News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 9/6/2019

    Treasury Releases Housing Finance Proposal to Reduce Footprints of Fannie and Freddie

    Treasury proposal calls on Congress and FHFA to reauthorize captive insurance membership in the FHLBs.

  • 8/23/2019

    NCTR Features Nareit’s New Pension Trustee Website

    The National Council on Teacher Retirement promoted the website in its weekly newsletter.
  • 8/7/2019

    The Role of Real Estate in Pension Funds

    Nearly 3,000 pension, endowment, and foundations—controlling over $9 trillion in total assets—invest in real estate.

  • 5/13/2019

    Qualified Opportunity Funds May Face Anti-Abuse Regulations from IRS

    Lawyer says recent tax law rule changes may be addressed.

  • 5/6/2019

    Insurance Experts Break Down Trending Claims Against REITs

    Significant amount of REIT M&A litigation seen, experts say.

  • 5/6/2019

    REIT M&A Activity Likely to Remain Robust in 2019

    Vinson & Elkins partner Daniel LeBey says the soft REIT IPO market will be a contributing factor.

  • 4/15/2019

    Most Pressing State-Level Real Estate Tax Concerns

    Regency Centers’ Kathy Miller says the outcome of tax issues in Hawaii and California may have a broad impact on all states.

  • 4/15/2019

    Corporate Finance Attorney Discusses Cold REIT IPO Market

    King & Spalding’s Spencer Johnson says strong private capital markets is delaying companies from going public.

  • 4/15/2019

    Tax Expert Discusses Financial Reporting Issues for REITs Post Tax Reform

    PwC’s Adam Feuerstein says REITs should focus on understanding interest deductibility limits.

  • 4/5/2019

    Wells Fargo Urges REITs to Examine LIBOR Contract Language

    SOFR transition expert Readie Callahan says REITs should begin proactively moving away from LIBOR.