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Law Seminars International presents: Real Estate Joint Ventures and Funds

Thursday, September 16, 2010 - Friday, September 17, 2010

04:00 AM BST - 04:00 AM BST

This comprehensive conference on current challenges, strategies and opportunities in real estate joint ventures and funds will be co-chaired by Charles Thornton, a partner in the Paul Hastings Real Estate department.

September 15 & 16, 2010InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco, CA

Discussion topics will include:

  • Capital markets: Resurgence of equity and implications for joint ventures

  • Delaware Series LLC as a new venture structure

  • Tax issues in real estate partnerships

  • Ethical considerations for counsel and fiduciary obligations between partners

  • Special issues for joint ventures involving hotels and with lenders

  • Issues involving joint ventures with lenders

  • Tax traps of unwinding ventures and workouts

  • Options for restructuring existing partnerships

  • Practical tips for salvaging the deal

  • Litigation in a joint venture context

Mr. Thornton is also a featured panelist on September 15th at 10:30 am for the following:"Negotiating the Operating Agreement: Key Business Terms in Real Estate Joint Ventures"- Partner expectations; time horizons; deal structures; capital returns; valuation of property contributions; developer compensation; "waterfall" structures for cash flow and capital events (IRR formulas); fees; guarantees; current trends

For more information and to register, visit the Law Seminars website.

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