CLTA eNews - January 2014 In This Issue
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SACRAMENTO REPORT
INDUSTRY NEWS
COURT CASES
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CLTA NEWS
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CLTA is pleased to offer the recorded webinar: CLTA's New Laws/New Cases 2013, a 1.5-hour recorded webinar delivered to your desktop ....
 
SACRAMENTO REPORT
Assembly Bill 561 (Ting) proposes to extend the application of the documentary transfer tax to all transfers subject to property tax reassessment.  The bill ...
 
Assembly Bill 471 (Atkins) was amended on January 6 to deal with the continuing fallout from the elimination of redevelopment agencies. The bill ...
 
Assembly Bill 769 (Skinner), dealing with property tax valuations, was amended on January 6th to make a clarifying change to the law. Under current law ...
 
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INDUSTRY NEWS
A ballot initiative has been submitted to the Attorney General for titling and summary that would foster the re-creation of redevelopment agencies. The initiative ...
 
Early this month Fidelity National Financial closed on its acquisition of Lender Processing Services, Inc.. As part of the approval, Fidelity agreed to divest an interest in or a copy of overlapping title plants in ...
 
The California State Lands Commission (SLC) is ready to adopt changes to its regulations adding a definition of "sovereign lands."  In January of 2013, the SLC issued ...
 
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) recently issued updated guidance to financial institutions for assessing and managing risks associated with ...
 
Miller Starr Regalia Lani Andersen, Mann, Hilbert & Parker LLP
COURT CASES
California Bank & Trust v. Lawlor (G047899)
A guarantor is protected by anti-deficiency laws where the guaranty is a sham because the legal relationship between the guarantor and the borrower is such that ...
 
Dolnikov v. Ekizian (B226675)
The court held that conduct can constitute actionable interference with the use and enjoyment of an easement even when the conduct does not physically ...
 
Rye v. Tahoe Truckee Sierra Disposal Company (C067970)
The court rejected defendant's attempt to use an easement beyond the area it had been used for many years, holding that when an instrument of conveyance ...
 
 

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