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Structuring Programmatic Real Estate Joint Ventures: Structures, Deal Sharing and Exclusiv...
Negotiating Key Deal Terms From Sponsor and Equity Investor Perspectives
October 24, 2017 CLE Webinar

This CLE video webcast will discuss programmatic real estate joint ventures (JVs) and how they differ from traditional, single investment JV relationships, alternative structures for programmatic JVs, and key JV agreement terms to consider and negotiate. The program will present these issues in an i... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Saarinen, Partner, Alston & Bird Timothy P. Selby, Partner, Alston & Bird

Non-Recourse Carve Outs, Bad-Boy Guaranties, and Personal Liability: Latest Developments
Avoiding or Resolving Lender and Guarantor Disputes in and Outside of Bankruptcy
November 1, 2017 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will offer real estate and finance counsel an examination of some of the more troublesome provisions at the heart of disputes between borrowers and lenders. The panel will review commonly used carve outs contained in non-recourse provisions, analyze operative provisions in bad-boy g... Read More

Speakers:  Kyung S. Lee, Partner, Diamond McCarthy Joseph E. Lubinski, Partner, Husch Blackwell William S. Small, Shareholder, Enenstein Pham & Glass

Structuring 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges: Preserving Tax-Deferred Treatment for Real Estate Sa...
November 2, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with the latest developments concerning IRC Section 1031, examine the requirements for like-kind property exchanges to qualify for tax-deferred treatment, and provide best practices for structuring transactions to avoid adverse tax consequences after... Read More

Speakers:  Joseph C. Mandarino, Partner, Smith Gambrell & Russell Todd R. Pajonas, Esq., President, Legal 1031 Exchange Services

Mixed-Use Development: Structuring Air Rights Condominiums and Other Common Interest Commu...
Optimal Legal Structures and Core Drafting Challenges; Minimizing Potential Warranty Claim...
November 9, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of key legal challenges and approaches for structuring documents for condominiums and other common interest regimes in mixed-use projects. The panel will discuss difficult legal issues involved in governance of these projects. Read More

Speakers:  Ashley Haun, Esq., Ballard Spahr Douglas M. Irvin, Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr Emily J. Vaias, Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr

Allocating Operating Expenses in Commercial Real Estate Leases: Negotiating Strategies for...
Structuring Pass-Throughs, Exclusions, Gross-Up, Expense Cap and Other Operating Expense P...
November 14, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss net and gross real estate lease structures and the allocation of operating expenses for each lease structure. The program will discuss negotiation from the perspectives of both landlords and tenants with respect to defining operating expenses, pass-throughs and exclusio... Read More

Speakers:  Scott D. Brooks, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson Robert J. Sykes, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson

Financing Multi-Family Housing: Structuring the Low Income House Tax Credit and Tax-Exempt...
Documenting Transactions for Investors and Developers
November 21, 2017 CLE, CPE, EA Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss how to utilize Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) and tax-exempt bonds in multi-family construction financing. The program will discuss the mechanisms of each form of financing, how each impacts the other, and current market trends and developments impacting these... Read More

Speakers:  Ryan Bowen, Senior Counsel, Chapman and Cutler Delphine G. Carnes, Crenshaw Ware & Martin

Title Insurance Coverage: What Real Estate Counsel Must Know
Latest Developments in ALTA Coverage and Endorsements for Owners and Lenders
November 28, 2017 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with an overview of the latest developments in title insurance coverage and explain best practices for evaluating and negotiating coverage, exclusions and endorsements under American Land Title Association (ALTA) policies. Read More

Speakers:  Sarah D. Cline, Atty, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker Danielle Dolch, Atty, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker Michael R. O'Donnell, Partner, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

Structuring Financeable Ground Leases and Leasehold Mortgages
Balancing Competing Interests Among Owners, Lessees and Lenders
November 30, 2017 CLE Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview of the process of drafting and negotiating a financeable ground lease and address key provisions that balance the interests of the owner, lessee and lender. The panel will also discuss the leasehold mortgage and foreclosure issues presented by l... Read More

Speakers:  David M. Alin, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo Stephen E. Friedberg, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo

Structuring REIT Credit Facilities: Loan Terms, Financial Covenants, Commitment Letters, M...
October 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss terms and trends in REIT credit facilities, including how to structure the facility, negotiate financial covenants, treat taxable REIT subsidiaries, structure commitment letters, and draft MAC clauses and other key terms. Read More

Speakers:  Ari B. Blaut, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell Benjamin R. Weber, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

Leveraging New Markets Tax Credits to Finance Community Development: Latest Regs, Guidance...
Twinning With Historic Tax Credits, Allocating COD Income to Partners, Using EB-5 Funds an...
October 17, 2017 CLE, CPE, EA On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with an overview of the New Market Tax Credit (NMTC) program and IRS regulations and guidance. The panel will discuss best practices for structuring NMTC deals, twinning with historic tax credits (HTCs) and other tax credit programs, allocating COD income among... Read More

Speakers:  James O. Lang, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig C. Randall Minor, Shareholder, Maynard Cooper & Gale

Real Estate Joint Ventures: Waterfall Structures, Developer Promote, IRR Lookback, Clawbac...
October 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE video webcast will provide guidance to real estate counsel on the various methods of structuring waterfall provisions and promote payments in real estate joint venture agreements. The panel will also discuss management and governance, transfer rights, capital accounts, guaranty obligations,... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas D. Kearns, Partner, Olshan Frome Wolosky Jeffrey J. Temple, Partner, Co-Chair- US Real Estate Group, Morrison & Foerster

Allocating Risk in Real Estate Leases: Contractual Indemnities, Additional Insured Endorse...
Structuring Lease Provisions and Coordinating With Insurance Coverage to Mitigate Landlord...
October 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review of how parties in leasing transactions can allocate risk to protect their respective economic interests. The panel will address indemnification provisions, including those for actions arising from a party's own negligence, additional in... Read More

Speakers:  Scott D. Brooks, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Travis D. Hughes, Of Counsel, Pursley Friese Torgrimson

Real Estate Mezzanine and A/B Loans: Structuring and Enforcing Intercreditor and Co-Lender...
Reconciling the Demands and Objectives of Senior and Junior Lenders
September 28, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate finance counsel to structure intercreditor agreements between senior/mezzanine and A/B lenders. The panel will discuss the most frequently negotiated provisions, and the challenges to enforcing intercreditor agreements in distressed loan scenarios. Read More

Speakers:  Bruce E. Prigoff, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson Michael J. Waters, Of Counsel, Wachtel Missry

Using Delaware Statutory Trusts in Real Estate Investments: Opportunities and Legal Risks
Structuring and Financing the DST, Leveraging Favorable Tax Treatment
September 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate and tax finance counsel with a review the advantages and risks of Delaware Statutory Trusts (DSTs) as a structure for real estate investments. The panel will offer approaches for structuring and financing the DST as well as discuss the key tax issues involve... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Hannon, Partner, Quarles and Brady Steven R. Meier, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Tax-Related Tips for Real Estate LLC and LLP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocati...
Structuring Provisions to Achieve Tax Benefits and Avoid Common Pitfalls
September 19, 2017 CLE, CPE, EA On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to deal with key tax issues and avoid costly mistakes in structuring agreements for real estate partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs). The panel will offer best practices for drafting provisions that reflect effective tax compliance and... Read More

Speakers:  Micah W. Bloomfield, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Stephen Butler, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis Mayer Greenberg, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Construction Loan Funding and Title Insurance: Best Practices in Disbursement and Document...
Drafting Effective Future Advance, Budgeting and Draw Provisions; Lien Waivers, Title Upda...
September 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the mechanics of construction loan funding and the interplay of construction advances with title insurance through the life of a construction loan. The panel will discuss drafting of budgeting and construction draw provisions, and best practices for preserving the lende... Read More

Speakers:  Peter G. Freeman, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Euchung Ung, Partner, Kleinberg Kaplan Wolff & Cohen

Structuring Preferred Equity Investments in Real Estate Ventures: True Equity vs. "Debt-Li...
Negotiating Deal Terms, Investor Return, Change in Control Provisions; Assessing Remedies,...
August 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss structuring preferred equity investments (PEIs) from the perspectives of both the sponsor and investor and explain the advantages and disadvantages of using preferred equity as a component of a capital stack. The panel will review how PEIs compare and contrast with mezz... Read More

Speakers:  Mark S. Fawer, Partner, Arent Fox Benjamin R. Weber, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

Financing Ground-Up Hotel and Hospitality Development Deals: Legal and Financial Issues
Navigating Completion Guaranties, GMP Construction Contracts, Ground Leases, Post-Completi...
August 17, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss legal and financial issues involved in the financing of ground-up hotel development deals. Specifically, the program will discuss completion guaranties, GMP construction contracts, impact of ground leases, reserves, post-completion recourse, management and branding. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors Tara K. Gorman, Partner, Perkins Coie Guy Maisnik, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Structuring Landlord Lien Waivers and Collateral Access Agreements: Navigating Competing I...
August 15, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the perspectives of both the tenant's lender and the landlord with respect to the tenant's collateralized property on the landlord's premises. The program will look at the competing interests of the parties and provide practical suggestions for structuring and negotiati... Read More

Speakers:  Andrea Campbell Davison, Esq., Shareholder, Bean Kinney & Korman John G. Kelly, Shareholder, Bean Kinney & Korman

Structuring Real Estate Sale-Leasebacks: An Alternative to Mortgage Financing for Owner-Op...
Strategies for Improving Balance Sheet, Maintaining Control of RE Assets, Recovering Capit...
August 3, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate and finance counsel with the tools to structure sale-leaseback transactions. The panel will also discuss the advantages and pitfalls of these deals for seller/tenants and buyer/investors, and offer best practices to structure the deal for all parties to prot... Read More

Speakers:  Brian E. Davis, Partner, Mayer Brown Stephen E. Friedberg, Member, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo Andrew H. Raines, Partner, Raines Feldman

Structuring Real Estate JVs: Capital Contributions, Distributions, Allocations, Taxes, Gov...
Negotiating Joint Venture Deals in Property Development to Minimize Financial and Legal Ri...
July 27, 2017 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate and finance counsel with a review of key legal and financial issues when forming a real estate joint venture for property development. The panel will outline strategies to minimize sponsor and capital partner risk and to minimize future disputes. The panel w... Read More

Speakers:  Lloyd G. Kepple, Partner, Fox Rothschild Thomas G. Maira, Partner, DLA Piper Jonathan McLester, CPA, Partner, GreerWalker

Data Center Development, Operation and Financing: Special Concerns for Real Estate Counsel
Addressing Environmental Controls and Power, Connectivity, Access and Security Requirement...
July 13, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will acquaint real estate counsel with the issues associated with the development, operation and financing of data centers. The panel will discuss features that make data centers unique--including power usage, connectivity, temperature and humidity controls, and security--as well as... Read More

Speakers:  Michael D. Rechtin, Jr., Partner, Baker McKenzie Brian Zurawski, Esq., Baker McKenzie

