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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

    Tax Traps for the Unwary in Annuity Planning

    08/22/2017-08/22/2017

    Annuities are often part of clients portfolios. They can be very complex products or very simple. The tax treatment of annuities can vary depending on the type of annuity and whether it is owned in an IRA or qualified plan. Not understanding annuities or how an annuity will be taxed can lead to disastrous ...

    Navigating Title Insurance and Survey Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements

    08/23/2017-08/23/2017

    During this program our experts will cover a variety of issues pertaining to title insurance and surveys. They include: Fundamental issues importance of title insurance and survey to the transaction, mechanics and time frames for title objections, conditions to closing, and closing documentations ...

    Model Rules of Professional Responsibility: Adopted Model Rules - Where Do We Go from Here?

    09/26/2017-09/26/2017

    The ABA House of Delegates has approved Resolution 109 to amend Model Rule 8.4 to bring into the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct an anti-harassment and antidiscrimination provision. The amendment has engendered a significant amount of comment and controversy. In addition, the ABA adopted Resolution ...

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

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Leadership

Chair:

Trott, John

Council Representative:

Clarke, Kellye

Vice-Chair:

Bernard, Wogan

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on August 16, 2017

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