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ACRELive Webinar Materials

ACRELive is a series of webinars offered at no cost to ACREL Fellows, their colleagues and targeted clients. All video recordings of past ACRELive webinars can be found here and materials for past programs can be found below.

February 1, 2024 - Local Law 97 and the Wave of Coming Environmental Laws that Will Change How Buildings Operate
David Camp, LeAnne Harvey, William McCracken
Materials: PowerPoint

November 16, 2023 - GenAI in Real Estate Practice
Justin Lischak Earley, Brian P. Stern, Matthew J. Tobin

September 12, 2023 - Senior Counselors Present: What you need to know about Medicare
Bill Daly, Angie Wilson
       Materials: PowerPoint

August 22, 2023 - The Law of Payment Rails
Justin Lischak Earley, Michael P. O'Neal, Ron Spinner

August 2, 2023 - Tutorial on LinkedIn Strategies
Gabe Marans, Joseph Powell

August 1, 2023 - Tutorial on the New and Improved ACREL Website
Julie Burgess, Caitlin Ruhe

June 14, 2023 - Real Estate in the Metaverse
Justin Lischak Earley, Joao Marinotti, Neil Mandt, J.B. Ruhl, Casey Sobhani
Materials: Sobhani - Lease Metaverse Clause

May 30, 2023 - MOAC (Mall of America) v. Transform Holdco
       David C. Camp, Michael A. Geibelson, David R. Kuney
       Materials: MOAC Amicus Brief, Retail and Office Bankruptcy: Landlord/Tenant Rights (Kuney)A Comparison Shopping Guide for 363 Sales (Frazier)

May 16, 2023 - ACRELive! Savills Return-to-Office Survey and Its Implications
Thomas Fulcher, David Silver, Mark Thigpen
       Materials: Initial Survey Results, Presentation with Updated Survey Results

March 23, 2023 - SVB & Signature Bank: What just happened ? Putting the Failures & Seizures in Context
       Joseph Philip Forte, William Lashbrook, Peter Nathaniel
Materials: 1822 Corporation as Receiver1943-03-02 Doench Duhme And Co v Federal Deposit Ins Corporation1992-02-27 Texas American Bancshares Inc v Clarke2023-03-12 Signature NY Transfer AgreementPeter Nathanial BioWilliam Lashbrook Bio2023-03S-13 Silicon Valley BDI Transfer AgreementReal Estate Titles - Chapter 4Systemic Risk Exception LegislationSystemic Risk Exception


February 27, 2023 - Ups and Downs of 2022–What Will Likely Happen to CRE in 2023: Review & Predictions from Moody’s Analytics
Victor Calanog, Kevin Fagan
Materials: The Economy and CRE


February 14, 2023 - SOCIAL SECURITY - A Look Ahead to Retirement, Benefit Options, Working While Receiving Benefits and More!
Tony Williams
       Materials: ACREL Retirement Presentation


September 29, 2022 - Insurance and AIA Construction Contracts
      Charles Comiskey, Bill Locke
       Materials: Part 1 - Article and AIA FormsPart 2 - ISO Forms and EndnotesACRELive Outline


September 13, 2022 - Climate Change: Is an ASTM Property Reslience Assessment in a Commercial Real Estate Site's Future Like a Phase I is Today?
Joseph Philip Forte, Holly Neber, Jane Snoddy Smith
      Materials: Climate Change PowerPoint


August 3, 2022 - The New ALTA Forms Are Here at Last
Candace Cunningham, James Gosdin, Joyce Palomar, James Russick
Materials: 2021 ALTA Forms PowerPoint


June 22, 2022 - DeFi in RE
Justin Lischak Earley, Michael D. Hamilton, Christopher K. Odinet, Josip Rupena


April 4, 2022 - Pre-Packs and 363 Sales
Melanie Cyganowski, Jennifer Rodburg


March 9, 2022 - Environmental Issues for the Property Practitioner
Michael Antinelli, Brian Crist, Robert G. McLusky
Materials: Environmental Issues for the Property Practitioner PowerPoint


November 10, 2021 - Leasing and Related Issues for State-Legalized Cannabis Businesses
Jack Fersko, Mitchel Kay, Michael Rubin
Materials: Cannabis Article for ACREL November 2021Smokin' Hot Article


August 18, 2021 - TAKEaways from Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid and Pakdel v. City and County of San Francisco
Jim Burling, David Callies
Materials: Cedar Point Nurseary v Hassid 2021Pakdel DecisionThe Hill Article - SominArticle 2 - ThomasArticle 3 - BlackmanVideo


June 2, 2021 - COVID-Related Moratoria and Forbearances: An Update
Cashauna M. Hill, Dale A. Whitman
Materials: 2021-06-02 ACRELive - Covid-Related Moratoria and Forbearances PowerPoint


March 3, 2021 - Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Under the Corporate Transparency Act: Is It a Big Deal?
Kevin L. Shepherd, Andrew J. Weiner
Materials: Master ACREL Corporate Transparency Act PowerPoint


