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Hooked on CLE: December 2020

THIS MONTH: Counterfeits, Knockoffs, and Knockdowns: Controlling your Company and Product Image on E-commerce Platforms • Parallel Civil and Criminal Proceedings • How to Ethically Build Diverse Relationships in the Legal Profession • Feeling Insecure About Beneficiary Designations? • Cybersecurity and Data Protection Considerations in Work-From-Home Policies • Escrow and Title Theft

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 11/30/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: December 2020
    5 out of 5 stars
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2020 Commercial Real Estate Lending Hot Topics: Tenant Distress during COVID-19; Environmental Due Diligence; Ancillary Construction Loan Documents and More

Session 1: Potential Remedies in Mortgage Lending Transactions - The borrower defaulted. Gain insight on preparing your answer to “can I” and “how do I” in response with an overview of available remedies under Texas law. Session 2: Apocalypse Now: Tips for Managing the Onslaught of Tenant Distress and Bankruptcy in the Age of COVID - An overview of bankruptcy and receivership considerations for landlords and their lenders, practical pointers developed in the trenches of cases like GNC, 24 Hour Fitness, and more, and considerations for what’s to come. Session 3: Environmental Due Diligence – Keeping Up With What Is New - Environmental due diligence is a critical part of the diligence process for a variety of transactions. Yet for many, environmental due diligence has become a checklist item, rather than a tailored assessment of the risks presented by a particular property or business. Discuss the statutory and regulatory drivers for environmental due diligence, common Phase I and Phase II practice, and emerging areas of environmental law (including PFAS) that should be considered in shaping environmental due diligence plans. Session 4: Cash Management: Lockboxes, Waterfalls, Sweeps and More! - Discuss the current state of cash management in the lending context. Clarify confusing nomenclature and describe typical cash management processes and the logistics that often make this part of transactions so frustrating and time consuming. Session 5: Sample Ancillary Construction Loan Documents - Overview of key issues and discussion of various documents including: collateral assignment of a construction contract, collateral assignment of a property management agreement, and certified borrowing resolution.

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Commercial Real Estate Lending Hot Topics: Tenant Distress during COVID-19; Environmental Due Diligence; Ancillary Construction Loan Documents and More
    4 out of 5 stars
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2020 Hot Topics in Mortgage Lending and Servicing: Escrow and Title Theft; Workout Documentation; LIBOR and More

Session 1: New Developments and Hot Tips in Commercial Real Estate Mortgage Practice - Hear recent developments and hot topics in mortgage lending and servicing and related real estate matters. Session 2: SB 2128 Electronic Execution and Recording Documents - Overview of the law related to eRecording and eSignatures with a comprehensive look at the challenges and misunderstandings related to eClosing (RON, RIN, etc) including drafting guidance for preparing digital documents to ensure a smooth real estate closing.  Session 3: Escrow and Title Theft - Wire fraud and title thefts are the two fastest growing frauds in the mortgage and real property space. Examine recent cases and legal developments. Session 4: Modification and Workout Documentation...This Time It’s Contagious! - The issues and drafting concerns for workout documentation relating to the pandemic economic workout cycle. Session 5: LIBOR - The long life and untimely demise of the world’s most important number.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.50 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Hot Topics in Mortgage Lending and Servicing: Escrow and Title Theft; Workout Documentation; LIBOR and More
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2020 Texas Real Estate Case Law Update

Session 1: Case Law Update – Part I - Discuss recent and significant Texas cases for the last year, with particular attention paid to cases involving new legal concepts or which materially alter or extend current jurisprudence. Session 2: Case Law Update – Part II - Discuss recent and significant Texas cases for the last year, with particular attention paid to cases involving new legal concepts or which materially alter or extend current jurisprudence.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.50 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • 2020 Texas Real Estate Case Law Update
    3.09 out of 5 stars
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Don’t Sign Here: Common Documents in Real Estate Closings 

Discuss various documents commonly presented in real estate closings that should not be signed as presented. Sometimes “standard,” “ancillary” documents can change the deal in undesirable ways.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Don’t Sign Here: Common Documents in Real Estate Closings 
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Environmental Lending and Foreclosure Risks in 2020

Identify the often hidden environmental risks in loan collateral and foreclosures, including the new 2020 WOTUS rule, assessed but unrecorded penalties for environmental violations, and projects that allow for participation by third party stakeholders.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Environmental Lending and Foreclosure Risks in 2020
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Loss (Mitigation) During a Catastrophe

From calamity caused by COVID-19 to natural disasters that result in total devastation, mortgage servicers and investors are tasked with the impossible: how to deal with mortgagors during unprecedented times?

