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Commercial Real Estate Financing 2014

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Financing 2014

Released on: Feb. 28, 2014

This seminar will explore commercial real estate financing issues in a market that continues to improve - in some cases very dramatically. We will focus on the use of multiple lenders and creative deal structures. We have also seen nontraditional lenders such as hedge funds enter the market, providing equity-flavored (and priced) financing through joint venture vehicles, which will be a focus of this year’s seminar. We will again look at CMBS 2.0 ...

Building Better Construction Contracts 2014

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From the program: Building Better Construction Contracts 2014

Released on: Jul. 9, 2014

Construction is a risky business, and a good construction contract goes a long way to define and manage that risk. This course is designed to help you master drafting intelligent construction contracts. You will learn about the new AIA Building Information Modeling (BIM) documents and how to use them to manage coordination risk, ethical dilemmas confronting insurer-appointed counsel and how to get the “most bang for the buck.” You will learn the ten ...

California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 (Free)

Released on: Mar. 26, 2014

In the current economic climate an increasing number of low-income Californians are facing eviction.  Unfortunately, many tenants are evicted without the benefit of legal counsel to guide them through the process or the representation necessary to vigorously defend against unlawful actions.  As a result, families face the very real possibility of homelessness. This training is designed to help mitigate the crisis by providing attorneys with ...

California Foreclosure Basics; Homeowner Bill of Rights and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mortgage Servicing Rules

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

KENT QUIAN: So I'm going to move on to my presentation, the Homeowner Bill of Rights and related claims. So what we'll cover in this hour is the Homeowner Bill of Rights, which has some dual tracking protections, the SPOC requirements again. This is the California solution to trying to implement the National Mortgage Settlement into California law. We'll also covered the interplay of the California law with other federal laws such as the CFPB mortgage ...

Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure (Free)

Released on: Jun. 30, 2014

This substantive training provides a comprehensive overview of the laws governing foreclosures in California. The program is designed with advocates with limited housing experience in mind, but practitioners at all experience levels will benefit from this training. The panelists are noted experts in consumer and housing law who will cover a broad-range of topics in foreclosure defense using real-world examples.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:16:30]Segments ...

Case Study: Archstone - From May, 2007 through to the Acquisition of Archstone by Equity Residential and AvalonBay Communities

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Recorded on: Jan. 13, 2014

BRUCE GILCHRIST: Good morning, I'm Bruce Gilchrist. I'm going to be both your narrator and your moderator for this panel. I'm joined here on my left by Steve Hentschel. Steve actually recently formed his own company called Hentschel and Company. He's been in real estate investment banking for about 23 years. He was at Lehman for quite a while, about 10 years, went to Wachovia, and then helped form the real estate investment banking group for Gleacher ...

Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2014

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From the program: Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2014

Released on: Jan. 22, 2014

The REIT and commercial real estate sectors have gained significant momentum in recent years and are poised for a new phase of consolidation and M&A. Recent M&A transactions in the sector have shown the depth and growing sophistication of the market, with a number of large and very complex transactions successfully completed over the last 12 months. The industry has also seen significant activity in REIT conversions and spin-offs, the listing ...

Challenges in Building Today's Tenant Improvements

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

JOHN B. WOOD: Good morning, day two. Live from New York. I'd like to say the Biltmore, but we don't have one anymore. Red ball took that out. Can you imagine real estate? So you've had a lot of fun, you're back. We've looked at the lease from a lot of perspectives. This multi-dimensional financing instrument, kind of like, how would you say, a sport of theft by lease. Today we're going to look at it from other dimensions. We will not entirely leave ...

Challenges in Building Today's Tenant Improvements

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

Taken from the Web Program Negotiating Commercial Leases 2013 Recorded November, 2013 in New YorkChallenges in Building Today's Tenant Improvements [01:00:42] Practice tip! High value property – selling pieces of the property – future condominium declaration Hot topic – later creation of multiple superior interests and impact on expansion and option rights Timeline of creation of interests – impairment of rights – securing the landlord work/$ ...

Changing Lease Forms and Negotiating Tactics in the New Improving Economy

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

MEGHAN K. CARNEY: And now it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the chairs of today's program, John Busey Wood and Michael Meyer. John is a partner at Ackerman LLP, and Akerman LLP is a commercial real estate group, and works out of the New York office. He focuses his practice on financiable ground and master leasing, commercial mixed use and retail leasing, large project assemblage and construction. He advises public and private companies ...

Closing Complex Transactions

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Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2014

JONATHAN MECHANIC: OK. So we're now going to move into the part of the program talking about successfully closing purchase and sale transactions and complex lease transactions. And we have a great panel. Also longtime friends. Ronnie Sernau is the co-chair of the real estate department at Proskauer. He represents some of the major developers and well-known national and international retailers in town. Two of his most recent transactions, one of which ...

Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

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From the program: Negotiating Real Estate Deals 2014

Released on: Jun. 17, 2014

Real estate has become a favored asset class once again. Offshore investors are becoming more active in acquiring real estate, particularly as joint venture partners. All of this is having an impact on the structuring of transactions, availability of financing, availability of equity capital, bankruptcy remote structures, the role of the bankruptcy process, joint venture considerations, work-out pitfalls, carve-out guaranties and unanticipated judicial ...

Commercial Leasing

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2013

Taken from the Web Program 15th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute Recorded November, 2013 in San FranciscoCommercial Leasing [01:46:22] Landlord perspective and goals Tenant perspective and goals Types of lease forms, what’s negotiable? The rent components of a lease- Operating expenses- Tenant audits- Split incentives in green leases Who stands behind the landlord? What secures the tenant’s obligations? Tenant growth and exit strategies- ...

