Default Provisions in Real Estate Joint Ventures: Bankruptcy, Distressed Property, Removal of Manager
Promote, Distributions, Exit Rights, and Third-Party Contracts After a Default
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will enable real estate counsel to draft joint venture agreements that anticipate and provide a structure for addressing loan defaults, poor property performance, and bad acts by the manager or general partner. The panel discussion will include manager removal and related provisions that enable investors to control and mitigate losses.
- Real estate joint ventures: roles of operator and investor partner(s) when the deal is going as planned
- Events that may trigger defaults under the JV agreement
- Poor property performance, mismanagement
- Loan default
- Default or bad acts by the operator/manager
- Removal of manager
- Significant removal events
- Notice and cure provisions
- Impact on promote, capital contributions, distributions
- Property management and other third-party contracts
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- When should an investor be entitled to remove and replace the operator/manager of the joint venture?
- What are the investor's primary concerns vs. the manager in negotiating removal provisions in the JV agreement?
- How might a change in management impact promote, capital contributions, and distributions?
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Mr. Guggenheim dedicates the bulk of his practice to the representation of private equity funds, real estate companies and other investors in connection with commercial real estate joint ventures, financings, acquisitions and dispositions. He has represented clients on all sides of the table in complex transactions involving real estate in nearly all 50 states as well as Canada and Mexico. Mr. Guggenheim is actively involved in elevating the legal profession by teaching, mentoring and supporting the next generation of professionals. He has been a coach and organizer for the Real Estate Joint Venture Challenge at major universities on the West Coast and serves as a Lecturer in Law at USC Gould School of Law, teaching the Real Estate Joint Ventures course.Close
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Mr. Lanzkron’s practice focuses on real estate, corporate, and financial transactions. He regularly advises... | Read More
Mr. Lanzkron’s practice focuses on real estate, corporate, and financial transactions. He regularly advises high-profile clients on complex real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and joint ventures. Mr. Lanzkron also represents both borrowers and lenders in various mortgage and mezzanine financing transactions across multiple property types, including both securitized and balance sheet loans.Close
McDermott Will & Emery
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Michael D. Soejoto
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
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