News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/24/2014

    Lawyer: Proposed Partnership Debt Regs Could Have Major Impact

    Andrea Whiteway

    McDermott, Will & Emery LLP’s Andrea Whiteway says partnerships will need to re-evaluate agreements.

  • 4/24/2014

    Greenberg Traurig Lawyer Discusses Legislative Proposals

    Sandy Presant

    Sandy Presant sees elimination of like-kind exchanges as detrimental to economic growth.

  • 4/22/2014

    Low Economic Volatility Bodes well for the Canadian Real Estate Market

    REALpac’s Nancy Anderson discusses the state of the Canadian real estate market.

  • 4/22/2014

    ISS Consultant Outlines Steps for REITs to Win Say-on-Pay Vote

    John Roe says internally managed REITs should benefit from new ISS guidance.

  • 4/17/2014

    Ramco-Gershenson Director on Pressing REIT Tax Issues

    Shari Thakady sees impermissible services as a growing issue for tax directors of REITs.

  • 4/16/2014

    Deloitte Analyst Sees Strong Interest in Non-traditional REITs

    Bob O’Brien says REITs focusing more on honing core strategies than mergers and acquisitions.

  • 4/15/2014

    Morrison Foerster Lawyer Sees REITs Narrowing Focus

    Morrison Foerster’s John Good says SEC continuing to examine financial metrics in REIT filings.

  • 4/10/2014

    EY Partner Reviews Recent PCAOB Developments

    Bob Lehman expresses concern about PCAOB proposals on auditor opinions, audit firm rotation.

  • 4/10/2014

    Study: TRIA Shielding Taxpayers from Billions in Loss Exposure

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    Senate legislation introduced to extend program beyond 2014.

  • 4/8/2014

    SEC Official Discusses Steps REITs Can Take to Minimize Requests

    Cicely LaMothe

    Cicely LaMothe encourages companies to talk to SEC first before filing on unique reporting issues.