Real Estate Finance: Law, Regulation & Practice

Commentary

A comprehensive and practical guide covering all the key topics relating to the financing of and investing in real estate for lawyers advising originators, arrangers, issuers, banks, lenders, investors and financial service providers. It covers the practical details needed by lawyers to ensure they provide clients with the best advice both on strategy and the 'nuts and bolts' of a real estate finance deal. This new title is a real practitioner's work with comprehensive coverage of legal and structuring issues, including interesting new developments and technology as well as considering the legal and regulatory environment currently facing the global real estate structured finance and investment market.

* Provides practitioners with the expert guidance that they need to deal with complex legal and tax issues requiring innovative solutions to meet client needs
* A comprehensive account of the key structural and legal issues in real estate finance and investment
* Guides practitioners in the setting up of new transactions and administration of existing transactions
* Provides advice on how to maximise the value of transactions -- for example by helping to choose the ideal vehicle for the transaction, or identifying the best way to structure the deal to make the most of the tax advantages
* Includes tools such as key agreements and a glossary of terms to help practitioners put theory into practice
* Includes key practical content such as precedents and bank security documents
* Written by experts at a leading international and City of London law firm, as well as servicers, industry specialists, rating agencies, investment banks, consultants and members of the major trade organisations to provide real insight into current law and practice

Key areas covered include:

CDOs/CLOs; CMBS; ABS/MBS; REITS; Off-shore Unit Trusts/Funds; Private Equity Real Estate Funds; Islamic Finance; Sale Leasebacks -- OPCO PROPCO Structures; Commercial Property Derivatives; High Yield Investments; The Ratings Process; Title Insurance; Tax Planning; The Regulatory Regime; Insolvency and the Enforcement of Security; Further Developments and Emerging Markets; Precedents.

SOURCE CURRENCY
10/2014

DISCLAIMER
This work is intended to be a general guide to the law and cannot be a substitute for legal advice. Neither the authors, their employers nor the publisher accept any responsibility for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from acting as a result of material contained in this publication. The beliefs or views expressed by an author in this publication are not necessarily the beliefs or views of any organisation in which the author is employed.

Contributors

Alan de Saram , Partner, Charles Adams Ritchie & Duckworth Contributor
Alexander Nadmitov , Partner, Tuktarov & Partners Contributor
Alexander Nadmitov , Partner, Avakian, Tuktarov & Partners Contributor
Andrew Baum , Chairman, Property Funds Research and Professor of Land Management, Henley Business School, University of Reading Contributor
Andrew V Petersen , Partner, K&L Gates General editor
Andrew V Petersen , Partner and Duncan Batty, Assistant, K&L Gates London Contributor
Anthony R G Nolan , Partner, K&L Gates New York Contributor
Antonio Celso Pugliese , Partner, Velloso, Pugliese & Guidoni Advogados Contributor
Antonio Velloso Carneiro , Partner, Velloso, Pugliese & Guidoni Advogados Contributor
Bill Maxted , Department of Corporate Development, Faculty of Business and Law, De Montfort University Contributor
Brian Chrystal , Principal, Brian Chrystal Consulting and former Underwriting Director of First Title Insurance plc Contributor
Bruce M Boyd , Partner, Holme Roberts & Owen San Francisco Contributor
Candace Cape Cavalier , Esq, Associate, K&L Gates Boston Contributor
Darren Davey Associate, Commercial Real Estate, Deutsche Bank Contributor
Dave Butler , Head of External Affairs, Reita Contributor
David Love , Finance Director, ING Real Estate Investment Management Contributor
David Tang , Partner, K&L Gates Seattle Contributor
Dena M Cruz , Senior Counsel, Holme Roberts & Owen San Francisco Contributor
Dmitry Sobolev , Associate, Avakian, Tuktarov & Partners Contributor
Dmitry Sobolev , Associate, Avakian, Tuktarov & Partners Contributor
Dudley Holme-Turner , Director, DTZ Debenham Tie Leung Contributor
Edward Smith , Partner, K&L Gates London Contributor
Elena Dilara , Associate Director, Real Estate Finance, Prudential M&G Contributor
Elizabeth Shell , Partner, K&L Gates London Contributor
Gordon F Peery , Counsel, K&L Gates Boston Contributor
James A Spencer , Associate, K&L Gates London Contributor
James Bannister , (MRICS), Vice President, Commercial Real Estate, Deutsche Bank Contributor
James C Walton , Director, South 40 Group Contributor
Jasmine Chi Ping Ng , Counsel, K&L Gates Hong Kong Contributor
Joel S Peck , Senior Vice President, LandAmerica International Services Contributor
Josefina F McEvoy , Partner, K&L Gates Los Angeles Contributor
Kay Gordon , Partner, K&L Gates New York Contributor
Kazuyuki Wakasa , Associate, Nishimura & Asahi Contributor
Kevin J Greene , Partner, K&L Gates London Contributor
Konstantinos Dilaras , Consultant, Market Research & Development, J&P Development Contributor
Marco Angheben , Director, European Securitisation Forum Contributor
Marcus Stone , Partner and Hannes Botha, Associate, Ozannes Jersey Contributor
Nicola Westbrooke , Director, KPMG LLP, London Contributor
Norio Maeda , Partner, Nishimura & Asahi Contributor
Oliver Gutman , Partner, K&L Gates London Contributor
Paul Christopher , Partner, Ozannes Guernsey Contributor
Paul Christopher , Partner, Ozannes Guernsey Contributor
Paul Lloyd , Director, Commercial Real Estate, Deutsche Bank Contributor
Paul M Guest , Head of EMEA Research, Jones Lang LaSalle Contributor
Peter Davis , Partner, K&L Gates London Contributor
Phillip J Kardis II , Partner, K&L Gates Washington DC Contributor
Sakate Khaitan , Partner and H Lakshmi Priya, Senior Associate, ALMT Legal London Contributor
Scott R Bernhart , Partner, K&L Gates Fort Worth Contributor
Shannon J Skinner , Partner, K&L Gates Seattle Contributor
Steve Willingham , Managing Director of Global Principal Investments, Merrill Lynch International Contributor
Steven J Adelkoff , Partner, K&L Gates New York Contributor
Tomohiro Kandori , Associates, Nishimura & Asahi Contributor
Yury Tuktarov , Partner, Avakian, Tuktarov & Partners Contributor