Speaking Engagement

Ira Fierstein to Present at PLI’s Negotiating Commercial Leases 2014

"Hot Issues in Retail Leasing in the Current Environment"


Chicago, IL

University of Chicago Gleacher Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Il 60611

Ira Fierstein, partner and co-chair of Seyfarth’s Real Estate Leasing Practice Group, will present at Practising Law Institute’s Negotiating Commercial Leases program on November 17-18, 2014.

The topic "Hot Issues in Retail Leasing in the Current Environment" will discuss:

  • Use clauses and tradenames
  • Exclusive use rights
  • Opening and operating covenants
  • Co-tenancy rights
  • Assignment and subletting
  • New issues facing landlords and tenants in the current retail environment
  • Use of “pop-up occupancies” in malls – impact of “temp operating agreements”
  • When the co-tenancy and “kick-out” for low gross sales needs confirmation – problems of enforcement
  • Early delivery and opening agreements while lease is being negotiated
  • Luxury retail leases
  • Digital marketing and Point of Sale (POS) systems

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