Structuring Mortgage Loan Participation Agreements: Strategies for Lead Lenders and Partic...
Drafting Key Provisions, Conducting Lender Due Diligence, Managing Risk; "True Sale" and P...
July 6, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare lender's counsel to draft and review key provisions of mortgage loan participation agreements and conduct effective due diligence for participating lenders. The panel will also analyze "true sale" and perfection, settlement conventions, and the FDIC advisory regarding r... Read More

Speakers:  Alison R. Manzer, Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell James C. Schulwolf, Partner, Shipman & Goodwin

Cash Management Structures, Waterfall Provisions and Reserves in Commercial Real Estate Fi...
Negotiating Lockboxes, Waterfalls and Deposit Account Control Agreements
June 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss a variety of lockbox/cash management structures, how to structure waterfall provisions in cash management agreements and drafting the ancillary agreements for cash management. Read More

Speakers:  Christopher J. Fernandez, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Sally M. Ridenour, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton David H. Simpkins, Esq., Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton Susan C. Tarnower, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Reciprocal Easement Agreements: Structuring and Amending REAs for Retail and Mixed-Use Pro...
Protecting Rights and Obligations, Minimizing Risk for Developers, Retailers and Other Pro...
June 21, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate practitioners with guidance for drafting reciprocal easement agreements (REAs) for retail development and redevelopment, avoiding common pitfalls in drafting REAs, and utilizing best practices for updating existing REAs. Read More

Speakers:  Janet L. Bozeman, Principal, Hyatt & Stubblefield Kathleen Dempsey Boyle, Partner, Meltzer Purtill & Stelle

High-Volatility Commercial Real Estate Loans: Guidance for Developers and Lenders on HVCRE...
Navigating Borrower Contributed Capital Rules, Maximum LTV Ratio, Conversion to Permanent...
June 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss Basel III requirements for high-volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) loans and the HVCRE exemption criteria, as well as bank regulator guidance on a number of issues regarding borrower contributed capital, maximum LTV ratio and conversion to permanent financing. Th... Read More

Speakers:  Joseph Philip Forte, Partner, Kelley Drye & Warren William G. Lashbrook, Senior Vice President, PNC Bank Matthew (Matt) Galligan, President, Real Estate Finance, CIT Gregg Gerken, Head of U.S. Commercial Real Estate, TD Bank

Hotel Management Agreements: Key Topics and New Frontiers
Navigating Fees, Exclusivity, Approval Rights, Finance Provisions, Brand Management and Mo...
June 7, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will cover topics of central importance to counsel preparing or reviewing hotel management agreements from a range of perspectives--whether as counsel to owner, operator, lender or potential acquiror. Read More

Speakers:  Albert J. Pucciarelli, Partner, McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter Ormend G. Yeilding, Shareholder, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed

Lease Enforcement and Remedies: Structuring Key Provisions for Eviction, Self-Help, Injunc...
May 25, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will give real estate counsel a better understanding of how leases are interpreted and enforced by courts and in practice. The panel will review the lease provisions that are essential to the practical exercise of remedies by the landlord, and defenses that may be available to the t... Read More

Speakers:  Douglas M. Bregman, Principal, Bregman Berbert Schwartz & Gilday Greg K. Hecht, Principal, Hecht Walker Jon Jordan, Principal, Hecht Walker

Structuring Local Counsel Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Navigating Assumptions, Qualifications, Limitations and Interplay Between Local and Lead C...
May 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with the tools for drafting local counsel opinions for real estate finance transactions, with reference to the ABA Real Estate Finance Opinion Report and 2016 Supplement on Local Counsel Opinion Letters. The panel will also discuss the potential risks of liabili... Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. Bordy, Principal, Michael J. Bordy, A.P.L.C. Scott J. Stein, Stein Law

Construction Lending: Key Issues for Negotiation and Documentation
Mastering Conditions to Advances, Loan Balancing, Payment and Completion Guaranties, Retai...
April 27, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide lender's counsel with guidance in negotiating and documenting construction loans, including provisions for making loan advances, budgeting and loan balancing, payment and completion guaranties, pre-leasing requirements, and retainage and project completion. The panel wi... Read More

Speakers:  Lauren E. Anderson, Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson Lisa Berden, Member, Dorn Berden Heather M. Dorn, Member, Dorn Berden

Medical Office Leases: Navigating Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, Operational Restrictio...
Drafting to Address Reciprocal Easements, Ground Leases, HIPAA, ADA, and Environmental Iss...
April 19, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to draft medical office leases that address regulatory and operational restrictions associated with medical office space. The panel will discuss how to draft leases which qualify for an exemption under the federal Stark Law and a safe harbor under th... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew Dick, Shareholder, Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman Allison Nelson, Partner, Akerman

2016 ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards: What Attorneys Need to Know
Leveraging the Feasibility Assessment Tool for Land Development Deals
April 12, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will explain the process and considerations in revising the ALTA/ACSM Standards and identify the significant modifications to the mandatory sections of ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey Standards which became effective in 2016, as well as the modifications to the optional Table A items. Read More

Speakers:  Gary R. Kent, P.S., Integrated Services Director, The Schneider Corporation Mary A. Slade, Underwriting Counsel, First American Title

Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act: CFPB Enforcement Activity, Condo Exemption, Lit...
Ensuring ILSA Compliance, Avoiding Contract Rescission, Fines and Penalties
March 29, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review of the latest developments in the enforcement of the Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (ILSA). The panel will discuss how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and courts are addressing ILSA, the ILSA amendment providi... Read More

Speakers:  Mark D. Hillier, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Joseph E. Lubinski, Partner, Husch Blackwell

Structuring Real Estate Loans With Foreign Borrowers, Trusts and Tenants in Common
Documenting U.S. Assets of Foreign Guarantors, Reviewing TIC Agreements, Revocable vs. Irr...
March 28, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will enable counsel to structure real estate loans with borrowers which are comprised of foreign investors and guarantors; trusts as investors or guarantors; and tenants in common (TICs). Lending standards have evolved for how each should be handled. The panel will discuss issues un... Read More

Speakers:  Gerard C. Keegan, Jr., Partner, Alston & Bird Jon S. Robins, Partner, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg

Structuring Complex Easement Agreements in Commercial Real Estate Deals
Negotiating Use Rights and Restrictions for Air Space, Mixed-Use Developments, Retail Comp...
March 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE program will prepare counsel to draft complex easement agreements for commercial developments such as mixed-use and retail projects. The panel will also review unique issues that arise with specialized easements such as those for cell towers, wind turbines and air rights. Read More

Speakers:  Daniel C. Shapiro, Founding Partner, Shapiro & Associates Law William H. (Liam) Sherlock, Shareholder, Hutchinson Cox Coons Orr & Sherlock Kinnon W. Williams, Shareholder, Inslee Best Doezie & Ryder Susan M. Triem, Moderator, Hutchinson Cox Coons Orr & Sherlock

Hotel Franchise Agreements and Comfort Letters: Legal Challenges for Real Estate Lenders
Negotiating Comfort Letters; Responding to Provisions in Franchise Agreements That Impact...
March 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will enable lender's counsel to review and negotiate hotel franchise comfort letters. The panel will also review standard features of hotel franchise agreements and the provisions of most concern to lenders. Finally, the panel will discuss how early termination, PIP and other franch... Read More

Speakers:  Tara K. Gorman, Partner, Perkins Coie Guy Maisnik, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors

Property Management and Leasing Agreements: Key Provisions for Multi-Family, Office, Retai...
Navigating Fees and Expenses, Agency, Property Improvements, Early Termination Provisions,...
March 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review the key provisions found in property management and leasing agreements, focusing on issues particular to multi-family, retail, office and industrial properties. The panelist will discuss provisions on fees and commissions, leasing authority, insurance, tenant build-out o... Read More

Speakers:  Scott D. Brooks, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson

Interest Rate Hedges in Real Estate Finance: Placing Swaps, Caps, and Collars on Floating...
Understanding Pricing and Trade Confirmations, the ISDA Master Agreement, Counterparties,...
February 22, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will describe hedging transactions and ways to limit the parties' exposure to changes in rates. The panel will describe the role of the hedge counterparty and discuss key aspects of hedge documentation. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey H. Koppele, Partner, Dentons US Mark Heimendinger, Of Counsel, Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed

ADA Compliance for Real Estate Owners and Operators: Avoiding and Responding to Drive-By C...
Understanding the ADA Regulatory Framework and Potential for Abusive Litigation
February 14, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will review current ADA Title III accessibility requirements and the causes of action that can be brought against property owners or operators for noncompliance. The panel will discuss the steps to take to avoid violations, how to respond to "drive-by" and other abusive claims, and... Read More

Speakers:  John W. Egan, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Minh N. Vu, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Negotiating Reserve Provisions in Real Estate Loan Transactions
Determining Funding and Disbursement Conditions for Tax and Insurance, Tenant Rollover, Re...
February 8, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to effectively negotiate tax and insurance, cap ex, FF&E, repair, earnout and other reserves that are currently required in mortgage loan documents. The panel will discuss reserve triggers and caps, interest, disbursement conditions, and more. Read More

Speakers:  Timothy R. Hurlbut, Partner, Densborn Blachly Jason S. Rozes, Partner, Dechert

Commercial Lease Due Diligence in Real Estate Acquisitions: Key Issues and Best Practices
Analyzing Buildout Obligations, Termination Rights, Purchase Options, Co-Tenancy and More;...
February 1, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to evaluate lease provisions that can have a significant impact on the purchaser of commercial real estate. The panel will discuss tenant buildout, expansion rights, purchase options, co-tenancy, "go dark" noncompete, lease guaranty and other provisi... Read More

Speakers:  Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Partner, Pepper Hamilton Matthew J. Swett, Partner, Pepper Hamilton

Structuring Revolving Lines of Credit for Multiple Property Portfolios
Allowing for Draws and Repayments, Adding or Releasing Property, and More
January 24, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will brief real estate counsel on the advantages of using a revolving line of credit as a method of financing a commercial real estate portfolio, and on how revolving lines are structured and documented. Read More

Speakers:  Mikel R. Bistrow, Partner, Ballard Spahr Gordon L. Gerson, Gerson Law Firm Victoria J. Siesta, Ballard Spahr

Real Estate Finance: Evaluating Property Insurance Under Current Lender Standards
Determining Replacement Cost, Business Interruption, Flood, Windstorm, Earthquake, Ordinan...
January 11, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with an understanding of the various components of property insurance and the current requirements of lenders with regard to each type of coverage. The panel discussion will include replacement cost, business interruption, ordinance and law, flood, w... Read More

Speakers:  Michael J. Bordy, Principal, Michael J. Bordy, A.P.L.C. Alexandra Hayden, Esq., Transaction Counsel, Harbor Group Consulting Katherina Komisarjevsky, Chief Operating Officer, Harbor Group Consulting Kevin D. Smith, CPCU, ARM, Vice President, The Graham Company

Special Purpose Entities in Real Estate Transactions: Structuring and Documentation
Mastering Separateness Provisions, Single Member LLCs, Recycled Entities, Independent Dire...
January 4, 2017 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to structure special purpose, bankruptcy remote entities which satisfy the requirements of CMBS and portfolio lenders. The panel will discuss current separateness provisions, the requirements and documentation for independent directors, single member... Read More