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Loss (Mitigation) During a Catastrophe
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Practical Title and Survey Issues 

Session 1: Title Insurance Update - Gain insight on what we learned from the recent pandemic and the New 2021 ALTA Commitment and Policies. Session 2: Survey & Title Review: Guidelines, Objections, Solutions, and Closing Instructions - Explore checklists for surveys, title commitments, and exception documents. Gain insight on sample objections, solutions and potential endorsements, and closing requirements. Session 3: TREC One to Four Family Contract - A brief overview of TREC One to Four Family Contract with particular focus on provisions of the Contract that warrant extra attention from the lender. Additionally, gain insight into frequently asked contract questions and the changes currently being proposed by the TREC Broker/Lawyer Committee.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.75 hrs
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Practical Title and Survey Issues 
    5 out of 5 stars
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Self-Care to Make More and Feel Better

Self-care is a misunderstood concept. Using it can help you make more money and feel better doing it!

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Self-Care to Make More and Feel Better
    5 out of 5 stars
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Technology: Big Picture, My Picture, Next Picture

COVID-19 cemented the reliance upon technology by the industry, our clients and our practice. Hear a practical overview of near-term developments and uses of technology, and also a broader view - to prepare us for the longer haul.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • Technology: Big Picture, My Picture, Next Picture
    5 out of 5 stars
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    Fantastic course: really explains the importance of technology to our various worlds. Well thought out and presented. Thank you.

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The Annotated Assignment of Rents Revisited

Revisit the Texas Assignment of Rents Act since its passage nine years ago through the examination of a lender-oriented “Assignment of Rents”, with statutory, case law and drafting annotations. Part of the Annotated Series published by Winstead, which includes the Annotated Deed of Trust, Annotated Promissory Note and Annotated Guaranty.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • The Annotated Assignment of Rents Revisited
    4 out of 5 stars
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What Does the Future Hold for the Commercial Real Estate Market?

Look at demographic trends and the current economic, capital markets, and real estate market conditions and forecasts what the near- and long-term future might look like for commercial real estate.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 10/31/2021
  • What Does the Future Hold for the Commercial Real Estate Market?
    4.5 out of 5 stars
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    Good, solid information well presented.

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Special Topics in Residential Mortgage Lending

Session 1: Bringing Real Estate into the Digital Age - The shift is underway to bring buying, selling, and financing a home into the always-on, tech-enabled world. Hear the ins and outs of making this vision a reality and how it will transform the future of real estate. Session 2: COVID-19 Mortgage Compliance Issues - A legal and regulatory update for mortgage companies and mortgage divisions of banks in a constantly changing environment. Session 3: Marital Property - Discuss how divorce can affect the real estate transaction including the basics of homestead rights and community property. Session 4: Current Trends in Single & Multifamily Servicing Litigation - Examining the pre-COVID and current litigation trends impacting single family and multifamily residential servicers. The flood of COVID cases hasn’t hit yet, but raindrops are falling. Session 5: Bringing More “E” Into Your Office - How to leverage Remote Online Notarization (RON) and eRecording into your closing process.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Special Topics in Residential Mortgage Lending
    4 out of 5 stars
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Answer Bar: The Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate Loans and Title Insurance

Session 1: A Checklist for Commercial Loans - Examine lender requirements for closing a commercial real estate loan transaction, highlighting issues and pitfalls that can surface and derail almost any closing.  Session 2: How to Lose a Client With 10 Outdated Loan Provisions! - Discuss and provide drafting solutions for the most commonly outdated and missing provisions in Texas commercial real estate loan documents. Session 3: Effective Risk Management - A text book on the three legged stool – indemnity, insurance, and waivers of subrogation – contractual provisions for risk management. Also hear about mutual waivers and how to structure indemnities when a mutual waiver is provided, certificates, and self-insurance. Session 4: Overview of 2017 Updated Construction Contracts with Key Negotiating Tips and Review Points - Review the updated 2017 AIA documents, as well as some specialty AIA documents published for the first time or updated subsequent to 2007 with annotations. Also review some of the key 2017 updates in the AIA construction contracts, and hear key negotiating tips or review concerns when representing owners and lenders. Session 5: HVCRE Changes and Other Federal Codes, Restrictions and Guidelines to Commercial Real Estate Lending - Hear an update on HVCRE, as well as those other important – but often unknown – federal codes, guidelines, and restrictions that impact commercial real estate lending, and get drafting suggestions to make sure your documents stay up to date. Session 6: FinTech and the Changing Landscape of Mortgage Lending - Fintech lenders have entered the market with a focus on driving efficiencies, technology-first processes, and streamlined operational workflows – all aimed at guiding consumers through a one-stop-shop transaction. Fannie Mae will discuss the ever-changing mortgage landscape and it’s disruption by Fintech lenders.  Session 7: Title Policy Key Provisions, The Duty to Defend, and Claims - Focus on key provisions of the title insurance policy including determination and timing of loss, duty of defense, and exclusions from coverage. Discuss recent cases and how Texas courts have construed these provisions. Session 8: Practical Advice for Cleaning Up Title Issues - Title issues are common creatures, and there are often straightforward ways to resolve them. Get practical advice on clearing title issues quickly and efficiently. Session 9: Foreclosure Refresher: The Updated Basics - Get a step-by-step refresher on the foreclosure process, with a focus on practical concerns, and an update regarding recent statutory changes and case law impacting the process.   Session 10: How to Foreclose Personal Property - Gain practical guidance on how to foreclose on personal property under Article 9 of the UCC and the Texas Business and Commerce Code. Discuss the issues that may arise, including how to give proper notice, conduct a private or public sale, and repossess and dispose of collateral.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 6.00 hrs | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 8/31/2021
  • Answer Bar: The Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate Loans and Title Insurance
    3.63 out of 5 stars
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Hooked on CLE: August 2020

