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    Conduct/conducting

    I'm wondering if "conduct" should be replaced with "conducting" in the examples below. My instinct tells me that it shouldn't, but I'd appreciate a confirmation.

    XXX is a leading firm in the conduct of real estate transactions.

    Services:
    Planning and conduct of real estate transactions
    Conduct of auctions and liquidations
    Conduct of bankruptcy proceedings

    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: Conduct/conducting

    I have the same feeling.

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    Re: Conduct/conducting

    I think you should replace "conduct of" with "conducting". That is, remove "of" in those phrases, like this:

    Planning and conducting real estate transactions
    Conducting auctions and liquidations
    Conducting bankruptcy proceedings

    Perhaps better would be this:

    XXX is a leading firm in the conduct of real estate transactions.

    We can help you with:
    • Real estate transactions
    • Auctions and liquidations
    • Bankruptcy proceedings


    The phrase "We can help you with" is not perfect. Any better ideas? Also, I would think about changing the name of the company. XXX is used to refer to hardcore pornography!

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