The Paley Rothman Blog
Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys. The information in the blogs and articles is not a substitute for legal advice and should not be relied on as such. Should you have any questions or want legal advice, please contact the attorney who wrote the blog or article.
May 19, 2020
As Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia approach the two-month mark of mandatory business closures, the shockwaves from the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt by the entire economy. Although the plight of tenants has captured the headlines, commercial landlords also find themselves facing difficult decisions.
July 31, 2018
By Alan Mark
on July 31, 2018
New HVCRE rules may allow borrowers to reduce borrowing expense and free up cash.
January 6, 2015
By on January 6, 2015
Following 9/11, many lenders required property developers and owners to carry terrorism coverage. To facilitate that coverage the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) was established in 2002 as federal protection for insurers if an act of terrorism were to result in losses above $100 million. It had been reauthorized twice, and the House voted to extend TRIA, but Congress, due to lack of agreement in the Senate, was unable to agree on terms to extend the act beyond 2014.
September 19, 2013
By Katherine Palumbo
on September 19, 2013
Several recent changes to Maryland’s recordation tax exemption law (§12-108 of the Tax-Property Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland), which took effect on July 1, 2013, should result in lower transactional costs in conjunction with the refinancing of commercial loans secured by a mortgage or deed of trust (for convenience, both will be referred to as “deed of trust”) on commercial property.
November 11, 2010
By on November 11, 2010
Owners of commercial properties in many counties in Maryland have two choices when it comes to refinancing. One option costs you dearly, the other - when executed properly - creates a considerable savings. Here’s how it all works...