12-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

The legal framework of commercial leases has been so disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting economic shifts of 2020, that those practicing in this field cannot afford to miss out on this information-packed two-day program taught by the most respected commercial leasing professionals from around the country. 

It is critical for commercial leasing attorneys and financial advisors of all levels of experience to understand the changed circumstances under which landlords, tenants, and lenders are now operating as well as the courts’ interpretations of those circumstances.   Take this course to sharpen your negotiation and drafting skills, learn successful dispute resolution strategies, and get ahead of issues that impact your clients.

What You Will Learn

  • Duties of a landlords—whether to close or to safely operate and clean buildings
  • Understand casualty clause triggers
  • Analyze the common law on retail, medical and industrial leases
  • COVID-19 issues in the Research and Development space
  • When can a party recover attorneys’ fees
  • Tenant protocols and reporting requirements on medical waste and hazardous materials tenant
  • Learn to strategically draft dispute resolution clauses
  • Agreements to enter into ground leases and master leases – condominium conversions
  • What is in the “fine print” for letters of credit?
  • Rent deferral and abatement: contractual vs common law rights
  • “Pop-up” occupancy in malls
  • Key insurance coverage considerations
  • Legal ethics in commercial leasing

Special Features

  • Earn a full hour of Ethics
  • New insurance content
  • Interactive panel format

Who Should Attend

Transaction and litigation professionals engaged in drafting, reviewing, and/or negotiating commercial leases and related contracts. The program is designed for all levels of experience.

Program Level: Overview

Prerequisites: Attendees should have a foundational knowledge of commercial leasing and real estate matters

Intended Audience: Outside counsel, in-house attorneys, lenders, and retail or other real estate management professionals responsible for drafting, reviewing, and/or negotiating commercial leases,  advising on leasing contract terms including lending Advanced Preparation: None 



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