When May Someone Other Than a Mortgagor Redeem Real Estate Following a Foreclosure?
At some point in their careers, most lenders who finance borrowers with real estate collateral will see at least some of their borrowers go through a real estate foreclosure. Depending upon the nature of the real estate foreclosed upon—and the State where the foreclosure ...Read More
Doing a Deal? Legal Due Diligence and the Crown Jewels
With a view towards closing a deal, legal due diligence occurs when a business attorney collects and analyzes information from a legal perspective and then makes recommendations regarding any action that should be taken.
This typically occurs during the period between signing the transaction (e.g. ...Read More
Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges After The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act
Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges are named for Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 1031 states: “No gain or loss shall be recognized on the exchange of property held for productive use in a trade or business or for investment if such ...Read More
Plenty to learn for landowners about Minnesota’s buffer law
Minnesota’s Riparian Protection and Water Quality Practices law, the so-called buffer law, was enacted in June 2015. Affecting an estimated 110,000 acres of land, much of it farmland, the law represents one of the most sweeping environmental regulations directly affecting Minnesota’s farmers.
The law requires ...Read More
What’s an Internship Program?
Internships have been receiving special attention lately with the popular Robert Di Nero movie The Intern and a lawsuit brought against Fox Searchlight Pictures by former unpaid interns claiming compensation. Against this backdrop of entertainment and law, what is an internship? What are the ...Read More
Crowdfunding and Commercial Real Estate Investments
Commercial real estate investments have long been attractive to investors in Minnesota and around the country. Historically, only a very limited subset of the population was actually able to invest in commercial real estate because of the large buy-ins required to do so.
In 2012, ...Read More
Commercial Real Estate Prices May Not Rise This Year
Minnesotans who either are thinking about selling commercial real estate or investing in it might be interested in learning about Morgan Stanley\'s prediction for U.S. prices in 2016. According to the company, it believes that commercial real estate prices will stay flat, experiencing no ...Read More
Online Selling Platforms for Small Business Owners
Business owners in Minnesota who own brick-and-mortar stores may be able to augment their incomes and attract more customers by setting up an e-commerce site. E-commerce has been growing in popularity in recent years, as more and more customers choose online shopping for its ...Read More
New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses
As the start of every year, many people are thinking about the goals that they want to accomplish in their personal lives. Similarly, small businesses in Minnesota can list out their goals for the new year. However, there are a few resolutions that companies ...Read More
Commercial Real Estate Loans Draw Increased Scrutiny for Banks
Banking and real estate problems of recent years may be fresh in the minds of Minnesota residents. Those involved in commercial real estate activity may want to be aware of banking regulators\' plans to pay closer attention to lending activity in 2016. A Dec. ...Read More