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Thursday November 4, 2021

7:00am - 6:00pm

Badge Pickup

8:00am - 9:15am

Peer to Peer 03 | Franchisor Lease Addendums: Thought You Were Done Negotiating the Lease? Think Again

ADVANCED You’ve finalized negotiating the lease for a new franchisee location in your center, but then you are presente...

8:00am - 9:15am

Peer to Peer 04 | Co-Tenancy in a Post-COVID World: Has/Should Anything Change?

ADVANCED The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, socialize and complete our day-to-day tasks, including how...

8:00am - 9:15am

Seminar 05 | Mortal Kombat: Surviving as a Leasing Attorney (f/k/a Leasing Bootcamp I)

Difficult lease negotiations can sometimes feel like “survival of the fittest,” which can be intimidating for all attorn...

8:00am - 9:15am

Seminar 06 | Digging Deep into the Ground Lease

ADVANCED Ground leases are often thought of as a stripped-down and simplified version of the commercial real estate lea...

8:00am - 9:15am

Seminar 07 | Mixed-Use or Mixed Blessing: Managing Operational Issues on Mixed-Use Projects

Combining residential and non-residential uses, or retail and office uses, in a single development can present a develop...

8:00am - 9:15am

Workshop 06 | Opportunity Zones: The Whys and What fors – Deferring, Reducing and Eliminating Capital Gains in Real Estate (and Business) Transactions

The Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program was created in December 2017 as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and J...

8:00am - 9:15am

Workshop 07 | But, I’m Not Biased! — Solving Intentional and Unintentional Bias in the Workplace

ETHICS We all agree that bias in the workplace is unacceptable, and most organizations have policies against bias of any...

8:00am - 9:15am

Workshop 08 | Making Diverse Tenant Mixes Work: An Advanced-Level Workshop on Exclusives, Prohibited Uses, Radius Restrictions and Waivers

ADVANCED As today’s centers welcome uses that were formerly disfavored or even unwelcome, and as the nature of retail...

9:30am - 10:45am

General Session 03 | The COVID Litigation Update: Emerging Issues, Themes and Lessons

Just as COVID-19 has produced lasting changes to life as we knew it, it has forced us to reconsider what we thought were...

9:30am - 10:45am

Peer to Peer 05 | The Evolution of Exclusive and Prohibited Uses in a Changing Retail Landscape

ADVANCED With retail vacancies up, and new service providers expanding the pool of potential tenants, does the standard...

9:30am - 10:45am

Seminar 08 | Assignment, Subletting & Other Transfers: How to Negotiate Your Lease with a Realistic Mindset and Practical Solutions

Negotiating transfer provisions is one of the most important parts of lease negotiation, impacting future operations, co...

9:30am - 10:45am

Seminar 09 | Are We Covered? Construction Insurance, Indemnity and Risk Management Strategies for Retail Projects

As construction risks for retail projects continue to evolve, various risk management strategies, such as insurance, ind...

9:30am - 10:45am

Seminar 10 | Impacts of Innovations on Contemporary Grocery Store Leasing and Development

The seminar begins with a brief description of developments in grocery shopping from the early twentieth century to date...

9:30am - 10:45am

Workshop 09 | Unmasking the Social Distance Between Title and the Rest of the World!

ADVANCED Title and survey immunization against today’s vexing real estate issues. Our interactive discussion will inclu...

9:30am - 10:45am

Workshop 10 | Work Letters: The Construction Contract Hiding in Your Lease

Construction contracts are distinct from most typical real estate agreements. For this reason, many real estate attorney...

9:30am - 10:45am

Workshop 11 | Paradise Reclaimed: Placing (Solar) Panels in the Paved Parking Lot (and Up on the Roof)

This (panel-free) workshop casts a bright light on the highly charged subject of integrating solar energy and EV chargin...

11:00am - 12:15pm

General Session 04 | Reunited and It Feels So Good: Co-Tenancy Negotiations in a Post-COVID World

With vaccinations increasing and normalcy on the horizon, can we just go back to business as usual when negotiating co-t...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Peer to Peer 06 | Show Me Assign: Take Assignment and Subletting to the Limit, One More Time

ADVANCED Assignment and subletting provisions are often among the most heavily negotiated portions of a lease. In this...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Seminar 11 | Count on Consent — Do Not Expect Forgiveness

ETHICS Identifying and resolving conflicts of interest is not only a critical first step in evaluating new clients and n...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Seminar 12 | Sale-Leasebacks and Financeable Leases: You Think You Own It, But You Actually Sold It – And Now You Have to Finance It

ADVANCED Join this in-depth discussion of sale-leasebacks and financeable leases, including the development of outparc...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Workshop 12 | Experience is a Good School, But the Fees are High

Join this workshop discussion on how the pandemic changed the operations, practices and relationships of retail landlord...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Workshop 13 | Privacy and Data Security: E-Notaries, E-Closings and Evolving State Laws

Online and digital business continues to grow. At the same time, privacy laws and regulations are rapidly evolving. This...

11:00am - 12:15pm

Workshop 14 | Avoiding the Tragedy of the Commons: Best Practices for New Uses in the Common Area

This workshop will delve into the practical and legal implications of the ever-changing demands on the use of common are...

1:15pm - 2:00pm


2:15pm - 3:30pm

General Session 05 | Ethics at the Kitchen Table — and in the Coffee Shop: Navigating Ethical Issues in the New Remote Work World

ETHICS Post COVID-19, our work lives as lawyers will never be the same. This session will address new ethical challenge...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Peer to Peer 07 | Late Delivery & the Rent Commencement Date: When Good Delivery Goes Bad

ADVANCED This Peer to Peer session will cover various conditions that a landlord must meet in order to achieve “deliver...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Seminar 13 | The Wonderful World of Co-Tenancies: The Ins and Outs of These Evolving Clauses

This seminar will examine co-tenancy provisions and their impacts on landlords and tenants.  Speakers will focus on stra...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Seminar 14 | Seeing Through the Fog: Drafting Leases That Clients, Lawyers and Judges Will All Understand Clearly

The transactional lawyers and parties have thoroughly negotiated and executed the lease, but the parties nevertheless ha...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Workshop 15 | The Property Insurance Mirage: Are Your Insurance and Your Tenant’s Insurance Sufficient?

In this workshop, a risk management professional and real estate attorney will describe the property damage and business...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Workshop 16 | Leasing in the Time of COVID: Landlord and Tenant Strategies to Survive a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented and devastating effect on leasing in many industries. This workshop will...

2:15pm - 3:30pm

Workshop 17 | Is the Earthquake Over Or Should We Brace For Aftershocks?: Landlord-Tenant Bankruptcy and Lease Renegotiation Issues During and After COVID-19

Join this interactive discussion highlighting some changes in the bankruptcy code as well as how COVID-19 added addition...

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Diversity Reception

9:00pm - 11:00pm

Dessert Reception