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ICSC+U.S. LAW

Schedule

Thursday October 26, 2023

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast

Grand Saguaro

No breakfast service after 8:00 am.

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Badge Pickup & Registration

Grand Sonoran Foyer

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Peer to Peer 03 | Leasing Exit Strategies—There Has to Be Some Way Out of Here

Grand Canyon 9-10

Kick-Outs, Assignments, Subleases and Change-in-Control  Assignment and subletting provisions and tenant kick-out rights...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Peer to Peer 04 | Alternative Uses in Traditional Shopping Centers

Grand Canyon 4-5

Let’s Go to the Mall 2.0 Wondering what to do with all that vacant anchor space or how to drive mall foot traffic? Ent...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Seminar 05 | Big-Box Tenants

Grand Canyon 6

An Exploration of the Challenges Facing Anchor Tenants Today  Come and hear about the most significant issues facing a...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Seminar 06 | Co-Tenancy: Balancing Landlord and Tenant Perspectives

Grand Canyon 7

Making Sure the Tenant Gets Foot Traffic Without Having the Landlord Stub Its Toe  Shopping center tenants often requir...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Seminar 07 | Technology: Accelerating Lease Reviews

Grand Sonoran G

Demystifying the Miraculous The use of technology in the drafting, negotiation and abstracting of leases and related doc...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Workshop 07 | Restaurant Leasing Negotiations

Grand Canyon 8

Off the Menu and à la Carte Options   Join this interactive workshop where the attendee can share their experience and...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Workshop 08 | Litigating Lease Terms

Grand Sonoran B-D

You Know What Happens When You AssumeEven the most experienced leasing professionals have found themselves in disputes o...

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Workshop 09 | AIA Contracts: Shining Light on the Gray Areas

Grand Canyon 1-3

While the AIA contracts are a great starting point for negotiation of design and construction contracts, there are provi...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

General Session 04 | Professionalism

Grand Sonoran E-F

Who Needs Civility in Negotiations if You’re Winning?  Clients want lawyers who achieve great results in negotiations,...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Peer to Peer 05 | Residential Uses: Mixed-Use to Mixed-Up

Grand Canyon 9-10

What Happens When You Add Residential Uses to a Shopping Center?  Adding a residential use and development to a shopping...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Seminar 08 | Assignment & Subletting

Grand Sonoran G

Differing Perspectives—A Sign of What's Ahead A review of assignment and subletting clauses from the perspective of al...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Seminar 09 | CAM Inclusions, Exclusions & Audits

Grand Canyon 8

In Search of the Right CAMistry This seminar will present a lively mock negotiation of an all-time favorite lease issu...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Seminar 10 | Exculpation, Indemnities & Waivers

Grand Canyon 7

The Rodney Dangerfields of Lease Clauses That Do Deserve Your Respect  Commercial leases are complex documents that are...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Workshop 10 | Low-Leverage Leasing: Navigating Small Tenants’ Negotiations

Grand Sonoran H-J

Negotiating for or Against Small Tenants on an Unlevel Playing Field  Lease negotiations are driven by the landlord’s an...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Workshop 11 | Nuisances: From Kickboxing to Kung Pao

Grand Sonoran B-D

Dealing With the Nuisance in Your NeighborhoodSome of the aspects of a tenant’s business that make it so appealing to cu...

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Workshop 12 | Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Grand Canyon 1-3

The Anatomy of a Retail Tenant’s Sale of Assets Through the Lens of a Landlord                           In this wor...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

General Session 05 | Insurance: Extreme Makeover — Insurance Requirements Edition

Grand Sonoran E-F

We’ve seen your insurance requirements section—and it’s outdated and in need of a major renovation. Our speakers will ou...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Peer to Peer 06 | Ancillary Income: Whose Common Area Is It Anyway?

Grand Canyon 9-10

This session will address issues that arise when landlords seek to monetize otherwise non-income producing space, so-cal...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Peer to Peer 07 | Co-Tenancy in Mixed-Use Developments

Grand Canyon 4-5

Who Do I Need as My Neighbor?  Our shopping centers no longer are limited to the traditional anchor and small space ret...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar 11 | Developers: Behind the Curtain

Grand Canyon 6

A Unique Window into a Private Discussion Among Landlords  Join us for this fireside chat session with in-house attorn...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Seminar 12 | Exclusive Uses: Balancing the Equities

Grand Canyon 7

This seminar will focus on the various types of exclusive use clauses in today’s shopping center leases. Exclusive use c...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshop 13 | Alternative Uses: CPR for Retail

Grand Canyon 1-3

Creating Purpose and Reimagining Retail  Online shopping challenges all brick-and-mortar operations, and deftly curati...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshop 14 | Conscious Intervention

Grand Sonoran H-J

Strategies to Increase Inclusion and Reduce Bias Using brain science, we will understand what is really happening in ou...

