News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 5/30/2017

    NAREIT CEO Previews REITWeek 2017

    Steve Wechsler

    Steve Wechsler says NAREIT’s Investor Forum showcases “breadth and depth” of the REIT industry.

  • 5/26/2017

    Foreign Investors Still Keen on U.S. Real Estate

    Michael Schwartz

    Michael Schwartz of RSM says foreign capital not deterred by rate hikes.

  • 5/11/2017

    Accounting Expert Outlines Impact of FASB Hedge Accounting Proposals on REITs

    Chatham Financial’s Robert Barton expects biggest change in area of ineffectiveness.

  • 5/1/2017

    Uncertainty Surrounds SEC Proposals, Lawyer Says

    Morrison & Foerster’s David Slotkin comments on universal ballots, pay ratio proposals.

  • 4/27/2017

    Accounting Expert Highlights New Revenue Recognition Standard

    Deloitte’s Wyndham Smith says FASB should consider income statement restructuring.

  • 4/26/2017

    Assurance Expert Outlines Impact of FASB Definition of Business Standard on REITs

    EY’s Jennifer Hillenmeyer says new standard likely to have “significant impact” on REITs.

  • 4/26/2017

    Partnership Planning Expert Highlights Changes in Audit Rules

    Loeb & Loeb’s Terence Cuff says existing partnership and audit agreements need amending.

  • 4/25/2017

    Deloitte Principal Offers Primer on PATH Act Changes

    Deloitte’s Mark Van Deusen discusses preferential dividend rule, FIRPTA changes.

  • 4/24/2017

    State Tax Expert Says REITs Should Monitor Local Impact of Tax Reform

    BDO’s Scott Smith highlights state variability on market-based sourcing rules.

  • 4/24/2017

    Kilroy Realty Executive Says Education Key to Effective Cybersecurity

    Michelle Ngo discusses Kilroy Realty’s evaluation of treasury systems.