This product is a recording of the Appraisal Institute webinar that was conducted on December 15, 2017.
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Legal Trends and Issues Impacting Appraisers and Appraisal Firms
Date: December 15, 2017
Duration: 2 hours
Real estate valuation professionals face an evolving and changing legal and compliance environment, not just on standards and methodology matters, but on business and operational issues. This includes matters involving employment, such as independent contractor arrangements, proposed changes to overtime pay requirements, and efforts to reduce or limit civil liability for appraisers. Participate in this briefing to understand the latest legal trends facing appraisers and understand how to better protect yourself and your firm.
In this webinar, you will learn about:
- Hot legal trends, including business structure concerns and court cases involving appraisers and appraisals.
- State law changes on statutes of repose, limiting liability of appraisers.
- Pitfalls associated with certain reliance language promulgated by some clients.
- Federal agency policy updates on proposed overtime pay requirements, IRS efforts to curb syndicated conservation easement transactions, and U.S. Tax Court cases involving valuation issues and valuation misstatement penalties.
Peter Christensen, General Counsel, Liability Insurance Administrators, Inc.
Scott DiBiasio, Manager of State and Industry Affairs, Appraisal Institute
Bill Garber, Director of Government and External Relations, Appraisal Institute (Moderator)
The interactive features of the webinar (e.g. poll/survey questions and the final evaluation) are NOT available in the recording. Appraisal Institute continuing education credit is NOT available for viewing the recording.
The views and materials presented in this webinar represent only the opinions and views of the presenters and/or speakers. Although the materials may have been reviewed by members of the Appraisal Institute, the views and opinions expressed herein are not endorsed or approved by the Appraisal Institute as policy unless adopted by the Board of Directors pursuant to the Bylaws of the Appraisal Institute. While substantial care has been taken to provide accurate and current data and information, the Appraisal Institute does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the data and information contained herein. Further, any principles and conclusions presented in this webinar are subject to court decisions and to local, state, and federal laws and regulations and any revisions of such laws and regulations.
This webinar is presented for educational and informational purposes only with the understanding that the Appraisal Institute is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice or services. Nothing in these materials is to be construed as the offering of such advice or services. If expert advice or services are required, readers are responsible for obtaining such advice or services from appropriate professionals.