At The Podium

Environmental Issues — Contaminated Property Transactions

Date: October 6, 2011

Event: National Business Institute Seminar on Advanced Issues in Real Estate Law

The National Business Institute’s Seminar on Advanced Issues in Real Estate Law tackles challenging and often complicated situations and obstacles to real estate transactions, including title risks and title insurance coverage, title defects, advanced foreclosure issues, and environmental matters. In his presentation titled “Environmental Issues – Contaminated Property Transactions,” attorney Jeremiah Buettner reviews the legal requirements under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) for cleaning up contaminated property (inactive hazardous sites); the obligations of a buyer and seller in a real estate transaction; an attorney’s role in All Appropriate Inquiries (AAIs); practical strategies to protect the seller during a Real estate transaction; and lead paint disclosure requirements.