Mortgage Bankers Association Panel
January 24, 2013
PRE-ELECTION COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE PANEL- How the political climate effects commercial real estate in 2013 and beyond. Stephen Brodie will moderate a discussion regarding the broader CRE real estate market in NYC and beyond, covering topics such as: Debt and Equity markets, transaction velocity, acquisitions-refis or recaps, the pending election, Basel 3, Dodd Frank, the Financial Cliff, Bush Era Tax Cuts, EU, economic repression, lease changes, pending tax change- lease accounting, fund investments, FIRPTA, etc.
Ivy-Plus Fund Business Development Event
December 5, 2012
Herrick hosted a fund business development review session. This event was oriented towards persons with Hedge funds or in Private Equity that are looking to raise capital and improve their business development process. We spent four hours reviewing documentation, approach, regulation, etc. This event was for people who presently run or are considering launching a Hedge Fund, Private Equity Fund or Real Estate Fund.
Servicers, Special Servicers and Receivers: Who’s the Boss?
October 24, 2012
Jonathan Adelsberg led a workshop entitled “Servicers, Special Servicers and Receivers: Who’s the Boss?” at the 2012 ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference. This workshop focused on timely issues confronting retail borrowers in this challenging market, and served to help borrowers understand how to operate with multiple parties partaking in the process.
Real Estate Joint Venture Agreements: Avoiding Disjointed Joint Ventures
October 24, 2012
Dennis Russo co-presented a seminar entitled "Real Estate Joint Venture Agreements: Avoiding Disjointed Joint Ventures" at the 2012 ICSC U.S. Shopping Center Law Conference. This seminar covered the most contentious provisions in real estate joint venture documents including the partners' powers and controls, additional capital obligations, dispute resolution and transfer rights.
Anatomy of Corporate Real Estate Departments: Three End Users Tell All
February 15, 2012 -- CoreNet
Herrick hosted the CoreNet luncheon “Anatomy of Corporate Real Estate Departments: Three End Users Tell All.” A panel of CRE professionals will compare and contrast small, medium and large corporate real estate departments focusing on how end users operate internally. They will discuss similarities/differences in structure including roles for managing procurement, diversity, project management, facilities management, and transaction and outsourcing models.
Real Estate Investment in Israel: Political and Economic Considerations
February 13, 2012 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP & FIABCI
Herrick hosted the seminar “Real Estate Investment in Israel: Political and Economic Considerations,” organized by FIABCI, the world’s largest international real estate member organization. The event featured keynote speeches from Zalman Shoval, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. (1990-93, 1998-2000), and Shlomo Grofman, a prominent Israeli real estate investor—both of whom are principals in FAIRE, a fund which invests in and develops real estate in Israel. This event is open to FAIBCI members, only by invitation.
Post Zoning: Alternative Forms of Public Land Use Controls
February 10, 2012 -- Brooklyn Law School
Mitch Korbey will speak at the Brooklyn Law School symposium, “Post Zoning: Alternative Forms of Public Land Use Controls.” The event will feature some of the nation’s top land use theorists discussing the rise of non-zoning land use controls, used increasingly by governments to control development within their jurisdictions. Mitch will join New York City Councilman Brad Lander; Vicki Been, Director of NYU’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy; and land use law professors from Notre Dame, Columbia, Dartmouth and the University of California in a lively discussion at Brooklyn Law’s Subotnick Center in Downtown Brooklyn.
Advanced Topics in Condominium & Cooperative Law
January 26, 2012 -- New York State Bar Association
Doug Heller spoke on a panel about "Sponsor Obligations to Sell Unsold Apartments" at the Committee on Condominiums and Cooperatives Real Property Law Section event.
Planners in a Non-Planning World
October 20, 2011 -- New York Metro American Planning Association
Richard Bass spoke on a panel entitled “Planners in a Non-Planning World” at the New York Metro American Planning Association Conference.
Roundtable Breakfast Discussion
September 8, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Carol Goodman and Mara Levin, the co-chairs of Herrick's employment practice group, led a discussion about current trends in employment contracts, with a focus on issues relating to the enforceability of restrictive covenants, including non-compete agreements.
Real Estate Rockers in Relief
June 16, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP, Newmark Knight Frank and The World-Wide Group
Herrick, Newmark Knight Frank and The World-Wide Group hosted Real Estate Rockers in Relief for the benefit of the NYU Relief Corps.
NAIOP Developing Leaders Group Breakfast
May 25, 2011 -- NAIOP
Mitch Korbey spoke to the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties' Developing Leaders group about New York City zoning and land use law, and its impact on the commercial real estate market.
Deal Breakers...or Deal Makers
May 20, 2011 -- Massey Knakel Commercial Real Estate Summit
Gary Eisenberg participated on a panel discussion entitled "Deal Breakers...or Deal Makers" at the Massey Commercial Real Estate Summit.
