New IRS Regulations on Qualified Opportunity Zones: What You Must Know and Do
Recording Available: Thursday, May 21, 2020
In April 2019, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) released its second set of new regulations on the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program. The additional guidelines aim to give light on the initial regulations released last 2018.
However, several open questions still remain, that investors and related practitioners must be continuously proactive in monitoring the latest regulatory trends and development. Understanding the latest updates and how these might affect their businesses also will help them maximize opportunities while mitigating potential risks and pitfalls.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they provide the audience with a comprehensive analysis of the significant updates in the new IRS regulations on Qualified Opportunity Zones. The speakers will provide best practices to avoid risks and challenges surrounding this significant topic in light of the most up-to-date developments.
Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
- An Overview of the Qualified Opportunity Funds
- Recent Regulatory Trends and Developments
- Opportunities and Challenges
- Practical Tips and Best Practices
- What Lies Ahead
Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Real Estate Brokers
- Tax Practitioners
- Tax Lawyers
- Investment Advisers
- In-house Counsel
Quinn Moss, is a corporate partner in the New York office of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, co-head of Orrick’s global Private Investment Funds Group, and on the leadership committees for Orrick’s Opportunity Zone initiative and Orrick’s Impact Finance and Investment Group. Quinn represents private investment fund sponsors (including impact funds) and institutional investors in private investment funds. Quinn received her B.A. from Harvard University, her J.D. from the Fordham School of Law and is admitted in New York. She is a member of the SEC Working Group for the National Association of Public Plan Attorneys (NAPPA), a member and former Trustee of the American College of Investment Counsel (ACIC), a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and a director, corporate secretary and volunteer for High Water Women Foundation. Quinn has recently presented and moderated panels exploring Opportunity Zones opportunities, has frequently presented and moderated panels focusing on impact finance and investment, the negotiation of fund terms and the impact of regulation on funds, and also was lead author of “Fundraising Terms and Conditions: Legal Developments in Key Countries” published in Private Equity and Venture Capital – Regulation and Good Practice (Risk Books, 2014).
Quinn Moss, is a corporate partner in the New York office of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, co-head of Orrick’s …
Katie Roskam is a partner in the Grand Rapids office of Varnum LLP, working with the Tax and Employee Benefits Practice Teams. Katie focuses her practice on business tax, international tax, executive compensation, qualified plans, and international tariff and sanctions issues, and has experience working with businesses of all sizes from startups to mature, large companies, including partnerships, limited liability companies, private and publicly-held corporations, and individual taxpayers. She advises these businesses across a variety of areas including tax, business and employee benefits law.
Katie's recent experience includes working with clients to analyze the benefits of investing capital gains in Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds, including assisting with the formation of a Qualified Opportunity Fund and the underlying partnership investment vehicle in order to take advantage of the tax benefit. Katie received her JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and her LLM in taxation from Northwestern University School of Law.
Katie Roskam is a partner in the Grand Rapids office of Varnum LLP, working with the Tax and Employee Benefits …
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General knowledge of tax laws
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