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Construction Lending and Title Insurance: Best Practices in Disbursement and Documentation
Drafting Effective Future Advance, Budgeting, and Draw Provisions; Lien Waivers, Title Upd...
October 26, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course 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, budgeting, and construction-draw provisions and best practices for preserving the lender's... Read More

Completion Guaranties in Construction Lending: Key Provisions for Lenders and Guarantors
November 10, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will examine key provisions found in a construction completion guaranty and selected points that are subject to negotiation. Read More

Structuring Preferred Equity Investments in Real Estate Ventures: Impact of True Equity vs...
Negotiating Deal Terms, Investor Return, Change in Control Provisions; Assessing Remedies,...
November 16, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will discuss structuring preferred equity investments (PEIs) from both the perspective of 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 mezzan... Read More

Mezzanine Foreclosure in Real Estate Finance: UCC Article 9, Mortgage and Intercreditor Co...
Redefining a "Commercially Reasonable" Sale During and After the Pandemic
November 22, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE course will examine the mezzanine foreclosure process, including notice, publication, and the commercial reasonableness standard under UCC Article 9. The panel will discuss threshold issues such as property due diligence, certificated interests and UCC policies, and intercreditor agreement... Read More

Using Delaware Statutory Trusts in Real Estate Investments: Opportunities and Legal Risks
Structuring and Financing the DST, Advantages Over TIC Ownership, Preserving 1031 Tax Trea...
December 1, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will provide real estate finance and tax counsel with a review of 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 DSTs and discuss the key tax issues associated wit... Read More

Tokenization of Commercial Real Estate: Offering and Trading Property Investments on the B...
December 15, 2021 CLE Live Webinar

This CLE webinar will discuss the process of creating a tokenized real estate offering and the risks and benefits for issuers and investors to consider in connection with a real estate token offering, its administration, and subsequent transfers. Read More

Phaseout of LIBOR: Navigating the Final Stages, Implementing Alternative Reference Rates,...
December 20, 2021 CLE Webinar

This CLE course will discuss the scheduled phaseout of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) and outline steps real estate and commercial finance counsel must take now to ensure that agreements tied to LIBOR transition appropriately to a new benchmark rate. The panel will discuss how the recent anno... Read More

Tax Concerns When Modifying or Purchasing Distressed Real Estate Debt: Borrower and Lender...
Related Party Purchases. Significant Modifications, Market Discount and Loan-to-Own Transa...
September 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will analyze key tax issues that should be considered in real estate loan modifications and debt purchase transactions. The panel will discuss the cancellation of indebtedness (COD) income concerns with related party purchases and significant modifications, market discount rules, and... Read More

Qualified Opportunity Zones Revisited: Tax Incentives for Commercial Real Estate and Other...
Deferred Capital Gains and Tax Abatement Under IRC Section 1400Z; Forming Qualified Opport...
September 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will analyze the current regulatory and tax framework around Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs), including capital gains deferral, tax-free treatment of long-term appreciation, and other tax benefits associated with real estate and other investments in QOZs. The panel will discuss el... Read More

Default Provisions in Real Estate Joint Ventures: Bankruptcy, Distressed Property, Removal...
Promote, Distributions, Exit Rights, and Third-Party Contracts After a Default
August 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will enable real estate counsel to draft joint venture agreements that anticipate and provide a structure for addressing loan defaults, poor property performance, and bad acts by the manager or general partner. The panel discussion will include manager removal and related provisions... Read More

Structuring Real Estate Mortgage Covenants, Event of Default Provisions, Representations a...
Drafting Provisions That Balance Borrower Protections With Lender Remedies
August 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will instruct borrowers' and lenders' counsel on structuring default provisions, representations and warranties, affirmative and negative covenants, and other provisions in commercial real estate loan documents. The panel will discuss the most recent trends and best practices. Read More

Receiverships for Distressed Commercial Real Estate: Lender, Servicer, and Borrower Concer...
Process and Key Provisions in Order Appointing a Receiver; Pros and Cons of Receiverships
August 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel for lenders, borrowers, and loan servicers on seeking or opposing the appointment of receivership for distressed commercial real estate. The panel will also explain how lenders, borrowers, servicers, and prospective buyers can navigate the receivership process. Read More

