Category: Real Estate

Herbalife fortune wins removal of trustees for mismanagement

Herbalife fortune wins removal of trustees for mismanagement By Matthew Heller. He is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer In July 2012, a key witness took the stand in Los Angeles in an extraordinary probate trial that pitted the sole heir…

Recent Developments in California Construction Law

Notable 2014 Case Law – Liability for owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and design professionals – This year, California courts decided a variety of cases with important relevance to potential liability for owners,…By: Snell & Wilmer Related Articles: Not in…

2014 Extenders Clear the House

For many years now, Congress has contributed to tax uncertainty by extending certain favorable tax provisions on a year by year basis. Thus, for example, in 2014 these extenders have expired. Neither the IRS, who has to prepare 2014 forms…

Tenth Circuit Reverses District Court Ruling, Allows Credit Union To Pursue Lawsuit Against Mortgage Lender For Misappropriating Loan Funds

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed a district ruling allowing a Texas-based credit union to sue against a mortgage lender. In 2003, the credit union’s predecessor in interest entered into a funding service…By: BuckleySandler…

House tax extender package bolsters Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and New Markets Tax Credit programs

On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the House of Representatives passed a one-year tax extender bill that will shore up two key housing and community development programs. The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (H.R. 5771) (the “Act”), passed 378 to…