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UPDATE: GOOD FUNDS AT CLOSING – DON’T MAKE THAT CHECK PAYABLE TO YOURSELF –

Title Companies are changing the way some Buyers are going to need to bring purchase money funds to closing. If these changes are rigidly enforce, the transition is likely to be a rough one and anyone with a purchase or … Continue reading

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Holder: Obama committed to closing Guantanamo

[JURIST] US Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday President Barack Obama [official websites] remains committed to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay [JURIST news archive], despite political opposition. At the European Parliament in Brussels, Holder stated the administration’s commitment … Continue reading

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The Trilogy: Explaining the Deed, Promissory Note and Mortgage at a Massachusetts Closing

Prospective real estate buyers tend to think of the "mortgage" as the contract they are signing with the bank. This is misleading. The promissory note is the actual contract to loan and borrow money between lender and borrower. The mortgage … Continue reading

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Closing the Chapter on the Coastwise Price-Fixing, Antitrust Charges against Major U.S. Shipper

Hat tip to a reader who sent two documents relating to the Horizon Coastwise Antitrust case. I posted about a parallel civil companion case here. The Department of Justice Press Release is here. The Sentencing Memorandum is here. Per the … Continue reading

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CLOSING ARGUMENTS GIVEN IN MASK MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL

Final arguments were given in the trial of Jeffrey Kirby charged in the death of Charles Lewis. Lewis, known as Mask, was a wealthy businessman who owned the TAPOUT clothing business. Mr. Kirby is charged with vehicular manslaughter with gross … Continue reading

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