estate. Additionally, some uncertainty as to whether 'fixture' under the PPSA was meant to follow the common law meaning confuses the breadth of operation of the Act in this area.more »

Mold Claims And Habitability
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SECURA INSURANCE v. HORIZON PLUMBING, INC.
Leagle.comMarch 6, 2012

Weitz then contended that since it was an "additional insured" on Horizon's policies, the insurers should pay approximately $1.1 million for attorney fees and costs it incurred in defending against Metropolitan's entire counterclaim.more »

National conference to demand moratorium on foreclosures
Workers WorldMarch 5, 2012

By Mike Shane A national conference devoted to the fight to stop foreclosures and evictions is set to take place in Detroit on Saturday, March 31. The conference, initiated by the Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop Foreclosures, Evictions & Utility ...more »

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