Speakers:  Samuel R. Arden, Partner, Hartman Simons & Wood Whalen Kuller, Senior Counsel, Hartman Simons & Wood John H. Lewis, Senior Counsel, Hartman Simons & Wood

Clearing Title for Defects Due to Mortgage-Related Issues, Legal Description Errors, and F...
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal
December 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to clear title defects arising from mortgage-related issues, legal description errors, and foreclosure. The program will analyze the various issues that arise in these common defects and best practices for curing t... Read More

Speakers:  Sarah D. Cline, Atty, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker Monica K. Gilroy, Managing Partner, Gilroy Bailey Trumble

Structuring CC&Rs and Easements for Mixed-Use Projects: Best Practices for Developers
Drafting, Analyzing, Interpreting and Amending CC&R Declarations and Easements
December 15, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate practitioners guidance for drafting effective covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs) for mixed-use projects, avoiding common pitfalls in drafting CC&Rs, and amending existing CC&Rs. Read More

Speakers:  Robert M. Diamond, Partner, Reed Smith David A. Herrigel, Principal, Hyatt & Stubblefield

Navigating Performance Bonds, Subcontractor Default, and CGL Coverage for Defective Workma...
December 13, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide construction and insurance counsel with a review of the key differences between CGL insurance, performance bonds and subcontractor default insurance in covering risk for owners and contractors emanating from defective workmanship and property damages. The program will p... Read More

Speakers:  Michele Leo Hintson, Esq., Partner, Schumaker Loop & Kendrick Kirk D. Johnston, Partner, Smith Currie & Hancock Michael S. McNamara, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Negotiating Hotel Purchase and Sale Transactions: Key Legal Issues for Buyers and Sellers
Drafting Purchase Agreement Closing Contingencies and Reps and Warranties, Navigating Exis...
December 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the key legal issues involved in the purchase and sale of a hotel property, taking into account the unique issues in this asset class. The program will focus on seller representations and warranties and key contract provisions in the purchase and sale agreement as well... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors Tara K. Gorman, Partner, Perkins Coie Daniel G.M. Marre, Partner, Perkins Coie

Non-Recourse Carve Outs, Bad-Boy Guaranties, and Personal Liability: Latest Developments
Avoiding or Resolving Lender and Guarantor Disputes in and Outside of Bankruptcy
December 1, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will offer real estate and finance counsel an examination of some of the more troublesome provisions at the heart of disputes between borrowers and lenders. The panel will review commonly used carve outs contained in non-recourse provisions, analyze operative provisions in bad boy g... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas W. Coffey, Senior Counsel, Tucker Ellis James H. Schwarz, Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Arnoff Daniel K. Wright, II, Partner, Brouse McDowell

Structuring Rooftop Telecom and Cell Tower Leases: Key Provisions, Subordination and Other...
November 30, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to negotiate and draft telecom rooftop leases that help minimize the likelihood of future legal disputes. The panel will examine lease provisions landlords and owners frequently negotiate regarding this rapidly expanding use of rooftop space. Read More

Speakers:  Brad N. Mondschein, Member, Pullman & Comley Hugh D. Odom, Founder & President, Vertical Consultants

Construction Financing: Utilizing Tax Credits, Tax Increment Financing, EB-5 Visa Program...
November 15, 2016 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will brief real estate and finance counsel on alternative methods of financing real estate construction projects, specifically crowdfunding, tax credits, tax increment financing and EB-5 financing. Read More

Speakers:  Lisa Berden, Member, Dorn Berden Debbie A. Klis, Partner, Ballard Spahr Markley S. Roderick, Shareholder, Flaster/Greenberg

Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements in Commercial Leasing and Real Es...
Drafting and Negotiating SNDA Agreements to Protect Lenders, Tenants and Landlords
November 10, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the purpose and objectives of subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements (SNDAs) for all key stakeholders--lenders, tenants and landlords. The panel will outline best practices for drafting and negotiating SNDAs and other related provisions such as estoppe... Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Levin, Chair, Real Estate Practice Group, Gordon Feinblatt John M. Trott, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson

Swap Documentation in Real Estate Loan Transactions: Coordinating ISDA Master Agreement an...
Documenting Covenants, Security, Required Consents, Voting and Control, Reporting, and Reg...
October 26, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the various uses of swaps and other derivative products to hedge risk in real estate finance transactions, how derivatives are integrated into loan documentation and how to document the swap transaction to ensure there is consistency with the loan. The program will also... Read More

Speakers:  Eddie Frastai, Partner, Clifford Chance Jeffrey H. Koppele, Partner, Dentons US

Commercial Lease Negotiations: Property and Liability Insurance, Proof of Coverage, AI and...
Structuring Lease Provisions to Require Coverage and Receive Benefit of Coverage Provided
October 19, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address casualty and liability insurance issues applicable to real estate leasing from the perspective of both landlord and tenant. The program will discuss the necessary coverage and recommend contract provisions to require insurance coverage and receive the maximum benefit of... Read More

Speakers:  Jordan May, Shareholder, Frascona Joiner Goodman and Greenstein Sidney Saltz, Founder, Sidney G. Saltz, P.C.

Structuring REIT Credit Facilities: Loan Terms, Financial Covenants, Commitment Letters, M...
October 6, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss terms and trends in REIT credit facilities, including how to structure the facility, negotiate financial covenants, treat taxable REIT subsidiaries, structure commitment letters, MAC clauses and other key terms Read More

Speakers:  Ari B. Blaut, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell Benjamin R. Weber, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell

Tax-Related Tips for Real Estate LLC and LLP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocati...
Structuring Provisions to Achieve Tax Benefits and Avoid Common Pitfalls
September 13, 2016 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to deal with key tax issues and avoid costly mistakes in structuring agreements for real estate partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs). The panel will offer best practices for drafting provisions that reflect effective tax compliance and... Read More

Speakers:  Brian J. O'Connor, Partner, Venable Peter R. Matejcak, Esq., Baker & McKenzie Steven R. Schneider, Partner, Baker & McKenzie

Financing Multi-Family Housing: Structuring the Low Income House Tax Credit and Tax-Exempt...
Documenting Transactions for Investors and Developers
August 25, 2016 CLE, CPE, EA On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss how to utilize Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs) and tax-exempt bonds in multi-family construction financing. The program will discuss the mechanisms of each form of financing, how each impacts the other, and current market trends and developments impacting these... Read More

Speakers:  Philip C. Genetos, Partner, Ice Miller Janice E. Hetland, Partner, Lathrop & Gage

Retail and Shopping Center Acquisitions: Negotiating the Purchase and Sales Agreement, Con...
August 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to negotiate and document the acquisition of retail-based commercial assets. The program will discuss key legal issues involved in the purchase and sale of a retail or shopping center, taking into account the unique issues in this asset class. The pr... Read More

Speakers:  Corey J. Wilk, Director, Goulston & Storrs Michel P. Williams, Director, Senn Visciano Canges

Clearing Title for Defects Due to Easements, Encroachments and Survey/Boundary Disputes
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal
July 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to identify and resolve title defects arising from property surveys, easements and encroachments. The program will analyze the various issues that give rise to these common defects and best practices for curing the... Read More

Speakers:  Sarah D. Cline, Atty, Shulman Rogers Gandal Pordy & Ecker Monica K. Gilroy, Managing Partner, Gilroy Bailey Trumble John H. Hawthorne, Member, Protorae Law

UCC Issues in Mezzanine and Mortgage Loans: Using LLC Equity Interests and Deposit Account...
Navigating the Complexities of Article 8 and 9 for Obtaining Security Interests in Real Es...
July 14, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate finance counsel to deal with UCC issues that arise in mezzanine and mortgage loans when LLC equity interests and deposit accounts are part of the collateral package. The program will discuss Article 8 requirements for the perfection of equity collateral and... Read More

Speakers:  David A. Barksdale, Partner, Ballard Spahr Brooks S. Clark, Shareholder, Polsinelli Allen J. Dickey, Shareholder, Polsinelli Grant Dowd, Esq., Ballard Spahr

Financing Ground-Up Hotel and Hospitality Development Deals: Legal and Financial Issues
Navigating Completion Guaranties, GMP Construction Contracts, Ground Leases, Post-Completi...
June 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss legal and financial issues involved in the financing of ground-up hotel development deals. Specifically, the program will discuss completion guaranties, GMP construction contracts, impact of ground leases, reserves, post-completion recourse, management and branding. Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors Tara K. Gorman, Partner, Perkins Coie Guy Maisnik, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Real Estate Transactions With REITs: Selling, Leasing or Lending Deals With REITs
Navigating Unique Organizational, Operational and Tax Issues When Dealing With REITs
June 16, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to handle a lending, leasing or sale transaction involving property owned by a REIT. The program will analyze unique REIT organizational, operating and tax rules that may impact terms of the transaction and outline best practices for counsel to addre... Read More

Speakers:  Christopher Roman, Partner, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson Gerald V. Thomas, II, Partner, McGuireWoods

Structuring Landlord Lien Waivers and Collateral Access Agreements: Navigating Competing I...
June 8, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the perspectives of both the tenant's lender and the landlord with respect to the tenant's collateralized property on the landlord's premises. The program will look at the competing interests of the parties and provide practical suggestions for structuring and negotiati... Read More

Speakers:  Andrea Campbell Davison, Esq., Shareholder, Bean Kinney & Korman John G. Kelly, Shareholder, Bean Kinney & Korman

Structuring Commercial Real Estate Lease Guaranties: Good Guy Guaranties and Guarantor Wai...
Negotiation Strategies for Landlords, Tenants and Guarantors
May 26, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address the purpose and types of commercial real estate lease guaranties, the differences between full and limited guaranties, including the commonly used "good guy" guaranty. The program will discuss the impact of lease default provisions and remedies on the individual guarant... Read More

Speakers:  Marc J. Becker, Partner, Goldfarb & Fleece Jeffrey A. Margolis, Founder, Margolis Law Firm Ira Meislik, Managing Principal, Meislik & Meislik

Structuring Real Estate Loan Covenants, Events of Default Provisions, and Representations...
Negotiating Agreement Provisions to Maximize Borrower Protection and Lender Remedies
May 11, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide borrowers' and lenders' counsel with a review of loan documentation recent trends and best practices for structuring covenants and event-of-default provisions as well as representations and warranties provisions in commercial real estate loans. Read More

Speakers:  Mairi V. Luce, Partner, Duane Morris Christopher W. Rosenbleeth, Esq., Partner, Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young

Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Condos and Planned Communities
Drafting, Amending and Enforcing CC&Rs: Best Practices for Developers and Homeowner Associ...
May 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate practitioners with guidance for drafting effective covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs), and interpreting and amending existing CC&Rs, as well as address key enforcement issues facing condominium and homeowner associations. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Herrigel, Principal, Hyatt & Stubblefield Wil Washington, Principal, Chadwick Washington Moriarty Elmore & Bunn

