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COVID-19 and the Commercial Landlord: Reacting to the Nonpaying Tenant in the COVID Era (02/11/2021)

Program Number: 3151 Presenter: Jonathan Gerstein, Esq., Joshua Wurtzel, Esq.

This program will cover the various legal issues that commercial landlords are confronting in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the various statutes and executive orders restricting landlords’ rights and how landlords are adapting. During the program, we will discuss the arguments that commercial tenants have made to avoid paying rent, and how courts have dealt with those arguments. We will also discuss the strategies and tools that commercial landlords can and should use to get around the various restrictions on their ability to collect unpaid rent or evict tenants, and how courts have responded to those efforts. Further, we will discuss non-litigation options available to commercial landlords including lease amendments and lease termination and surrender agreements, and the issues that frequently confront commercial landlords during the negotiation of those documents.

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Turning your Rooftops into Gold Mines (03/05/2021)

Program Number: 3138 Presenter: Michael J. Watza, Esq.

If you are a property owner, and particularly an owner of multi-story commercial properties, join us for a discussion of the explosive growth of wireless cell towers, the industry need for rooftops (and other property sites) to build them on, and how to turn their need into substantial revenue for you. And, if you have existing cellular facilities on your property, you have likely already been approached by the wireless industry on this topic, and so you are probably aware of their effort to extend current agreements, access additional easements for facility upgrades and, reduce leasing costs by suggesting that “the industry and technology is changing” and unless you reduce our lease costs, we may remove our facilities and leave you with nothing”. – Don’t believe it. Join us and learn how to respond to that nonsense.

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What You Don’t Know, But Need to Know, About Hotel Investments in 2021 (02/02/2021)

Program Number: 3108 Presenter: Dr. Sharon Meit Abrahams, Yariv C. Ben-Ari, Esq., Jonathan Falik, Esq.

This session is intended to present a practical approach to understanding basic hotel industry financial terminology, definitions, and applications. The package includes debt terms, equity terms and investment terms and issues. Speakers will discuss the critical legal issues in the purchase and sale of a hotel property, considering the unique aspects of this asset class. The program will focus on seller representations and warranties, key contract provisions in the purchase and sale agreement, and retention or termination of the hotel management/franchise affiliation. The program will also address the significance of the terms of the hotel management agreement. The presentation will relate to the current hospitality environment in Q1 2021.

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Latest Developments in Federal Environmental Law (03/27/2020)

Program Number: 3067 Presenter: Marc Bruner, Esq.

Marc Bruner, an experienced environmental and land use lawyer, will discuss the latest developments under the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. New regulations have recently been adopted or proposed in all of these areas, and the new rules could significantly affect the permitting and compliance requirements for a broad range of development plans, programs and projects that require a federal permit or authorization. The new rules generally embrace a narrower view of federal jurisdiction and authority than the prior regulations, but there are many nuances and complexities that warrant a close examination. This presentation will discuss the new rules and the changes they represent, the implications for future interpretations and applications of these federal laws, and next steps, including litigation challenging the new rules. This is a rapidly changing area of the law, and this presentation will

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Autonomous Vehicle Disruptions Affecting Commercial Real Estate in the 21st Century (02/20/2020)

Program Number: 3047 Presenter: Louis Archambault, Esq., Kevin Levy, Esq.

The real estate industry is on the verge of major disruption due to futuristic technologies. These technologies are changing the way developers and cities plan for future development. Two such technologies are ride-sharing applications and autonomous, connected, electric, and shared (“ACES”) vehicles. The technologies will decrease the need for parking spaces, both in structures and lots, and present opportunities for real estate professionals to rethink their plans to prepare for ACES vehicles. This CLE will discuss that pending disruption across the industry and how zoning laws, parking regulations, new construction requirements, and urban planning laws may be affected.

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COVID-19 and Force Majeure: Potential Impact on Transactions and Projects in Real Estate and Hospitality (07/31/2020)

Program Number: 30195 Presenter: Jennifer McDougall, Esq., Paul 'Tad' M. O'Connor III, Esq.