Swap Documentation in Real Estate Finance Transactions: Coordinating ISDA Master Agreement...
Documenting Covenants, Security, Required Consents, Voting and Control, Reporting, and Reg...
August 10, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Foreign Investment in U.S. Real Estate: Tax Concerns When Acquiring or Disposing of Owners...
Entity Selection, FIRPTA, Blocker Corporations, and the BEAT Tax
August 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine tax challenges and practical implications for foreign investors in U.S. real estate. The panel will discuss the tax advantages of blocker companies, choice of investment structure, and other investment vehicles, and other matters. Read More

Phaseout of LIBOR: Navigating the Final Stages, Implementing Alternative Reference Rates,...
July 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the scheduled phaseout of LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) and outline steps real estate and commercial finance counsel must take now to ensure that agreements tied to LIBOR transition appropriately to a new benchmark rate. The panel will discuss how the recent anno... Read More

Bridge Lending for Commercial Real Estate: Financing for Transitional Properties
Senior, Mezzanine, and Preferred Equity Structures; Allocating Risk, Resolving Legacy Issu...
July 21, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss current uses and structuring alternatives for bridge loans, including senior, mezzanine and preferred equity. The panel will also examine the additional risks and legacy issues associated with transitional properties, and provide guidance on how they can be addressed in... Read More

Financing Cannabis-Related Real Estate: Structuring Options, Enforcement Issues, Regulator...
Sale-Leaseback Transactions, Expansion Financing, Zoning and Licensing Issues
July 7, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will analyze legal and practical issues borrowers and lenders need to consider when documenting and funding a loan transaction secured by cannabis-related real estate. The panel will also discuss loan structures used to navigate the current banking, insurance, tax, and bankruptcy leg... Read More

Financing HVCRE and Other Real Estate: Guidance for Lenders, Borrowers, and Investors
June 30, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide a timely update regarding high-volatility commercial real estate (HVCRE) loans, as well as regulatory requirements relating to nonperforming real estate loans, and options for lenders, borrowers, and investors relating to nonperforming loans. Our panel will discuss regul... Read More

Leveraging Historic Tax Credits in Real Estate Finance
June 24, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide an overview of the Federal Historic Tax Credits (HTC) program. The panel will summarize the HTC program and examine how rehabilitation projects qualify for the HTC, how to finance projects using the HTC, and how the HTC can be combined with other tax credit and subsidy p... Read More

Commercial Leases In Economic Distress: Pre- and Post-Bankruptcy Strategies for Landlords
Negotiating Lease Modifications With Distressed Tenants, Participating in the Bankruptcy P...
June 3, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide landlord counsel in handling the critical legal issues that arise before and after a tenant files for bankruptcy. The panel will outline commercial landlords' strategies to protect their interests and maximize recovery under state law and the Bankruptcy Code. Read More

Debt Finance Options for Real Estate Funds: Subscription, NAV, and Hybrid Facilities; Part...
May 25, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine debt financing options available to real estate investment funds, common structures and terms for these fund financing products, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. The panel will also discuss the relationship of fund finance to mortgage debt at the property le... Read More

Commercial Mortgage Workout Strategies: Forbearance, Foreclosure, and Bankruptcy
Special Servicing Concerns With CMBS/CLO, Protecting Lender and Borrower Interests
May 18, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 borr... Read More

Special Purpose Entities in Real Estate Transactions: Structuring and Documentation
Mastering Separateness Provisions, Single Member LLCs, Recycled Entities, Independent Dire...
May 11, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare real estate counsel to structure special purpose, bankruptcy-remote entities that satisfy commercial mortgage-backed securities and portfolio lenders' requirements. The panel will discuss current separateness provisions, the conditions and documentation for independent d... Read More