Crowdfunding Real Estate: Reg A+ Offerings and Intrastate Exemptions
Leveraging New Capital Raising Opportunities for Real Estate Fund Sponsors and Developers
April 7, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss utilizing Reg A+ and intrastate law exemptions to raise capital for real estate development. The program will discuss current trends and developments, the mechanics of making a public offering under Reg A+, and potential pitfalls. The program will also discuss the evolu... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth A. Kecskes, Partner, Fox Rothschild Anthony J. Zeoli, Partner, Freeborn & Peters

Leveraging Public-Private Partnerships for Project Development: Deal Structures and Docume...
Allocating and Minimizing Risks for Owners and Developers
March 24, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate and project counsel with a review of U.S. trends in public-private partnerships (P3s), analyze optimal deal structures, and provide best practices for P3 documentation to mitigate risk. Read More

Speakers:  Brandon J. Davis, Partner, Nossaman Thomas Galli, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig William J. Peters, Partner, Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani

REITs: Developments in REIT Conversions, FIRPTA and Other Changes in the Tax Extenders Bil...
What Real Estate and Tax Counsel Need to Know About Organizational, Operational and Tax Co...
March 17, 2016 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE/CPE webinar will provide tax advisors and real estate counsel with a review of the various organizational, operational and federal tax requirements that must be met by real estate investment trusts (REITs). The program will analyze the tax changes applicable to REITS in the Omnibus Appropri... Read More

Speakers:  Micah W. Bloomfield, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan Mayer Greenberg, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Leveraging HUD Financing and Historic Tax Credits for Multifamily Housing: Pairing Forms o...
Navigating Bridge Loans, HTC Investor Concerns and Loan Closing Coordination
March 3, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the pairing of HUD-insured multifamily construction financing with the Historic Tax Credit. The program will discuss the process of each form of financing, how each impacts the other, and best practices for avoiding pitfalls that can arise when these forms of financing... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel Budihardjo, Shareholder, Kantor Taylor Nelson Evatt & Decina Waller (Watt) Taylor, III, Shareholder, Kantor Taylor Nelson Evatt & Decina

Representations and Warranties Insurance in Complex Real Estate Transactions: Emerging Too...
Evaluating When Insurance is Appropriate, Negotiating Coverage and Exclusions
February 25, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review of representations and warranties insurance coverage and particular real estate transactions in which it is appropriate to use the coverage to mitigate risk and complete transactions. The panel will discuss the potential benefits and tr... Read More

Speakers:  Dan A. Bailey, Member, Bailey Cavalieri Lee A. Chilcote, Managing Partner, Chilcote Law Firm Kim Gladney, Managing Director, Ambridge Partners

Structuring Equity Joint Ventures for Hotel Acquisitions and Development
Navigating Preferred Return/Promoted Interest, Carried Interest, Cash Flow Splits, Risk Al...
February 18, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss key legal issues involved in structuring joint ventures for hotel acquisitions and development, taking into account the unique issues in this asset class. The program will focus on key issues and joint venture agreement provisions, including preferred return/ promoted i... Read More

Speakers:  Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors Tara K. Gorman, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Guy Maisnik, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Navigating Lender Liability for Environmental Cleanup and Remediation Costs
Indemnification Agreements, Insurance, Reps and Warranties, Covenants, Loan Defaults, Work...
February 4, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss lender liability in real estate loan transactions for environmental cleanup and remediation and how the lender can minimize direct liability as well as diminution of value of collateral due to environmental damages. The program will discuss risk mitigation in loan origi... Read More

Speakers:  Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Keith B. Walker, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson

Non-Recourse Carve Outs, Bad Boy Guaranties, and Personal Liability: Latest Developments
Strategies to Resolve Lender and Guarantor Disputes in and Outside of Bankruptcy
January 28, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will offer real estate and finance counsel an examination of some of the more troublesome provisions at the heart of disputes between borrowers and lenders. The panel will review commonly used carve outs contained in non-recourse provisions, analyze operative provisions in bad boy g... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas W. Coffey, Senior Counsel, Tucker Ellis Paul S. Magy, Member, Clark Hill James H. Schwarz, Partner, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Arnoff Daniel K. Wright, II, Partner, Brouse McDowell

Negotiating Restaurant Leases: Combining Practicality with Legality
Navigating Permitted and Exclusive Uses, Co-Tenancy, Right to go Dark, Operating Expenses,...
January 21, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss both legal and practical strategies for negotiating restaurant leases. The program will analyze key legal issues including permitted and exclusive uses, co-tenancy, right to go dark, operating expenses, lease economics, termination and lease renewal. The program will al... Read More

Speakers:  James R. Haslem, Principal, Huntley Mullaney Spargo & Sullivan Lewis Gelmon, Lewis Gelmon Enterprises

Negotiating and Litigating Rooftop Leases: Deal Structures, Key Provisions, Subordination...
Maximizing Opportunities to Monetize Rooftop Space for Telecom Equipment, Solar Energy, Gr...
January 6, 2016 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to negotiate and draft rooftop leases that help minimize the likelihood of future legal disputes. The panel will examine lease provisions for counsel to landlords and tenants to negotiate and draft for currently existing and newly emerging uses of ro... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen A. Kisker, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi Dov Treiman, Esq., Adam Leitman Bailey

Key Commercial Lease Provisions and SNDAs That Concern Lenders in Mortgage and Leasehold F...
Identifying and Correcting Red Flags That Negatively Impact the Lender's Collateral Packag...
December 17, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discusses best practices for lender counsel in reviewing commercial leases, key clauses of concern to lenders, and lender protections with respect to the tenant. The program will assist lender counsel in identifying and fixing red flags that may impact the safeness and soundnes... Read More

Speakers:  Iryna Lomaga Carey, Partner, Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave

3.8% Net Investment Income Tax for Real Estate Investors and Partnership Members: Maximizi...
Navigating Material Participation Rules, Real Estate Safe Harbor, Regrouping, Sale of Part...
December 10, 2015 CLE, CPE, EA On-Demand

This CLE/CPE webinar will examine the implications of the Net Income Investment Tax (NIIT) for real estate investors, developers, and members of real estate joint ventures and partnerships. The panel will discuss the definition and calculation of the tax on net investment income, the real estate saf... Read More

Speakers:  Mark A. Bellows, Partner, Gallina Elliot Kung, Tax Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Robin A. Word, CPA, Senior Manager, Averett Warmus Durkee

Navigating the Complexities of CMBS Loan Assumptions, Prepayments and Defeasance
Strategies for Counsel to Borrowers, Lenders and Loan Servicers in Refinancing CMBS Loans...
November 24, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss the complexities involved in CMBS loan assumptions, prepayment and defeasance. The program will look at strategies and action items for borrowers, lenders and loan servicers to deal with these transactions. Read More

Speakers:  Allen J. Dickey, Shareholder, Polsinelli John T. Duncan, III, Shareholder, Practice Chair, Polsinelli

Mixed-Use Construction Loan Finance: Senior Lender Due Diligence, Multiple Lender Challeng...
Ensuring Proper Collateral Structure and Loan Documentation in Event of Borrower Default o...
October 22, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will brief real estate financing counsel on challenges for lenders and developers in structuring debt and mezzanine financing for mixed-use and real estate development projects in the current economic environment. The program will discuss the due diligence lender counsel should cond... Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey J. Temple, Partner, Co-Chair- US Real Estate Group, Morrison & Foerster Eric D. Lemont, Sullivan & Worcester

Structuring Public-Private Partnership Agreements: Leveraging the New EJCDC Standard P3 Co...
Understanding Design, Construction, Financing, Operation, Maintenance, Revenue and Managem...
October 15, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will examine the new Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC) standard P3 contract form and discuss key provisions in the contract including design, finance terms, construction, operation and maintenance. The program will instruct you on how to leverage this new P3 agree... Read More

Speakers:  Justin L. Weisberg, Partner, Arnstein & Lehr Chris Matthews, Certified Project Manager, ARCADIS

Structuring Opinions of Counsel in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Navigating Assumptions, Qualifications, Limitations and Use of Letters; Reducing Risks for...
October 8, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide strategies for counsel drafting third-party opinions for real estate finance transactions. The panel will explain the key features of the Real Estate Finance Opinion Report of 2012 and discuss potential liabilities and best practices for attorneys rendering opinion lett... Read More

Speakers:  Andrew R. Berman, Partner, Akerman Michael J. Bordy, Founder, Michael J. Bordy, A.P.L.C. Scott J. Stein, Stein Law

Structuring Special Purpose Entities in Real Estate Finance Transactions: Latest Developme...
Achieving Separateness, Bankruptcy Remoteness, and True Sales
September 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to structure special purpose entities (SPEs) for real estate finance transactions to achieve bankruptcy remoteness and avoid substantive consolidation. The panel will discuss lessons from recent bankruptcy cases involving SPE entities. Read More

Speakers:  Samuel A. Newman, Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Michelle Raftery, Partner, Locke Lord Steven B. Smith, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro

Real Estate Joint Ventures: Waterfall Structures, Developer Promote, IRR Lookback, Clawbac...
Calculating and Structuring Promote, Planning for Phantom Income, and Taxation of Carried...
August 6, 2015 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to real estate counsel on the various methods of structuring waterfall provisions and promote payments to managers/developers in real estate joint venture agreements. The panel will examine the tax implications for distributions and promote payments. Read More

Speakers:  Nathaniel M. Marrs, Partner, Latham & Watkins Alan Van Dyke, Partner, Latham & Watkins

Real Estate Private Placement Offerings Under New Regulation A+ and Regulation D, Rule 506
Leveraging New Capital Raising Opportunities for Real Estate Fund Sponsors and Developers
July 1, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance counsel with a review of the SEC's newly released Regulation A+ rules for crowdfunding and the opportunities and pitfalls for real estate sponsors and developers. The panel will also discuss the impact of Regulation D, Rule 506 solicitation on real e... Read More

Speakers:  Kenneth A. Kecskes, Partner, Fox Rothschild David I. Thompson, Member, Dickinson Wright

Real Estate Purchase and Sales: Letters of Intent, Due Diligence, P&S Agreements
Negotiating Reps and Warranties, Conditions Precedent, Closing Conditions, Defaults and Re...
June 10, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to negotiate and document a commercial real estate purchase and sales transaction. The panel will discuss preliminary negotiations, letters of intent to expedite and streamline the process, the due diligence required of both the buyer and seller, and... Read More

Speakers:  Mitchell C. Regenstreif, Founding Partner, Liner LLP Todd Evan Stark, Partner, Liner LLP

Leveraging Affordable Housing HUD Financing: RAD and Other Mixed-Finance Development Progr...
Converting and Preserving Public Housing Through Public-Private Partnerships
June 4, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This program will assist practitioners representing public housing authorities, private developers and lenders in their partnerships to revitalize and preserve public housing. The program will discuss how to leverage HUD's RAD program to covert public housing to Section 8. The program will also disc... Read More

Speakers:  Delphine G. Carnes, Crenshaw Ware & Martin Antoinette M. Jackson, Partner, Jones Walker Julie S. McGovern, Member, Reno & Cavanaugh

