Lydia C. Stefanowicz, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Department, will be on the faculty of the seminar “Uniform Commercial Code Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions: The UCC Opinions Report,” to be presented on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 9:30am – 10:45am at the American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law’s 31st Annual RPTE National CLE Conference in Boston.
The UCC Opinions Report program will provide basic guidance for opinion practitioners in real estate finance transactions to consider in giving and reviewing opinion letters when there is a security interest in any or all of (1) personal property (non-real estate) collateral, (2) fixture real estate collateral and (3) non-fixture real estate collateral that is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code.
Specific topics to be addressed include:
- General concepts of creation, attachment, perfection and priority
- Applying general concepts to real estate collateral and non-real estate collateral, including deposit accounts and investment property
- Choice of law issues
- Express or unstated assumptions and limitations
Ms. Stefanowicz concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial lending and real estate finance. She provides counsel to both lenders and borrowers in real estate acquisition, construction, permanent mortgage (including CMBS) and mezzanine financings. She has significant experience in real estate workouts and debt restructuring transactions, and represents real estate developers and investment funds in connection with the formation of joint ventures to acquire, develop, construct and manage properties.
Additional conference information at: Uniform Commercial Code Opinions in Real Estate Finance Transactions