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Analyzing How Dodd-Frank Act Impacts REIT Governance

Ventas' Kristen Benson says new rules give shareholders more authority.

Fair Value Reporting to be Major Change for U.S. REITs Under IFRS

E&Y's Serena Wolfe recommends gradual move to high-quality global standard.

Impact of FIRPTA, U.S. REIT Act on Timber REITs

Morrison & Foerster's Bob Cudd talks timber REIT tax issues.

REIT Financial Reporting Continues To Improve

Accounting changes, new business models increase need for more disclosures, says Regency's Johnson.

Federal Real Estate for Sale, Could be Problematic
Thousands of government buildings will be sold under new White House initiative.
Private Sector Still Not Able to Fill Role of GSEs

Market dynamics favorable for growth at mortgage REIT CYS Investments.

New Development an Engine of Growth for AvalonBay

With staff in place, AvalonBay's shovels hit the ground running after recession.

As Apartment Demand Grows, GSE Reform and Jobs Remain Concerns

BRE's Constance Moore says apartments represent critical housing component.

GSE Reform Needs to Factor In Rental Housing

As policymakers address problems in single-family market, they need to sustain residential market.

White House Unveils Plan to Wind Down Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Would cut government role in housing finance.


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