Commercial Real Estate Portfolio and CMBS Loan Workouts: Forbearance, Foreclosure and Bank...
Protecting Lender and Borrower Interests When Dealing With Distressed Loans
May 28, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide lenders' and borrowers' counsel with an overview of the benefits and limitations of real estate loan workout agreements and alternatives to foreclosure. The panel will explain best practices for negotiating forbearance agreements and minimizing risks associated with bor... Read More

Speakers:  Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Jeffrey S. Pitcher, Partner, Ballard Spahr Matthew G. Summers, Partner, Ballard Spahr

Foreign Investments in U.S. REITs: Tax Challenges for Investors and Funds Seeking Foreign...
Navigating FIRPTA and Its Exceptions, Section 892 and REIT Investment Structures to Obtain...
May 14, 2015 CLE, CPE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will provide real estate attorneys and tax counsel with a review of tax considerations for foreign investors in U.S. REITs. The speaker will address tax challenges for foreign investors as well as the funds seeking investments from overseas and will include a discussion of FIRPTA, t... Read More

Speakers:  Robert J. Le Duc, Co-Chair, National REIT Tax Practice, DLA Piper

Structuring Real Estate Development Agreements With Municipalities
Leveraging Agreements for Long-Term Development Projects and Addressing Land Use and Infra...
April 30, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will offer practical guidance for land use and real estate counsel on structuring and negotiating development agreements with municipalities for property development or redevelopment. The panel will discuss terms to ensure implementation and protect against challenges to the agreeme... Read More

Speakers:  Alicia Guerra, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer Reginald A. Long, Partner, Love and Long

Real Estate JVs: Structuring Capital Call Provisions and Contribution Default Remedies
Strategies for Mitigating Legal, Operational and Tax Risks
April 23, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will guide real estate counsel in structuring capital call provisions and default remedies in joint ventures that address the rights and obligations of the respective partners when one partner is unable to meet its capital obligation. The program will discuss some of the rules that... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel B. Guggenheim, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks Michael R. Ray, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks Michael D. Soejoto, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks

Negotiating Exclusive Use and Restrictive Covenant Provisions in Office and Retail Leases
Balancing Competing Interests and Protecting Rights of Both Landlords and Tenants
April 2, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will address the drafting and negotiation of restrictive covenants and exclusive use provisions in office and retail leases, best practices to protect landlord and tenant interests, and recent case law developments in the enforcement of these provisions. Read More

Speakers:  Scott L. Weber, Partner, McGuireWoods Edmund S. Pittman, Partner, McGuireWoods Lindsey D. Chase, Counsel, McGuireWoods

Structuring Common Area Maintenance Provisions in Commercial Leases
Exploring Alternative Methods of Managing CAM Operating Costs
March 26, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE will provide real property counsel with a detailed explanation of common area cost provisions in commercial leases. The panel will outline which costs are standard inclusions and what can and should be excluded. The panel will offer alternative methods of managing CAM costs such as capped C... Read More

Speakers:  Gideon Dionne, Founding Partner, inVigor Law Group Bryan Mashian, Founder, Law Offices of Bryan Mashian Tracey M. Stockton, Partner, Sherin & Lodgen

Structuring Credit Tenant Lease Financing: Alternative to Traditional Real Estate Debt Fin...
Balancing the Interests of Developers, Lenders, Tenants and Investors
March 12, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This program will discuss the use of credit tenant lease financing (CTL) as an financing vehicle for developers and owners, how to structure and document the transaction, and best practices for meeting the interests of developers, owners, lenders, tenants and investors. Read More

Speakers:  David J. LaSota, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig David Persky, Managing Director, TIAA-CREF

Real Estate Leasing Letters of Intent: Obtaining Favorable Terms and Avoiding Protracted N...
Structuring Effective LOIs and Minimizing Enforceability Pitfalls
February 12, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for drafting and negotiating key terms for a letter of intent (LOI) for a commercial leasing transaction from the perspective of both tenant and landlord, as well as the enforceability of an LOI in the case the deal falls through. Read More

Speakers:  Manuel Fishman, Shareholder, Buchalter Nemer Sujata Yalamanchili, Partner, Hodgson Russ

Syndicated Real Estate Investments: Raising Capital in the Post-JOBS Act Environment
Navigating Investment Entity Structures, Securities Law Compliance and Private Equity Cons...
February 4, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE program will discuss a select set of considerations practitioners involved in syndicated real estate investment transactions should consider, including related securities laws compliance matters. The program will also cover how the JOBS Act and crowdfunding have changed the syndicated real... Read More

Speakers:  Aron Izower, Partner, Reed Smith Thomas G. Maira, Partner, Reed Smith Shahram M. Siddiqui, Partner, Berger Singerman

Commercial Real Estate Lease Defaults and Remedies: Minimizing Disputes and Avoiding Litig...
Structuring and Negotiating Enforceable Lease Provisions to Protect Landlords and Tenants
January 29, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE will examine key tenant and developer default considerations in retail leases, the appropriate default remedies and enforceability of those remedies, and the role of the lender as it relates to landlord default. The panel will review recent court cases and rules the courts have applied in e... Read More

Speakers:  Scott Feir, Montgomery Purdue Blankinship & Austin David P. Vallas, Shareholder, Polsinelli

Structuring Mixed-Use Retail Development Agreements for Urban Infill Projects
Addressing Unique Legal Issues Related to Cost Sharing, Signage, Use Restrictions, Future...
January 22, 2015 CLE On-Demand

This CLE webinar will focus on unique legal issues presented by urban vertical and street retail projects, such as structuring of these projects through vertical parcels or condominiums, techniques to protect the interests of all of the divergent interests, resolution of operational disputes, signag... Read More

Speakers:  Kathleen Boyle, Of Counsel, Pircher Nichols & Meeks M. Rosie Rees, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks

Mixed-Use and Economic Development Financing Structures and Options
Leveraging Construction and Mezzanine Loans, Preferred Equity, Tax Increment and EB-5 Fina...
December 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will brief financing counsel on the various financing tools, sources of money, and legal challenges for mixed-use and real estate development projects in the current economic environment. The panel will focus on construction loans, preferred equity, mezzanine loans, tax credit funds... Read More

Speakers:  John R. Orrick, Jr., Partner, Linowes and Blocher Debbie A. Klis, Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr Daniel J. Kolodner, Partner, Klein Hornig

ADA Accessibility Compliance for Real Estate Owners and Developers
Determining Compliance Standards, Conducting Due Diligence and Other Risk Mitigation Strat...
November 25, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide real estate counsel in understanding the revised ADA requirements for public and private entities, navigating the available safe harbors, proactively addressing ADA compliance as the rules continue to evolve, and structuring contractual risk mitigation. Read More

Speakers:  Kristina Launey, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Martin Orlick, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell

Land Use Entitlements For Mixed-Use Projects, Master Planned Communities and Infill Develo...
Navigating the Approval Process for Permitted Uses, Site Plans, Sustainability Policies, Z...
November 5, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the entitlement process for mixed-use projects, master planned communities and infill development, and best practices for making effective arguments to county or municipal commissions. The program will address permitted uses and conditional use permits, site plan approv... Read More

Speakers:  Michael Levin, Principal, Development Management Associates Kenneth A. Kecskes, Partner, Fox Rothschild Donna J. Pugh, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Real Estate Mezzanine Lending: Lessons From Recent Foreclosures for Documenting and Closin...
Avoiding Pitfalls With Duplicative and Lost Security Certificates, Qualified Transferee Is...
October 2, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance counsel with a briefing on the pitfalls that repeatedly arose during the foreclosure crisis in upfront mezzanine loan documentation and back-end foreclosures. The panel will outline key considerations and preparation necessary for practitioners to do... Read More

Speakers:  James D. Prendergast, SVP, Legal Counsel-UCC Division, First American Title Insurance Company James Cochran, Partner, O'Connor Cochran

Hotel Financing Structures and Options in the Hospitality Industry Upswing
Leveraging CMBS Capital Market Financing, Preferred Equity, Tax Credit Funds and EB-5 Fina...
September 23, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will brief financing counsel on the various financing tools, sources of money, and legal challenges for hotel owners and operators in the current economic environment. The panel will focus on CMBS financing, tax credit funds, EB-5 financing and preferred equity investments. Read More

Speakers:  Bradley Kaplan, Partner, Ulmer & Berne Guy Maisnik, Partner, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell Jonathan Falik, Founder and CEO, JF Capital Advisors

Syndicated Real Estate Loans: Structuring Agreements to Balance Differing Rights and Oblig...
Navigating Rights of Agents, Information Sharing, Lender Decisionmaking, Exculpatory Claus...
September 11, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real property counsel with a deep dive into typical clauses in a syndicated loan agreement. The panel will provide best practices for lenders and agents to structure and negotiate loan agreement provisions that protect their rights and interests and mitigate their disad... Read More

Speakers:  Gary Goodman, Partner, Dentons Gregory Fennell, Senior Managing Associate, Dentons

Structuring REIT Roll-Ups, Conversions and Spin-Offs to Maximize Asset Value
Navigating Complex Tax Requirements, Securities Regulations and More
August 28, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide perspectives and guidance to real estate, finance and tax counsel on current trends in real estate investment trust (REIT) rolls-up, mergers and IPOs as well as business conversions to a REIT structure. The program will guide counsel on structuring and implementing a RE... Read More

Speakers:  Aaron C. Hendricson, Alston & Bird Michelle M. Jewett, Morrison Foerster

Real Estate Investment Fund Private Placements: Structuring Securities Offerings After the...
Leveraging New Solicitation and Advertising Avenues and Navigating Stricter Rule 506 Safe...
July 17, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance counsel and advisors with a review of the impact of the SEC changes to Regulation D and Rule 506 on real estate investment funds, discuss new opportunities for advertisement for private placements of real estate investments, and address "bad actor" p... Read More

Speakers:  Mark Stapp, Director, Master of Real Estate Development, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University David I. Thompson, Member, Dickinson Wright

Structuring Real Estate Loans: Leveraging Nonrecourse Carve-outs, Springing Guaranties, SP...
July 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to understand how institutional real estate lenders are negotiating commercial loan document terms in light of the recent recession, emerging market conditions, and key court decisions. Read More

Speakers:  James E. Goodrich, Partner, Saul Ewing Thomas C. Homburger, Of Counsel, K&L Gates

Financing Multi-Family Affordable Housing Projects: Leveraging LIHTCs, HUD loan programs,...
Navigating Strict Requirements for Various Financing Options
June 12, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review of key legal and business considerations for investors and developers. The panel will review the financing tools and options currently available, and outline strategies for structuring and documenting transactions. Read More

Speakers:  Roberta L. Rubin, Partner, Klein Hornig D. Hara Sherman, Atty, Goulston & Storrs

Real Estate Loan Commitment Letters and Terms Sheets: Negotiating Key Terms
Structuring Binding Finance Commitments and Balancing Interests of Both Lenders and Borrow...
April 17, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to real estate finance counsel for lenders and borrowers on negotiating loan term sheets, proposal letters and loan commitments. The panel will outline best practices for negotiating these preliminary loan documents to prevent subsequent disputes. Read More

