New York, NY, December 29, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kenneth L. Betts, Of Counsel, Locke Lord LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “REITs in 2013 and Beyond. ” This event is scheduled for February 12, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Kenneth L. Betts
Ken Betts concentrates on corporate and securities law. He represents issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities. Mr. Betts assists public companies in the preparation of periodic reports and proxy statements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Mr. Betts focuses his practice on representing real estate investment trust (REITs) and has over 15 years of experience in structuring listed and nontraded public offerings, UPREIT and DownReit acquisitions and REIT mergers. He also represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, including stock and asset transactions, exchange offers, and tender offers. In addition, Mr. Betts represents companies in connection with the negotiation and structuring of joint venture, partnership, and other general business arrangements.
About Locke Lord LLP
Locke Lord LLP consistently ranks among American Lawyer’s top 100 U.S. law firms. The Firm’s full range of practice and industry areas serve national and international clients from offices in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. With its excellent reputation in complex litigation, regulatory and transactional work, the Firm has expanded its footprint in Europe and in the world with the addition of a group of well-respected London-based attorneys that add a new and growing dimension to its global presence.
Despite the highly volatile market in 2012, the REIT market continues to look like an avenue for investments in 2013 and beyond. It is therefore essential that industry watchers, investment consultants/advisors, financial analysts, Real Estate and REITs attorneys and other interested professionals should be “in the know” with respect to this important topic to help their clients capitalize on this strong market segment.
This live webcast will cover the most relevant substantive legal topics with respect to REITs including:
- Up to the minute regulatory updates
- Benefits of owning real estate in a REIT vehicle
- REITs based upon asset classes and current trend analysis
- Opinions on where the REIT market is heading
- And much more
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress 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 to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.