9th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference: Networking with real estate lawyers, trends, opportunities and new frontiers

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

JW Marriott Hotel

Session information

The party's over: how can Rio make the most of the post-Olympics? What lessons can be learned from other host cities?
JW Marriott Hotel


Legal Practice Division (Lead)
Real Estate Section (Lead)
Real Estate Section (Lead)
Latin American Regional Forum
Regional Fora
Regional Fora


Specialists will discuss the effects of the Olympic Games on host cities’ real estate. What can Rio learn from its predecessors’ experiences? The session will discuss how to turn white elephants into lasting investments that have a positive impact in surrounding properties. Is infrastructure all the Games can add? Moderators Raphael Moreira Espirito Santo, Veirano Advogados, Rio de Janeiro Bernat Mullerat, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira, Barcelona; Secretary, IBA Real Estate Committee Philip George Skinner, Arnall Golden Gregory, Atlanta; Treasurer, IBA Real Estate Committee Speakers Luis Moreno, Haynes & Boone, Mexico City; Secretary, IBA North American Regional Forum Leonardo Spindola, Secretario da Casa Civil do Governo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro and Board Member, Rio 2016, Rio de Janeiro

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Raphael Moreira Espirito Santo Veirano Advogados, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Bernat Mullerat Cuatrecasas, Barcelona, Spain; Secretary, Real Estate Section
Philip Skinner Arnall Golden Gregory, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Treasurer, Real Estate Section


Leonardo Espindola Casa Civil do Governo do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Luis Moreno