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2018 Bernard O. Dow Leasing Institute eConference (Dec 2018)

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The Bernard O. Dow Leasing Institute brings together experts in real estate law, finance, and leasing for a focused one-day program that covers the latest leasing issues at a sophisticated level.
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Total Credit Hours:
7.00     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2019

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

$345  

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1. Eight Things That Matter in a Lease (Dec 2018)

Robert Harms Bliss, Kent Newsome, Philip D. Weller

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 43 mins
Audio (mp3) 43 mins
Paper (pdf) 23 pgs

SESSION 1 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

Eight Things That Matter in a Lease (Dec 2018)

Three Texas real estate legends kick off the program with what everyone really wants to know: just what are the eight things that truly matter in your lease? And what happens if one or more of these essentials goes awry?

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Robert Harms Bliss, Attorney at Law - Dallas, TX
Kent Newsome, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Houston, TX
Philip D. Weller, Attorney at Law - Dallas, TX

2. The Yoga Lease: Adding Flexibility to Your Leases (Dec 2018)

Candace S. Baggett, P. Kane Dossett

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Video (mp4) 44 mins
Audio (mp3) 44 mins
Slides (pdf) 32 pgs

SESSION 2 — 44 mins, credit 0.75

Session 2:

The Yoga Lease: Adding Flexibility to Your Leases (Dec 2018)

Tenants in today’s business environment demand leases that will not restrict their ability to respond to changing circumstances. Structuring leases that afford flexibility for tenants requires knowledge of the current market and possible solutions for given business objectives. This presentation will address lease provisions that appear to be rigid, but in fact, permit creativity for tenants in structuring “yoga” leases. 

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Candace S. Baggett, The Calibre Group, Inc. - Houston, TX
P. Kane Dossett, Partners National Real Estate Group - Dallas, TX

3. Ground Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Cary Barton

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Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Paper (pdf) 16 pgs

SESSION 3 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Ground Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Review some of the negotiating objectives the parties to a typical ground lease may have, and hear suggestions for achieving those objectives effectively.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Cary Barton, Barton Benson Jones PLLC - San Antonio, TX

4. Retail Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Consuella Simmons Taylor

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Video (mp4) 43 mins
Audio (mp3) 41 mins
Paper (pdf) 30 pgs

SESSION 4 — 43 mins, credit 0.75

Session 4:

Retail Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Examine common issues encountered in retail lease negotiations and get practical drafting tips and sample provisions for your practice.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Consuella Simmons Taylor, Baker Botts - Houston, TX

5. Medical Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Marni Dee Zarin

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Paper (pdf) 13 pgs
Slides (pdf) 15 pgs

SESSION 5 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 5:

Medical Leases: Essential Aspects and Peculiarities (Dec 2018)

Why is medical leasing different from other office or retail leasing? Explore the laws and other issues specific to leasing within the healthcare industry and how provisions within leases need to be revised to accommodate these matters.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Marni Dee Zarin, Winstead PC - Houston, TX

6. State of the Leasing Market (Dec 2018)

Wade Bowlin, Douglas A. Demiano

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Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Slides (pdf) 4 pgs

SESSION 6 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 6:

State of the Leasing Market (Dec 2018)

Amidst industry consolidation and the pursuit of increased efficiency and competitiveness, the current real estate cycle has everyone looking for their next move. Hear the latest market analysis, and learn what its implications are for practitioners.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Wade Bowlin, PMRG - Houston, TX
Douglas A. Demiano, PMRG - Houston, TX

7. Elimination of Architectural Barriers and the TDLR Process (Dec 2018)

Douglas W. Darr, Ed Walts

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 33 mins
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 7 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 7:

Elimination of Architectural Barriers and the TDLR Process (Dec 2018)

Review the Elimination of Architectural Barriers as provided for in the Texas Government Code, Chapter 469, including applicable facilities, who is responsible, the plan review and inspection process, and associated timelines.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Douglas W. Darr, Accessibility Check - Houston, TX
Ed Walts, The University of Texas System - Austin, TX

8. Navigating Lease Negotiations in Chapter 11 (Dec 2018)

Karl Daniel Burrer, Hon. Marvin Isgur

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Paper (pdf) 15 pgs

SESSION 8 — 45 mins, credit 0.75

Session 8:

Navigating Lease Negotiations in Chapter 11 (Dec 2018)

Explore the process of negotiations against the backdrop of rights in Chapter 11 cases, including the rights of respective parties and how they intersect.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Karl Daniel Burrer, Greenberg Traurig, LLP - Houston, TX
Hon. Marvin Isgur, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas - Houston, TX

9. ROFRs, ROFOs, and Expansion/Contraction Options (Dec 2018)

Abby Johanson, Frank Z. Ruttenberg

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 21 pgs

SESSION 9 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 9:

ROFRs, ROFOs, and Expansion/Contraction Options (Dec 2018)

These options can have significant effects on the Landlord’s rights and management of their property, but they are often treated as an afterthought in the drafting and negotiating process. Review important issues when negotiating and drafting these provisions.

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Abby Johanson, Haynes and Boone, LLP - San Antonio, TX
Frank Z. Ruttenberg, Haynes and Boone, LLP - San Antonio, TX

10. Insurance and Indemnification (Dec 2018)

Jennifer Hardegree, Bruce Ramsey Wilkin

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Video (mp4) 47 mins
Audio (mp3) 46 mins
Slides (pdf) 15 pgs

SESSION 10 — 47 mins, credit 0.75

Session 10:

Insurance and Indemnification (Dec 2018)

In light of recent disasters, many lessors and lessees are taking a closer look at their insurance and indemnification provisions. What should you be looking for in your next lease?

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Jennifer Hardegree, Winstead PC - Houston, TX
Bruce Ramsey Wilkin, Winstead PC - Houston, TX

11. Commercial Landlord’s Remedies for a Tenant’s Breach (Dec 2018)

Jennifer Larson Ryback, Thomas M. Whelan

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Video (mp4) 45 mins
Audio (mp3) 45 mins
Paper (pdf) 78 pgs
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

SESSION 11 — 45 mins, credit 0.75

Session 11:

Commercial Landlord’s Remedies for a Tenant’s Breach (Dec 2018)

​Hear practical discussion of a commercial landlord’s remedies for a tenant's breach, including possessory remedies such as judicial evictions, lock-outs, and dealing with personal property in the premises, and monetary remedies such as recovering rent and damages, as well as discussion of mitigation jurisprudence in Texas and other jurisdictions. 

Originally presented at: Nov 2018 Leasing Institute

Jennifer Larson Ryback, McGuire, Craddock & Strother P.C. - Dallas, TX
Thomas M. Whelan, McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C. - Dallas, TX