Landmarks Chair Breakfast
May 18, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted a breakfast meeting with the Chair of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, Bob Tierney.
Real Estate and Land Use Networking Event
April 14, 2011 -- Brooklyn Law School
Richard Bass spoke on a panel discussion about transit-oriented development at Brooklyn Law School’s inaugural real estate and land use networking event.
CoreNet Global New York City Chapter Event
April 6, 2011 -- CoreNet Global
Howard Peskoe spoke at a CoreNet Global New York City Chapter event focusing on commercial real estate capital markets and their impact on corporate portfolio strategy and planning.
Office Condos: New York Real Estate's Next Big Thing?
February 17, 2011 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
New York's office condominium market is a small, but growing sector. In 2011, demand should continue to be strong from foreign businesses that favor ownership over renting, non-profits, governments, and others who want to lock in the long term benefits of ownership.
Real Estate Seminar
January 13, 2011 -- KPMG LLP
Rick Morris spoke at a KPMG seminar on developments in the regulation of the financial services industry, including provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act that address investment adviser registration, that may have broad implications for the real estate investment management industry.
Foreclosure and Workout of Commercial Mortgage Loans in New York
December 9, 2010 -- Lorman Education Services
Ray Hannigan and Ross Hirsch spoke at an audio conference entitled "Foreclosure and Workout of Commercial Mortgage Loans in New York" which discussed the steps of foreclosing a commercial loan in New York and the real world issues and problems that often arise.
Eastern Consolidated Monthly Roundtable
December 2, 2010 -- Eastern Consolidated
Mitch Korbey spoke at Eastern Consolidated’s monthly roundtable on zoning and land use issues, discussing the Bloomberg Administration’s re-making of the City’s zoning map, as well as the new historic districts and overall planning policy for the future. Eastern Consolidated is one of the largest brokerage firms in the City.
Co-op Issues for New Attorneys
November 14, 2010 -- Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums
Doug Heller spoke at a seminar entitled “Co-op Issues for New Attorneys” at Baruch College for the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums.
Land Use: Recent Developments in Zoning, Land Use and Development Controls
November 8, 2010
Mitch Korbey spoke at the Law Seminars International CLE event “Land Use: Recent Developments in Zoning, Land Use and Development Controls.” Mitch is co-chair of the one day workshop concerning recent changes to New York City’s land use and zoning laws and how these changes might impact the development of the city.
Zoning, Sustainability & City Policy
June 10, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
This seminar shed light on many of the issues surrounding the intersection of zoning, sustainability, City policy and more.
Shifting Tactics and Strategies for Lenders in Workouts
March 3, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Recent events have changed the commercial loan workout environment, so we prepared this new program for those active in the distressed credit arena. Our distinguished panel of financial experts and Herrick attorneys shared their "hands on" experience on how these events have affected the tactics and strategies lenders should be thinking about moving forward. The program included an interactive Q&A session. Traditional and non-traditional lenders, loan servicers, acquirers of distressed debt, financial advisors and turnaround consultants were encouraged to join us.
Commercial Loan Workouts: An Update from the Front Lines
October 29, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Due to the overwhelming response for our September commercial loan workouts seminar, Herrick hosted this seminar again. Our panel of experts addressed the troubled loan, and the cutting-edge workout and restructuring issues that have arisen in 2009. The program included an interactive Q&A session to address any concerns attendees may have. Traditional and non-traditional lenders, loan servicers, acquirers of distressed debt, financial advisors and turnaround consultants were encouraged
to join us to gain strategic insights regarding recent trends.
US Shopping Center Law Conference
October 21, 2009 -- International Council of Shopping Centers
Jonathan facilitated the workshop "Solid Construction or House of Cards? Tenant Improvement Issues for Landlords, Tenants and Lenders in the Current Economic Climate" at the ICSC's US Shopping Center Law Conference.
Your First Lien Is Breaking!
September 22, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Your borrower is in default, but at least you hold a perfected first priority lien in its assets. What could go wrong with that? Plenty. Four recent high–profile bankruptcy cases are gutting the integrity of secured lenders’ first lien positions. Herrick is directly involved in three of these cases. Our panel of experts presented an interactive Q&A on how debtors are chipping away at the sanctity of the first lien, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Commercial Loan Workouts: An Update from the Front Lines
September 15, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Our panel of experts addressed the troubled loan, and the cutting-edge workout and restructuring issues that have arisen in 2009. The program included an interactive Q&A session to address any concerns attendees may of had. Traditional and non-traditional lenders, loan servicers, acquirers of distressed debt, financial advisors and turnaround consultants were encouraged to join us to gain strategic insights regarding recent trends.
