Industry News

Notice 2019-07 A notice on a proposed revenue procedure providing a safe harbor for certain real estate enterprises that may be treated as a trade or business for purposes of the QBI deduction


Treasury and IRS guidance on the new Qualified Business Income deduction IR-2019-04, January 18, 2019


Litigation Funding: An Increasingly Popular Investment Vehicle Thomas Janover- Kramer Levin (11/1/18)


SEC Charges Founders of Real Estate Crowdfunding Portal With Fraud The DI Wire (10/1/18)


NYTimes: Housing Market SLows, as Rising Prices Outpace Wages Ben Casselman (9/29/18)


Hybrids Considering Dumping FINRA and Working as RIAs Exclusively Bruce Kelly- Investment News (6/7/18)


P4C's Legislative Solutions Protect Conservation, Address Abuses Partnership for Conservation (4/2018)


Rents Continue Their Downward Slide into April 2018 National Apartment Report- ABODO (4/2018)


SEC Advisor Exam Rates See Sharp Uptick Kenneth Corbin- Financial Planning (3/8/18)


Construction Costs Spike for Multifamily Projects Bendix Anderson- National Real Estate Investors (2/20/18)


Major apartment developer: There is an acute crisis headed our way Diana Olick- CNBC (2/16/18)


Real Estate Forecast 2018 Sheila Hopkins- Real Assets Advisor (12/1/2017)


Yale's Endowment Returns 11.3% for Fiscal Year Jody Barhanovich- Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (10/2017)


Finra: Who's watching the watchdog? Mark Schoeff Jr. and Bruce Kelly (9/2/2017)


Investors start to prep for market disruptions (8/21/2017)


Walton Edgemont Development Corporation and Certain Canadian Affiliates Granted CCAA Order to Pursue Restructuring Plan Walton Edgemont Development Corporation (4/29/17)


This Could Be The Year of Falling Rents   Ed Leefeldt (4/18/17)


FINRA Hearing Panel Expels Red River Securities, LLC and Bars CEO Brian Keith Hardwick for Fraud; Ordered to Pay $24.6 Million in Restitution to Investors FINRA (2/14/2017)


Group Seeks Clarification on Conservation Easement Guidance Randy Bampfield (3/22/2017)


Watch U.S. Oil Drilling Collapse- and Rise Again Tom Randall and Blacki Migliozzi (3/2/2017)


Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups Nathaniel Popper- The New York Times (1/24/17)


An Unwelcome Gift From the IRS on Conservation Easements Ronald Levitt and David Wooldridge (1/9/2017)


2017 Annual Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter FINRA (1/ 2017)


SEC Adopts Final Rules to Facilitate Intrastate and Regional Securities Offerings SEC (10/26/16)

Exchange Quarterly 2Q 2016 Mountain Dell Consulting, LLC (8/2016)

Texas Shale Oil Has Fought Saudi Arabia To A Standstill Ambrose Evans- Pritchard (7/31/2016)


OCIE’s 2016 Share Class Initiative Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (7/13/2016)


A Storm is Brewing in the Real-Estate Market, Pimco Warns Shawn Langlois (6/20/2016)


Cycle Forecast- Real Estate Market Cycles (First Quarter 2017 Estimates) Dividend Capital Research (5/2016)


AR Global Plan Blasted as “A Clear and Present Danger” The DI Wire (6/1/16)


Arsenault: another recession could hit in 2019 John Rebchook (4/2016)


U.S. Real Estate Economists Growing More Cautious William Maher (4/5/16)


Higher CMBS Defaults Expected in 2016 Elaine Misonzhnik (4/5/2016)


Latest CoStar Commercial Repeat-Sale Analysis: Commercial Property Prices Remain in Slowdown Pattern   Keosha Burns (3/30/2016)


Lenders Exercise More Caution on Multifamily Construction Loans Bendix Anderson (3/1/2016)


"Warning Light Flashes for the Commercial Property Boom: Bonds backed by commercial real-estate loans have weakened significantly since start of the year" Serena Ng (2/16/16)


United States: EB-5 Due Diligence Matters: Industry At Point Of Inflection Regarding Securities Compliance" Douglas Hauer of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.(11/4/15)


Citizen.VC No Action Letter: Clarity and Guidance for Conducting a Private Placement Online Daniel I. DeWolf and Samuel Effron- Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC   (08.10.2015)


"Bosque Canyon Ranch, L.P., BC Ranch, Inc., Tax Matters Partner v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue" Docket Nos. 1067-09, 25946-11. Filed July 14, 2015


"Massachusetts' Galvin to investigate alternative fund sales by advisers" Trevor Hunnicutt InvestmentNews (7/15/15)


"BlackRock Warns of Stock-bond Correlation, Suggests Illiquid Real Estate" Trevor Hunnicutt- InvestmentNews (7/13/15)


"Metrostudy Oil and the Texas Markets" Metrostudy (12/2/14)


"American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. REIT 8-K"


"ARCP Investor Call Replay"(Wed. 8/29/14)


"Welcome to the Everything Boom, orMaybe the Everything Bubble" NYTimes -The Upshot (7/7/2014)


"FINRA Board Approves Amendment to Supervision Rule Requiring Firms to Conduct Background Checks on Registration Applicants" FINRA News Release (04/24/14)


"United States: Securities And Exchange Commission Creates New Private Fund Unit Dedicated To Examination Of Private Equity And Hedge Funds" Mondaq (04/10/2014)


Economic Trends (Blogspot)


"Top 2014 Regulatory Priorities for B-Ds" OnWallStreet (2/10/14)


Colliers | Nebraska - Commerical Real Estate in Omaha


"What do advisers look for in alternative investments?" Investment News (11/14/13)


"FINRA Warns of Risks of Volatile Interest Rates" Financial Planning (11/12/2013)


"The Case For Investing in Non-Traded REITs" (11/8/2013)


"Top Investor Threats" North American Securities Administrators Association (2013)


"How General Solicitation Will Change Private Equity And Venture Capital Forever" Forbes (9/23/ 2013)


"How Omaha is emerging as the RIA business' center of gravity" RIA Biz (July 2013)