The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the Real Property Probate & Trust Law Section present
Commercial Real Estate Finance – Lessons Learned and a Brave New World!

Course Classification: Advanced Level
Live and Webcast Presentation: Friday, April 26, 2013
Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel · 4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa · (813) 877-9200

Course No. 1590R

Topics include: commercial real estate finance case law and statutory; mortgaged backed securities-practical applications for the real estate practitioner; commercial lending after the crisis-loan document issues and provisions; title insurance coverages and regulatory developments affecting commercial real estate lending; foreclosure and receivership update- practical tips, reports, and developments from the frontlines in commercial workouts and foreclosures; ethics and professional liability for the real estate finance practitioner-attorney malpractice avoidance; and Counsel opinions-how far can and should you go and updated standards and model opinions.

8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Late Registration

8:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
William P. Sklar, Akerman Senterfitt, Boca Raton – Program Chair

9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Commercial Real Estate Finance Case Law and Statutory
Nicole Mariani, Kass Shuler Solomon Spector Foyle & Singer PA, Tampa

9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.
Mortgaged Backed Securities- Practical Applications for the Real Estate Practitioner
Manuel Antonio Fernandez, Akerman Senterfitt, Miami

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Coffee Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Commercial Lending After the Crisis – Loan Document Issues and Provisions
Salome J. Zikakis, Parady & Zikakis, P.A., Ft. Lauderdale

11:50 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch - (on your own)

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Title Insurance Coverages and Regulatory Developments Affecting Commercial Real Estate Lending
William Theodore Conner, Attorney’s Title Fund Services, Orlando
James J. Kearn, Attorneys' Title Fund Services., Orlando

1:50 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Foreclosure and Receivership Update – Practical Tips, Reports, and Developments from the Front Lines in Commercial Workouts and Foreclosures
Manuel Farach, Richman Greer, P.A., West Palm Beach

2:40 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Coffee Break

2:50 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.
Ethics and Professional Liability for the Real Estate Finance Practitioner – Attorney Malpractice Avoidance
David A. Kobrin, David A Kobrin, P.A., Miami
William P. Sklar, Akerman Senterfitt, Boca Raton

3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Counsel Opinions- How Far Can and Should You Go and Updated Standards and Model Opinions
David R. Brittain, Trenam Kemker, Tampa


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