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REITs in 2013 and Beyond
   LIVE Webcast  


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Despite the highly volatile market in 2012, the REIT market continues to look like an avenue for investments in 2013 and beyond. It is therefore essential that industry watchers, investment consultants/advisors, financial analysts, REAL ESTATE AND REITs attorneys and other interested professionals should be “in the know” with respect to this important topic to help their clients capitalize on this strong market segment.

This live webcast will cover the most relevant substantive legal topics with respect to REITs including:

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: None
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 124256
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)


Featured Speakers for REITs in 2013 and Beyond LIVE Webcast :

Agenda  (click here to view more)
  • 1. Overview of the different types of REIT structures (private, publicly registered, non-traded and publicly traded) as well as the benefits of REIT structure versus other types of organizational structures for real estate investing (Debbie to lead discussion)
  • 2. Discussion of different types of REITs – equity and mortgage as well as types of properties: retail, hotel, office, multi-family (Ken to lead discussion)
  • 3. Insurance issues (Brian to lead discussion)
  • 4. 40 Act issues (Ken to lead discussion)
  • 5. Advisors Act issues (Debbie to lead discussion)
  • 6. Economic/market issues (Brian to lead discussion)
  • 7. Tax issues (Ken to lead discussion)

Arent Fox LLP
Deborah S. Froling
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Locke Lord LLP
Kenneth L. Betts
Of Counsel
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Brian Ruane
Executive Vice President and Director, Real Estate and Hotel Practice Group
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Who Should Attend?

- Real Estate, Investment and Related Attorneys
- REITS – Legal & Senior Executives
- Investment Advisors

Why Attend?

This is a must attend event to anyone interested in learning the latest issues surrounding REITs.

Enroll in this course today by clicking the “Register” button below. Advanced registration is required as space is limited. Significant discounts apply for early birds.

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Please note, the event date is firm although it may be subject to change. Please click here for details.
The Knowledge Group, LLC is producing this event for information purposes only. We do not intend to provide or offer business advice. The contents of this event are based upon the opinions of our speakers. The Knowledge Congress does not warrant their accuracy and completeness. The statements made by them are based on their independent opinions and does not necessarily reflect that of The Knowledge Congress' views. In no event shall The Knowledge Congress be liable to any person or business entity for any special, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages as a result of any information gathered from this webcast.









































REITs in 2013 and Beyond
LIVE Webcast

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Arent Fox LLP (, with offices in Washington, DC, New York City and Los Angeles, is a recognized leader in areas including intellectual property, real estate, telecommunications, health care, automotive, sports, white collar, international trade, bankruptcy, and complex litigation. With more than 350 lawyers nationwide, Arent Fox has extensive experience in corporate securities, financial restructuring, government relations, labor and employment, finance, tax, corporate compliance, and the global business market. The firm represents Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, trade associations, foreign governments and other entities.

Locke Lord LLP consistently ranks among American Lawyer’s top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm’s full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. With its excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, the Firm has expanded its footprint in Europe and in the world with the addition of a group of well-respected London-based attorneys that add a new and growing dimension to its global presence. Locke Lord’s 650-plus lawyers build collaborative relationships and craft creative solutions – all designed and executed to meet clients’

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