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John P. Napoli, Partner, Seyfarth Shaw LLP to Speak at TKG's event

PressReleasePing - January 02, 2018 -For further details, please visit: John P. Napoli Bio Mr. Napoli is co-managing partner of the firm’s New York office. He practices in the areas of federal, state and local taxation and co-chairs the firm’s national Tax practice group. He represents both public and private clients and regularly advises clients on tax issues relating to corporate mergers and acquisitions, international transactions, restructurings, consolidations, financing, real estate (including REITs), tax free like kind 1031 exchanges, subchapter S corporations, partnerships, joint ventures, and limited liability companies. Mr. Napoli has been instrumental in structuring numerous tax-efficient real estate transactions, including the formation, operation and liquidation of REITs and UPREITs. Mr. Napoli also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, United States Tax Court, and various state and local authorities on a variety of controversy matters. He frequently writes and lectures in his areas of practice. Mr. Napoli has an AV rating in Martindale Hubbell, has been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers–NY Metro every year since 2006, and in 2011, was named to the NACD Directorship’s “Directorship 100” list of “people to watch” in corporate America. Seyfarth Shaw LLP Description Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 900 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. We have gained acclaim for our innovative SeyfarthLean client service model, which incorporates the core principles of Lean Six Sigma to the delivery of legal services, and we continue to develop new reporting and project management tools for greater transparency and collaboration with our clients. Our efforts have contributed to our recognition by in-house counsel as ‘Best of the Best’ for client service within the 2015 BTI Consulting Group's Client Service A-Team and being named by the Financial Times U.S. Innovative Lawyers Report among the most innovative law firms. Event Synopsis: Real estate investment trusts (REITs) and commercial real estate in the US continue to confront a number of important issues in 2017. These include the risks of a downturn in the real estate markets, potential impact of the Trump Administration to the economy and real estate investment market, regulatory changes resulting to greater compliance costs, environmental issues particularly climate change, and other trends disrupting the real estate marketplace. With the challenges accompanying these issues, it is critical for real estate companies to reinvent their strategies to prepare and respond to the changes in the REITs and real estate environment. In this LIVE Webcast, a distinguished professional will help the audience understand the recent and emerging trends and other important issues affecting US real estate in 2017 and beyond. The speaker will also provide an in-depth discussion of the key factors driving these trends and issues and how companies can gain competitive advantage amidst the changing landscape of real estate. Key topics include: • Economic Outlook • Trends in the Capital Markets: REITs • Impact of Social and Geopolitical Trends • Regulatory Outlook: Under the Trump Administration • Climate Change and Real Estate • Markets to Watch • Reinventing Your Strategies About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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