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Family Offices And Direct Investment In Real Estate – Safeguarding Your Rights.
The last several years have seen a clear trend toward direct investment in real estate by family offices, and away from indirect holdings through private fund investments and the public market
United States
8 Aug 2019
Recent Developments In Uk Nuclear New Build
In 2019, across the European Union, 126 nuclear power reactors are in operation in 14 Member States, with a total estimated capacity of 118 GW and an average age of close to 30 years
European Union
15 Jul 2019
New York Rental Regulations: Sweeping Rental Regulation Reform Signed Into Law
On June 14, 2019, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law the Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019, introducing sweeping tenant protections.
United States
9 Jul 2019
CRE Equity Tokenization: A Path For Enhanced Liquidity
Moving real estate assets into a blockchain enhances the efficiency and transparency of trading, according to Shearman & Sterling attorneys Kris Ferranti and Cristiana Modesti.
United States
25 Jun 2019
Opportunity Zones: Second Set Of Proposed Regulations Provide Clarity
On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued a broad, investment-friendly second set of Proposed Regulations (the "Proposed Regulations")
United States
7 May 2019
No Holds Barred In Commercial Real Estate Acquisition
Partner Kris Ferranti and associate Eric Felcher (both New York-Real Estate) co-authored an article titled "No Holds Barred in Commercial Real Estate" that was published by Law360.
United States
18 Feb 2019
Western District Of Washington Dismisses Securities Class Action For Failure To Adequately Allege Material Misstatements And Scienter
On October 2, 2018, Judge John C. Coughenour of the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington dismissed a putative class action against Zillow Group, Inc.
United States
10 Oct 2018
New CFIUS Law Moves To Protect Emerging Technologies And Personal Information, Takes Aim At Chinese Investment
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed into law legislation that will sharpen the rules governing U.S. national security reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
United States
20 Aug 2018
Real Estate Structures Enabling Investors To Use The Section 199A Qualified Business Income Deduction
The article provides a brief analysis of the implications of the new 20 percent business income deduction available to pass-through entities and real estate investment trusts under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
United States
19 Jun 2018
Opportunity Zones: A Preliminary Examination
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "Act") made significant changes to U.S. federal tax law. One of these changes was the establishment of a new tax regime relating to qualified opportunity zones ...
United States
16 May 2018
US Federal Financial Regulators Issue Final Rule Exempting Commercial Real Estate Transactions of $500,000 or Less from Appraisal Requirements
On April 2, 2018, the OCC, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the FDIC issued a final rule that exempts commercial real estate transactions of $500,000 ...
United States
13 Apr 2018
D.C. Circuit: FERC Must Consider Potential Pipeline Downstream GHG Effects
On August 22, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in a 2-1 decision,[1] vacated and remanded orders of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) authorizing the construction...
United States
4 Sep 2017
Financing Hotels in the United States: Key Considerations
The purpose of this article is to highlight how the distinguishing factors impact the way that owners and lenders approach the negotiation of key elements of hotel financings in the United States.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Pioneering Financing Supports Sic-Singinterconnection
This long sought-after event will become a reality once Transmisora Eléctrica del Norte SA (TEN) completes the construction of its double-circuit...
30 Jun 2017
How The Trump Presidency May Affect Commercial Real Estate Investment In Mexico
As the United States' neighbor and second-largest trading partner, no country has followed President Trump's rhetoric quite like Mexico.
23 Mar 2017
How Trump's Presidency Could Impact The Commercial Real Estate Market
Many economists believe that the Donald Trump presidency will bring with it an era of higher interest rates, inflationary policies, tax cuts and infrastructure spending.
United States
12 Dec 2016
The Impact Of Princes Point v. Muss Development Decision
Sellers of U.S. commercial real estate typically agree to make a number of representations, warranties and covenants in the associated purchase and sale contract.
United States
25 Oct 2016
Steinberg Authors Two Volumes On EPC Contracts
Howard Steinberg, of counsel in Shearman & Sterling's Project Development & Finance Group, has authored a two-volume set entitled Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts (Routledge 2016).
United States
5 Sep 2016
Ten Unexpected Issues When A Property Sale Becomes An Entity Sale
On occasion, a ''straight'' sale (a Property Sale) of real property (effectuated through a deed by the owner of the property to the purchaser) may morph into a sale of equity interests...
United States
18 May 2016
New Security For Real Estate Financings
Law Decree No. 59 dated 3 May 2016 introduced a new security instrument for real estate financings which entails secured creditors to satisfy their claims against the mortgaged assets...
17 May 2016
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