Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use


The Title Reporter – Winter 2021
January 8, 2021 | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Here is what we cover in this issue of The Title Reporter: A Legal Update for the Title Insurance Industry: The Supreme Court of Texas has ruled that a special warranty deed conveying real property limited the grantor’s liability for allegedly breaching the implied covenant of “seisin” – that is, the covenant that the grantor …
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Title Insurance Coverage And Easement Disputes: Case Update
October 15, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
David Leno, Peter McNamara, Matthew Spero, and Michael Heller published the article “Title Insurance Coverage And Easement Disputes: Case Update” in Mealey’s Emerging Insurance Disputes. Courts have issued several important decisions recently in cases involving title insurance coverage and easement disputes. In this article, the authors discuss a New York court decision resolving whether a …
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The Title Reporter — Fall 2020
October 7, 2020 | Insurance Coverage | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Welcome to the Fall 2020 issue of The Title Reporter: A Legal Update for the Title Insurance Industry. This issue focuses on recent court decisions involving easements. It also discusses a factsheet released by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on disclosures of title insurance costs. We begin this issue of The Title Reporter with a discussion …
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Hidden Benefits of the Paycheck Protection Program for Landlords and Tenants
March 31, 2020 | Scott L. Feuer | Marie A. Landsman | Amy L. Silver | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
With “stay at home” orders in effect throughout the United States, business has come to a virtual standstill in many markets, resulting in the closure of stores and offices, layoffs and furloughs of employees and other actions. As a result, nearly every commercial landlord and tenant is facing unprecedented challenges. Landlords and tenants alike are …
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Proposed NY Bill to Offer Relief to Both Owners and Tenants
March 24, 2020 | Erez Glambosky | Jeremy B. Honig | Mark N. Antar | Matthew B. Meisel | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On March 23, 2020, New York Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris introduced proposed legislation which, if adopted, would expand upon the unprecedented Executive Order issued by Governor Andrew Cuomo on March 20, 2020, imposing a 90-day moratorium on all residential and commercial evictions. The proposed bill is intended to provide financial support to residential and commercial tenants and …
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Landlords: Take These Steps Now to Preserve Your Income
March 23, 2020 | Erez Glambosky | Jeremy B. Honig | Mark N. Antar | Matthew B. Meisel | Commercial Litigation | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Local, state and federal governments have taken unprecedented measures to control the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), measures that will negatively impact the real estate industry in the state. Last week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order that will directly impact New York’s real estate industry. On March 20, 2020, Gov. Cuomo issued …
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TRO Pauses Controversial DOS Interpretation of New Rental Law
February 11, 2020 | Erez Glambosky | Jeremy B. Honig | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
On Monday, February 10, a Justice of the New York State Supreme Court in Albany County issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) to put on hold implementation of the Department of State’s (DOS) interpretation of the statewide Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act (HSTPA) as it relates to the payment of brokers’ fees in response …
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Honig Quoted in NY Housing Court Story
April 18, 2017 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Jeremy Honig shared his experience in a story for The Cooperator New York — the Co-Op & Condo Resource. Jeremy noted: “With respect to a holdover proceeding, there may or may not be a predicate notice that must be served before a landlord may commence a proceeding, depending upon the basis for such proceeding. For example, …
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Navigating the Illinois Anti-Indemnity Statue and Case Law
October 1, 2014 | Corporate | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
Construction is a risky proposition. Injury to workers and property loss are significant risks. Accordingly, parties to a construction project often attempt to shift these risks using indemnification provisions. In Illinois, the Construction Contract Indemnification for Negligence Act, 740 ILCS 35/0.01, et seq. (the “Act”),1 prohibits contract language that indemnifies a party for that party’s …
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Recent Developments In Business Litigation
October 31, 2012 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Appeals
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