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The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should Know

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Add Reminder to My Calendar 04/11/2019 9:00 am 04/11/2019 12:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should Know The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=118281\r\n Since its enactment in December 2017, the Opportunity Zone (OZ) tax benefit has emerged as a significant tool in encouraging businesses to invest in economically distressed areas in the U.S. While investors are taking advantage of the tax incentives, the regulatory paradigm is also evolving. In October 2018, proposed regulations were issued to provide guidance on how industry participants can move forward in this new landscape. As of this writing, the proposed rules on the eligibility of a business to take advantage of OZ benefits are already in the final stages of review.  \n \nIndustry participants and their counsel should be aware of these regulatory developments to mitigate risks as they maximize OZ investment’s potentials. \n \nOur panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the regulatory and legislative developments in the OZ Investment Tax Regime. This LIVE Webcast aims to help firms and their counsel better understand the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also present key strategies and tips on how to avoid potential risks and legal pitfalls.  \n \nKey topics include: \n \n \n Opportunity Zone (OZ) Investment – Overview and Statistics \n Current Rules and Regulations \n Recent Developments \n Top Issues \n Legislative and Regulatory Outlook \n Best Practices \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/opportunity-zone-investments/

Online CLE Opportunity Zone

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Opportunity Zone Webinar. Since its enactment in December 2017, the Opportunity Zone (OZ) tax benefit has emerged as a significant tool in encouraging businesses to invest in economically distressed areas in the U.S. While investors are taking advantage of the tax incentives, the regulatory paradigm is also evolving. In October 2018, proposed regulations were issued to provide guidance on how industry participants can move forward in this new landscape. As of this writing, the proposed rules on the eligibility of a business to take advantage of OZ benefits are already in the final stages of review. 

Industry participants and their counsel should be aware of these regulatory developments to mitigate risks as they maximize OZ investment’s potentials.

Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will offer a discussion of the regulatory and legislative developments in the OZ Investment Tax Regime. This LIVE Webcast aims to help firms and their counsel better understand the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also present key strategies and tips on how to avoid potential risks and legal pitfalls. 

Key topics include:

  • Opportunity Zone (OZ) Investment – Overview and Statistics
  • Current Rules and Regulations
  • Recent Developments
  • Top Issues
  • Legislative and Regulatory Outlook
  • Best Practices

Who Should Attend

  • Business Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Executive Board Members
  • Business Development Managers
  • Fund Managers
  • Investment Advisers
  • Investors
  • Developers
  • Financial Management Officers
  • Accountants
  • Tax Advisers
  • Tax Consultants
  • Other Related/Interested Professionals

Faculty

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Ron G. Nardini
Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
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John P. Napoli
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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Steven R. Meier
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

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Online CLE Opportunity Zone

Ron G. Nardini , Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

John P. Napoli, Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Steven R. Meier, Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Online CLE Opportunity Zone

Online CLE Opportunity Zone

Ron G. Nardini PartnerAkin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Ron G. Nardini is a partner in the tax practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Ron advises clients in a wide range of sectors and industries on domestic and international tax matters. He focuses primarily on the formation and operation of private equity, venture capital and hedge funds and their investments, with a particular focus on health care investment funds, entertainment and cross-border intangible property transactions.

Ron also advises clients with respect to the tax matters attributable to taxable or tax-free mergers and acquisitions, sales, and/or investments in private or public ventures. In addition, Ron works closely with creditors of financially troubled companies on a variety of tax issues attributable to their investment, including debt restructurings, repatriation and preservation, and/or utilization of net operating losses.

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John P. NapoliPartnerSeyfarth Shaw LLP

Online CLE Opportunity Zone

Steven R. MeierPartnerSeyfarth Shaw LLP

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Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of tax laws

Course Code:
   148106

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

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We were founded in Texas in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump, with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive the success of the firm. We incorporated those qualities into the firm’s core values as we grew into an international, full-service law firm positioned at the intersection of commerce, policy and the law. Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. From reputational defense of headline-makers to down- and midstream energy investments, from precedential class action dismissals to protection of terrorism’s victims, we serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as litigation and corporate, to the contemporary, such as climate change and cybersecurity. Our lawyers, many of them with years of experience in the boardroom, on the bench and in the halls of government, collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.

 

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