Clark Hill Attorney Joseph Kopietz Quoted in Crain's Detroit Article on Opportunity Zones
Clark Hill Member Joseph Kopietz was quoted extensively in the July 8, 2018 Crain's Detroit article "New zones created by tax overhaul draw investor attention". Kopietz comments on the increased interest in Opportunity Fundsa and Opportunity Zones among investors and developers.
Joseph S. Kopietz is a member with the Real Estate Group of Clark Hill’s Detroit office. He focuses his practice in the area of economic development representing lenders, investors, nonprofit and for profit developers, municipalities, syndicators, underwriters, and governmental authorities. Joseph has extensive experience with a variety of tax credits and incentives including low-income housing, renewable energy, historic and New Markets Tax Credits, as well as state tax credits, tax abatements and “Green” incentives. He provides expert advice to clients in all aspects of economic development projects, from early stage negotiation to financial structuring and transaction documentation. When called upon to do so, he also represents clients in workouts of problem projects.
FERC Advancing New Reliability Requirements for Renewables
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued two orders designed to address electric grid reliability implications raised by the dramatic growth in solar and wind projects. Renewable project owners and operators should follow these developments closely, as FERC’s orders propose to substantially increase registration and compliance requirements.