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Santa Monica Tenant Alleges that Douglas Emmett Negotiated in Bad Faith (Lease Documents Included)

Updated: April 26th, 2018

In March 2017, a tenant of 401 Wilshire Boulevard in Santa Monica called Macerich Partnership filed suit against Douglas Emmett in Los Angeles court claiming that Douglas Emmett’s negotiating tactics “[constitute] bad faith and a failure to cooperate.” Because of Douglas Emmett’s alleged lack of fair dealing, Macerich has asked the court for declaratory relief…


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)

Posted: March 27th, 2018

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on United States foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.


Tagged: DE Partnership with Qatar, More On Qatar - About the QIA

Report: QIA Fails to Live up to Good Governance Principles

Posted: March 26th, 2018

A U.S. Government document, from June 2008 and published by the journalistic transparency group WikiLeaks, reveals the Qatari government expressed concern to then-U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson about guidelines for sovereign wealth funds then being developed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). According to the cable, the Qatari Finance Minister Yousef Hussein Kamal (Al Emadi) “expressed concern about [the] IMF-developed guidelines”.


Tagged: More On Qatar - About the QIA

Class Action Suit Alleges Pattern of Unpaid Overtime, Other Labor Violations at Douglas Emmett

Posted: March 13th, 2018

In July 2011, Antoinette Lindsay filed a class action lawsuit against Douglas Emmett Inc. In her lawsuit, Lindsay alleged that Douglas Emmett had a pattern of unlawful wage and hour violations—denying employees correct overtime pay despite California’s labor laws. Following the Lindsay suit, other one-time Douglas Emmett employees filed similar cases in Los Angeles County court.


Tagged: Tenant Issues - Lawsuits

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