THIS MONTH: Post-COVID-19: Workplace 4.0 • The Right to Retain Silence? The Enforceability of NDAs After #MeToo • Reviewing Marijuana Evidence for Criminal and Accident Investigation • Legal Ethical Issues and Governance in the AI Arena • Creating a Destination: Economic Development

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 4.00 hrs | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 7/31/2021
  • Hooked on CLE: August 2020
    3.78 out of 5 stars
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    Please, please get speakers who don't say, "ah," or, "um," every other word. Otherwise, great content if you can hear it through the ahs and ums.

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2020 Land Use Case Law and Legislative Updates

Session 1: New Land Use Cases Part 1 -  A reasonably quick survey of key Texas and federal cases affecting zoning, platting, taking, permitting, vesting, etc. Session 2:  New Land Use Cases Part 2 -  A reasonably quick survey of key Texas and federal cases affecting zoning, platting, taking, permitting, vesting, etc. Session 3: Legislative Update -  An overview of significant laws affecting real estate enacted by the 86th Texas legislature. Hear a discussion of the final report of the session, prepared by the real estate legislative affairs committee of the REPTL section of the State Bar of Texas. Session 4: HB2439 Panel - Examine HB 2439, effective September 1, 2019, which requires a governmental entity to allow the use or installation of a building product or material used in construction that is or has been a part of a national model code published within the last 3 cycles and determine the background and reasons for the statute, implementation (or ways to adapt) by cities and whether it “works”. Session 5: HB3167: What Cities and Developers Need to Know About the New Platting Shot Clock - In 2019 the Texas Legislature changed the rules for the plat approval timeline. Cities and developers need to understand the far-ranging impact that these new rules could have on the development process.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.25 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • 2020 Land Use Case Law and Legislative Updates
    4.1 out of 5 stars
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Annexation

Session 1: Mother May I?: Annexation after HB 347 - What’s left of annexation other than playing in the MUD? HB 347 dramatically changed the landscape for annexation. The scope of authority to annex without a vote has been severely limited. Address what authority is left for annexation after the adoption of HB 347. Session 2: Beyond Boundaries: Land Use in the ETJ - How does the drastic reduction of annexation powers change regulation of land use in the ETJ? In the past, cities may have exercised regulatory power in their ETJs with the assumption that those areas would someday be within city limits and used annexation power to bring already developed areas into their city limits. If that is no longer true, should cities continue to exert regulatory power in their ETJ? Examine how this shifts the negotiation of 1445s between cities and counties.  

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Annexation
    3.81 out of 5 stars
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    well done

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Client Relations and Doing Business with Clients: How Far is Too Far

An overall examination of fiduciary duty, client relations, grievance avoidance and issues which arise when doing business with clients.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 1.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Client Relations and Doing Business with Clients: How Far is Too Far
    4.7 out of 5 stars
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    excellent presentation

    excellent

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Development Agreements from Both Sides 

A review of development agreements from both the development side and the government side.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Development Agreements from Both Sides 
    4.63 out of 5 stars
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Energy Exploration: Consideration in Land Use 

Increased oil, gas, and other energy exploration is a large driver of land use change. The fact that the surface estate and mineral estate can be owned individually and that the mineral estate is dominate can cause significant development issues to arise. Think about some of the relevant issues such as the accommodation doctrine, mineral subdivisions, and issues to be discussed during negotiations.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 6/30/2021
  • Energy Exploration: Consideration in Land Use 
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