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  • SCOTUS: “Home Equity Theft” Violates the Takings Clause

    In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court held in Tyler v. Hennepin County that a county’s process of retaining the equity in a homeowner’s property constitutes a violation of the Takings Clause of the Fifth Amendment. This decision has important repercussions for not only homeowners but lienholders and loan servicers as well.

  • Structuring Opinions of Counsel in Real Estate Finance Transactions

    Member Marshall Grodner (Baton Rouge) is co-presenting a Strafford Webinar, "Structuring Opinions of Counsel in Real Estate Finance Transactions," on May 31, 2023.

  • Increasing Access to Alternatives to Stick Built Housing

    Member Jim Milano (Washington, DC) will join a panel, "Increasing Access to Alternatives to Stick Built Housing," at the Forum on Affordable Housing & Community Development Law 2023 Annual Meeting on May 25, 2023, in Washington, DC. This panel delves into alternatives to stick built housing. This panel will analyze policy issues such as increasing access to and space for manufactured housing and opportunities for ownership of manufactured housing developments by residents. In addition, this panel will examine how developers are working through zoning restrictions, chattel financing, low-income housing tax credits, and other financing issues to develop alternatives to stick bu

  • SDNY: Crypto Regulated as “Funds,” Platforms as “Financial Institutions”

    On February 22, 2023, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in Rider v. Uphold HQ Inc. held that cryptocurrencies constitute "funds" under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (EFTA). The plaintiff brought one federal cause of action under the EFTA and eight state law claims. The defendant made a motion to dismiss plaintiff's claims, including the EFTA claim, asserting that the EFTA applies only to transfers of “funds” and cryptocurrency does not constitute funds. The District Court disagreed with the defendant's position.  

  • McGlinchey Stafford Adds Experienced Litigation Duo In Calif.

    rvine) were profiled by Law360 on May 9, 2023, on their recent move to McGlinchey. They discuss the factors that contributed to their move to McGlinchey, including culture, people, and growth strategy.

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