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PLI’s Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2022

V&E partner Chris Green is a speaker on the panel “SEC Developments Affecting REITs” at PLI’s Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2022 program on January 11, 2022. This full-day course was designed to equip practitioners and analysts with strategic, practical knowledge to remain competitive in this unique sector by providing dedicated professionals with up-to-date instruction in the field of real estate mergers and acquisitions and REITs.

Throughout 2021, professionals specializing in REITs saw dynamic economic market and legal changes in high-stakes real estate M&A causing many to rethink prior strategies and practice modules. In addition to COVID-19, the rise in ESG demands and changes in the SEC and IRS regulatory framework have all contributed to significant changes in principles of governance and timing of REIT transactions.

Because go-to legal advisors to sophisticated clients must be ready with proactive guidance and deep insight into industry factors including regulatory changes, no one practicing in the REITs space can afford to miss this program.

What You Will Learn

  • Market factors including COVID-19, ESG activism, and real estate development trends
  • State of REIT governance and activism
  • Current technology in deals
  • Tax consequences of REIT distributions and spin-offs
  • Changes in Delaware and Maryland law
  • SEC disclosures, practice points
  • Impact of COVID-19 on business models and capital structures

Who Should Attend

Real estate, corporate, tax, and restructuring professionals who must understand the complexities of REIT and M&A and capital markets transactions, including in-house counsel, practitioners, law and business professors, analysts, and financial and investment advisors, will benefit from this popular, instructional program.