Complex Real Estate Issues: Arbitration vs. Litigation

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

JOHN B. WOOD: The next panel-- he's just going to take the time out of the next section anyway, so, we know, Michael. We're moving into something that I think is really exciting. MICHAEL E. MEYER: That you love me? JOHN B. WOOD: Absolutely. And you're on this panel too, so I mean, I'm stuck with loving you. [LAUGHTER] JOHN B. WOOD: And it's a good love, it's a hard love. We're moving into the realm of all the things you've seen, all the things ...

Consumer Financial Services Institute 2014 (19th Annual) -- Mortgage Litigation

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From the program: Consumer Financial Services Institute 2014 (19th Annual)

Recorded on: Apr. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Consumer Financial Services Institute (19th Annual) recorded April, 2014 in New York.Lecture Topics  [00:53:01]Mortgage Litigation  [00:53:01] The current status of lender-placed insurance litigation and regulatory actions The likely impact of the new CFPB qualified mortgage and servicing rules on private mortgage litigation Fair lending mortgage litigation: is it dead or just sleeping? Lessons ...

Contract Considerations in International (Transnational) Contracting

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Recorded on: Jun. 26, 2014

TIMOTHY R. TWOMEY: OK. Welcome back, everybody. This program goes from 1:45 to 2:45, and it's on globalization and a whole bunch of different considerations, particularly in terms of contract drafting, that one often encounters when you're dealing with projects in many different parts of world. And our speaker is Robyn Miller, who is general counsel at AECOM, a 45,000-person firm, worldwide-- huge, huge operation. As I mentioned earlier this morning, ...

Controlled Company and Othe REIT IPOs

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Recorded on: Jan. 13, 2014

DAVID J. GOLDSCHMIDT: Good afternoon, everybody. Appreciate everybody's indulgence. It's been a long day. We're hoping that this last panel will excite you. So we're going to take a little bit of a different tack than, perhaps, previous panels are concerned. We have with us four people who have been intimately involved in the past several years on the REIT capital markets area, and who have terrific insight from both the legal side, the investor side, ...

Dealing with Large Hidden "Big Ticket" Items

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

MICHAEL E. MEYER: So we're going to continue with the 1145, dealing with large, hidden, big ticket items. So if it's hidden and it's large, it's kind of, like, incongruous. But let me talk about a few other things that still exist in the work letter. And this morning we talked about what happens when the tenant does the construction of the tenant improvement. It's also what happens if the landlord does the-- thank you-- the construction of the tenant ...

Deconstructing the Standard Design/Build Contract Forms

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Recorded on: Jun. 26, 2014

MEGHAN CARNEY: And now it is with great pleasure that I introduce to you the chairs of today's program-- Patrick J. O'Connor and Tim Twomey. Pat is a partner-- and Pat is a junior, actually. So sorry. PATRICK J. O'CONNOR: That's true. MEGHAN CARNEY: I don't want to forget that. Pat is a partner with the international law firm of Faegre and Benson LLP. Mr. O'Connor's practice focuses on construction, suretyship, and insurance. He also acts as a mediator, ...

Distressed Loans and Lender Remedies

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Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2014

SPEAKER 1: OK. Welcome back. I hope you had a good lunch and are ready for the second session of today's program. And with me to my left, your right, is Richard Fries. Richard Fries is the Co-chair of the Real Estate Practice at Bingham McCutcheon. And Richard is going to speak to us today about distressed loan workouts and lender remedies. For those of us who have not heard Richard speak before, you won't forget it if you have have. But he is really ...

Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 21, 2014

Taken from the briefing Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities recorded July, 2014.As the U.S. capital markets continue to evolve and longstanding regulatory uncertainties are resolved, ABS and MBS issuers and investors are increasingly entering or considering entering these markets once again. The years since the financial crisis have brought sweeping changes in the rules affecting structured finance in the U.S., and more ...

Emerging Regulatory Landscape for U.S. Asset-Backed Securities 2014 (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Jul. 21, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello, my name is Amy Taub and I am a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Emerging Regulatory Landscapes for US Asset-Backed Securities. Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that you have access to materials for this briefing via the Course Materials tab ...

Ethical Gaps, Mishaps and Traps in Real Estate Practice

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Recorded on: Nov. 12, 2013

JOHN B. WOOD: All right. We're going to go live. Let's do this. There are these really cool people sitting with me. I'm supposed to talk about ethics, but I'm only going to try them in some and transactional stuff, because clearly I'm a dirt lawyer and commercial dirt lawyers and lease lawyers were highly unethical. Everyone knows that. So that's why we had to import an ethical person to teach the transactional ethics. Are we ready? Devika? Hi. OK. ...

Ethics in Real Estate Transactions

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Recorded on: Jun. 9, 2014

MARTIN: OK. Welcome back for the last segment of the program today. I'm very pleased to have up here with me Elisha King, who happens to be the deputy general counsel at my firm, which is DLA Piper, and also Tom Mason of Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP. They are going to discuss with us ethical issues in real estate transactions, and as they will say, this is that particularly jurisdiction specific, but based on the Model Rules of the ABA. With that, I would ...

Eviction Defense After Foreclosure

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Recorded on: Mar. 13, 2014

SPEAKER 1: Thank you everybody. And thank you for a great session to the panel that just ended. We're going to now move into the foreclosure aspect of eviction defense, and we are joined again by three experts who have worked in this field for a long time. For those of you that weren't here earlier in the morning, Madeline Howard, who is sitting in the middle there, is an attorney with Western Center on Law & Poverty, and she heads up our foreclosure ...

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Garner K. Weng

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