Gene Crick, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Trends and Updates in Qualified Opportunity Zones

The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gene Crick, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP will speak at its webcast entitled, “Trends and Updates in Qualified Opportunity Zones: Critical Tax Considerations for QOF Investments.” This event is scheduled for December 04, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET).

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About Gene Crick
Gene Crick is a partner in Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel’s Orlando location. Gene handles income tax issues and transactional legal work with respect to the buying and selling of entities or assets for various business clients. His transaction and tax experience includes affordable housing, historic buildings, and commercial buildings qualifying for federal income tax credits. Gene also has experience setting up qualified opportunity funds and qualified opportunity zone businesses and tax planning and documentation for forward and reverse deferred Section 1031 exchanges.

Gene is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and is a member of the tax sections of both the American Bar Association and the Florida Bar.

About Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
Nelson Mullins is an AmLaw 100 diversified firm of attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals across 25 offices serving clients in more than 100 practice areas. With more than 800 professionals in 11 states and the District of Columbia, we provide advice and counsel to corporate and individual clients in a variety of areas, including: corporate, litigation, intellectual property, technology, banking, e-discovery, financial services, governmental relations, healthcare, and white-collar crime. Nelson Mullins’ clients range from Fortune 500 companies to private equity and venture funds and portfolio companies to emerging growth companies and start-ups.

For the past years, the tax incentives provided by qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) investments have greatly helped and benefited investors in qualified opportunity funds (QOFs). However, important regulatory changes have been continuously happening in this area of law. These changes, in addition to the several other developments brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, need to be carefully addressed and considered.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with a comprehensive discussion of the latest trends and updates in QOZs. Speakers will also offer best practices considering the recent trends, updates, and the implication of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
• An Overview of Qualified Opportunity Zones
• Recent Trends and Developments
• Implications of COVID-19 Pandemic
• Opportunities and Challenges
• Practical Tips and Best Practices
• What Lies Ahead

About The Knowledge Group
Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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