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Village of Haverstraw Ordered to Pay $7.69 Million In Eminent Domain Damages

Rockland Community Times

The Village is being ordered to pay almost $8 million for taking a landowner’s property through the process of eminent domain. An appeals court in Brooklyn ordered payment be made to AAA Electricians, Inc. for condemnation of its property for a revitalization project. The village determined the property’s value at $2.5 million. The property owner countered that the property was worth substantially more. Read more.



International Property Rights Conference Invites Partner Michael Rikon to Speak in The Netherlands

The Owners’ Counsel of America invited partner Mike Rikon to speak at the 13th Annual Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference at The Peace Palace in The Hague, The Netherlands, October 19–21 2016, sponsored by William & Mary Law School. He will participate on a panel exploring the property rights decisions of international courts.

“International agreements have broad implications for property ownership and trade. “In treaties and other international agreements, property is not limited to real property and tangible commodities but includes intellectual rights and any other right which has value.”