Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2016

Chicago tax partner Sarah Ralph spoke at a PLI seminar titled "Real Estate M&A and REIT Transactions 2016," held January 19 in New York. Ms. Ralph participated in a panel discussion, "Tax Corner — Untying Gordian Tax Knots in REIT Deals," focusing on the impact of IRS Notice 2015-59 and Revenue Procedure 2015-43; REIT mergers and acquisitions; spinoffs of and by REITs; REIT conversions, opco/propco splits and spinoffs; and proposed regulations to clarify the definition of "real property."