TENTATIVE AGENDA (Note: Panelists listed are invited and maybe subject to change)
08:00am to 09:00am Registration, Breakfast & Networking
09:00am to 10:15am CDFI Fund Panel - NMTC Compliance, AMIS Reporting, Compliance Desk Audits, Allocations, Applications and Opportunity Funds
Updates from CDFI Fund regarding CDFI compliance requirements, transition of CIIS to AMIS, CDFI Desk Audits, NMTC Allocations and Application
Panelists invited: Rosa Martinez, CDFI Fund NMTC Program, Application update, Desk Audits; Trefor Henry, CDFI Fund Compliance update,transition of ATS to AMIS; Greg Bischak, CDFI Fund CIIS transition to AMIS
Moderator ‑ Radhika Reddy, Ariel Ventures,LLC
10:15am to 11:30am Investor Panel - Asset Management, Compliance, and Opportunity Funds
Investor and CDE asset management and compliance issues, and best practices to meet investors' needs
Panelists: Sarah Baker, PNC Bank; Matthew Matuniak, US Bank; Jonathon Konow, Chase; Ursula Eatmon, Wells Fargo
Moderator ‑ Traci Vaine, CEI Capital Management
11:30am to 12:15pm Innovative Tools for CDE Management, Compliance, Asset Management & Opportunity Funds
NMTC compliance, asset management, reporting and loan servicing software for CDEs and Opportunity Funds update
Panelists: Radhika Reddy, Ariel Ventures, LLC ‑ NMTC compliance and CDE management software & reporting; Adam Hill,Cohen & Co, CPAs ‑ Opportunity Funds - Tax Issues
12:15pm to 1:15pm Lunch & Networking
01:15pm to 2:30pm NMTC Legislation, Tax Policy and IRS Panel (NMTC / Opportunity Fund)
The latest updates on NMTC extension, Legislative updates, IRS updates on NMTC and Opportunity Funds
Panelists invited: Jian Grant, IRS (NMTC);Steve Mount, , Squire Patton Boggs (Opportunity Funds - Regulation issues);Bob Rapoza, NMTC Coalition
Moderator ‑ Jerry Breed, Miles & Stockbridge
02:30pm to 3:45pm Legal Technical Panel - Asset Management, Compliance, Latest Tax and Legal NMTC Issues, and Opportunity Funds
Leading NMTC legal professionals will discuss asset management, compliance and technical tax and legal issues facing CDEs, Investors and QALICBs, including impact of Tax Reform and the new Opportunity Funds
Panelists: Jerry Breed, Miles & Stockbridge; Andrew Potts, Nixon Peabody;
Steve Mount, Squire Patton Boggs;
Moderator ‑ Tom Dolan, CEI Capital Management
03:45pm to 5:15pm Reception & Networking
(Note: Speakers listed are invited and a few are yet to confirm and maybe subject to change)