Gary Eisenberg, Partner, Perkins Coie to Speak at The Knowledge Group's CMBS and the Real Estate Law: Recent Trends, Perspectives and Developments

Top Quote The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gary Eisenberg, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “CMBS and the Real Estate Law: Recent Trends, Perspectives and Developments”. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 28, 2017 - This event is scheduled for November 16, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET.

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    About Gary Eisenberg
    Gary has represented CMBS special servicers and other lenders for over 25 years in enforcing rights and remedies on mortgages and other secured transaction documents. He has designed and crafted documentary structures for a wide range of collateral. He has represented CMBS-backed CDO issuers in “CDO-cracking” and other crucial litigation tied to the structure of CMBS transactions.

    About Perkins Coie LLP
    With more than 1,000 lawyers in 19 offices across the United States and Asia, Perkins Coie LLP represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from startups to FORTUNE 500 corporations. Perkins Coie’s litigators have extensive experience in state and federal jurisdictions and at every appellate level including the U.S. Supreme Court. The group includes 17 Fellows in the American College of Trial Lawyers. It has a well-deserved reputation for business-minded and client-centric approaches to litigation. Whether the objective is immediate injunctive relief, timely resolution of a business dispute, private arbitration, or victory at trial, the client’s objective drives our strategy. Litigators counsel clients in a range of areas, from antitrust and unfair competition, to privacy, patent litigation, complex secured transactions, product liability, class action defense, insurance, securities, white collar and more.


    Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities (CMBS) have become an increasingly significant component of the commercial real estate debt market. However, critical issues are currently confronting the CMBS market, particularly the refinancing of the estimated $200 billion CMBS loans due to mature this year. CMBS lenders also face new regulatory requirements such as risk retention rules and the real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC) regulations. In addition, stricter underwriting and credit standards are now the rules in the industry. Further, concerns about the “borrower experience” in dealing with CMBS servicers is impacting new issuance of CMBS.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and industry experts organized by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the latest and critical issues in CMBS market and its potential implications to commercial real estate financing.

    Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
    -Overview of the CMBS Marketplace Economics
    -Current Issues Affecting Real Estate
    -The New Risk Retention Rules and The Impact on Real Estate Finance
    -Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) Restrictions on CMBS loans
    -Common CMBS Servicing and Workouts Issues Borrowers and Servicers Confront

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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