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Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation: Right of First Refusal Discussion

In October 2020, the Circuit Court in Miami maintained a summary judgment decision in a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Right of First Refusal (ROFR) case in favor of nonprofit general partner Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation (OLCDC).  Attorney David Davenport, who represented OLCDC in this case, as well as OLCDC President, Dr. Willie Logan, will have ...

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Irrevocable Trusts and the Interplay with MA Benefits

Trusts, Wills & Estates attorney Jessica Lindstrom will co-present a webinar for Minnesota CLE, “Irrevocable Trusts and the Interplay with MA Benefits.” Jessica will draw on her experience in elder law to explain key considerations when working with irrevocable trusts and medical assistance benefits.

Live Webcast Seminar

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT
Article

The Five Biggest Work From Home Cybersecurity Weaknesses Hiding Right Under your Nose

By: Lisa B. Ellingson

As “work from home” continues months into the COVID-19 pandemic, for most businesses, the big logistical issues in the transition have largely been resolved. Home offices are fully stocked and remote access is configured. However, these remote work environments present new cybersecurity and legal risks which must be addressed now, before they become a problem. ...

Quoted

Refusing the Right of First Refusal

Attorney David Davenport was quoted by Shelterforce Magazine regarding a recent court victory for his client, Opa-locka Community Development Corporation. The article, “Refusing the Right of First Refusal,” explores the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program’s right of first refusal provision. Litigation stemming from the ROFR provision has grown more prevalent over the past five years. “I’ve been involved ...

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Navigating the Challenges at Year-15 with Difficult Partners in LIHTC Partnerships

Opa-locka Community Development Corporation just won a landmark decision in the fight to preserve affordable, locally-owned housing for nonprofit developers participating in the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. A new breed of economic investors, “aggregators”, have been purchasing limited partner interests from the initial limited partners in LIHTC agreements with a goal of ...

Webinar

October 16, 2020

1:30 - 2:30 PM ET
Event

Notice is Not Service – How to Save a Tree, Time and Get It Right!

Ian Rubenstrunk will serve as a panelist at the Minnesota CLE 2020 Bankruptcy Institute, presenting on the topic, “Notice is Not Service – How to Save a Tree, Time and Get It Right!. ” Both the Federal and Local Rules address this often confusing distinction which exists even beyond the differences in proceedings in the ...

Webinar

October 9, 2020

10:15 a.m.
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Creative Compensation: A Discussion on Benefits & Compensation

Employee Benefits attorney Tom Walker will be serving as a panelist at the CFO Leadership Council session “Creative Compensation: A Discussion on Benefits & Compensation.” Tom and other panelists will discuss effective compensation and benefits strategies to keep business competitive and healthy, taking into account your company’s growth path, industry, and the talent you want ...

Webinar

October 8, 2020

3:30 - 5:15
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What Banks Need to Know About the M&A Market

Community Banking attorney Tony Moch will serve as a panelist focusing on vendor contracts as they relate to the value of your bank, followed by an M&A panel discussion. Panelists will discuss topics including: Key points to consider when reviewing and negotiating your vendor contracts and the impact vendor contracts can have on the value ...

Webinar

October 7, 2020

10:00 a.m. CT
Client Alert

Phase 3 of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund General Distribution

By: Christianna L. Finnern, Thomas J. Hanson, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

On October 1, 2020, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Phase 3 of the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund General Distribution, which makes $20 billion available to an expanded group of eligible providers, including behavioral health providers. In addition, providers who previously received distributions from prior phases of the Provider ...

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Joule U NONPROFIT Cram Day

Attorney Jordan Mogensen will give a short presentation during Joule U NONPROFIT Cram Day to discuss the process of forming a non-profit entity and filing an application with the IRS to become a tax exempt 501(c)(3) entity. At the end of the presentation, she will entertain questions from attendees interested in starting or sustaining a ...

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

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The Year in Trademark Law: Noteworthy Decisions and Their Impact on Your Practice

Winthrop & Weinstine Intellectual Property attorney Tim Sitzmann will be presenting at the Midwest IP Institute on October 1, 2020. Tim and other panelists will be presenting on “The Year in Trademark Law: Noteworthy Decisions and Their Impact on Your Practice,” discussing significant trademark decisions from the past year and their practical implications for in-house ...

Virtual

October 1, 2020

1:00 p.m. CT
Client Alert

HHS Releases Provider Relief Fund Reporting Requirements

By: Christianna L. Finnern, Thomas J. Hanson, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently posted the reporting requirements and guidance for providers who received funds from the CARES Act Provider Relief Fund.  Pursuant to the applicable terms and conditions, providers that received payments exceeding $10,000 in the aggregate are required to report on the following schedule: January 15, ...

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