SULLIVAN & WORCESTER
JUNE 3, 2019
The Remarkable Opportunities That Lie Ahead
Jay focuses his practice on business and transactional tax law. He advises a wide variety of corporations and high-net-worth individuals on tax and legal aspects of business and real estate activities and represents these taxpayers before federal and state taxing authorities.
He was one of the early proponents of Opportunity Zones, and has been at the leading edge of the legislation and related tax incentives since they were first enacted in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in late 2017, and has spoken at over a dozen National conferences on the structuring of Qualified Opportunity Funds and Qualified Opportunity Zone businesses. He has also helped form more than a dozen successful Qualified Opportunity Funds thus far, ranging in size from small private transactions to transactions in the $200 million to $500 million range.
He is the author of Practical Guide to Mergers, Acquisitions and Business Sales, Second Edition, a textbook published by National Underwriter Company, an ALM (American Legal Media) Business. He has extensive experience in the areas of structuring mergers, acquisitions, business sales, and related business transactions and teaches graduate-level courses on the buying and selling of businesses at Boston University School of Law in the Graduate Tax Program and at Bentley University McCallum Graduate School of Business in the Masters of Taxation Program.
Jay has been the recipient of numerous journalism and writing awards, and has authored two books and more than 1,000 articles published in such diverse publications as The Tax Lawyer, Worth Magazine, Venture Capital Magazine, Banker & Tradesman, Mass High Tech, Hemispheres Magazine, Contract Professional, Trusts & Estates Magazine, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, The Boston Business Journal and The Boston Phoenix. Mr. Darby is a frequent contributor to the World Trade Executive family of publications, including Practical International Tax Strategies, Practical European Tax Strategies, and Practical US Tax Strategies, and is a member of the editorial and advisory board of World Trade Executive.
CHIEF DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIST @
RD MANAGEMENT, LLC
JUNE 4, 2019
Luncheon Sponsored by: Samjen Residential & Commercial Realty
Christopher M. Bowen, Chief Development Strategist for RD Management, LLC, has worked nationally for over 25 years specializing in medical and mixed-use, commercial real estate development. Chris also serves as the Chairman of Tampa’s Innovation Partnership.
Chris is leading the redevelopment of a regional shopping mall property in Tampa, Florida, adjacent to the University of South Florida’s main campus and one of the largest medical districts in Florida. Located within an Opportunity Zone, this 100-acre, 7 million square foot, mixed-use development, called UPTOWN, will be a next-stage, Life Sciences and Technology Research and Development Village, designed as a walkable, mixed-use urban neighborhood.
“Alone, we can do so little; together, we can do so much”
– Helen Keller