Commercial Real Estate. Legal news and articles for January 31 - 31, 2012

Year-end review of legislation, case law affecting real estateLRMM real estate lawyer moves to BLGThe Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200On the Move: February, 2012Sign Law Spurs Investment in PhiladelphiaThis Time It's PersonalADVICE: Human trafficking law applies to Inland businessesNews Briefs: Local real estate license suspendedEnding San Francisco Condo Lottery Is Jobs KillerAm Law 200 Polsinelli Shughart Chooses IPRO Eclipse as Firm-Wide Review PlatformReal Estate Legal Services in Pennsylvania Introduced on a WebsiteBusiness News: Clayton law firm names Dove counselMashpee Wampanoag tribe faces long, difficult road to a Southeastern Mass casinoChicago Real Estate Attorney Ranj Mohip Honored by SuperLawyers.comLawyer who worked for outposts to sit on Israeli government panel to legalize them

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Laws 'key to Makkah, Madinah real estate growth'
Trade ArabiaJanuary 4, 2012

According to him, th real estate investment in Makkah and Madinah accounts for 40 per cent of total real estate investments in the Kingdom, standing at over $120 billion over the next decade. 'Introducing these news laws will not only allow the sector ...more »

Changes to alienation of state and public real estate
International Law OfficeJanuary 6, 2012

The law gives the State Property Fund responsibility for organising the sale of real estate belonging to state commercial enterprises, and stipulates that the procedure for organising sales falls to be determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. ...more »

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Year-end review of legislation, case law affecting real estate
JD Supra (press release)January 31, 2012

As we approach year-end, this article will briefly review some of this year's important developments in legislation and case law that may affect the real estate industry: Indemnity provisions in commercial lease agreements. Indemnity agreements can be ...more »

LRMM real estate lawyer moves to BLG
Montreal Gazette (blog)January 31, 2012

BLG said Roditi brings experience in signing commercial leasing agreements for offices, industrial buildings and retail outlets, as well as mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. BLG has a 50-lawyer national commercial real estate team.more »

The Churn: Lateral Moves and Promotions in The Am Law 200
The American LawyerJanuary 31, 2012

A finance attorney, Agbayissah started his careet at PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal. Vincent focuses on M&A, joint ventures, corporate, and commercial law. Naumann, who led SNR Denton's technology, media, and telecommuniations practice, litigates and ...more »

On the Move: February, 2012
Hilton Head MonthlyJanuary 31, 2012

Easler practices with the firm's real estate group in the areas of administrative law, state and local liquor law and licensing matters, business permitting, real estate and resort development, and hospitality and business transactions.more »

Sign Law Spurs Investment in Philadelphia
New York TimesJanuary 31, 2012

Jeffrey J. Kanne, the president and chief executive of National Real Estate Advisors, said that building would include a fitness club, a 200- to 300-unit residential tower and a 250-room hotel, in addition to retail spaces.more »

This Time It's Personal
The American LawyerJanuary 31, 2012

In the 12-month period ending September 30, 2011, 2454 partners left or joined Am Law 200 firms. That was a 22 percent increase from 2010, when only 2014 changed jobs—the lowest number of partner moves since 2000. This year's figure was consistent ...more »

ADVICE: Human trafficking law applies to Inland businesses
Press-EnterpriseJanuary 31, 2012

A new state law, which became effective Jan. 1, requires retailers and manufacturers doing business in California that generate $100 million or more in annual sales to disclose their efforts to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply ...more »

News Briefs: Local real estate license suspended
BlueRidgeNow.comJanuary 31, 2012

12, is for three years, but if no Commission rules or license laws are broken for five months, then Hamlin's license is eligible for reinstatement after July 31, said Janet Thoren, attorney for the NC Real Estate Commission.more »

Ending San Francisco Condo Lottery Is Jobs Killer
Beyond ChronJanuary 31, 2012

31‚ 2012 Real estate speculators are making an all-out effort to eliminate San Francisco's 30-year old law restricting condo conversions. Their plan would allow unlimited condo conversions for a $10000-15000 fee, an amount which barely covers 10% of ...more »

Am Law 200 Polsinelli Shughart Chooses IPRO Eclipse as Firm-Wide Review Platform
MarketWatch (press release)January 31, 2012

With 570 attorneys, Polsinelli Shughart ( www.polsinelli.com ) is a national law firm that is a recognized leader in the areas of business law, financial services, real estate and business litigation. Serving corporate, institutional and individual ...more »

Real Estate Legal Services in Pennsylvania Introduced on a Website
Empowered News (press release)January 31, 2012

A new website has now been launched to inform people about the availability of real estate legal services in Pennsylvania. The website owner now provides a venue for citizens of Pennsylvania who are seeking real estate help.more »

Business News: Clayton law firm names Dove counsel
STLtoday.comJanuary 31, 2012

Douglas Dove was named counsel with the law firm Capes, Sokol, Goodman and Sarachan in Clayton. Dove, a Ladue resident, will join the firm's business and real estate transactions practice group. Dove is experienced in complex banking, commercial and ...more »

Mashpee Wampanoag tribe faces long, difficult road to a Southeastern Mass casino
Boston GlobeJanuary 31, 2012

In the meantime, state casino regulators will have to decide if they will move on without the tribe and open the southeast region to bidding by a commercial developers, a potentially risky choice. In crafting the casino law, lawmakers determined that ...more »

Chicago Real Estate Attorney Ranj Mohip Honored by SuperLawyers.com
openPR (press release)January 31, 2012

The majority of Mr. Mohip's practice consists of real estate transactions and litigation. The Law Office of Ranj Mohip, LLC is a full service boutique law firm founded by managing attorney Ranj Mohip. The firm offers a broad spectrum of legal services ...more »

Lawyer who worked for outposts to sit on Israeli government panel to legalize them
HaaretzJanuary 31, 2012

Lawyer to be member of committee which 'will examine real estate issues in the West Bank,' Prime Minister's Bureau announces. By Chaim Levinson Tags: West Bank Israel settlements Israel settlers A lawyer appointed to serve on a government committee ...more »

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