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RANE and Fried Frank to Host Real Estate Risk Management Summit

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RANE (Risk Assistance Network + Exchange) and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP today announced that the 2016 Fried Frank/RANE Real Estate Summit will take place on October 20, 2016 at the Lotos Club in New York City.

The 2016 Real Estate Summit - Protecting People and Capital: Managing Legal, Commercial, and Reputational Risk - will bring together the world’s leading developers, property managers, and investors to discuss the most critical risk management issues they now face and the resulting operational, legal, financial, and reputational implications.

The summit will include special keynote presentations by United States Navy SEAL Vice Admiral Sean A. Pybus, Deputy Commander, US Special Operations and Cyrus Vance Jr., New York County District Attorney.

The sessions will focus on understanding this environment, with a focus on pragmatic ways that organizations can prepare for, mitigate, and respond to these risks:

  • The Science and Art of Deal Structuring: Critical Risk Management Lessons for Developers, Investors, and Managers
  • Emerging Exposures: Legal, Commercial, and Reputational Risks
  • Preparation, Crisis Management, and Resiliency: Mitigating Exposures to People and Capital in an Increasingly Risky Environment
  • Where Online and Offline Intersect: Practical Approaches to Mitigating Cyber and Dark Web Threats to the Real Estate Industry

Details on the full agenda and speakers can be found on the RANE website at https://ranenetwork.com/2016-fried-frank/.

“The risk to real estate developers, property managers, and investors has never been greater,” said David Lawrence, Founder of RANE. “Beyond operational risks, the sector now faces a wide range of exposures from physical security threats to cyber attacks to increased regulatory scrutiny. The Fried Frank/RANE Summit will explore the challenges that continue to emerge and proactive ways they can be confronted and mitigated.”

“As part of Fried Frank’s commitment to working with clients on the most complicated real estate matters in New York City and elsewhere, we are excited to hold this summit and continue the important dialogue within the real estate community about the challenging risk issues we face,” said Jonathan Mechanic, chairman of Fried Frank’s Real Estate Department. “The event is a rare opportunity for key market players, government officials, and thought leaders to share their insights and discuss the risk-related topics that are increasingly prominent in today’s highly dynamic environment.”

This program has been approved for New York Continuing Legal Education credit for a maximum of 3 credit hours, of which 1.5 credits can be applied to the Ethics requirement and 1.5 credits can be applied to the Law Practice Management requirement.

Attendance is by invitation only.

About Fried Frank
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP advises the world's leading corporations and financial institutions on their most critical legal needs and business opportunities. The Firm's approximately 450 lawyers are based in North America and Europe. More information can be found at www.friedfrank.com.

About RANE
RANE (Risk Assistance Network + Exchange) is an information and advisory services company that connects business leaders to critical risk insights and expertise, enabling risk professionals to make more informed decisions and more efficiently manage complex risk. RANE provides access to, collaboration with, and unique insights from a global network of credentialed risk experts. Through curated network intelligence, risk news monitoring, in-­house analysts and subject matter experts, and collaborative knowledge­-sharing events, RANE helps subscribers get the information and expertise they need to address their most pressing risk challenges. RANE has offices in New York, NY, Boston, MA, and Washington, DC. Learn more at www.ranenetwork.com.

Greg Radner 781.718.5948 greg.radner@ranenetwork.com

Source:RANE Corp.