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Whom the Gods Would Destroy, They First Make Meet A Higher Regulatory Capital Burden

Or perhaps Prometheus had it right in its original form. “Whom the Gods would destroy they first make mad.” Look at what we are doing to construction lending in the name of our seemingly endless safety and soundness...more

Environmental Indemnities

It is not often that one discovers that a senior housing facility was once an oil exploration complex or the site of a former dry cleaner but it does happen, and while your company may get comfortable with the acquisition and...more

(US) High Volatility Commercial Real Estate: New Rules Have Effect on Cost and Availability of Mortgage Capital

On January 1, 2015, the final Basel III rules regarding regulatory capital for banks with greater than $500 million in assets and all savings and loan holding companies took effect. Basel III imposes new rules for high...more

The Importance of Planning Joint Venture Exit Strategies

With the Miami real estate market making a resurgence, there is a new rush for companies to come together in a joint venture to acquire real estate and develop projects. With the excitement of a new deal, the joint venture...more

Treasury Releases Additional Guidance on Employer Mandate

Treasury Releases Additional Guidance on Employer Mandate by Gary S. Young on September 18, 2013 The deadline for Employers to comply with the “Employer Mandate” provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care...more

Proceed with Caution when Considering the Acquisition of a Busted Deal

Do not underestimate the importance of due diligence when evaluating the acquisition of a busted deal. In the world of land use and zoning, a busted deal is a planned real estate development that has failed, and the future of...more

2012 Real Estate Activities around the Globe

As some real estate markets of the world are beginning to rebound, and others continue their path to recovery, Orrick’s international team of real estate practitioners has been at the center of much of this activity advising...more

CFIUS Sued by Chinese Investors

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been sued. CFIUS is the U.S. government inter-agency committee that reviews foreign investment in the United States. ...more

Loan Purchase Offers Commercial Real Estate Investment Opportunities

Investors are using different types of techniques in an attempt to acquire commercial real estate in Miami and elsewhere at a discount. One technique that has recently gained popularity as a result of market conditions is...more

Tax Structuring of Foreign Investment in South Florida Real Estate

Foreign Investment In South Florida Real Estate Heats Up According to a recent report, international buyers are driving sales at several large real estate projects in South Florida. The 200-unit Trump Hollywood sold out...more

“Sophisticated Investors” – how to determine; by Bruce E. Methven

Several securities-offering exemptions allow “sophisticated investors” to invest. The question is how to determine when potential investors are sophisticated. ...more

The Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis: Investment Risks and Opportunities [Video]

The ongoing Eurozone Sovereign Debt Crisis and changing regulatory environment are forcing many European banks to consider a variety of asset disposition and capital-raising transactions, creating both risks and opportunities...more

New Trend on China Real Estate Finance—Analysis on Real Estate Trusts and Private Equity Investment

Generally speaking, there are four types of resource of real estate finance, which are from banks, security market, trusts and funds. With the tightening controls the central government is taking toward developers on real...more

Selling A Community Bank: Practical Tips

Last month, the Financial Institutions Group examined the process of buying a community bank in light of the expectation that industry consolidation will follow on the heels of this period of historically low sale prices. For...more

Real Estate Market Update - August 24, 2011

In This Issue: Deals Updates Office: Google signs lease for 715,500 square feet in Sunnyvale with space for 2,900 workers; Shorenstein, Worthe Acquire Former 20 acre Postal Service Site in Playa Vista; 3 MacArthur...more

Things to Consider When Buying a Business

This document outlines some of the major items that anyone should consider when purchasing a business, whether as an asset or stock purchase....more

How Lawyers Can Add Value to Real Estate Transactions

Lawyers can be seen as the bane of real estate professionals’ existence, or a trusted advisor; an obstacle or a facilitator; an issue creator or a problem solver, and anywhere in between. The following are some practical...more

Judge Urges Hotel to file for Bankruptcy

Last week US Supreme Court judge Richard C. Kloch Sr. urged the owners of Barton Hill Hotel to file for bankruptcy. However, the hotel’s attorneys say that they are fighting to prevent that by getting a major hotelier to buy...more

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