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to have an impact on society, it is impacting construction projects and real estate transactions across the country, giving rise to a wide variety of complex contract and other business disputes. Paul M. “Tad” O’Connor III and Jennifer McDougall, litigation partners at Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP with significant experience in real estate and hospitality related disputes, will discuss the following: • The invocation and enforceability of force majeure, impossibility, and frustration of purpose clauses when businesses are unable to perform their contractual obligation • Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements to include such clauses • The enforceability of term sheets and similar agreements in real estate and hospitality disputes • Real world case studies depicting the litigation and negotiation necessary to support or oppose the applicability of force majeure, impossibility, and frustration of purpose clauses.

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Commercial Leasing and Real Estate Transactional Issues in the Time of COVID-19 (06/24/2020)

Program Number: 30171 Presenter: Harris N. Cogan, Esq., Jonathan M. Korn, Esq., Mara D. Levin, Esq., John E. Lucian, Esq.

The Program will address legal issues facing landlords and tenants of commercial leases, and parties to pending real estate transactions, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It will discuss potential rights and remedies available to the parties and provide practical advice for reaching resolution. The Program will also discuss the legal ramifications of a tenant filing for bankruptcy relief. Lastly, the Program will provide guidance for the reopening of all real estate properties including office buildings, shopping centers and tenant premises.

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HSTPA: NY’s New Housing Laws and COVID-19 Related Matters (06/29/2020)

Program Number: 30166 Presenter: Massimo F. D'Angelo, Esq.

The lecture is prefaced by an historical summary of NY's rent-regulation laws, which date back to before the end of World War II. Additionally, the two types of rent-regulation consisting of: 1. rent control; and 2. rent stabilization, are discussed, in detail, including how apartments become subject to stabilization, the rights of rent-regulated tenants, the prevailing statutory oversight on the rent-regulated housing stock, and an in-depth explanation on deregulation. Thereafter, the lecture segues into the Housing Stability & Housing Protection Act of 2019, recently enacted on June 14, 2019, and discusses the radical changes to the prior rent-regulations laws. Lastly, the present COVID-19 pandemic is covered, and, in particular, how it impacts residential housing, privacy and confidentiality considerations, as well as the drafting of COVID-19 protocols for residential buildings and emergency applications to restrain rogue residents who violate their COVID-19 building protocols.

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COVID-19 Crisis Management Action Plan: Steps to Take Today (04/08/2020)

Program Number: 30101 Presenter: Samuel A. Blaustein, William F. Dahill, Esq., Raymond Dowd, Esq., Luke McGrath, Esq., Susan Rothwell, Esq., Robert N. Swetnick, Esq., Nicola Tegoni, Esq., Louis E. Teitel, Esq.

Join our panel of legal experts for a report on what businesses and individuals should be doing to protect themselves in a rapidly changing domestic and international environment. Employers and employees face a multitude of challenges calling for prompt action. Small businesses are fighting for survival. Landlords, tenants and construction contracts are in flux. Attorneys are also facing unprecedented issues in insurance, immigration, trusts and estates, and litigation. International business is facing daily disruption. Get a practical view of how to prioritize the legal issues COVID-19 has presented we are facing and get a view of what needs to be done. Questions may be submitted and answered live.

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Making Your Client Judgment-Proof: Asset Protection (11/21/2019)

Program Number: 29205 Presenter: Jacob Stein, Esq.

From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of asset protection, you will learn how to keep your assets from plaintiffs, creditors or an agency of the federal government. We'll review strategies and solutions that all lawyers should be familiar with, including planning with community property, use of domestic and offshore business entities, domestic and foreign trusts, equity strips, private retirement plans and many other. We will look at how to protect assets in a troubled economy from lenders and landlords holding personal guarantees and how to plan after a lawsuit, a default or an accident. The discussion will focus on the various ways to protect common assets, such as houses, bank and brokerage accounts, businesses and professional practices and retirement plans.

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