Rent Relief and Related Issues CLE
Rent Relief and Related Issues for Commercial Leases in a COVID-19 World



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Course Description

This program was recorded on October 9, 2020

In many ways, COVID-19 has turned commercial leasing upside down. This course will focus on issues related to rent relief, including under applicable lease provisions, common law equities and applicable law. We will analyze such matters from a landlord and tenant point of view, identifying key issues and “best practices”. The information provided in this course can be part of a checklist for landlords and tenants to consult in evaluating rent relief requests.

Angela L. Castro
Angela Castro focuses her practice on commercial acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing, asset management, and real estate financing and helps clients solve complex problems with practical solutions.

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Casey Sobhani
Casey Sobhani focuses on real estate transactions, and is the head of the firm’s leasing practice in the United States. Casey also serves as a co-location head of the firm’s real estate group in Los Angeles. With his expertise in commercial leases, Casey is directly responsible for managing and handling the legal work for millions of square feet of commercial office, industrial and retail space across the nation.

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1.5 General Credits

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  1. Initial Considerations for Rent Relief Requests
  2. Lease Provisions to Consider Regarding Rent Relief
  3. Preparing for Conversations Between Landlord and Tenant
  4. Prenegotiation Agreements
  5. Local Laws Impacting Landlord-Tenant Relationships in the COVID-19 Era
  6. Negotiating a Rent Relief Amendment
  7. Provisions Within a Rent Relief Amendment