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RP COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS GROUP

RP COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS GROUP

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

    What GC/In-House Counsel Want/Need/Expect from Outside Counsel

    05/23/2016-05/23/2016

    What In-House Counsel Want, Need and Expect from Outside Counsel. Three long-time, senior in-house lawyers will discuss their expectations of outside counsel, how they choose outside counsel, how they like to communicate with outside counsel and what outside counsel should not be doing. Listen ...

    Legal Opinions

    05/25/2016-05/25/2016

    This session will focus on the fundamental issues involved in giving third party legal opinions in real estate secured loan transactions Topics will include: The nuts and bolts of a legal opinion; Opinion practice what is, and what is not, appropriate; Opinion issues related ...

    Pre-Immigration Planning—The Intersection of Immigration and Tax Law.

    06/07/2016-06/07/2016

    Clients considering a move to the U.S. face a host of complex legal issues. From the immigration perspective they may be considering a visa, green card or even eventual citizenship. From the tax perspective, both pitfalls and opportunities await, including the creation of pre-immigration trusts for transfer ...

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

RPTE-EASEMENTS@mail.americanbar.org


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Leadership

Chair:

Rich, Nancy

Council Representative:

Wine, James

Vice-Chair:

Toner, Sara

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on March 3, 2016

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