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Workshop 15 | Professionalism

Grand Sonoran B-D

Having Civil Conversations With Difficult Personalities in Polarized Times  It’s really quite simple: If you have e...

11:45 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch Served

Grand Saguaro

No lunch service after 12:15 pm. 

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Keynote Presentation: Gillien Todd

Grand Saguaro

Understanding the Other Side’s Problem — Why It Matters in Negotiation    Since its publication in 1981, Getting to...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Peer to Peer 08 | Construction Contracts: Anticipating Suspension or Termination

Grand Canyon 9-10

It’s Not Me, It’s You: Break-Up Strategies and Best Practices in Suspension and Termination of Construction and Design C...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar 13 | Ground Leasing: Protecting the Income Stream Without Damming up the River

Grand Canyon 7

In this fast-moving seminar, speakers will consider many defining ground lease concerns such as: Drafting to address gro...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar 14 | SNDAs: How Important Can They Be if They Are Always at the End of the Lease?

Grand Canyon 8

In this “thought bubble”-annotated mock negotiation, we will present the different perspectives of the lender, tenant, a...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Seminar 15 | Mental Well-Being in the Legal Industry

Grand Canyon 6

Guidance Based on a Personal Account of Recovery and Finding Fulfillment This CLE will explore issues on substance abuse...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop 16 | Exclusives & Prohibited Uses: Landlord and Tenant Issues

Grand Canyon 1-3

What Landlords and Tenants Care About and Fight About This workshop will focus on the issues that arise in negotiating e...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop 17 | Common Area Development: Resolving Competing Demands

Grand Sonoran H-J

Cutting Up the Pie: Who Carves, Who Gets the Biggest Piece and What if the Menu Changes? This workshop will focus on res...

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Workshop 18 | Work From Home: Home Alone! Staying Cyber Safe

Grand Sonoran B-D

Working from home, at least some of the time, is the new norm. While convenient, it presents cybersecurity risks. This i...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

General Session 06 | Litigation: Drafting Leases to Avoid Litigation — or At Least Weather It

Grand Sonoran E-F

The bad news: the perfect lease that will shield you from litigation does not exist. The good news: we know where troubl...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Peer to Peer 09 | Managing ESG Demands for Successful Leasing and Development

Grand Canyon 9-10

Developers, landlords, tenants, and investors throughout the retail sector are increasingly focusing on ESG (environment...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Peer to Peer 10 | Casualty and Insurance Coverage

Grand Canyon 4-5

When Negotiating the Lease, Let's Not Win the Battle Just to Lose the War  Landlords and tenants are, at times, engage...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Seminar 16 | Guarantees and Other Security: Is Anything in Life Guaranteed?

Grand Canyon 7

What are the nuts and bolts of lease credit choices? We will discuss lease credit benefits and shortcomings. We’ll also...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Seminar 17 | Lease Assignment and Rent Commencement Provisions

Grand Canyon 8

Let Us Paint You a Picture of How Not to Finger Paint Your Way Through These Key Provisions  This seminar will be presen...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Seminar 18 | Best Practices for In-House Counsel: AKA How to Do More With Less

Grand Canyon 6

Join our panel and discover how our in-house teams make the most of the resources available while increasing positive pe...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Workshop 19 | Grocery-Anchored Centers

Grand Canyon 1-3

Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off, Start All Over Again  The last few years have demonstrated that not even a multi-y...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Workshop 20 | Street Retail: What's the Word on the Street?

Grand Sonoran H-J

This program will provide an overview and discussion of "street retail." We will review the characteristics of street re...

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Workshop 21 | Multi-Jurisdictional Practice: The Coming Thing or a Trap for the Unwary?

Grand Sonoran B-D

In this session, we will lead a discussion of the rules of professional conduct as they apply to multi-jurisdictional pr...

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Diversity Reception

Sunset Lawn