Speakers:  Jennifer Bojorquez, Partner, Troutman Sanders Martin W. Taylor, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Structuring Tenant Letters of Credit in Commercial Real Estate Transactions
Balancing Interests of Landlord, Landlord's Lender, Tenant, and Issuers of Credit
April 10, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will address the benefits and disadvantages of tenant letters of credit as an alternative to other forms of security, overcoming enforcement and bankruptcy risks through effective lease provisions, and other issues to satisfy interests of landlords, lenders and tenants. Read More

Speakers:  Joyce A. Kuhns, Partner, Saul Ewing Howard R. Majev, Partner, Saul Ewing Amol K. Pachnanda, Partner, Ingram Yuzek Gainen Carroll & Bertolotti

Negotiating Commercial Loan Guaranties
Non-Recourse Terms and Conditions, Net Worth and Liquidity Covenants, Guaranties of Intere...
March 20, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel in real estate finance with a review of recent enforcement trends regarding non-recourse guaranties and discuss the rise in lender requirements for financial covenants in non-recourse guaranties. The panel will also outline the types of covenants being required... Read More

Speakers:  William C. Holland, Partner, Bryan Cave Gerard C. Keegan, Jr., Partner, Alston & Bird Daniel Wheeler, Partner, Bryan Cave

ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys: Leveraging the Feasibility Assessment Tool for Land Developm...
February 27, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real property counsel to use land title surveys as a due diligence tool in real estate transactions or development deals. The panel will review the most recent requirements of an American Land Title Association and American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ALTA/ACSM)... Read More

Speakers:  Gary R. Kent, L.S., Director of Surveying, Schneider Earl Morriss, Principal, Land Law Washington Curtis W. (Curt) Sumner, Executive Director, National Society of Professional Surveyors

Mixed-Use Development Leases: Tailoring Provisions to Address Unique Legal and Ownership S...
February 25, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will analyze the various types of mixed-use projects and legal issues that are unique to leases in mixed-use developments, and best practices for drafting lease provisions to avoid pitfalls inherent in mixed-use projects. Read More

Speakers:  Sheldon A. Halpern, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks M. Rosie Rees, Partner, Pircher Nichols & Meeks

Curing Title Defects: Liens, Judgments, Rights of Third Parties, and Breaks in Chain of Ti...
Identifying and Resolving Common Title Defects to Ensure Closing of the Deal
February 20, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review and discussion on how to cure title defects arising from judgments and liens, defects arising from the rights of third parties, and defects caused by breaks in the chain of title. The program will analyze the various issues that arise i... Read More

Speakers:  Suzanne C. Odom, Shareholder, Montgomery & Andrews Jeff Weisman, Principal, Weisman Law Firm

Structuring Representations and Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Sales Contracts
Strategies for Buyers and Sellers Negotiating Agreements of Sale
February 6, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to real estate counsel for negotiating representations and warranties and other key provisions in commercial real estate purchase agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Mitchell C. Regenstreif, Founding Partner, Liner LLP Todd Evan Stark, Partner, Liner LLP

Mixed-Use Developments: Lessons Learned From Recent Deals
Navigating Zoning, Financing, Community Buy-In, and Other Legal Challenges
January 16, 2014 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will outline best practices for overcoming the principal legal challenges facing developers, builders and the mixed-use development team when undertaking mixed-use projects. The panel will provide valuable insights on how to capitalize on the opportunities of mixed-use development. Read More

Speakers:  Nancy Scull, Partner, McKenna Long Tim Bates, Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP

Special Servicers and Defaulted CMBS Loans: Navigating Regulatory and Contractual Challeng...
Restructuring or Foreclosing Distressed Assets to Maximize Recovery for Investors
November 20, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on the role of special servicers in resolving and maximizing the recovery of troubled CMBS assets. The panel will explain best practices during loan restructuring and foreclosure while ensuring compliance with REMIC regulations and other standards. Read More

Speakers:  Joseph E. Lubinski, Senior Associate, Ballard Spahr Patrick E. Mears, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Will S. Becker, Andrews Kurth

Mezzanine Lending: Overcoming Lender Risks to Protect ROI
Negotiating Intercreditor Agreements and Assessing Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Strategies
October 15, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss risks for mezzanine lenders in event of loan default including intercreditor agreement terms that impair lender rights and remedies, pitfalls in the foreclosure process, and recent developments limiting lender bankruptcy options to protect their investment. Read More

Speakers:  Geoffrey R. Maibohm, Counsel, Alston & Bird

1031 Like-Kind Exchanges: Pursuing Opportunities in a Rebounding Market
Mastering Complex Tax Rules and Leveraging the New Net Investment Income Tax
August 28, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a review of Section 1031, examine the requirements for like-kind property exchanges to receive tax deferrals, and analyze tax opportunities available to property owners in a rebounding real estate market. Read More

Speakers:  Ricky Novak, CEO, Strategic 1031 Exchange Advisors John (Trey) Webb, Shareholder, Bennett Thrasher

Avoiding Deal Killers in Real Estate Sale and Purchase Transactions
Anticipating and Resolving Environmental Issues, Land Use Approval Problems, Encroachment...
July 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will examine common obstacles to closing real estate deals, including environmental issues, defective or incomplete land use approvals, encroachments, flood issues, underperforming property, low basis seller and more. The panel will explain ways to overcome these obstacles. Read More

Speakers:  John C. Pinkstaff, Counsel to the Firm, Lane Powell Walter W. McMonies, Shareholder, Lane Powell Robert G. Koury, Shareholder, Lane Powell

Acquiring Real Estate From a Bankrupt Seller: Legal Issues
Evaluating Acquisition Options and Navigating Complex Bankruptcy Court Procedures
July 9, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide real estate counsel through the procedural mechanics and strategic decisions buyers face when purchasing real estate from bankrupt sellers. The panel will describe the statutory requirements, procedures and risks for a section 363 sale and offer strategies to mitigate ris... Read More

Speakers:  Ken Miller, Shareholder, Gorman & Miller Joseph Bolnick, Of Counsel, Gorman & Miller David K. Gottlieb, National Partner, Crowe Horwath

Tenant-In-Common Workouts: Latest Developments
Strategies for Owners, Sponsors, Brokers and Lenders Evaluating TIC Workout Options
June 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel with a review of the current state of tenant-in-common (TIC) deals, the most common TIC workout scenarios, and practical tips to aid TIC owners, sponsors, brokers and lenders evaluating TIC workout options. Read More

Speakers:  Coni S. Rathbone, JD, CRE, Shareholder, Zupancic Rathbone Law Group Gary W. Marsh, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge William M. Levinson, Co-Chair Financial Services Industry Practice Group, Fox Rothschild

Reviving Dormant Real Estate Projects: Legal Considerations
Evaluating and Assessing Land Use Entitlements, Discretionary Approvals, and Other Key Iss...
June 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss legal considerations when reviving a dormant real estate project. The panel will focus on land use entitlements, discretionary approvals and other key issues. Read More

Speakers:  David P. Waite, Partner, Cox, Castle & Nicholson Ellen Berkowitz, Shareholder, Gresham Savage Nolan & Tilden

Bank Notes Secured by Real Estate: Latest Opportunities and Risks for Investors and Lender...
Navigating Representations and Warranties, Lender Liability, and Foreclosure Issues
March 28, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel for investors and lenders with an understanding of the key issues surrounding the purchase and sale of bank notes secured by real estate. The panel will discuss finding loans to buy and will present the best practices for negotiating and documenting the transact... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas O'Connor, Partner, Duval & Stachenfeld Adriana Vesci, Partner, Cox Castle Nicholson

ALTA/ACSM Land Title Surveys
Leveraging the Feasibility Assessment Tool for Land Development Deals
March 5, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real property counsel to use land title surveys as a due diligence tool in real estate transactions or development deals. The panel will review the most recent requirements of an American Land Title Association and American Congress on Surveying and Mapping (ALTA/ACSM)... Read More

Speakers:  Mitchell G. Williams, Partner, Hunton Williams Earl Morriss, Of Counsel, Genesis Law Firm

Special Servicers and Defaulted CMBS Loans
Restructuring or Foreclosing Distressed Assets While Navigating Regulatory and Contractual...
February 21, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide counsel on the role of special servicers in resolving and maximizing the recovery of troubled CMBS assets. The panel will explain best practices during loan restructuring and foreclosure while ensuring compliance with REMIC regulations and other standards. Read More

Speakers:  Patrick E. Mears, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg Lori Lustberg Smith, Partner, Andrews Kurth Joseph E. Lubinski, Senior Associate, Ballard Spahr

Tax Credits after Historic Boardwalk Hall
Qualifying, Applying for and Using Historic and Other Tax Credits to Structure Real Estate...
February 12, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will explain the impact of Historic Boardwalk Hall on tax credits and related financing structures. The panel will address the requirements for using tax credits as a financing vehicle in the future and ways to rework existing agreements to withstand IRS scrutiny. Read More

Speakers:  Anthony Ilardi, Jr., Member, Dykema Peter J. Berrie, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels

Representations and Warranties in Commercial Real Estate Sales Contracts
Strategies for Buyers and Sellers Negotiating Agreements of Sale
January 17, 2013 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to real estate counsel for negotiating representations and warranties and other key provisions in commercial real estate purchase agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Mitchell C. Regenstreif, Founding Partner, Liner LLP Todd Evan Stark, Partner, Liner LLP

Green Leases: Evolving Legal Issues for Commercial Landlords and Tenants
Negotiating and Drafting Cost-Effective and Environmentally Friendly Lease Terms
November 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to craft commercial leases with provisions focused on energy and environmental goals. The panel will examine green provisions commonly negotiated by landlords and tenants and outline potential legal risks for landlords and tenants entering into green... Read More

Speakers:  Shelli Willis, Partner, Troutman Sanders Jeff Greenway, Partner, Troutman Sanders David Longinotti, Partner, Hanson Bridgett

Mixed-Use Developments: Lessons Learned From Recent Deals
Navigating Zoning, Financing, Community Buy-In, and Other Challenges
November 7, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss the principal legal challenges facing developers, builders and the mixed-use development team when undertaking mixed-use projects and will provide valuable insights on how to overcome these challenges in order to capitalize on the opportunities of mixed-use development. Read More

Speakers:  Nancy Scull, Partner, McKenna Long Doris Goldstein, Doris S Goldstein Robert M. Diamond, Partner, Reed Smith Tim Bates, Partner, Robinson & Cole LLP

Mezzanine Loan Foreclosure in Real Estate Transactions
Protecting Borrowers' and Lenders' Interests Under UCC Article 9
October 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to real estate borrowers and lenders facing a mezzanine loan foreclosure under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). The panel will outline best practices for lenders to carry out a UCC foreclosure. Read More

Speakers:  Gary Zimmerman, Senior VP UCC Division, Fidelity National Financial Stephen Bobo, Partner, Reed Smith James Cochran, Partner, O'Connor Cochran