Corporate Transparency Act, CFIUS, and Other Real Estate Disclosure Requirements
May 4, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine recently enacted federal disclosure regimes affecting real estate investment and finance, including new burdens placed on borrowers and lenders under the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) and FIRRMA. The panel will discuss how lenders can best navigate these disclosure re... Read More

Structuring 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges: New Final IRS Regulations Regarding "Real Property"
Permanent Structures, Offshore Platforms and Pipelines, Intangible Assets; Applying the 19...
April 27, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the impact of tax reform on like-kind exchanges under IRC Section 1031 with a particular focus on what now qualifies as "real property" under new regulations recently released by the IRS. The panel will discuss the requirements for like-kind exchanges to qualify for tax-... Read More

Future Advance Obligations in Commercial Mortgage Finance: Structuring, Co-Lender and Secu...
April 20, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the mechanics of future advance clauses in commercial real estate lending. The panel will analyze the types of events future advance clauses typically address, the draw conditions which must be negotiated between the parties, and the complex dynamics of making additional... Read More

Financing Multi-Family Housing: Structuring the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Tax-Exem...
Documenting Transactions for Investors and Developers
April 13, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Deeds in Lieu of Foreclosure of Commercial Mortgages: Borrower and Lender Concerns
Title and Other Due Diligence, Nonrecourse Carveouts, Competing Lenders, Bankruptcy Issues
April 6, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the issues presented when a lender takes a deed in lieu of foreclosure on commercial real estate. The panel will discuss the advantages of taking a deed in lieu, title concerns, addressing existing liens and other borrower financings, and nonrecourse carve-outs and other... Read More

Hotel Franchise Agreements and Comfort Letters: Legal Challenges for Real Estate Lenders
Negotiating Comfort Letters; Addressing Franchise Provisions in Hotel Lending Documents
March 31, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will enable lenders' 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

Defeasance in Real Estate Finance: Process and Timing, Prepayment and Lockout Provisions
CMBS and SPE Concerns, Structuring Around Mortgage Taxes, Economics of Prepayment vs. Defe...
March 16, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the mechanics of defeasance in CMBS and other yield protected commercial real estate loans. The panel will discuss restrictions inherent in yield maintenance and lockout provisions, the timing complexities and documentation of defeasance transactions, CMBS servicing issu... Read More

Commercial Mortgage Modifications: Lien Priority, Title Insurance, and Bankruptcy Issues
Structuring Modification Agreements While Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
March 9, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide 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

Real Estate Joint Ventures: Waterfall Structures, Developer Promote, IRR Lookback, Clawbac...
Calculating and Structuring Promote, Planning for Phantom Income, and Taxation of Carried...
February 23, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide real estate counsel through the basic components of a real estate joint venture, including attention to provisions for allocating management rights and responsibilities, establishing manager/developer promote, structuring capital contributions (and remedies for failure to... Read More

Acquisition of Distressed Real Estate Debt: Due Diligence, Key Contract Provisions, Mortga...
February 17, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the due diligence and transactional issues involved in acquiring distressed mortgage and mezzanine debt. The panel will outline strategies to identify and mitigate risks and liabilities for both the buyer and seller. Read More

Construction Lending: Negotiation and Documentation Issues
Construction Draws, Balancing, Retainage, Payment and Completion Guaranties, HVCRE ADC Equ...
February 2, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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, retainage, and project completion. The panel will a... Read More

Structuring Opinions of Counsel in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Assumptions, Qualifications, Limitations, and Factual Certificates That Reduce Risks for O...
January 26, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare counsel to draft third-party opinions for real estate finance transactions. The panel will cover the opinions required--including authority, enforceability, and property-related opinions--and the assumptions, limitations, and qualifications that counsel should include to... Read More

Structuring Financeable Ground Leases and Leasehold Mortgages
Balancing Competing Interests Among Owners, Lessees, and Lenders
January 19, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 issues presented by leasehold fin... Read More

Nonrecourse Carve-Outs, Bad-Boy Guaranties, and Personal Liability
Avoiding or Resolving Lender and Guarantor Disputes in and Outside of Bankruptcy
January 5, 2021 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 in nonrecourse clauses, analyze operative provisions in bad-boy guaranties, and... Read More

