Tokenization of Commercial Real Estate: Offering and Trading Property Investments on the Blockchain
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss creating a tokenized real estate offering and the risks and benefits for issuers and investors to consider in connection with a real estate token offering, its administration, and subsequent transfers.
- Emergence of blockchain technology and digital assets
- Real estate tokens contrasted with traditional LLC and partnership interests
- Issues in tokenization
- Compliance with securities laws and creation of a smart contract
- Determining the number and type of tokens and the exchange platform
- Offering process: confirmation of investor accreditation and listing of tokens
- Administration: distribution of profits or other payments to investors
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- What advantages do digital tokens have over traditional real estate investment vehicles?
- What are the securities law implications of tokenization? Is registration required?
- How should a token offering be documented?
- What are the transfer restrictions to build into a real estate token? What are the AML concerns?
Ropes & Gray
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