Real Estate Investor Tries Again to Revive $1.4 Million Cedillo Suit

Law360, Houston (March 07, 2014, 6:02 PM ET) — A Texas appeals court was asked Thursday to reconsider its decision that a foreign real estate investor lacking state business registrations cannot pursue litigation against Davis Cedillo & Mendoza Inc. for allegedly facilitating a secret $1.4 million loan the investor’s ex-partner secured against joint venture assets.

Liechtenstein-based Immobiliere Jeuness Establissement asked the 14th District Court of Appeals to throw out its Feb. 6 decision refusing to address a trial court’s order that the company must register with the Texas Secretary of State before the case against Davis Cedillo can proceed.

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