February 17, 2021 - Introduction to the New 2021 Minimum Detail Standard Requirements for ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey
James J. Brown
Materials: 2018 Handbook2020 Standards Brochure2021 Standards Redline


January 26, 2021 - Advantages and Disadvantages of Construction Arbitration: Know Before You Include Arbitration Clauses in Your Contract
Lawrence M. Dudek, Samuel H. Levine, Lee A. Weintraub, Wm. Cary Wright
Materials: Arbitration Outline


November 19, 2020 - Workouts in the Age of COVID: Are We Still Behind the Eight Ball?
      Stacy G. Ackermann, Joseph Philip Forte, Janice Mac Avoy, Jeffrey W. O'Neale, Daniel B. Rubock
Materials: Behind the Eight Ball 2020Forte - Workout in the Age of Capital Stacks


July 9, 2020 - The Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Real Estate Contracts: Frustration of Purpose, Impossibility, Impracticability and Force Majeure
      Speakers: George P. Bernhardt, Jack Fersko, Shelby Green
Materials: The Impacts of the Coronavirus Pandemic


June 10, 2020 - If the Shoe Fits Wear It –Shoehorning Waivers of Subrogation into Commercial Leases
      Janet M. Johnson, William H. Locke
Materials: OutlinePowerPoint


May 20, 2020 - Remote Legal Work and the Paper-less Office
      Benjamin W. Lund, Trev E. Peterson, H. Daniel Smith
Materials: PBA Formal Opinion on Working Remotely


April 7, 2020 - What Do We Do Now? - Finding Strategies to Cope
      Alexandra Cole, Lee Weintraub, Manny Farach, Gisela Munoz, Matthew Schiller
Materials: PowerPoint - What do we do now


March 5, 2020 - Qualified Opportunity Zones: Making Sense of the Final Regulations & Lessons Learned
Angela M. Christy, Brad A. Molotsky, Matthew Schiller
Materials:  A Primer on QOZOZ Final Regs 12-19


January 16, 2020 - Construction Lending Menu: A Smorgasbord of Recent Issues and Trends
      Ellen M. Goodwin, Misty M. Sanford, Shannon J. Skinner
      Materials:  Construction Lending Menu PowerPointLiquidated Damages HandoutTitle Endorsements Handout


October 29, 2019 - The Coming Retail Apocalypse
      Matthew E. Epstein, Sarah Lemke
      Materials: The Retail Apocalypse 2019-10-29


September 26, 2019 - Risks in Property and Casualty Insurance Every Real Estate Lawyer Should Know
      John P. McNearney, Charles E. Comiskey
      Materials: PowerPoint


June 11, 2019 - Game On - The Delaware LLC Act Amendments Are in Play!
      Dwight Merriam, Joan H. Story
      Materials: PowerpointChanges to the Delaware LLC Act Affecting Commercial Real Estate LendingImpact on LendersUpdate for EDIPR May 2019


April 17, 2019 - Who’s That Sleeping on Our Couch: A Primer on Short Term Rental Issues
      Eugene A. DiPrinzio, Sara T. Toner
      Materials: PowerPoint


March 17, 2019 - The Wireless World: A Discussion of New Wireless Technologies and Their Impact
      Steven D. Cohen, Jeffrey A. Moerdler


January 24, 2019 - Qualified Opportunity Zones: The Latest Ins, Outs and Updates
      Angela M. Christy, Joseph M. Hernandez, Brad A. Molotsky
      Materials: Opportunity Zones - Key Take AwaysArticle - Opportunity Zones,National QOZ,Opportunity Zones - DC Office Presentation


November 8, 2018 - What Every Dirt Lawyer Needs to Know About Bankruptcy 2018
      David Kuney, Michael Rubin


August 21, 2018 - The New WELL Building Standards: Is This the New Requirement or Just a Fad?
      Michael A. Bedke, Brad A. Molotsky, Jim Shimberg
      Materials: Well Building Standard PowerPoint


August 15, 2018 - The End of LIBOR
      Lydia C. Stefanowicz, Charles J. Wilkes
      Materials: Federal Reserve Bank of New York Antitrust Guidelines for Members of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Advisory and Sponsored Groups (as of March 2, 2018)The End of LIBOR


July 25, 2018 - A Deep Dive: Insurance Under the New AIA Documents & Construction-Related Endorsements
      Charles Comiskey, Marie A. Moore
      Materials: AIA 2017 Insurance Exhibit - A Deep Dive


June 13, 2018 - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Legal Issues Facing Restaurants and Related Services
      Ann Peldo Cargile, Nancy A. Connery, Mindy Wolin Sherman


