ACRES April 2018 Event – Foreign Investment in US Real Estate: Protecting Your Profit

ACRES, Hartmann Doherty Rosa Berman & Bulbulia LLC, & Marks Paneth CPA LLP co-host a discussion on Foreign Investment in US Real Estate: Protecting Your Profit. The discussion provides with the opportunity to discuss the legal and tax issues with foreign investment in real estate with the legal and tax expertise.


Event Agenda
Date: Wednesday, 04/25/2018 5:30-8:00 PM
Location: 685 Third Avenue (Marks Paneth LLP), 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017

Part 1: The New US Tax Law – Curtis Best, Marks Paneth
The new US Tax Law in the real estate industry
The impact of new US tax law in real estate industry
Part 2: Special Considerations for Foreign InvestorsBruce Feffer, Hartmann Doherty
Disclosure rules for foreign investment in real estate
Rules on withholding rents & proceeds of sale
How to structure your purchase and ownership
Part 3: Estate Planning­ Naim Bulbulia, Hartmann Doherty
Joint ownership by parents in China and their adult children in the US
The purpose and benefits of holding property in a Trust
Marrying an American but buying property with your parent’s money. What can go wrong?
Part 4: Questions and Answers

Refreshment will be provided.

ACRES Member: Free (log in as a member to register the event for free; to join ACRES membership program, see membership registration section below)
Early Bird Admission: $10 (Before April 20th, 2018)
General Admission: $20
Registration link:

About Speaker
Bruce Feffer, Hartmann Doherty

Bruce Feffer has been a lawyer in New York City for more than thirty years. His clients include real estate developers, construction firms, property management companies, co-op corporations, condominium associations, and residential and commercial building owners and tenants. He has also represented hundreds of clients in buying, selling, and leasing all types of properties, including co-ops & condominiums, houses, factories, warehouses, retail space and office buildings. Mr. Feffer serves on the Board of the Manhattan Chapter of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) and is the Legal Advisor to ACRES.
Naim D. Bulbulia, Hartmann Doherty

Naim Bulbulia is the head of HDRBB’s Trusts & Estates Group. Naim’s practice focuses on advising clients on federal estate and gift tax planning, asset protection planning, federal income tax planning etc. Naim was selected to the list of Top Young Attorneys in New Jersey by peer recognition and New Jersey Monthly in 2009-2013 and to the list of Super Lawyers in Trusts & Estates in 2015.   New Jersey Law Journal selected Naim as one of 50 New Leaders of the Bar in 2012.
Curtis Best, CPA, Marks Paneth

Curtis Best, CPA, is a Partner in the Tax Group at Marks Paneth. He is an international tax specialist with more than 20 years of public accounting experience who has served as a partner and tax manager in global professional services firms. He specialized in global tax structures and optimization. His areas of focus include international tax structuring and minimization, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property and software planning, permanent establishment planning, foreign tax credit planning, transfer pricing, and inbound and outbound tax planning and compliance.
Event Sponsor

Marks Paneth LLP is the 30th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th largest in the mid-Atlantic region. The firm provides a full range of auditing, accounting, tax, consulting, trade remediation and valuation services, as well as litigation and financial advisory services. For more info, please visit Please contact Joanne Chiu at
ACRES Platinum Sponsor

Emerald Creek Capital is a direct portfolio lender originating commercial bridge loans. The firm provides short-term financing secured by a 1st mortgage on commercial real estate nationwide. Emerald Creek Capital’s open-door lending platform allows the fund to deliver fast and flexible loans tailored to the specific needs of each client. Capital is available for acquisitions, refinances, repositioning and other market driven opportunities. Please contact Dean Wang for more information.

ACRES Membership Program
Please register now and get acess to our 2018 event for free!
2018 Membership Program: $50
To join the membership program, please register at below link: