Course Curriculum

1.5 Credit Hours

  • 1

    Orientation & Course Outline

  • 2

    Investment Scenarios

  • 3

    Taxes & Legal Entities

    • US Tax Code for Foreign Investors + Tax Example for Investors

    • Types of Legal Entities + Estate Tax

    • Legal Entity: Pros & Cons, Life Insurance & FAQs

    • Knowledge Check 2

  • 4

    Treasury Department Involvement in Foreign Deals

    • Investor Red Flags & Developer & Condo Boards Due Diligence

    • Knowledge Check 3

  • 5

    Course Evaluation

    • Survey

Instructor(s)

Managing Partner, Romer Debbas LLP

Pierre E. Debbas, Esq.

Pierre E. Debbas, Esq. is a partner and founding member of Romer Debbas, LLP. Pierre has extensive experience in the areas of real estate and general business law. His practice focuses on the purchase and sale of commercial and residential real estate in New York City, commercial leasing, real estate related financing matters, representation of cooperative and condominium boards, foreign investors and small businesses. Pierre is frequently quoted in a variety of national and regional publications including the New York Times, Bloomberg TV and Wall Street Journal. He is regularly a featured lecturer at several of the city’s largest real estate brokerage firms.