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  • July 14, 2020

    Final IRS Rules On REIT Dividends Create Statutory Conflict

    The Internal Revenue Service's recent regulations, which confirm that real estate investment trust payouts to regulated investment company shareholders qualify for preferred tax treatment but are silent on publicly traded partnership income, conflict with the statute and congressional intent, says Andrew Howlett at Miller & Chevalier.

  • July 14, 2020

    COVID-19 May Accelerate Retailization Of Health Care

    Fallout from the COVID-19 crisis may present a strategic opportunity for health care providers to expand their real estate footprint into the retail space, speeding up a decade-long trend, says Sandi Krul at Hooper Lundy.

  • July 14, 2020

    COVID-19 Offers Force Majeure Lessons For Climate Planning

    The COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing commercial litigation has resurfaced a discussion around the growing need for tailored force majeure and other contractual provisions specifically addressing climate change risks, which may be chronic, long-term or arguably foreseeable, say attorneys at Kirkland.

  • July 14, 2020

    Arnold & Porter, Arent Fox Guide $82M Va. Multifamily Deal

    Arnold & Porter represented a venture of Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners and global asset management shop Nuveen with its $81.5 million purchase of a Woodbridge, Virginia, apartment complex from Arent Fox-counseled real estate firm FCP, a transaction FCP announced Tuesday.

  • July 14, 2020

    NYC Tenant Bar, Judge Clash Over Looming In-Person Trials

    Tension has mounted between tenant attorneys and a top New York City civil judge, as the judge moves forward with plans to resume pre-pandemic trials in Brooklyn this month and major unions representing lawyers pledge not to return to court without more safety assurances.

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