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Crypto Has Democratized Trading In Bankruptcy Claims

Following the pandemic, there has been a wave of cryptocurrency bankruptcies and a related increase in access to i... (more story)

Paths Forward For RE Buyers In Turbulent Market Conditions

Real estate borrowers are facing significant challenges in financing new acquisitions or developments amid escalat... (more story)

DC Ruling Provides Support For Builders Risk Claim Recovery

To deny coverage for builders risk claims, insurers have been increasingly relying on two arguments, both of which... (more story)

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LIVE COVERAGE: Day 36 Of Trump's NY Civil Fraud Trial

Law360 reporters are providing live coverage from the courthouse as former President Donald Trump goes on trial in the New York attorney general's civil fraud case. Follow along here.

Munger Tolles Mourns Death Of Co-Founder Charlie Munger

Munger Tolles & Olson LLP mourned the passing of the firm's co-founder Charlie Munger on Tuesday, saying in a statement that he will be remembered for "his wisdom, teaching and the values that he shared with u... (more story)

A WeWork location in New York. Coming on the heels of WeWork's Chapter 11 filing, Bond Collective, an upscale boutique coworking space provider, filed its own petitions this week for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York's Eastern District for two offices in the city. (Photographer: Bing Guan/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Coworking Co. Seeks Ch. 11 Protection At NYC Offices

Bond Collective, an upscale boutique coworking space provider with locations in California, New York, Pennsylvania and Texas, filed petitions this week for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York's Easter... (more story)

Chicago Pol OK With 'Sharing The Wealth,' He Says On Tape

Jurors tasked with determining whether former Chicago Alderman Ed Burke abused his considerable power heard on Tuesday the first secret recordings made by a key government cooperator, in which Burke urges the ... (more story)

NYC Proposes Expedited Review For Casino Applications

New York City proposed Monday to exempt casinos from most zoning regulations if they survive a community review process and obtain a state gaming license.

Settlements Pave Way For Hundreds Of New NY Pot Stores

Hundreds of provisionally licensed retailers whose applications were held up in litigation and five New York medical cannabis companies will be able to move forward with opening recreational marijuana stores a... (more story)

Insurer Seeks Exit From U. of Wash. COVID Coverage Suit

A Liberty Mutual insurer is trying to derail a University of Washington lawsuit seeking coverage of hundreds of millions of dollars in pandemic-driven losses and expenses, saying the university is relying on r... (more story)

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Contractors' Policies Don't Cover NJ Developer, Insurers Say

Two insurers told a New Jersey federal court that they do not owe any defense coverage to a New Jersey homebuilder in an underlying suit alleging defective construction, claiming the company isn't a named or a... (more story)

NY Fines Title Insurer $1M Over Cyber Control Deficiencies

New York's financial services regulator announced Tuesday that First American Title Insurance Co. will pay $1 million for allegedly violating state cybersecurity regulations by failing to implement access cont... (more story)

A case filed Monday in Virginia bankruptcy court alleges a lender faked signatures from a property investment firm’s owner to put liens on the borrower’s homes and ultimately triggered a Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding. (iStockPhoto/Minerva Studio)
Va. Developer Claims Fake Liens Caused Ch. 11 Bankruptcy

A Virginia company that renovates and rents out homes has accused its lender of recording liens on three of its properties despite having no legal interest in them, forcing the company into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Black Landowners Ask NC High Court To Revive Bias Case

Three North Carolina homeowners urged the state's Supreme Court to revive their claims that a city targeted Black-owned properties for demolition, in violation of the state constitution, arguing that they didn... (more story)

4th Circ. Upholds Insurer's Win In Landlord's Coverage Row

The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of an insurer accused of wrongfully denying coverage for an underlying class action by a North Carolina real estate firm, finding Tuesday that the de... (more story)

Sofia Vergara Owes $1.7M For Mansion Reno, Contractor Says

Actor Sofia Vergara is facing a contract breach suit brought in California state court by a construction company alleging she and her business partner, both of whom run a trust that owns a $26 million Beverly ... (more story)

Real Estate Rumors: Brent Saunders, JVM, Hudson Pacific

The CEO of Bausch + Lomb is said to be the buyer of a $35.3 million home near Miami, JVM Realty has reportedly purchased a luxury apartment building near Chicago for a price rumored to exceed $30 million and H... (more story)