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RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP

RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP

Who We Are

The Real Estate Financing Group is devoted to assisting attorneys in financing techniques involving real estate as collateral. To this end, this group presents educational programs and produces written materials to educate lawyers in all aspects of real estate finance. Separate committees within this group are dedicated to mortgage lending, including construction lending and securitizations, and legal opinions issued in connection with these financings, as well as legal issues and developments in real estate workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcies.

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We are the RP REAL ESTATE FINANCING GROUP committee.

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 Sub Committees

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Enforceability Opinions and Their Qualifications

January 15, 2014
This call (at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CDT/2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT, call 866-646-6488, passcode 557 741 9753) will focus on the meaning of enforceability opinions in connection with real estate secured loan transactions and the need for qualifications to enforceability opinions. Ed Levin and Charlie Menges of the Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions Committee will lead a presentation for about 20 minutes. This call will follow with 15 minutes for questions and discussion.

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25th Anniversary RPTE Spring Symposium, Chicago, IL

May 1, 2014 - May 2, 2014
The Real Estate Financing Group will be presenting a program at the Spring Symposium. Title: Eager Client Needs a Loan: Who, What, When, Where, How? Eager Client has come to Ideal Lender for commercial real estate financing. This program will take you through the anatomy of the loan financing process beginning with initial due diligence through closing and post-closing matters. The diverse panel will highlight perspectives from the borrower and lender sides as well as new hot topics in the area of commercial financing.
 
Section Events

    Commercial Real Estate Zoning and Land Use

    05/27/2015-05/27/2015

    The panelists will discuss and explain the most common zoning tools jurisdictions use to regulate land use in their respective communities and how lawyers can work with those tools to achieve clients' goals. Topics will include: * Foundation of zoning and land use policy* A review of the common zoning ...

    The IRS T&E Attack List and How to Defend Against It

    06/02/2015-06/02/2015

    Gift and estate tax returns continue to be closely examined by the IRS. What topics are the IRS most commonly raising in audit? Find an overview of these important issues in this program. Topics our panelists will cover include: Indirect gifts Step transactions Annual ...

    Real Estate Purchase and Sale Agreements – Don’t Forget to Cover These Points!

    06/03/2015-06/03/2015

    Certain issues in the negotiation of commercial real estate purchase and sale agreements tend to be overlooked. Although not gotcha issues, they merit careful review and focus. This program, for both new and seasoned practitioners, will review selected issues that repeatedly arise in the purchase and ...

Conference Call on January 15, 2014-Opinions

On January 15, 2014, the Real Estate Financing Group will host a call on the Enforceability Opinion and Their Qualifications.
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Effect of Gulf oil spill on real estate financing

The federal government and private lenders are reacting to the anticipated effect of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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List Serv

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-REAL@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here. Please note that you will need to create a new password, separate from your regular ABA password, in order to use this archive.


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Leadership

Chair:

Levin, Edward

Council Representative:

Clarke, Kellye

Vice-Chair:

Trott, John

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on July 1, 2014

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