Category Archives: Real Estate Law

Do blockchains and NFTs really protect virtual property?

But did it? It turns out that legal ownership in the metaverse is not that simple. The prevailing but legally problematic narrative among crypto enthusiasts is that NFTs allow true ownership of digital items in the metaverse for two reasons: decentralization and interoperability. These two technological features have led some to claim that tokens provide indisputable… Read More »

Real Estate Law for Predispute Employment Arbitration Agreements

The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021 will have far-reaching implications for real estate employers that, like in many other industries, have relied on mandatory predispute arbitration agreements to resolve sexual harassment claims brought by employees. The Act limits the use of predispute arbitration agreements and class action waivers covering sexual… Read More »

Owner of construction company and Puget Sound properties involved in illegal production of marijuana sentenced to 6 years in prison | USAO-WDWA

Seattle – A 52-year-old Seattle-area man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 6 years in prison for his schemes involving the illegal manufacturing of marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown.  Raymond Ng engaged in conspiracies to facilitate illegal marijuana grows in residential neighborhoods, and to launder the proceeds through businesses and… Read More »

Bidens FY2023 Budget and Treasuries Green Book Released

On March 28, 2022, President Biden released his FY2023 budget (the “FY2023 Budget”), and the U.S. Treasury released the so-called “Green Book,” which provides details related to the revenue provisions in the FY2023 Budget. The revenue proposals in the FY2023 Budget rely on a baseline that generally presumes the enactment of the revenue provisions in… Read More »