Commercial Leases: Risk Mitigation Strategies for Landlords and Tenants
October 10, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with a roadmap for negotiating and structuring provisions that buffer and manage loss in commercial leases. The panel will explain proactive strategies for effectively mitigating risk in commercial real estate leases. Read More

Speakers:  Iryna Lomaga Carey, Partner, Kurzman Eisenberg Corbin & Lever Gregory G. Gosfield, Partner, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg Jeremiah Welch, Partner, Saxe Doernberger & Vita

Commercial Mortgage Modifications: Lien Priority, Title Insurance and Bankruptcy Issues
Structuring Modification Agreements While Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
September 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for lenders and borrowers on negotiating and documenting commercial mortgage modifications, while protecting their clients' interests against potential lien priority challenges, title pitfalls and bankruptcy issues. Read More

Speakers:  David R. Brittain, Partner, Trenam Kemker Anthony A. Arostegui, Partner, Nossaman

Acquisitions of Distressed Commercial Mortgage and Mezzanine Debt
Key Issues for Mortgage vs. Mezzanine Debt, Due Diligence Strategies, and Contract Conside...
September 19, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for real estate counsel on key due diligence issues involved in distressed real estate loan acquisitions for buyers and sellers of commercial mortgage and mezzanine debt. The panel will outline strategies to identify and mitigate risks and liabilities during th... Read More

Speakers:  Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave James P. Kousoulas, Partner, Bryan Cave

Solar Leases: Legal Considerations for Property Owners
Analyzing Lease Sites and Deal Structures and Addressing Key Document Provisions
September 12, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real property counsel with a review of possible deal structures and key legal issues involved in the drafting and negotiation of a solar lease. The panel will also outline practical considerations for counsel to property owners to maximize the benefits of a solar leasin... Read More

Speakers:  Stephen A. Kisker, Member and Chair of the Renewable Energy and Sustainability Group, Wolff & Samson Clay A. Butler, Partner, The Butler Firm

Real Estate Partnership and Joint Venture Agreements: Tax Challenges
Structuring Provisions to Achieve Tax Benefits and Avoid Common Pitfalls
August 29, 2012 CLE, CPE Download

This teleconference will advise real estate counsel on key tax issues in order to avoid pitfalls in structuring agreements for real estate partnerships and joint ventures. The panel will offer best practices for crafting provisions that reflect effective tax compliance and planning. Read More

Speakers:  Saba Ashraf, Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge Allen B. Walburn, Partner, Allen Matkins Carey W. Smith, Partner, Arnold & Porter

New Markets Tax Credits and Other Tax Incentives for Real Estate Development
Qualifying, Applying for and Using Tax Credits to Structure Real Estate Projects
July 31, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will brief counsel to real estate investors and developers on federal and state new markets, historic and energy tax credits. The panel will describe the qualification and application processes for these credits and offer practical approaches to use the credits to structure real est... Read More

Speakers:  Alan L. Kennard, Of Counsel, Locke Lord Peter J. Berrie, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels Anthony Ilardi, Jr., Member, Dykema

Multi-Family Housing: Financing Alternatives for an Emerging Market
Analyzing Available Financing Sources for Market and Low-Income Affordable Multi-Family Ho...
July 25, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to developers with an analysis of financing options currently available for multi-family acquisitions, refinancings, rehabilitation and new development. The panel will discuss structuring these projects, qualifying for loans and market trends. Read More

Speakers:  La Fonte Nesbitt, Partner, Holland & Knight Fredrick H. Olsen, Partner, Ballard Spahr Sheri Stettner, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Bank/Wells Fargo Multifamily Capital Ryan R. Warburton, Partner, Ballard Spahr

Condominiums and Common Interest Developments: Legal Considerations
Forming Entities and Structuring Documents That Meet Complex Legal Requirements
May 17, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will present real property counsel with practical information on the various types of condominiums and common interest developments. The panel will provide guidance on creating, structuring, documenting, governing, operating and managing these increasingly popular types of developme... Read More

Speakers:  Lincoln W. Hobbs, Founding Member and Firm Manager, Hobbs & Olson David A. Herrigel, Principal, Hyatt & Stubblefield J. David Ramsey, Partner, Becker & Poliakoff

Consensual Resolutions of Distressed Loans
Evaluating Modifications, Forbearance Agreements, Deeds in Lieu, Short Sales and Other Opt...
May 2, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare counsel to manage consensual resolution of a distressed loan, utilizing tools such as modifications, forbearance, deeds in lieu, consensual foreclosure, short sales, note sales and consensual bankruptcies. The panel will explain the impact of guarantor recourse on these... Read More

Speakers:  Adam B. Weissburg, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson Gregory G. Gosfield, Partner, Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg Yolanda Rodriguez, General Counsel, O'Neill Properties Group

Commercial Mortgages, Security Deeds and Deeds of Trust
Securing Favorable Terms in a Conservative Underwriting Climate
April 11, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance counsel with perspectives of lenders reentering the credit market and outline approaches, techniques and tactics to work with lenders in today's underwriting climate. The panel will address key mortgage provisions and the impact of recent statutes an... Read More

Speakers:  Thomas C. Homburger, Of Counsel, K&L Gates David H. Gunning, II, Partner, Roetzel & Andress M. Christine Graff, Partner, Winston & Strawn

Title Insurance Risks in Distressed Real Estate Transactions
Evaluating and Dealing With Liens and Other Encumbrances During Title Due Diligence
April 4, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate attorneys to address the title insurance implications of purchasing distressed properties. The panel will explain the unique title issues that arise during mortgage modifications, foreclosures, deeds in lieu, bankruptcy and receiver sales, and note, REO, and... Read More

Speakers:  David Weissmann, Partner, Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik Mark D. Euster, Partner, Weissmann Zucker Euster Morochnik Karl R. Phares, Underwriting Counsel, First American Title Insurance Company National Commercial Services

Bank-Owned Real Estate Approaches for Lenders and Builders
Legal Considerations When Holding or Managing REO Properties
March 8, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to lenders and strategic buyers with guidance impacting decisions of whether to purchase or sell real estate owned (REO) assets. The panel will examine the legal and business risks to lenders holding and operating REO properties and outline approaches to mitigat... Read More

Speakers:  Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Don Neff, President, La Jolla Pacific

Commercial Leases: Due Diligence Considerations
Best Practices for Landlords and Tenants to Identify and Mitigate Risks
February 9, 2012 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for real estate counsel on due diligence steps that should be taken before entering or renegotiating commercial leases in the current economic environment. The panel will provide effective approaches to identify and mitigate risks and liabilities. Read More

Speakers:  Yolanda Rodriguez, General Counsel, O'Neill Properties Group David S. Houston, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Mario J. Suarez, Partner, Thompson Hine

Due Diligence in Commercial Real Estate Purchases
Identifying and Mitigating Risks and Liabilities Before the Closing
December 13, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for real estate counsel on the critical due diligence steps that must occur before a commercial real estate purchase is finalized. The panel will provide approaches to identify and mitigate risks and liabilities and coordinate the due diligence team. Read More

Speakers:  Paul J. Johnson, Partner, Shannon Gracey Larry N. Woodard, Shareholder, Robbins Salomon & Patt Robert K. Casey, Attorney at Law

Green Leases: Evolving Legal Issues for Commercial Landlords and Tenants
Negotiating and Crafting Cost-Effective and Environmentally Friendly Lease Terms
October 13, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will prepare real estate counsel to craft commercial leases with provisions focused on energy and environmental goals. The panel will examine green provisions commonly negotiated by landlords and tenants and outline potential legal risks for landlords and tenants entering into green... Read More

Speakers:  Louise C. Adamson, LEED-AP, ID&C, Partner, K&L Gates Jon F. Leyens, Jr., Shareholder, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz Steven A. Teitelbaum, Senior Real Estate Advisor, Office of Station Area Planning & Asset Management, Department of Planning & Joint Development, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Distressed Real Estate Loan Acquisitions: Due Diligence Strategies and Contract Considerat...
Best Practices For Buyers and Sellers of Commercial Mortgage and Mezzanine Loans
August 30, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for real estate counsel on key due diligence issues involved in distressed real estate loan acquisitions. The panel will outline strategies to identify and mitigate risks and liabilities during the deal--and offer best practices for crafting risk mitigation con... Read More

Speakers:  Daniel B. Guggenheim, Pircher Nichols & Meeks Bruce E. Prigoff, Partner, Cox Castle & Nicholson

Commercial Real Estate Loan Workouts and Modifications
Strategies for Developers, Owners and Lenders Restructuring Underperforming Loans
August 24, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide real estate counsel with guidance and best practices for restructuring underperforming commercial real estate loans in the current real estate market. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Barksdale, Partner, Ballard Spahr Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave

Receiverships: Effective Remedy for Distressed Commercial Real Estate
Maximizing Property Values and Minimizing Legal Risk Through Court-Appointed Receivers
June 30, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for lenders, borrowers and loan servicers on evaluating whether to seek or oppose a receivership for distressed commercial real estate. The panel will also explain how lenders, borrowers, servicers and prospective buyers can navigate the receivership... Read More

Speakers:  Henry P. Lorber, Managing Director, Hays Financial Consulting Samuel H. Levine, Partner, Arnstein & Lehr Stephen J. Donell, CPM®, CCIM, ARM®, CCRM®, Receiver and President, FedReceiver.com

Remedies Provisions in Commercial Real Estate Sales Contracts
Strategies for Buyers and Sellers Negotiating and Enforcing Default Clauses
May 31, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to real estate counsel for negotiating and enforcing default and remedies provisions in commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Larry N. Woodard, Shareholder, Robbins Salomon & Patt

Mediation and Arbitration in Real Estate and Construction Disputes
Leveraging Alternative Dispute Resolution to Achieve Favorable Outcomes
April 6, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel to resolve complex issues in construction and real estate disputes through mediation and arbitration. Our panel will explore key strategies aimed at saving time and expense in alternative dispute resolution at the contract drafting stage and after a... Read More

Speakers:  Paul M. Lurie, Partner, Schiff Hardin Michelle M. Leetham, Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins Adrian L. Bastianelli, III, Partner, Peckar & Abramson

Short Sales and Bankruptcy Sales of Commercial Properties
Strategies for Investors and Owners to Minimize Business and Legal Risks
January 18, 2011 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to investors and owners for evaluating potential purchases of commercial properties through a short sale or bankruptcy sale. The panel will explain the legal and business risks to investors and owners and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read More

Speakers:  Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Hal Mark Mersel, Partner, Bryan Cave

Commercial Real Estate Loan Workouts
Strategies for Developers, Owners and Lenders to Negotiate an Effective Workout Agreement
October 5, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide counsel to owners, developers and lenders with an overview of the benefits and limitations of real estate loan workout agreements. The panel will outline best practices for negotiating workout agreements between owners, developers and lenders. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Barksdale, Partner, Ballard Spahr Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Steven D. Collier, Counsel, Alston & Bird

Commercial Lease Restructurings and Workouts
Negotiation Strategies for Landlords and Tenants in Troubled Leases
September 22, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance for counsel to commercial landlords and tenants on restructuring leases, negotiating lease workouts, and pursuing or defending an eviction and breach of contract action in the current real estate market. Read More

