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Everyday Ethics And More Lessons For The Overworked Commercial Attorney

By Spencer Compton on April 6, 2022

 Ethics are an important component of our everyday lives, especially in business and in commercial real estate transactions. Ethics are the moral principles that guide a person’s behavior, or a code of moral principles practiced by a group of people, such as a code of conduct set by a business.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Commercial Title Insurance Webinar ethics

Look Odd? Think Fraud.

By First American on December 6, 2021

Preventing wire fraud is an orchestrated effort.

At the end of yet another unprecedented year of change and evolution, the commercial real estate industry continues to thrive. But with so many transactions closing – particularly as we look toward the end of Q4 – continuing to protect our businesses from fraud remains one of our most important...

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Title Insurance wire fraud

Ucc Sale In The Enforcement Of A Mezzanine Loan May Not Be Unwound

By Mike Berey on August 21, 2019

The Plaintiff sought a ruling that the sale of equity interests in eleven commercial properties, which interests were pledged as collateral for a mezzanine loan, was commercially unreasonable because the auction sale was not conducted in a commercially reasonable manner as required by Section 9-610 (“Disposition of collateral after default”) of...

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate UCC mezzanine loan

Notice Of Pendency Not Properly Filed By Adjoining Owners

By Mike Berey on February 27, 2019

The Supreme Court, Suffolk County, granted the application the Petitioner had submitted to the Town of East Hampton’s Zoning Board for approval of a subdivision map and directed the Zoning Board to grant final approval. Intervenors opposed the application, filed a notice of pendency against the subject property, and moved for a corrected judgment...

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate

Digital Disruption In Commercial Real Estate      How We Live: On The Road

By First American NCS on January 3, 2019

This is the second in a series of vignettes discussing the disruptors remaking commercial real estate and impacting how we live, work, play, invest and build.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate digital disruption CRE Technology

Digital Disruption In Commercial Real Estate      How We Live: At Home

By First American NCS on November 5, 2018

This is the first in a series of vignettes discussing the disruptors remaking commercial real estate – impacting how we live, work, play, invest and build.

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Topics: Commercial Real Estate Commercial News CRE CRE Technology PropTech

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