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21st Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute

Practising Law Institute

Location:
Chicago, Ill.
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Ground Leases

Practising Law Institute, Commercial Real Estate Financing 2019

Location:
Chicago, Ill.
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Eight Schiff Hardin practice areas earned a National Tier 1 ranking on the 2017 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list

The firm also earned 30 Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings across its Ann Arbor, Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. offices.

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The Legal 500 Spotlights Three Schiff Hardin Practice Groups, Eight Attorneys

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three practice groups and eight attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500.

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Schiff Hardin Closes $180.5M Sale of California Multi-Family Portfolio

Schiff Hardin represented an affiliate of Sterling American Property V L.P., a major real estate opportunity fund, in the sale of a multi-family portfolio located in Riverside County, Calif.

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Schiff Hardin Named “Innovation Builder” by BTI

Schiff Hardin LLP has been singled out by corporate counsel as one of only 28 percent of law firms clients view as a BTI “Innovation Builder,” which recognizes firms that bring change to the legal market through new technology, services, strategies, or structures.

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Schiff Hardin Recognized with 40 Top-Tier Rankings in U.S. News “Best Law Firms” Report

Schiff Hardin announced today that the firm has received 40 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2019 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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Thirteen Attorneys Named New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys have been recognized on the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list and two have been named Rising Stars.

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Schiff Ranked as “Law Firm of the Year” in Construction-Litigation and Earns 45 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

Schiff Hardin LLP announced today that the firm has received 45 top-tier rankings and national recognition for its premier practices in the 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

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Three Practices Recognized in The Legal 500 for Fourth Year in a Row

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s practice groups have been recognized for the fourth year in a row in The Legal 500 United States 2019 guide, which provides a nationwide analysis of law firms that provide cutting-edge and innovative advice.

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Best Lawyers Recognizes 59 Schiff Attorneys, Six “Lawyers of the Year,” and 21 Ones to Watch

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that 59 attorneys have been listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with six attorneys also being named a “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective areas of practice and location.

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New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Recognizes Seven Schiff Attorneys on 2020 Lists

Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that seven lawyers have been recognized on the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

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Schiff Earns 46 “Best Law Firms” Rankings in 2021

Schiff Hardin LLP has received 46 top-tier rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms,” nationally recognizing the firm’s premier practices.

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Schiff Hardin Advises Tuthill Corporation in Sale of Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems for $184 Million

Schiff Hardin represented its long-standing client Tuthill Corporation, in the sale of its Tuthill Vacuum and Blower Systems division to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $184 million dollars, completed January 31, 2021.

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16 Schiff Hardin Lawyers Named to 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Lists

Three Schiff Hardin attorneys were also recognized in New York Women’s Edition—Rising Stars.

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Real Estate Lenders Exercise of Loan Balancing Rights May be Deemed to Have Created Mechanics Liens

In this article, the author uses the BB Syndication Services v. First American Title Insurance Company case to address issues of loan balancing and mechanics' liens led by borrower's unpaid contractors.

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Changes to Partnership Audit Rules Will Affect Real Estate Investors Utilizing Partnerships and LLCs

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 means that adjustments made at the partnership-level are assessed against the partnership rather than against the partners.

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FinCEN Regulations Will Aim to Discover and Prevent Money Laundering

On January 13, 2016, the Department of Treasury issued temporary regulations aimed at preventing money laundering.

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Protecting a Ground Leasehold Mortgagee’s Interests — Refining the Requirements for Financeability

In order to be financeable, a ground lease must expressly allow the tenant to secure financing with the ground lease as collateral. If the tenant’s lender forecloses because of the tenant’s default under the ground lease financing, the lender succeeds to the tenant’s rights under the lease. This arrangement raises a number of critical questions about the relationship between the tenant, the landlord as the owner of the fee interest, the leasehold lender and the fee lender.

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Public Policy Invalidates Bankruptcy Remote LLC Structure

Lenders and rating agencies often require "bankruptcy remote" structures on a borrower to isolate the cash flow of a project or a stream of income or receivables.

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Seventh Circuit Reminds Landlords of Risks in Voluntary Lease Termination

Landlords beware when consensually terminating a lease with a delinquent commercial tenant.

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Take No Chances with Regulatory Takings: Three Tips in the Wake of Murr v. Wisconsin

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent property rights decision in Murr v. Wisconsin demonstrates the importance of real estate developers and landowners understanding legal nuances affecting their property rights and taking steps to protect themselves from unnecessary losses.

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Blind Pool Fund v. Pledge Fund

Real estate Sponsors raising capital from Investors have multiple ways to structure the investment.

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Update: FinCEN Issues Revised Regulations that Aim to Discover and Prevent Money Laundering

On November 15, 2018, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued its sixth Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) aimed at preventing money laundering in all-cash residential real estate purchases made by legal entities.

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Update: FinCEN Reissues Revised Regulations Aimed at Discovering and Preventing Money Laundering

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) reissued its Geographic Targeting Order (GTO) last week, which is effective from November 12, 2019 to May 9, 2020.

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2020 Title Insurance Financial Survey/Overview

An updated schedule of suggested "Maximum Risk" amounts for the largest title insurance companies in the United States, as well as a number of their smaller affiliates and independent title insurance companies active in particular states or regions.

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Five Tips for Landlords of Cannabis-Related Businesses

As more states take steps to legalize cannabidiol (CBD) and marijuana, there are many outstanding questions for potential landlords of cannabis-related businesses.

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Three Real Estate Contract Questions to Consider Now

Whether you hold an interest in an industrial, commercial, retail, residential asset class; whether you are an owner, buyer, seller, landlord and/or tenant, lender or borrower, property manager, or homeowner; and whether your real estate is business or personal, there is a need to address COVID-19’s immediate impact on real estate agreements.