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Bo Kemp, Senior Director with Faegre Baker Daniels, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Opportunity Zones in 2019: Maximizing Benefits for Your Firm Webcast

New York, NY, January 15, 2019 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Bo Kemp, Senior Director with Faegre Baker Daniels, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Opportunity Zones in 2019: Maximizing Benefits for Your Firm.” This event is scheduled for March 20, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET.

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About Bo Kemp

Bo Kemp partners with a national network of advisors, advocates, government and business leaders to help drive growth, tackle major initiatives and boost efficiency in municipalities. Highly experienced in the structuring and execution of public-private partnerships, Bo has a reputation for driving innovation in municipal utilities, public infrastructure, and economic development for "legacy" cities.

Mr. Kemp spent the first decade of his professional career in finance with Morgan Stanley and TSG Capital Group, a private equity group. Then, after leading Cory A. Booker’s successful transition to the office of Mayor of Newark, N.J., Bo became the city’s Business Administrator (COO). For the last 15 years, Bo has worked with municipal executives around the country to address some of the hardest to solve problems and has now turned his attention to Opportunity Zones. Bo is a graduate of Yale University and Harvard Business School.

About Faegre Baker Daniels

Faegre (FAY-gree) Baker Daniels’ 750 legal and consulting professionals collaborate with clients on business transactions, regulatory matters and commercial litigation worldwide. From offices in the United States, United Kingdom and China, their more than 750 legal and consulting professionals provide the depth and breadth of expertise necessary to solve complex business challenges. With roots dating back to 1863, they are one of the 75 largest law firms headquartered in the U.S.


With Opportunity Zones (OZs) generating interest since the release of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, it encourages investors with capital gains to invest in low-income areas or areas in an industrial setting. Hence, giving communities lacking economic opportunity and business growth a chance to flourish.

In the gaining side of investors, this is considered as a new financial tool that enables them to receive favorable tax treatment for investing in Opportunity Funds. However, with these benefits subjected to a myriad of rules, companies must keep themselves dated for emerging updates in tax regulations and guidance, to avoid possible risks while maximizing these benefits.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals organized by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with the latest information regarding opportunity zones. Speakers, among other things, will discuss what more there is to know as well as how to maximize benefits for your firm.

This live webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

• New Guidance on Opportunity Zones
• Recent Updates and Developments
• Maximizing Opportunities
• Legal Risks and Challenges
• Best Practices
• Outlook

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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