Speakers:  Richard R. Spore, III, Member, Bass Berry & Sims Gregory G. Gosfield, Partner, Klehr Harrison Yolanda Rodriguez, General Counsel, O'Neill Properties Group

Commercial Tenant Bankruptcy: Strategies for Landlords
Minimizing Legal Risk and Maximizing Financial Recovery Under the Bankruptcy Code
July 1, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will guide landlord's counsel in handling the key legal issues that arise when a tenant files for bankruptcy. The panel will outline strategies for commercial landlords to protect their interests and maximize recovery under the Bankruptcy Code. Read More

Speakers:  David P. Vallas, Partner, Wildman Harrold Alan M. Burger, Member, McDonald Hopkins

Real Estate Bankruptcies: Single Asset Real Estate Rules and Lessons From General Growth
Navigating Unique Issues for Defaulting Commercial Real Estate Companies
April 27, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide bankruptcy strategies for defaulting commercial real estate companies and their lenders. The panel will focus on the lessons learned from In re General Growth Properties and the impact of the BAPCPA amendments on single asset real estate rules. Read More

Speakers:  Arthur J. Steinberg, Partner, King & Spalding Jason B. Binford, Attorney, Haynes & Boone Scott Davidson, Counsel, King & Spalding

Insurance Coverage for Green Building: CGL, E&O and Property
Anticipating Liabilities and Coverage Risks in Sustainable Building
April 21, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide guidance to counsel for insureds and insurers on unique coverage issues in green building projects. The panel will review green certifications and building codes, analyze the increased liabilities and coverage risks, and offer strategies for maximizing coverage. Read More

Speakers:  Sean P. Dwyer, Partner, Havkins Rosenfeld Ritzert & Varriale Robert M. Fineman, Partner, Duane Morris Diana Eichfeld, Assistant Vice President, ACE USA -- Environmental Risk

Public-Private Partnerships for Real Estate Development: Contract Negotiation Strategies
Allocating and Mitigating Developer and Contractor Risks in PPP Deals
April 7, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will review how public-private partnerships (PPP) are emerging as a viable alternative to traditional financing for real estate developments. The panel will prepare counsel to contractors to identify and bid on public private partnerships and negotiate the PPP contract to allocate a... Read More

Speakers:  Karen Williams, Principal, Carroll Investments, Of Counsel, Lane Powell David L. Winstead, Of Counsel, Ballard Spahr Samuel W. Niece, Counsel, Howrey

Commercial Lease Assignments and Subleases: Negotiation Strategies in a Troubled Market
Best Practices for Landlords, Tenants, Subtenants and Assignees to Avoid Legal Pitfalls
March 25, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices for counsel to landlords, tenants, subtenants and assignees to negotiate and craft subleases and assignments in the current market. The panel will review the benefits and risks of assignments and subleases of commercial leases and the legal distinctions o... Read More

Speakers:  Dorothea W. Dickerman, Partner, McGuireWoods Ruth A. Schoenmeyer, Of Counsel, Jenner & Block Elizabeth K. Cooper, Esq., Managing Director - Brokerage, Jones Lang LaSalle

Distressed Commercial Real Estate Debt: New Opportunities and Legal Risks
Strategies for Buying and Selling Loans Facing Default
March 11, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will discuss best practices for counsel to investors and lenders in negotiating and structuring distressed real estate deals to take advantage of the opportunities currently available while mitigating inherent legal and financial risks. Read More

Speakers:  George E. Covucci, Partner, Arnold & Porter Ren R. Hayhurst, Partner, Bryan Cave Thomas O'Connor, Partner, Cooley Amy B. Rifkind, Counsel, Arnold & Porter

Building Green: Navigating the Legal and Regulatory Challenges of Sustainable Real Estate
January 21, 2010 CLE Download

This CLE webinar will provide best practices when planning and negotiating green building contracts. The panel will outline strategies for resolving legal disputes between builders, contractors, subcontractors, tenants and other affected parties. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey D. Masters, Partner, Cox Castle Nicholson Don Neff, President, La Jolla Pacific Peter J. Korda, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw Sean M. O'Brien, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw

Mortgage Lending Practices Under Fire
Responding to Heightened Federal Enforcement and Mitigating Litigation Risks
December 2, 2009 CLE Download

This CLE seminar will discuss the compliance, enforcement and litigation risks resulting from the changing regulatory regime in mortgage lending. The panelists will provide strategies to mitigate litigation risks at each juncture during the life of a mortgage loan, from origination through secondary... Read More

Speakers:  Patrick F. McManemin, Partner, Patton Boggs Gerald B. Alt, President and CEO, HEART Financial Services Amy Levenson, Managing Director and Chairman of Commercial Real Estate Loans and Properties, NewOak Capital Michael S. Waldron, Partner, Moderator, Patton Boggs

Real Estate Loan Workouts: Tax Opportunities and Risks
Strategies to Minimize Tax Liability in Commercial Loan Restructurings
November 18, 2009 CLE, CPE Download

This seminar will examine the tax opportunities and pitfalls inherent in commercial real estate loan workouts and will provide legal strategies for owners, developers and lenders involved in negotiating workout agreements. Read More

Speakers:  Mark Stone, Partner, Holland & Knight Michael Hirschfeld, Partner, Dechert

Real Estate Bankruptcies: The Impact of In re General Growth
Strategies for Real Estate Companies, Lenders and Investors Dealing With Special Purpose E...
November 4, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will discuss the bankruptcy litigation and rulings to date in General Growth Properties, the impact of the case for special purpose entities and the commercial mortgage based securities market, and best practices for lenders and debtors in real estate bankruptcy reorganizations. Read More

Speakers:  Lorraine S. McGowen, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Michael E. Foreman, Of Counsel, Haynes & Boone Harold Bordwin, Managing Director and Group Head, KPMG Corporate Finance

Tenant in Common Workouts
Negotiating the Real Estate, Tax, Finance and Securities Issues When Exiting TIC Deals
October 22, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review current trends in Tenant-in-Common (TIC) workouts and provide strategies for legal counsel to TIC sponsors, investors, broker-dealers, registered representatives and lenders to protect their clients' interests during a workout. Read More

Speakers:  Edward J. Hannon, Partner, Freeborn & Peters Coni S. Rathbone, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine Michael A. Moynihan, Partner, Freeborn & Peters

Alternative Financing Structures for Real Estate Deals
Leveraging New Opportunities and Minimizing Legal Risks With Sale-Leasebacks, Seller Finan...
October 8, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain the benefits and risks associated with sale-leaseback transactions, seller financing and ground leases, and will offer best practices for counsel to protect the interests of the buyer or seller when negotiating and structuring the real estate deal. Read More

Speakers:  Thomas C. Homburger, Of Counsel, K&L Gates Jeffrey A. Usow, Partner, Mayer Brown Jade E. Newburn, Mayer Brown

Using ConsensusDocs Construction Agreements: Legal Implications
Strategies for Negotiating Contract Terms Using the New Forms
September 22, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the new ConsensusDocs documents and explain how they differ from the American Institute of Architects' revised forms. The panel will outline legal implications for owners, developers and contractors--and their counsel--to consider before using the ConsensusDocs. Read More

Speakers:  B. Scott Douglass, Partner, Farella Braun & Martel Clark T. Thiel, Partner, Howrey Richard M. Shapiro, Partner, Farella Braun & Martel

Converting Distressed Real Estate Developments: Legal and Financial Considerations
Navigating the Zoning, Covenant, Lender and Successor Liability Complexities
September 10, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will examine the benefits and risks of converting distressed real estate developments to other uses, including rentals, fractionals, hotels and mixed use developments, and will explain the legal, financial and practical considerations for developers when converting the projects. Read More

Speakers:  David A. Barksdale, Partner, Ballard Spahr M. Maxine Hicks, Member, Epstein Becker & Green Mel S. Weinberger, Partner, Holland & Knight

Material Adverse Change Clauses in Commercial Real Estate Loans and Loan Renewals
Negotiating and Managing Loans in a Distressed Credit Market
August 27, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will explain how MAC clauses are currently being addressed and interpreted in commercial mortgage loans and provide best practices for counsel in negotiating and managing loans. Read More

Speakers:  Douglas S. Buck, Partner, Foley & Lardner Susan C. Tarnower, Attorney, McGuireWoods Christopher T. Nixon, Shareholder, Winstead

Building Green: Legal and Tax Issues in Commercial and Residential Construction
Navigating the Regulatory and Legal Challenges of Sustainable Real Estate
April 21, 2009 CLE, CPE Download

This seminar will explain the legal and tax issues to consider when developing green construction projects and offer strategies for dealing with potential disputes that may arise when building green. Read More

Speakers:  Jeffrey D. Masters, Partner, Cox Castle Nicholson CJ Aberin, Senior Manager, KBKG Don Neff, President, La Jolla Pacific

Legal Implications of the Latest AIA Contract Revisions
Strategies for Negotiating Terms Using the New American Institute of Architects' Forms
April 14, 2009 CLE Download

This seminar will review the key changes to the newest American Institute of Architects' contract documents, the key issues not addressed in the revisions, and legal strategies for transitioning to the new documents for building owners, contractors and construction attorneys. Read More

Speakers:  Clark T. Thiel, Partner, Howrey Richard M. Shapiro, Partner, Farella Braun & Martel Charles M. Sink, Partner, Farella Braun & Martel Kevin H. Hudson, Partner, Foltz Martin

Real Estate Investment in Dubai: An Uncharted Legal Landscape
Seizing New Opportunities and Mitigating Risks in a Complex Regulatory Environment
July 23, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Shahram Safai, Partner, Afridi & Angell Natasha Bowcott, Bin Shabib & Associates Elias R. Chedid, Counsel, King & Spalding

Real Estate Investment In India
Mitigating Complex Legal Risks, Seizing New Opportunities
June 25, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Rajkumar Dubey, Managing Partner, Dubey & Partners – Advocates Anil Advani, Of Counsel, Orrick Hitender Mehta, Senior Associate and Head, Vaish Associates, Advocates

Commercial Real Estate Financing in the Credit Market Crisis
Legal Strategies for Negotiating and Documenting Financial Instruments
April 29, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Michael Weissman, Of Counsel, Holland & Knight Thomas C. Homburger, Partner, Bell Boyd & Lloyd Izabela E. Boltryk, Dechert

Mixed Use Development: Overcoming Legal Challenges, Leveraging New Opportunities

April 1, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Brian W. Blaesser, Partner, Robinson & Cole Matthew J. Lawlor, Robinson & Cole Doris Sussman Goldstein, Attorney Gilbert A. Rosenthal, FAIA, LEED® AP, Principal, Wallace Roberts & Todd

Real Estate Investment Under China's New Land Use Laws
Mitigating Complex Legal Risks, Seizing New Opportunities
January 8, 2008 CLE Download

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Speakers:  Steven Dickinson, Partner, Harris Moure Anna Han, Senior Counsel, White & Case Amy L. Sommers, National Partner, Squire Sanders & Dempsey