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Dechert LLP

CREFC Annual Conference

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Last week, the CREFC Annual Conference was back in its traditional New York venue, which benefitted not only the Manhattan hospitality market’s RevPAR but also provided for an exciting and lively location in Times Square. ...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Regulatory Relief Act Benefits Community and Regional Banks

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• The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), which engendered substantial bipartisan support and was recently signed into law by President Donald Trump, amends parts of the Dodd-Frank Wall...more

Hogan Lovells

Tax newsletter - 6 June 2018

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Court decisions in tax-related cases: In an individual interpretation dated 21 May 2018, (no. 0111-KDIB1-1.4010.68.2018.3.BS), the Head of the National Fiscal Information Office declared that the tax on commercial...more

Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real...

With Liberty and Cannabis for All

Legalized cannabis use is rapidly sweeping the nation. Currently, 29 states have legalized some form of cannabis, effectively turning the majority of the United States green. In this post, we will take a closer look at some...more

Mintz Levin - Commercial Real Estate Matters

LIBOR Phase Out: Important Considerations for Negotiating Loan Documents

On July 27, 2017, the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority announced, without specifying a replacement, that it would phase-out the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) by the end of 2021. LIBOR, a rate measured by...more

Allen Matkins

Momentum Growing in the Effort to Adopt a Uniform Receivership Law

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In a November 2017 alert, we discussed the recent effort in support of the adoption of the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act (“Act”), which would allow receivership property sales free and clear of liens, impose...more

Mintz Levin - Commercial Real Estate Matters

Blockchains and Land Title Records

Blockchains, best known as the technology behind digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum, are beginning to be implemented in a variety of commercial applications. The technology is attracting not only financial...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Cobras, Mortgages, and Violas: What are Your Contracts and Policies Incentivizing?

Recently, I heard a parent express concern that her child had been encouraged by the school music teacher to switch from violin to viola because the orchestra needed more violas. For switching to viola, the child would...more

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

“Title Insurance: Is the Sky the Limit?”

In 2017, real estate sale and purchase numbers continued to rise. The largest single property sale reported in New York City in 2017 was the sale of 245 Park Avenue, for a purchase price of $2,210,000,000. As 2018 begins...more

Whitman Legal Solutions, LLC

Orange Groves, Pay Phones, Visas, and Violins: Why Your Real Estate or Business Investment May be Subject to Securities Regulation

A recent Wall Street Journal headline announced “SEC Looks Into Kushner Cos. Over Use of EB-5 Program for Immigrant Investors.” It is not unusual to hear that a company is being investigated by the government over...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

US Federal Financial Regulators Issue Final Rule Exempting Commercial Real Estate Transactions of $500,000 or Less from Appraisal...

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The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation issued a final rule that exempts commercial real estate transactions...more

Dechert LLP

Morningstar Requests Comments on Proposed Rating Methodology for SASB Deals

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Morningstar has published a proposed method for rating single-asset/single-borrower (SASB) transactions. The new approach is slated to replace the “U.S. CMBS Subordination Model” with respect to SASBs and other forms of CMBS...more

Mintz Levin - Commercial Real Estate Matters

Optimizing Data Centers to Meet the Needs of Cryptocurrency Miners

Data centers are the twenty-first century nexus between the commercial real estate and telecommunication business sectors. Owners, operators and developers of data centers face the difficult task of continually adapting to...more

Moskowitz LLP

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – A Boon for the Commercial Real Estate Industry

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The new tax law ( 2017 TCJA) is great news for the commercial real estate industry. Owners of pass-through entities may deduct up to 20 percent of their business income on their tax return, subject to certain limits, and...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review

Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Commercial Real Estate Transactions of $500,000 or Less from Appraisal Requirements: On April 2, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal...more

Dechert LLP

The Day I (Almost) Met Mark Zuckerberg

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It’s day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional debut and I still have yet to catch a glimpse of him or his entourage. But – I have had the opportunity, with some fellow industry players, CREFC staff and members of the...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

Financial Regulatory Developments Focus - April 2018 #2

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In this week's newsletter, we provide a snapshot of the principal U.S., European and global financial regulatory developments of interest to banks, investment firms, broker-dealers, market infrastructure providers, asset...more

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite

2017-18 Arizona Case Law Affecting Commercial Real Estate and Lending

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The following information accompanies a presentation Mike gave to members of the Arizona Commercial Mortgage Lenders Association (ACMLA) on March 13, 2018. Arizona Case Law – Trustee’s Sale Statute of Limitations;...more

Dentons

Consents to assign: two out of three ain't bad

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Who knew Meat Loaf knew so much about real estate law? In a recent decision the Court of Appeal confirmed that when it comes to providing good reasons for refusing consent to assign, "two out of three ain't bad". As such the...more

Orrick - Structured Finance Group

Federal Banking Agencies Issue Final Rule to Exempt Commercial Real Estate Transactions of $500,000 or Less from Appraisal...

On April 2, 2018, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued a final rule that increases the threshold for...more

Garvey Schubert Barer

Decoding the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Part IX: Impact on M&A Transactions

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) will significantly impact merger and acquisition (“M&A”) activity. Although billed as tax reform, the TCJA did not reform or simplify the Internal Revenue Code (“Code”). Virtually none of...more

Holland & Knight LLP

West Coast Real Estate Update - April 2018

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Federal Budget Helps Affordable Housing - Advocates for and developers of affordable housing lamented tax cuts passed late last year. A decrease in the corporate tax rate made the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC)...more

Goodwin

Financial Services Weekly News - April 2018

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Editor's Note - Treasury Issues Recommendations to Modernize the Community Reinvestment Act. On April 3, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a report containing its recommendations for modernizing the Community...more

White & Case LLP

Changing face of the real estate market

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The market in real estate is in a state of evolution, with the rapid growth of quasi operational assets such as data centres and logistics centres, as well as the occupation of more conventional assets, such as offices, on...more

Dechert LLP

The Urge to Merge

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Will 2018 be the Year of Concentration across our market? “The Urge to Merge” was the title of a January 2, 2007 Economist article. It resonates today. The cover photo was two camels copulating, which some of the Economist...more

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