Real Estate Regulation And Legislation To Watch In 2014

Law360, New York (January 1, 2014, 10:08 AM EST) -- Real estate attorneys are entering 2014 prepared to cope with the impact of risk retention rules and potential new rules for lease accounting, but they're also optimistic that the new year may finally bring Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act reform and a safe harbor for historic rehabilitation tax credits.

Here are some of the biggest legislative and regulatory issues real estate attorneys will be watching closely in 2014:

FIRPTA Reform

The U.S. is the only developed country that specifically taxes real estate transactions made...
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