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Fishman Haygood Proudly Welcomes Tyler Marquette as Partner

Fishman Haygood proudly welcomes Tyler Marquette as a partner in the firm.  Tyler’s practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate, including development, construction, acquisitions and sales, financing, and leasing.  Tyler also practices banking, finance, and corporate law.  He is a licensed title insurance producer for our firm-owned title insurance agency, Commercial Title Agency, L.L.C.  Tyler’s work on behalf of his clients earned him the recognition of Best Lawyers in America as a leading Commercial Real Estate attorney.  Fishman Haygood looks forward to Tyler’s continued commitment to providing our clients with efficient, responsive, and high-quality legal representation.  See the official announcement here.  

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Charles Landry Successful in Annexation of St. George-Area Businesses to Baton Rouge

Charles Landry was successful in petitioning the East Baton Rouge Metro Council to annex several significant St. George-area businesses to Baton Rouge.  The Metro Council’s January 8, 2020 approval of the annexation was unanimous.  The pro-Baton Rouge businesses include Turner Industries, an affiliate of Stirling Properties, the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System, and affiliated businesses that own much of United Plaza.  …

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Charles Landry Leads Charge for St. George-area Businesses Seeking Annexation into Baton Rouge

Charles Landry represents several significant St. George-area businesses that seek annexation to Baton Rouge.  His clients include Turner Industries, an affiliate of Stirling Properties, the Louisiana School Employees Retirement System, and affiliated businesses that own much of United Plaza.  The total assessed value of the real property at issue is $16 million. The Metro Council will vote on the annexation petitions on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  Read more here.  

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Maureen Gershanik Weighs in on Securities Law Implications of the Opportunity Zone Program

As more investors eye lucrative investment opportunities in Qualified Opportunity Zones, the SEC and state regulators will be monitoring securities activities associated with the program. Maureen Gershanik advises that, at the federal level, careful compliance with these four areas of securities regulations will help avoid costly violations that could delay or even prevent a transaction: Securities Offering Regulation, Broker-Dealer Regulation, Investment Adviser Regulation, and Investment Company Act Regulation.  Learn more in Maureen’s article that was recently published by the ABA Probate & Property Magazine.

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CDFI Fund Opens 2019 NMTC Application Round

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund today announced the opening of the calendar year 2019 allocation round of the federal new markets tax credit (NMTC). Applications are due October 28, 2019. The CDFI Fund anticipates announcing 2019 NMTC awards in summer 2020. The CDFI Fund provides resources including an introduction to the NMTC program, the NMTC program application, the Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA), an Awards Management Information System navigation guide, an application FAQ and an application roadmap presentation here.

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