American Bar Association


Who We Are

This group analyzes the transactional and ownership issues which confront commercial real estate attorneys when dealing with land transfers, construction, brokerage services, servitudes, title insurance, property and liability insurance, and ownership of commercial real estate. Each committee within the group focuses on one of these topics.

See links below to the ICLG Comparative Real Estate Guide for 2014 which allows for free downloads of Chapters. Specifically, check out the separate link to Chapter 2 addressing the emergence of Canada in global real estate investing which is co-authored by Mario Paura, of Stikeman Elliott, LLP, Vice Chairman of the our Purchase and Sale Committee.

Programs, Meetings & Events

Committee Events

Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&R) & Due Diligence in Commercial Projects

December 10, 2014

A discussion of key issues in drafting and reviewing commercial CC&R’s from the perspective of both developers and lenders.

Speakers: Erik C. Piazza, Phelps Dunbar LLP, Baton Rouge, LA and James T. Dunne, Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann L.L.C., New Orleans, LA.

You can access the recorded program here as an MP3 file (6.5mb).

Section Events

    Section 2704 Regulations – A Further Analysis and Action Steps


    The section 2704 regulations were released by the Treasury Department on August 3. The approach and breadth of the regulations surprised many estate planners. Our panelists will review the proposed regulations and the implications for past, current, and future planning. Topics they will cover ...

    The Digital Revolution: RUFADAA and Planning with Digital Property


    This program will highlight new developments in estate planning. The panel will present the latest non-tax hot topics and update attendees on issues relating to the revised uniform law concerning digital assets. Ownership, protection and transfer of digital assets has been an area where controversy ...

    Did You Think That Through?: The Pros and Cons of Including Arbitration Clauses in Business Contracts


    Most transactional lawyers (and their clients) assume that arbitration will reduce the cost, risk and time involved in resolving legal disputes, and will result in a fairer outcome than they would receive from a judge or jury. As a result, arbitration clauses are routinely included in business contracts. ...

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Modified by Adam Bielawski on March 3, 2016

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