A Brave New World – New Laws That Change the Playing Field for Real Estate Lenders


The panel will provide an overview of recent legislation of importance to real estate lenders including: emergency legislation providing landlord-tenant relief that will impact lenders; changes to residential foreclosures that provide over-bid rights to tenants and other third parties; updates to the California Homeowner Bill of Rights; major increases in the homestead exemption, and pro-debtor changes enacted to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code under the new Subchapter V.

Barry A. Smith

Jeannine Del Monte Kowal
Senior Vice President​, ​Associate General Counsel
Pacific Western Bank

Moderated by:
Peter S. Muñ​oz
Reed Smith LLP