Because the overall market has performed well over the past several years, a great deal of investor losses and broker misconduct has gone undetected. Many investors have lost money in the recent decline of the market due to COVID-19, but for some investors, negligence or other misconduct on the part of a broker or financial […]
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: […]
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 Opportunity Zones (“OZ”) tax incentive allows taxpayers to defer until 2026 taxes on capital gains if those profits are reinvested in opportunity funds–which are equity funds that invest in businesses in opportunity zones. Read more about Opportunity Zones here. If you have questions about Opportunity Zones, contact Charles Landry.
Real Estate Developers in Louisiana can receive tax dollars to enhance projects through Economic Development Districts (EDDs). EDDS are strictly defined geographic areas that are authorized and created by ordinance of the city or parish where they are located. The vast majority of EDDs generate tax revenues for real estate developments from sales and use […]
Fishman Haygood and New Orleans CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women), welcomes CREW delegates from across the country for the 2019 CREW Network Leadership Summit. This multifaceted meeting brings together the top leaders in CREW Network to learn from one another about chapter management, but also to learn from leading experts about the critical leadership skills […]