Thursday, August 27, 2009

Lex Mundi Publishes New Real Estate Survey: 'Issues Relating to Commercial Leasing'

Multi-jurisdictional survey is the fourth in Lex Mundi's four-part real estate survey series

Houston, TX (Vocus/PRWEB ) August 28, 2009 -- Lex Mundi has published a new multi-jurisdictional real estate survey, Issues Relating to Commercial Leasing. Prepared by the Lex Mundi Real Estate Practice Group, the survey is the fourth in Lex Mundi's four-part real estate survey series.

News Image

The Issues Relating to Commercial Leasing survey provides an overview of the important issues involved in the leasing of commercial real estate projects. Topics discussed include the liability for transfer taxes payable on creation or assignment of a lease, the formal requirements for the execution of a lease, and any restrictions on the transfer of ownership of real properties subject to a lease. The Real Estate survey is available to download free of charge in its entirety or by jurisdiction at

Robert Krapf, a director with Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A., Lex Mundi's member firm for Delaware, and the chair emeritus of the Lex Mundi Real Estate Practice Group, commented, "With the release of the Issues Relating to Commercial Leasing survey, the Lex Mundi Real Estate Practice Group has successfully completed the real estate survey series. These four surveys, in which more than ninety jurisdictions are covered, will serve as a valuable practice resource not only for Lex Mundi member firm lawyers, but for in-house counsel and other professionals as well."

The first three parts of the real estate survey series - Issues Relating to Foreign Investment, Issues in Ownership of Real Property, and Issues Relating to Finance - are also available to download free of charge on the Lex Mundi web site.

Other popular multi-jurisdictional surveys prepared by the Lex Mundi practice groups include:

  • In-House Counsel and the Attorney-Client Privilege Survey
  • Bank Finance and Regulation Survey
  • Labor and Employment Desk Book
  • Pre-Merger Notification Survey
  • Telecommunications Regulation Survey
  • Intellectual Property and Competition Law Survey
  • Criminal Liability of Companies Survey
  • Trends for Commercializing Intellectual Property Survey
  • European Union: Accession States Tax Guide
  • The European Company

All Lex Mundi multi-jurisdictional surveys and other publications are available to view at

Lex Mundi is the world's leading association of independent law firms. The association has more than 160 member firms around the world, representing approximately 21,000 lawyers. Membership in Lex Mundi provides member firms with a trusted network of law firms that share similar values and a similar focus on quality through which they can access global legal resources that enable them to serve their clients better and to improve continuously all aspects of their firms. Member law firms are located throughout North America, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Through its nonprofit affiliate, the Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation (, Lex Mundi member firms provide pro bono legal assistance to social entrepreneurs around the globe. For more information about Lex Mundi, please visit

For a printable version of this press release, please visit

Contact Information:

Kathleen Pope-Sance

Carl Anduri

See Also:

[Via Legal / Law]

No comments: