September 20 - 21, 2010

"Real Estate Joint Ventures and Funds: The New Reality," Law Seminars International

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Washington Marriott at Metro Center Hotel
Washington, DC

Who Should Attend
Attorneys, real estate developers and professionals, investors, accountants, lenders, brokers and others involved in the creation and operation of real estate joint ventures and funds

Why You Should Attend
This two-day conference will provide a comprehensive examination of the issues that often arise in the formation, operation and termination of real estate joint ventures and real estate funds, including in-depth discussions of key economic and business terms found in these vehicles.

The topics in this intensive program include tax considerations, legal structures, governance issues and exit strategies. In addition, the issues arising from the impact of the current wave of distress being experienced by many joint ventures will be scrutinized from both a business and legal perspective, including the need for additional capital, removal of the managing partner, tax issues, and bankruptcy considerations.

Our distinguished faculty includes leading real estate, tax and securities lawyers, developers, fund sponsors, investors and advisors. This program will offer a great deal of practical information and will impart a deeper understanding of both real estate joint ventures and real estate funds. This timely course will be of great benefit to active participants in the real estate industry and their professional advisors.

What You Will Learn

  • The de-leveraging of real estate, resurgence of equity and implications for joint ventures
  • Key business and legal terms and structures in real estate joint ventures and funds
  • Joint ventures in non-venture formats
  • Tax aspects of venture and funds formation and operation
  • Delaware Series LLC as a new venture structure
  • Dealing with distressed joint ventures and fiduciary duties between partners
  • How bankruptcy filing affects the relationship of the members of the joint venture
  • Exit strategies, lender issues and transfer restrictions
  • Drafting and negotiating tips

Registration and more information is available on LSI's website.