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How does cheap oil, weak stocks, and the U.S. dollar impact South Florida real estate

Fri Apr 1, 2016 by on Florida Law News

Oppenheim Law Legal Update as of 3/31/2019:  Who knew the Wall Street Journal subscribed to the South Florida Law Blog! We anticipate that investors with large deposits will need legal counsel to devise legal strategies regarding walking away from these deposits. Watch on Periscope with Roy Oppenheim, partner discussing the impact on South Florida Real Estate: Cheap Oil, Weak Stocks and […]

Usher in 2016 with Roy Oppenheim chiming in on "The Big Short" movie

Sun Jan 3, 2016 by on Florida Law News

[VIDEO] Usher in 2016 with Roy Oppenheim chiming in on “The Big Short” an accurate and poignant dark comedy addressing a dark page in U.S. economic history. The Big Short movie brings to life the economic catastrophe between 2007-8  as we look  back with appropriate  irony  and cynicism of the darkest days in US economic history in the past 100 years. […]

Bartram Supreme Court Oral Argument: Don't Drink Your Own “Kool-Aid”

Tue Nov 10, 2015 by on Florida Law News

I always tell my clients not to be oversold on a particular legal argument, in other words not to drink their own “Kool-Aid.”  The Bartram oral arguments have shown me very clearly that the banks are drinking their own “Kool-Aid.” They are trying to convince the Florida Supreme Court that there should be an unlimited amount of time (statute of […]

Res Judicata, what a wonderful phrase!

Fri Jun 12, 2015 by on Florida Law News

It turns out coincidentally that Hakuna Matata, from Disney’s Lion King, and res judicata actually mean the same thing. Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase which when literally translated roughly means “no worries for the rest of your days.” Res judicata is a legal term meaning “a matter judged”; it is the principle that a legal matter may not, generally, […]

Some habits are hard to break

Thu Jun 4, 2015 by on Florida Law News

We’ve all heard the old saying “once a cheater always a cheater.”  Now thanks to Wall Street we’ve been given a new variation: “once Wall Street, always Wall Street.” In other words; once you cause the largest financial crisis since the Great Depression due to bad behavior and wrongdoing, you will continue to engage in that bad behavior and wrongdoing […]