2000 Annual Meeting

Summer is here and so is the ABA Annual Meeting. Please plan to join the Section at the Annual Meeting in New York, July 7-11, and London, July 17-20, 2000. As usual, the Section will present a host of CLE programs on topics that are practical and in step with the current climate of real property and estate planning law. All CLE programs will be presented during the New York portion of the Annual Meeting. Except as indicated, programs will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

Real Property CLE Programs

Sunday, July 9, 2000

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 
Good Cases & Bad Law? Fairness and Flexibility in Regulation of Property Rights

1:00-2:30 p.m. 
Rooftop Communications and Antenna Leases

1:00-3:00 p.m. 
Ticking Time Bombs II: Drafting Arbitration, Appraisal and Rent Adjustment Provisions in Real Estate Agreements and Leases

1:00-4:00 p.m. 
Twelfth Annual Fundamentals of Real Estate Taxation

3:00-4:30 p.m. 
"Talking Dirty Land-Dirty Dancing" The Condemnation of Contaminated Land

Monday, July 10, 2000

7:00-8:30 a.m. 
Commercial Leasing Breakfast (ticketed event, $30 per person)

7:30-8:50 a.m. 
Affordable Housing/Hotels, Common Interest and Recreational Communities Breakfast (ticketed event, $30 per person)

9:00-10:20 a.m. 
Smart Growth Wrestles Environmental Preservation

9:00-10:20 a.m. 
The Many Faces of Property Management

9:00-10:20 a.m. 
It's More than Bricks and Mortar: Combining Social Services and Affordable Housing

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Due Diligence Series: That was Then; This is Now: The Importance of Surveys in Real Estate Transactions

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Rents, Additional Rents and Lease Audits

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  
Leveraging Federal Housing Finance

2:00-3:20 p.m. 
Hot Topics-Regulatory, Policy and Enforcement Initiatives in Lead Paint, Asbestos and Other Indoor Air Quality Issues

2:00-3:20 p.m.  
Is There Any Recourse Against Nonrecourse Financing? The Scope of the Borrower's Liability in a Nonrecourse Real Estate Loan

2:00-3:20 p.m. 
Leasing to Internet and Other New Economy Tenants

3:30-5:00 p.m. 
Local Counsel Opinions in Multi-state Transactions

3:30-5:30 p.m. 
Ethics Potpourri

Tuesday, July 11, 2000

8:00-10:00 a.m. 
Co-sponsored Joint CLE Program: Partnerships and LLCs-Important Case Law, Co-sponsored by the Section of Business Law (at the Marriott Marquis)

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
The Redevelopment of Times Square Program and Walking Tour,
Sponsored by the Real Property Division, Group L Committees

Saturday, July 8, 2000

2:00-5:00 p.m. Dispute Resolution: Nuts and Bolts and Prevention  
JCEB Program

Probate & Trust CLE Programs

Sunday, July 9, 2000

9:45-11:15 a.m. Hot Topics Program

12:00-2:00 p.m. 
Group F: Employee Benefits Update Roundtable

2:00-4:00 p.m. 
Presidential Showcase Program: Health Care Decision-Making in the New Millennium: Legal and Medical Perspectives
(at the ABA CLE Center-New York Hilton)

2:00-5:00 p.m. 
Estate Planning for Business Owners Roundtable

2:00-5:00 p.m. 
Group B, Estate Planning for Families and Other Beneficiaries Roundtable

2:00-5:00 p.m. 
Estate, Trust and Tax Litigation: A Potpourri

2:00-5:00 p.m. 
Co-sponsored Joint CLE Program: The Brouhaha Over Cash Balance Plans-Real vs. Perceived Issues: A nontechnical evaluation of the issues surrounding cash balance plans
Sponsored by JCEB

Monday, July 10, 2000

9:00-10:15 a.m. 
Dealing with IRAs in the Hereafter: Practical Pointers and Planning Possibilities

9:00-10:15 a.m. 
Asset Protection Planning in the International Area

9:00-11:45 a.m. 
Disclaimers Program

10:30-11:45 a.m. 
Ethical Considerations in Asset Protection - Views from the Bench and Bar

10:30-11:45 a.m.  
Significant Current Developments in Probate & Trust Case Law, Legislation and Literature

2:00-3:15 p.m.  
Drafting Documents to Avoid 25 Potential Problems for Fiduciaries and Beneficiaries

2:00-3:15 p.m. 
Is it Ever Too Late to Sue a Lawyer? Developments in the Statutes of Limitations for Attorney Malpractice

2:00-4:45 p.m. 
International Estate Planning for the 21st Century: A Hands-on Analysis of Some Typical Problems

3:30-4:45 p.m. 
What Every Fiduciary Wants Every Planner to Know

3:30-4:45 p.m. 
Computerized Document Drafting and Management for Estate Lawyers

3:30-5:30 p.m.  
Estate and Pension Planning in the New Millennium

Tuesday, July 11, 2000

8:00-10:00 a.m. 
Co-sponsored Joint CLE Program: Co-sponsored by the Section of Business Law (at the Marriott Marquis)

For additional information on the Annual Meeting, please contact the Section office at 312/988-6233.

Section News Editor: Antonette Smith, 750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL 60611.

Meeting Calendar

ABA Annual Meeting

July 6-12, 2000 
New York, NY

July 15-20, 2000 
London, England 

Fall Council Meeting 
November 15-19, 2000 
Amelia Island, FL 

ABA Midyear Meeting 
February 14-20, 2001 
San Diego, CA