Real Women of Real Estate High Line Tour
August 11, 2009 -- Real Women of Real Estate
Real Women of Real Estate hosted a tour of the High Line, a former section of the west side’s elevated railway that has been redesigned as New York’s newest green space.
Your First Lien Is Breaking!
June 24, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Your borrower is in default, but at least you hold a perfected first priority lien in its assets. What could go wrong with that? Plenty. Four recent high-profile bankruptcy cases are gutting the integrity of secured lenders' first lien positions and Herrick is directly involved in three of these cases. Our panel of experts presented an interactive Q&A on how debtors are chipping away at the sanctity of the first lien, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Zoning and Land Use - Not Just a Primer
June 16, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Mark Levine and Jennifer Dickson presented a seminar entitled "Zoning and Land Use - Not Just a Primer" for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
New York Condos in Despair - Workouts in 2009
June 11, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Our panel of experts discussed how to assess the risks and benefits of a workout, and as a lender how to strengthen your legal position both during and after the workout.
Hotel Restructuring, Foreclosure and Bankruptcy
May 12, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Ernst & Young LLP
Our panel discussed how dealing with hospitality property foreclosures and workouts differs from conventional real estate investments. Hotel owners and lenders will learn how to maximize their opportunities in today's market.
The Lower East Side—An Endangered Place
April 23, 2009 -- Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
Richard Bass was a panelist at the premiere screening of "The Lower East Side—An Endangered Place," a documentary about how gentrification has impacted the lives of people who live and work in the Lower East Side.
April 17, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and CLE International
Paul Schafhauser spoke at the new one-day Continuing Legal Education (CLE) International Conference entitled "Eminent Domain."
Restaurant Operator’s Conference
March 31, 2009 -- New Jersey Restaurant Association
Gary Young moderated a panel at the New Jersey Restaurant Association's (NJRA) Restaurant Operator's Conference; Jonathan Adelsberg also spoke.
Update on Federal Stimulus Package and RE Industry Impact
March 27, 2009 -- Association of Real Estate Women
Clifton Rodgers, Jr., senior vice president, The Real Estate Roundtable, shared his expertise on the federal stimulus package and its effect on all aspects and segments of the real estate industry.
The Israeli Economy and Business Opportunities
October 30, 2008 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Shai Preminger, CEO of Gaon Holdings
Moshe Gaon, Chairman of Gaon Holdings, gave an overview of the current Israeli economy and opportunities for the future.
US Shopping Center Law Conference
October 25, 2008 -- International Council of Shopping Centers
Jonathan Adelsberg spoke on "How to Make a Deal in the Big City" at the ICSC’s US Shopping Center Law Conference.
2nd Avenue Subway Expansion
April 1, 2008 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
The Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums and Herrick, Feinstein LLP provided expert guidance on the potential negative impacts of the 2nd Aveune Subway Expansion.
Strength Through Diversity
February 5, 2008 -- Young Professionals Leadership Program and the America-Israel Friendship League
Mark Levine led a discussion on the urban landscape of New York City, and former New York City Parks Commissioner Henry Stern spoke on ethnic diversity within the Parks Department.
Annual Real Estate Cocktail Reception
October 10, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted its annual real estate industry networking event at Tao with more than 800 real estate professionals in attendance.
Commercial Real Estate Litigation
June and July 2007 -- hosted by Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Four lectures on Commerical Real Estate Litagation before Supreme Court and Civil Court judges.
Fundraiser for Melinda Katz
June 5, 2007 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP
Herrick hosted a fundraiser for Melinda Katz, chair of the New York City Council’s Committee on Land Use, member of the Advisory Council to the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and candidate for New York City Comptroller.
January 11, 2007 -- American Conference Program
Douglas Heller spoke on mixed-use development at the American Conference Program.
Co-op Issues for New Attorneys
November, 12, 2006 -- Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums
Douglas Heller spoke on "Co-op Issues for New Attorneys" at the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums.
Co-op or Condo, Which is Better?
August, 2, 2006 -- Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums
Douglas Heller spoke at the Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums.
War and Peace Between Boards and Sponsors
November 2005 -- Council of New York Cooperatives & Condominiums
Douglas Heller spoke on "War and Peace Between Boards and Sponsors" at the Council of New York Cooperatives & Condominiums.
Co-op to Condo, The Right Fit?
March 16, 2005 -- The Cooperator
Douglas Heller spoke on "Co-op to Condo, the Right Fit?" at an event held by The Cooperator, a New York cooperative and condominium community magazine.
Challenges on Apartment Sales and Transfers
March 18, 2004 -- The Cooperator's Annual Co-op and Condo Expo
Douglas Heller spoke at the The Cooperator's Annual Co-op and Condo Expo on a panel entitled "Challenges on Apartment Sales and Transfers."