Matthew Cohen, Esq. of Two Rivers Title will be speaking at the 2017 NJSBA Real Estate Conference on 3/23/2017 on the topic of fraud concerns facing the real estate industry.
Here is a full schedule of events for the conference:
2017 REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Law Center, New Brunswick
Presented in cooperation with the Real Property Trust and Estate Law Section of the NJSBA
Preliminary Program agenda:
9:00 Opening- F. Bradford Batcha, Esq.
9:05 Electronic recording of real estate documents as well as other initiatives,
including new property fraud alert systems being initiated throughout the state,
and legislation affecting real property record’s online publication
-Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Esq.
9:35 Tax implications of property transfer including Controlling Interest Tax, RTF and mansion tax and how and when they are triggered in certain transactions.
– Matthew Schiller, Esq.
10: 15 Panel interaction and Q&A
10:40 Unpaid Taxes and Foreclosures in the Chain of Title
1) Federal tax liens and the “secret lien” imposed by 26 U.S.C. §6321
2)Tax sale certificates as objections to title (including the effects of N.J.S.A. 54:5-79, -54, and Simon v. Cronecker, 189 N.J. 304 (2007))
3) Tax sale certificates as sources of title (including the pitfalls of R. 4:50 and In re Varquez, 502 B.R. 186 (Bankr. D.N.J. 2013)) – Alex Fineberg, Esq.
11:20 Fraud concerns including money laundering, FinCen targeting order, FIRPTA changes and data protection – Matthew Cohen, Esq.
12:00 Morning Q&A
1:15 Environmental concerns—Stuart J. Lieberman, Esq.
1:50 Ongoing issues with flood insurance delays in releasing new maps, the NYC appeal
and how this affects property sales.– F. Bradford Batcha, Esq.
2:50 PM Break
3:00 Ethics Segment—Who do you represent? – Barbara Casey, Esq.
3:50 PM Q&A and panel wrap up