Over the last few weeks, I’ve commented on the new version of the OCC’s Commercial Real Estate Lending Handbook (I give it a gentlemen’s C); and I listed a few legal topics that deserve some guidance from the OCC. “Guidance” could even merely be a list of important topics (ending with a warning

Last month, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency published the Commercial Real Estate Lending handbook (August 2013).  The 128 page handbook gives guidance to bank examiners and bankers on risks inherent in commercial real estate (“CRE”) lending.  It replaces a 95 page version published in 1995 (and revised in 1998). For this

Over the last 8 months, we’ve blogged in October from the EU, where we attended a real estate convention and visited with several clients (link to last day), and then in February from the MBA-CREF convention in San Diego (link to last day),

This week, we’re attending the MBA’s Servicing &