Government Scrutiny of Luxury Real Estate Back in 2016, the Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) began cracking down on real estate transactions involving high-end properties purchased through shell companies out of concern about money laundering and illicit transactions. FinCEN subjected these type of transactions to governmental review, and came to require U.S. title insurance companies to identify the […]
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The Federal Reserve has put on its hiking boots. Last week, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rates. Homeowners and prospective buyers alike are rightfully alarmed about what the increased interest rates could signal for the housing market. Since the great recession back in 2007, homeowners enjoyed relatively lower interest rates as the federal government attempted to rebuild […]
As many of you know by now Thanksgiving is one of my most favorite holidays as well as times of the year. This year, as I collect my thoughts for Thanksgiving which is about a week away, I do so as I celebrate my 30th anniversary with my partner and wife Ellen from halfway around the world! By the time […]
The following Sun Sentinel article is republished with approval including excerpts from Roy Oppenheim, Oppenheim Law. While Smoke BBQ Fort Lauderdale was attracting big crowds after Michael Mayo, dining critic raved about its smoked pastrami sandwich last month, co-owner Scott Kennedy was sleeping overnight in the restaurant because of a percolating business dispute that threatened to suddenly shutter the eatery.
Last Week Tonight show host John Oliver forgave approximately $15 Million dollars’ worth of old medical debt. The price paid? $60,000 dollars. How is it possible that millions of dollars of medical debt can be wiped away while consumers are expected to pay back every single penny of old medical debt? Oliver and his team created debt collection company “Central […]
Foreclosure Fighter: How Oppenheim Law became a major national figure in the nation’s mortgage meltdown.
This following article was originally published by Lifestyle Media Group By: Kevin Gale Department: People and republished in the South Florida Law Blog and Oppenheim Law NewsRoom. All photos are courtesy of the Lifestyle Media Group magazine. Real estate lawyer Roy Oppenheim recalls when everything changed for his legal practice – and the U.S. financial system.
The following article was published in the Daily Business Review and written by Samantha Joseph. The South Florida Law Blog has republished exerpts by Roy Oppenheim. Will botched paperwork affect the outcome of foreclosure appeals? It depends on the judges. The decisions in three cases came down to paperwork and procedure Wednesday before the Fourth District Court of Appeal.
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