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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 2013

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From the program: Building Better Construction Contracts 2013

Released on: Oct. 9, 2013

Construction is one of the largest sectors in the U.S. economy. After several lean years, construction activity is beginning to pick up. The need for major infrastructure development is apparent, but tight budgets require novel contracting approaches. The Great Recession has resulted in the failure of many construction firms. This has placed a renewed emphasis on appropriate risk allocation. These challenging times require innovation in project delivery ...

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 for US Design Professionals Working in the People's Republic of China

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Recorded on: Oct. 1, 2013

ROBYN BAKER: Well, good afternoon everybody, at least those of you who came back for my presentation in the coveted after lunch spot. I'm going to talk to you today about the challenges for American design professionals working in China. China has been a land of opportunity for many of us throughout this recession, but it is a very unique place for a number of reasons. And I'm going to be giving you the design professionals perspective. Again, I'm ...

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 ...

Negotiating Commercial Leases 2013

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From the program: Negotiating Commercial Leases 2013

Released on: Nov. 22, 2013

Leases are the building blocks of value for all real estate, and whether your client is entering into a lease, acquiring a leasehold, purchasing a Ground Lease or constructing on, investing in or lending on properties, knowing the “Commercial Lease,” current commercial leasing market trends, hot topics and current schemes is the most important investment they can make. Leases are long-term investments and your client or company expects you to make ...

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 Real Estate Institute 2013 (15th Annual)

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Institute (15th Annual)

Released on: Nov. 19, 2013

Commercial real estate fundamentals (rents, vacancy rates and development activity), although slow, are visibly recovering with REITs outperforming other asset classes. Practitioners with a broad skill set will find it easier to achieve and maintain a viable real estate practice in this environment, given the general economy’s downward pressures on tenant retention, rental growth, development revenue, refinancing and asset values. This program helps ...

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 ...

Confronting the Lack of Uniformity in State Licensing Rules/Insurance Provisions

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Recorded on: Oct. 1, 2013

PATRICK J. O'CONNOR JR: Well, we're turning now to "Design and Construction Licensing." You'll notice in your program that this topic was initially assigned to Josh Levitt. Josh had an emergency that came up and that he could not attend the program. And so he asked me to take over the presentation. And I don't give other people's PowerPoints, it's not something that I regularly do because I can't crawl into their mind and try to figure out ...

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 ...

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