Archive for the ‘agency law’ Category

EQUITY TRUMPS PERFIDITY- AGENT’S SHENANIGANS DEFEAT SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE OF REALTY CONTRACT

The long history of Queiroz v. Harvey (a case tried in Maricopa County in 2005, not related to my co-blogger) mercifully came to a satisfying end a couple of months ago. The Court of Appeals had issued a disturbing opinion in May of 2008, in which it held that since the Buyer had cured a […]

Insurance companies, Bank safety

As the credit crisis started to unfold, one of the first things we really noticed was the AIG bailout. What I didn’t understand was what sort of exposure AIG had to the credit crisis; I didn’t realize that they had written insurance for the “CMO”s (Collateralized Mortgage Obligations, or, toxic debt wrapped in Christmas paper) […]