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Friday November 5, 2021

7:00am - 1:15pm

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7:45am - 8:45am

Roundtable Discussions

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9:00am - 10:15am

General Session 06 | Seeking Normalcy in Retail: Shopping Centers and Bankruptcy on a Swiftly Tilting Planet

A panel of veteran bankruptcy attorneys representing a variety of parties and viewpoints will discuss how the evolution...

9:00am - 10:15am

Peer to Peer 08 | Risky Business or Business as Usual – Advanced Issues in Purchase and Sale Agreements

ADVANCED This interactive workshop will focus on the factors that are most likely to raise issues when negotiating purch...

9:00am - 10:15am

Seminar 15 | Leasing Boot Camp II: All the Fun of Leasing Boot Camp I, but with Twice the Roman Numerals!

Join us for a deeper dive into the fundamental provisions of commercial leases, including a more detailed explanation of...

9:00am - 10:15am

Seminar 16 | Leasing for Cannabis-Related Uses

ETHICS Cannabis businesses were a net new-job generator over the last year, contributed millions of dollars to local and...

9:00am - 10:15am

Workshop 18 | Rights and Remedies in Changing Times: Whose Default Is It Anyway?

With the world of retail real estate evolving in record time, should the lease language of covenants, defaults, occurren...

9:00am - 10:15am

Workshop 19 | Drafting Lease Insurance Requirements: You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But Did You Get What You Need?

ADVANCED This session will focus on drafting insurance clauses in leases to conform with the parties’ allocation of ris...

9:00am - 10:15am

Workshop 20 | Mixed-Use Developments: Putting the Puzzle Together Today; Providing Flexibility to Rearrange Tomorrow

While mixed-used developments come in a variety of shapes and sizes (a multi-block new urbanism development, a vertical...

10:30am - 11:45am

General Session 07 | Current Issues in Liability Insurance: Whose Fault is It Anyway?

Almost all commercial leases contain requirements that tenant and/or landlord carry liability insurance. However, leases...

10:30am - 11:45am

Peer to Peer 09 | Ground Rules for Ground Leases: Be careful Out There, It’s Not as Easy as It Looks!

ADVANCED This Peer-to-Peer session will focus on the “what ifs”, “ands” and “buts” of ground leases. The discussion will...

10:30am - 11:45am

Seminar 17 | Bias Busters: Changing Our Unconscious Bias Behaviors in the Workplace

ETHICS Our awareness of unconscious bias is evermore critical as we grapple with how our complex system can deny access...

10:30am - 11:45am

Seminar 18 | Hot Topics in Bankruptcy: The Changing Landscape for Tenants and Landlords

While retailers have experienced disruption and distress for nearly a decade, the real estate industry and, specifically...

10:30am - 11:45am

Workshop 21 | Retail Leasing in the Post-COVID New Normal: Best Practices—and What Not to Do

Covid-19 and recent episodes of civil unrest have forced retail real estate practitioners to adapt to new and constantly...

10:30am - 11:45am

Workshop 22 | Loan Workout Strategies for the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Economies: Putting Humpty Back Together Again

ADVANCED This workshop will bring “all the king’s horses and all the king’s men” together to discuss various methods to...

10:30am - 11:45am

Workshop 23 | To Infinity and Beyond: Remedies Beyond Specific Performance and Return of the Deposit

This workshop will take an in-depth look at when specific performance may not be available and explore other remedies av...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Peer to Peer 10 | Anchor’s Away! What’s an Owner To Do? Repurposing Shopping Centers to Include Distribution Centers and Other Nontraditional Uses

ADVANCED Shopping center owners are increasingly considering whether to fill their anchor vacancies with or to redevelop...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Seminar 19 | Frustration, Impossibility and Force Majeure: A Litigator’s View of Whether COVID-19 Can Be Invoked to Avoid Lease Obligations

COVID-19 has unleashed a wave of litigation between landlords and retail tenants. In this seminar, experienced litigator...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Seminar 20 | Scoring a Touchdown for Your Client on the Toughest Purchase-and-Sale Provisions: Fight for Every Yard or Fight to Make a Deal?

ADVANCED This seminar will address the most difficult provisions a buyer and seller will negotiate in connection with th...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Seminar 21 | ALTA Policy Forms Revisions—Again!

2020 has brought on many changes to the industry, including the new 2021 ALTA policy forms. Please join us for this info...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Workshop 24 | The Covid Dilemma in Landlord/Tenant Disputes

COVID-19 and the fallout from its impact on shopping centers have given rise to many challenges not seen in our lifetime...

12:00pm - 1:15pm

Workshop 25 | You Agreed to What? The Five Critical Provisions of Your Construction Contracts

Construction contracts are often a compilation of separate but interrelated documents, all of which must be carefully co...