May 15, 2018 - Subordination, Nondisturbance and Attornment Agreements:The Lender vs. The Tenant
      Edward J. Levin, Searle E. Mitnick
      Materials: Subordination, Nondisturbance and Attornment Agreements in Commercial Leasing and Real EstateMortgagees Form SNDA Subordination, Non-Disturbance, and Attornment AgreementRedline - Tenant and Mortgagees' Forms - SNDASNDA Article in Relating to Real EstateTenants' Form SNDA Non-Disturbance, Attornment, and Subordination Agreement


April 24, 2018 - Blockchain and Real Estate: How are Blockchain and Crypto Currencies Being Employed in Real Estate Transactions
      Alexandra R. Cole, Darvin Davitian, Kyle Wood


March 1, 2018 - 'Legal' Marijuana: A Primer on the Current State of the Law, Ethical Considerations and Transaction Tips
      Jack Fersko, Mark S. Hennigh, Michael H. Rubin


November 29, 2017 - Real Estate Metrics: Numbers Never Lie, or Do They?
      Thomas F. Kaufman, Thomas F. Nealon III


October 31, 2017 - Dealing with the Aging Condominium Concept: Post-Great Recession Problems and Fixes      
      Matthew J. Leeds, Brian Meltzer, Martin A. Schwartz


September 20, 2017 - Beginning With the End in Mind: Exit Mechanisms in Real Estate Joint Venture Agreements
      John Hayden, Alvin Katz


July 27, 2017 - The Retail Bankruptcy Crisis: Ten Things a Real Estate Lawyer Needs to Know about Retail Bankruptcy
      Kenneth Kreider, David R. Kuney


May 25, 2017 - Make America's Infrastructure Great Again: A Bridge Over Troubled Water or Where the Rubber Meets the Road?
      Anne S. Babineau, George J. Meyer, David P. Agnew


May 9, 2017 - Did You Really Think You Could Walk Away?When is a Letter of Intent a Binding Contract?
      Frederick L. Klein, Kevin L. Shepherd
      Materials: Materials


April 11, 2017 - You Want to Bring Your What to Work? Dealing with the Unique Demands and Needs of High Tech Office Users
      Michael E. Meyer, Anton N. Natsis
      Materials: PowerPoint - High Tech Leases - NatsisNatsis - High Tech Office US


March 1, 2017 - Tax Credits in Today's Volatile Market: How Can You and Your Deal Survive?
      Lance Bocarsly, Tom Huston
      Materials: Tax Credit Development


February 22, 2017 - Top Ten Issues Common to Large Scale Multi-Year Projects
      Meredith J. Kane, Roger D. Winston
 Kane PowerPointWinston Powerpoint


June 22, 2016 - Easier Said than Done: ROFOs, ROFRs and Options
      Carl Circo, Wilhelmina Kightlinger, Beat Steiner
 ACREL List - Secondary SourceROFR etc PowerPoint


April 27, 2016 - Representations and Warranties Insurance and Complex RE Transactions
      Dan Bailey, Kim Gladney
04.27.16 General Outline, PowerPoint


April 6, 2016 - Representations and Warranties: So You Think the Election is Getting Ugly
      Fred Klein, Kevin Shepherd
      Materials: Outline


February 24, 2016 - Three Scofflaws Are On The Loose, But There is a New Sheriff in Town
      Charles E. Comiskey, William H. Locke, Jr.
      Materials: Three Scofflaws Are On The Loose, But There Is A New Sheriff In TownInsurance for Real Estate LawyersPowerPoint

January 29, 2016 - The Bid-ness of On-Line Real Estate Auctions
      Denise Cheney, James Gosdin, Lee Leslie


July 8, 2015 - Selecting the Right Delivery System for Your Construction Project
Jeffrey Appelbaum, Lee Chilcote


May 28, 2015 - The ABA Commission Report on Bankruptcy Reform
Lawrence Dudek, David Kuney


April 22, 2015 - To Be (Deferred) or Not to Be (Deferred)-What are the Questions? Like Kind Exchanges: A Current View
Lee Chilcote, Robert Gottlieb, Rhonda Jolley


March 18, 2015 - "When is Less More, and More Less?" A Professors' Corner on Deficiency Judgments: Recent Cases Involving Mortgagees' Title Insurance and Guarantor Liability
Mark Brown, Joyce Palomar, Jim Smith


February 25, 2015 - Who Pays? Mixed Use Ownership Developments: Cost Allocations and Operational Issues
Matthew Leeds, Ed Peterson, David Van Atta


January 28, 2015 - Changes to ISO Form Insurance Policies and Where the Reauthorization of Terrorism Insurance Stands
Alan DiSciullo, Janet Johnson, Dan Rubock


October 9, 2014 - Welcome to 21st Century Dispute Resolution
Douglas Bregman, Stanley Sklar


September 11, 2014 - Unique Issues in Agricultural Finance
John McNearney, Trev Peterson


April 22, 2014 - JV Promote Hurdles
Stevens Carey, David Weiss


January 23, 2014 - Purchase & Sale Agreements
Fred Klein, Kevin Shepherd


September 25, 2013 - Construction Insurance