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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.

More About Us

We are the RP Real Estate Financing Group committee.

Sub Committees  (click [+] for listing)

 Sub Committees

Programs, Meetings and Events

Section Events

    Insurance Essentials for Real Property Deals

    06/13/2018-06/13/2018

    This program will explain the standard insurance requirements in leases and contracts and how to recognize problems and correct bad language. Provide practical tips on drafting liability insurance requirements in leases and construction contracts to cover accidents on the property. Permit you to advise ...

    Fundamentals of Federal Transfer Tax

    06/21/2018-06/21/2018

    This session will discuss the fundamental rules and concepts underlying both the estate and gift tax regimes, and touch on the federal generation-skipping transfer tax. It will also cover issues associated with the preparing and filing of both gift and estate tax returns. Topics will include: What ...

    Special Lease Situations: Build-to-Suit Leases and Sale-Leasebacks

    06/27/2018-06/27/2018

    The program will provide an overview of certain key legal considerations for two types of specialized lease transactions: sale-leasebacks and build-to-suit leases. We will examine the accounting and tax treatment of sale-leaseback transactions, including whether they might be characterized as financing ...

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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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-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:

Trott, John

Council Representative:

Cunningham, Candace

Vice-Chair:

Bernard, Wogan

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on February 14, 2018

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