Taft Chicago partner Kostas A. Poulakidas will moderate a panel discussion at the Opportunity Zones Expo on July 15-16 in Denver. The event is the industry's largest conference dedicated to Opportunity Zone stakeholders. Poulakidas has been named a verified Opportunity Zone lawyer by Opportunity Zone Magazine and has been recognized as one of the Top 25 Opportunity Zone attorneys in the United States.
Poulakidas will moderate the panel “The rising trend of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and investing in business entities and its impact on Opportunity Zone transactions,” on July 15 at 2:15 pm.
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Poulakidas is co-chair of Taft’s Public Finance and Economic Development practice. He focuses on public/municipal finance, economic development incentives and strategies, tax increment financing (TIF), venture capital, EB5 financing, tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s), and project finance.