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  • October 28
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

The Fundamentals of Commercial Real Estate Bankruptcy

October 28

Understand the key steps in the bankruptcy process and how they affect the various parties related to commercial real estate.

Bankruptcy cases involving commercial real estate present a multitude of problems. Depending on the party and its relation to the real estate, significant differences in concerns, legal issues and strategies come into play. Knowing the bankruptcy process, certain key provisions of the Bankruptcy Code applicable to commercial real estate, and what to expect in a bankruptcy case involving such real estate are vital in evaluating the best path. Owners of commercial real estate, tenants of commercial real estate, and mortgagees on such properties must each understand their respective positions, claims, and rights in a bankruptcy case. Knowledge of these issues in advance of a bankruptcy filing can greatly enhance preparation and expectations for counsel and their clients if and when a bankruptcy is filed.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe the challenges and options facing a landlord to a commercial tenant debtor.
  • You will be able to identify the effects of the automatic stay and what creditors can and cannot do following a bankruptcy filing.
  • You will be able to recognize the potential strategies and pitfalls facing a debtor/owner of commercial real estate.
  • You will be able to discuss the key steps in the bankruptcy process and how they affect the various parties related to commercial real estate.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Bankruptcy 101
  • Understanding Primary Bankruptcy Processes
  • Key Differences Between Chapter 11 (Including Subchapter 5) and Chapter 7 Cases
  • Understanding Property of the Bankruptcy Estate
  • Understanding the Primary Effects of the Automatic Stay
Key Parties – Owners/Landlords, Tenants, Lenders
  • Bankruptcy Tools, Effects, etc. Vary Widely Depending on the Party
  • Understanding the Primary Effects and Strategies as to Each Party
Single Asset Real Estate Case
  • What Is Single Asset Real Estate?
  • Primary Differences/Concerns for Sare Debtor
  • Potential for 'Bad Faith' Filing Challenge
Lender/Mortgagee Considerations
  • Adequate Protection Requirements
  • Cash Collateral Considerations and Assignments of Rents
  • 363 Sales
  • Potential Relief From the Automatic Stay
  • Insurance
Commercial Leases – Landlord/Tenant Considerations
  • 365(d) Requires Timely Performance of Lease Obligations
  • 365 Allows for Assumption or Rejection of Unexpired Leases
  • Tenant's Rights Under §365(h)
  • §365(h) vs. §363 – Competing Rights
Strategies Prior to and in Bankruptcy
  • Lease Enhancement Strategies
  • Ipso Facto and Anti-Assignment Clauses
  • Preference Defense
  • Cramdown and Plan Confirmation
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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

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  • AL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.0 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.0
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.0 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.0 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.0 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.0 CLE credit(s).
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.0
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.0 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.0
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 60 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • PA CLE 1.0
     
  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.0 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.0 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.2 MCLE hours.
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Business Law 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: www.nasbaregistry.org. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Business Law for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of real estate law. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for attorneys, presidents, vice presidents, real estate professionals, closing specialists, lending professionals, loan officers, directors, branch managers, landlords, building owners and managers, and accountants.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Kirk B. Burkley, Esq.

Kirk B. Burkley, Esq.

Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.

  • Managing Partner of Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of bankruptcy and restructuring, creditors’ rights, business and corporate transactions, litigation, real estate, and oil and gas
  • Conducts regular seminars/live webinars and workshops on bankruptcy, creditors’ rights, and oil and gas
  • Author of several publications related to bankruptcy field, with work appearing in ABI Journal, Equipment Leasing Newsletter, Pennsylvania Association of Credit Managers Newsletter The Creditor, and more
  • President of the American Board of Certification (2020), past president of Turnaround Management Association, member of Allegheny County Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • J.D. degree, University of Pittsburgh School of Law; B.S. degree, Ohio University
  • Can be contacted at 412-456-8108 or [email protected]
Mark A. Lindsay, Esq.

Mark A. Lindsay, Esq.

Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.

  • Partner in Bankruptcy/Restructuring group at Bernstein-Burkley, P.C.
  • Practice focuses on all aspects of commercial bankruptcy, restructuring, and related litigation
  • Significant experience representing commercial landlords in chapter 11 proceedings
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, and Turnaround Management Association
  • Past president of the Allegheny County Bar Association Bankruptcy and Commercial Law Section
  • J.D. degree, Duquesne University School of Law; B.S. degree, University of Pittsburgh
  • Can be contacted at 412-456-8121 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 409058
Published 2021
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