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On Tuesday, July 13, DC lawmakers unanimously approved emergency legislation that will gradually phase out tenant protections, including the moratorium on evictions.
The 2021 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 16 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
As part of the transition to SOFR, an advisory subcommittee of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced last week it is recommending that interdealers exclusively use SOFR rather than LIBOR for linear derivative trades.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce that Real Estate and Corporate Partner Kelli Scheid Smith has been named among the 2021 “Top Women Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal as a result of her impressive track record of success on behalf of clients as well as her efforts in the pro bono arena.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 42 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
The goal of a real estate transaction is generally to achieve a transfer of real property mutually sought by buyer and seller. But as a recent arbitration win secured by Arent Fox illustrates, a go-to litigator is sometimes required to address disputes involving real estate deals.
On April 15, Congressional Bancshares, Inc. announced the successful closing of a $345 million private placement of its common stock.
Arent Fox Partner Kirsten Hart and Associate Shahiedah Shabazz will speak at The Seminar Group’s, “Cannabis and Hemp – Business Considerations” Seminar
In an eagerly anticipated action, the Biden Administration announced yesterday the $2.25 trillion dollar “American Jobs Plan,” the first part of the Administration’s Build Back Better Plan.
The Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Executive Board approved several best practices and advisories this month, including GFOA’s Best Practice on Issuing Taxable Debt.
Effective as of February 23, 2021, the American Land Title Association (ALTA) and the National Society of Professional Surveyors (NSPS) have, once again, updated the Minimum Standard Detail Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys.
The Biden Administration’s initial efforts include actions and goals designed to benefit the construction industry, either through Executive Orders or proposed legislative relief packages. Here is a summary of key announcements.
DC Superior Court Judge Anthony Epstein ruled on December 16, 2020, that the District’s ban on the filing of new eviction cases during the public health emergency is unconstitutional.
Cannabis REIT Securities Filing Demonstrates How to Disclose the Regulatory Risks of Funding Cannabis Ventures to Investors
AFC Gamma’s SEC filing illustrates the importance of proper risk assessment and adequate risk factor disclosures to investors in the rapidly-shifting regulatory landscape of cannabis production, sales, and lending.
On November 25, 2020, a New York federal court ruled in Melendez v. The City of New York, No. 20-CV-5301 (S.D.N.Y.) denying an injunction and declaring constitutional NYC Council’s newly enacted anti-harassment and guaranty laws that protect commercial and residential tenants.
Financial institutions should be mindful of communications with other institutions that could imply horizontal conspiracies.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce that Real Estate and Corporate Partner Kelli Scheid Smith has been named among the 2020 “Top Women Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.
Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.