Structuring Equity Joint Ventures for Hotel Properties: Recapitalization During COVID-19
Preferred Return, Carried Interest, Cash Flow Splits, Risk Allocations, Guarantees, and Ke...
December 17, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss key legal issues in structuring joint ventures for hotel recapitalizations, taking into account the unique issues in this asset class during the pandemic. The program will focus on key issues and joint venture agreement provisions, including preferred return/promoted int... Read More

Real Estate Due Diligence in M&A Transactions: Title, Survey, Financing, Lease Transferabi...
Asset vs. Stock Purchase; Reps and Warranties to Address Gaps in Due Diligence
December 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will guide counsel on how to conduct real estate due diligence in an M&A transaction. The panel will discuss how due diligence in M&A can vary from standard real estate deals, and how the type of transaction--asset purchase, stock purchase, or merger--can affect the process. The pane... Read More

Interest Rate Hedges in Real Estate Finance: Placing Swaps, Caps, and Collars on Floating...
Pricing and Trade Confirmations, the ISDA Master Agreement, Counterparties, Current Regula...
December 3, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will describe hedging transactions and ways to limit the parties' exposure to changes in rates in floating-rate transactions. The panel will explain the role of the hedge counterparty and discuss critical aspects of hedge documentation. Read More

Structuring Programmatic Real Estate Joint Ventures: Structures, Deal Sharing and Exclusiv...
Negotiating Key Deal Terms From Sponsor and Equity Investor Perspectives
November 19, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 interact... Read More

Leveraging New Markets Tax Credits to Finance Community Development: Latest Regs, Guidance...
Twinning With Historic Tax Credits and Qualified Opportunity Zones, Allocating COD Income...
November 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 Qualified Opportunity Zones, and allocating COD income a... Read More

Enforcing Remedies Under California's One-Action Rule: Foreclosure, Deficiency Claims, Deb...
What Constitutes an "Action" and Avoiding Violations: Lessons Learned from Case Law
October 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine California's One-Action Rule and its applications, judicially created exceptions to the rule, and the consequences of taking an "action" or violating the One-Action Rule. Read More

Structuring Cross-Collateral/Cross-Default Real Estate Loans
Single vs. Multiple Mortgages; Partial Prepayment and Partial Release; Intercreditor Agree...
September 24, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will instruct counsel on proper structuring and documentation of cross-collateral/cross-default loans. The panel will discuss key provisions regarding prepayment/defeasance, partial release of collateral, reserves, and other complexities presented by crossed loans. The panel will als... Read More

Revising Real Estate Finance Documents in Times of Economic Uncertainty
Financial Covenants, Leasing Provisions, Secondary Financing, Disbursement Conditions, Rec...
September 10, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will consider key provisions in loan documents that could be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including financial covenants, cash management provisions, additional indebtedness, non-recourse carveouts, and loan disbursement conditions. The panel will discuss the adjustments to make... Read More

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 6, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 prote... Read More

Construction Loan Modifications and Workouts: Key Considerations for Lenders and Distresse...
Responding to Project Shutdowns and Delays During the Pandemic
July 22, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine issues presented for construction lenders and borrowers in the wake of COVID-19. The panel will discuss critical concerns for lenders when dealing with financially distressed borrowers and projects that have been delayed or disrupted. The panel will also discuss essentia... Read More

Hotel Finance Strategies in the Wake of COVID-19: Debt Restructuring; Utilizing PPP and Ma...
June 18, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will discuss the options currently available to hotel operators and their lenders impacted by the COVID-19 economic and travel shutdown. The panel will discuss the complex issues presented with foreclosure or restructuring of distressed hotel loans. The panel will also address how ne... Read More

Shari’ah-Compliant Investment in Real Estate in the United States
Overview of Shari’ah-Compliant Investment, Considerations in Structuring Transactions, Inv...
June 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide an overview of Shari'ah-compliant investment, an asset-based investment system that is frequently, though imprecisely, known as Islamic finance. Read More

