Must a commercial landlord consent to a lease assignment?

Under even the most landlord-favorable standard, can a commercial landlord ever have an absolute right to reject a proposed assignment? CONTINUE READING...

Why Federal Courts Think Your Website May Be Like Your Real Estate

We have previously discussed what a business should do when it’s hit with a lawsuit over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), but can a retail tenant be sued only for ADA violations at its physical store? CONTINUE READING...

UPDATE: Property Owners Gaining New Tools To Fight ADA Lawsuits

An update on our May post about a new Florida law meant to help property owners fight ADA lawsuits. CONTINUE READING...

A real estate broker’s guide to avoid being a victim of cyber fraud

The good news is that, with reasonable care and a bit of common sense, cyber fraud can be prevented. But if the theft occurs because you failed to take precautions to protect your email account, it may be time to call your insurer, or your lawyer. Or both. CONTINUE READING...

Accelerated rent and traps for the unwary landlord

Acceleration clauses do not usually cause too much controversy in litigation, but there is room for missteps by the landlord. CONTINUE READING...

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