News by Topic : Policy issues

  • 4/10/2017

    REIT Rules and Regulations Outlined in REITWise Tax Primer Session

    Winston & Strawn’s Kenneth Betts highlights issues of interest to REIT investors.

  • 4/5/2017

    REITs Need to Closely Monitor State Tax Issues, EY Partner Says

    EY’s Michelle Randall sees “mixed bag” of potential tax reform options on state level.

  • 3/28/2017

    Real Estate Industry Showing Early Signs of Optimism In 2017

    Michael Hedden

    FTI Consulting’s Michael Hedden says property markets demonstrated resilience in last year in face of global challenges.

  • 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.