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Tag Archives: National

Yes, The U.S. Immigration Laws Apply to the Real Estate Industry

Posted in International, Legislative Update
The federal government recently announced several changes to U.S. immigration legislation. Two key topics involve increased enforcement efforts of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and changes in request for prevailing wage procedures.  Preparing for an I-9 Audit or Inspection Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has significantly increased its enforcement efforts with respect to undocumented workers and… Continue Reading

Ohio Lenders Precluded from Bringing Third Complaint on Same Note

Posted in Finance Issues, Litigation Issues
  In U.S. Bank National Association  v. Gullotta, 120 Ohio St 3d 399, the Ohio Supreme Court decided that multiple actions under the same note and mortgage are subject to the two-dismissal rule and res judicata preclusion. The decision could have far-reaching implications for lenders seeking to workout loans with troubled borrowers.    The history of the… Continue Reading