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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
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
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
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
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
FinCEN & Other Anti-Money Laundering Regulators Focus On Real-Estate Industry
The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, or FinCEN, is the bureau of the Department of the Treasury with principal responsibility for implementing anti-money laundering rules and regulations.
United States
22 Apr 2016
Ferranti, Felcher And Smith Publish Article On Closing Commercial Real Estate Deals
Associates Kris Ferranti (New York–Real Estate) and Eric Felcher (New York–Corporate) and partner Chris Smith (New York–Real Estate) wrote an article, titled "ABCs of Closing Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions," ...
United States
17 Aug 2015
Montgomery, Martialay Publish Article On REITs In The Real Estate Finance Journal
As the authors explain, real estate investment trust credit facilities are becoming an increasingly signicant part of the commercial real estate lending market.
United States
8 Jul 2015
Real Estate Group Newsletter - August 2014
This issue features news from Latin America as well as recent articles prepared in conjunction with the firm’s Environmental and Litigation groups.
United States
28 Aug 2014
Proposed Regulations Provide Greater Certainty On The REIT Classification Of Solar And Other Non-Traditional Assets
The IRS and Treasury Department have proposed guidance for whether non-traditional real estate assets qualify as real estate assets to a REIT.
United States
20 May 2014
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