News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 3/21/2017

    Entering a New Era for Tax Reform

    NAREIT has played an instrumental role in advocating for the framework of rules undergirding this thriving industry. That will continue as we enter a new stage in the potential evolution of U.S. tax laws.

  • 11/17/2016

    New Nareit Chair Discusses Outlook for 2017

    Tim Naughton

    AvalonBay CEO Tim Naughton focused on ensuring that the REIT "industry’s voice is heard."

  • 4/28/2016

    More Due Diligence Needed in Real Estate Deals, Advisor Says

    Steven Moore of KPMG says due diligence process serves as “the foundation of ownership.”

  • 4/27/2016

    FASB Narrowing Business Combinations Guidance, Deloitte Partner Says

    Chris Dubrowski of Deloitte says Mortgage REITs watching FASB’s credit impairment rules.

  • 4/27/2016

    Last Year’s Partnership Provisions Creating Issues, Lawyer Says

    Stefan Tucker of Venable says new measures put burden of tax on partnerships, not partners.

  • 4/26/2016

    SEC Decision on Rule 144 Sales Will Save REITs Money, Lawyer Says

    Michael McTiernan of Hogan Lovells says REITs likely to wait for clawback rule guidance.

  • 4/22/2016

    PNLR Market Undergoing Transformation, Lawyer Says

    Rosemarie Thurston of Alston & Bird says new FINRA rules prompting innovation.

  • 4/21/2016

    Challenges in Housing Finance Industry, Consultant Says

    Anne Canfield of Canfield & Associates sees consensus building on GSE reform.

  • 4/21/2016

    New Financial Statements Provision Should Cover REITs, Lawyer Says

    Ettore Santucci of Goodwin Procter discusses the Americold case.

  • 4/20/2016

    New Partnership Audit Rules Complex for REITs, Lawyer Says

    Jennifer Weiss of Greenberg Traurig sees concern among public REITs regarding transaction safe harbor rules.