News by Topic : Regulatory updates

  • 5/18/2020

    Nareit Joins Coalition Opposing California Legislation that Would Negate Many Commercial Leases

    SB 939 would allow many commercial tenants to defer rents for more than one year.

  • 3/6/2020

    SEC Streamlines Financial Disclosure Requirements Applicable to Registered Debt Offerings

    Nareit comment cited 24 times.

  • 7/10/2019

    Governor Ige Vetoes Anti-REIT Bill on July 9

    No special session; Veto will stand.

  • 6/25/2019

    Hawaii Governor David Ige Announces Intention to Veto Anti-REIT Bill

    Legislation Would Disallow REIT Dividends Paid Deduction for Four Years; Final Decision Expected July 9


  • 6/10/2019

    IRS Proposes FIRPTA Exemption Regulations for Qualified Foreign Pension Funds

    Proposed regulations favorably address most of Nareit’s recommendations.

  • 4/23/2019

    REIT Use of Non-GAAP Measures to Remain Under SEC Scrutiny, Lawyer Says

    Proskauer’s Karen Garnett says REITs need to stay on top of the issue.

  • 4/22/2019

    PwC Partner Anticipates Complex Transition to SOFR

    PwC’s Tom Wilkin says $350 trillion of global contracts linked in some way to LIBOR.

  • 4/8/2019

    Timing of SOFR Transition Likely to Be Staggered, says Chatham Financial

    Chatham Financial’s Rob Barton says FASB considering hedge accounting guidance.

  • 3/15/2019

    REITs Well Prepared for Lease Accounting Standard Changes

    Ernst & Young LLP’s Serena Wolfe says impact on REIT lessees more significant than on lessors.


  • 4/24/2018

    Governance Expert Says REITs Engaging More with Shareholders

    Venable’s Jim Hanks says engagement occurring on a continuing basis.