Local Counsel Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions
Strategies for Maximizing Efficiency and Reducing Risks for Opinion Givers
May 28, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide practitioners with tools for drafting local counsel opinions for real estate finance transactions, referencing recently published opinion reports. The panel will also discuss ethical considerations and liability risks associated with the rendering of local counsel opinio... Read More

Tax Strategies for Real Estate LLC and LP Agreements: Capital Commitments, Tax Allocations...
May 21, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will prepare real estate counsel to deal with crucial tax issues and avoid costly mistakes in structuring agreements for real estate partnerships and LLCs. The panel will offer best practices for drafting provisions that reflect effective tax compliance and planning in light of recen... Read More

Depreciation Strategies in Real Estate Finance: Maximizing Bonus Depreciation on Qualified...
Interplay With Interest Deduction and NOL Rules, Phaseout Considerations
May 14, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will offer real estate counsel thorough knowledge of the new depreciation rules enacted under the recent tax reform law and explain how the acquisition and improvement of real estate can be structured to take full advantage of tax depreciation. The panel's discussion will include an... Read More

Real Estate Mezzanine and A/B Loans: Structuring and Enforcing Intercreditor and Co-Lender...
Reconciling the Demands and Objectives of Senior and Junior Lenders
May 12, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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

Casualty and Condemnation Provisions: Balancing Conflicting Interests of Lenders, Borrower...
Using SNDAs to Address Lease Requirements, Special Issues With Ground Leases
March 5, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine casualty and condemnation provisions in real estate finance documents and how best to balance the interests of lenders, landlords, and tenants concerning disbursement of proceeds and the right or obligation to rebuild. The panel will discuss lease scenarios that can impa... Read More

Deadlock-Breaking Mechanisms in Real Estate LLCs: Avoiding Litigation When Members and Man...
February 27, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide real estate counsel with a framework for adopting deadlock-breaking mechanisms in LLC operating agreements and potential state law consequences when no such mechanisms are in place. The program will also discuss arbitration and mediation provisions as alternatives to lit... Read More

Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing: C-PACE Structure, Documentation, and...
February 20, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide real estate finance counsel with the tools to structure commercial property assessed clean energy (C-PACE) financing, where a loan for energy efficiency or renewable energy projects can be repaid via an assessment on the borrower's property tax bill. The panel will discu... Read More

E-Signatures and Electronic Loan Documentation in Real Estate Finance: ESIGN and UETA, Int...
Enforceability, Authentication, and Admissibility; MERS and Transferability
February 13, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will examine the legality of electronic signatures and digital documents generally, as well as recent developments in using eNotes and other electronic mortgage loan documentation. The panel will discuss the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce (ESIGN) Act, Uniform E... Read More

Cash Management Structures, Waterfall Provisions and Reserves in Commercial Real Estate Fi...
Negotiating Lockboxes, Waterfalls and Deposit Account Control Agreements
February 4, 2020 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

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

Section 199A in Real Estate Transactions: Taking Advantage of the Qualified Business Incom...
November 21, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will provide counsel with tools to structure real estate transactions to take full advantage of the new qualified business income (QBI) deduction under IRC 199A. The panel will discuss the requirements and limitations of 199A, the follow-up IRS regulations for 199A, and planning tech... Read More

Non-Traded REITs: What You Need to Know
Bringing a Product to Market; Securities Law Issues; Regulatory Trends
June 13, 2019 CLE CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course will introduce real estate fund counsel to the legal issues faced in structuring and operating a non-traded REIT (NTR). The panel will cover the corporate and securities laws, the unique business aspects and the commercial and regulatory trends that NTR counsel need to know. Read More

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 CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 evolut... Read More

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 CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 es... Read More

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 CLE On-Demand, Download

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

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

This CLE course 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 mitigate... Read More

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 CLE On-Demand, Download

This CLE course 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 cont... Read More

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

This CLE course 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

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

This CLE course 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

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

This CLE course 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

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

This CLE course 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 an... Read More

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