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Ron G. Nardini, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime


New York, NY, June 27, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ron G. Nardini, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “The Opportunity Zone Investment Tax Regime: Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments You Should Know.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm ET.

For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/opportunity-zone-investments/

About Ron G. Nardini
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.

About Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump is a leading global law firm providing innovative legal services and business solutions to individuals and institutions. We are one of the world’s largest law firms, with more than 900 lawyers and professionals in 21 offices. Our firm’s clients range from individuals to corporations and foreign governments.

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.

Abstract
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.

The 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

About The Knowledge Group
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 to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/.
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