Golden Star Resources Limited (GSR.gh) 2019 Presentation

first_imgGolden Star Resources Limited (GSR.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2019 presentation For more information about Golden Star Resources Limited (GSR.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Golden Star Resources Limited (GSR.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Golden Star Resources Limited (GSR.gh)  2019 presentation Company ProfileGolden Star Resources Limited is a gold mining and exploration company which owns and operates the Wassa open-pit gold mine and Wassa underground mine in Ghana as well as a carbon-in-leach processing plant located near Tarkwa, Ghana. The gold mining company also has interests in the Bogoso gold mining and processing operation, Prestea open-pit mining operations and the Prestea underground development project located near Prestea, Ghana. Golden Star Resources Limited holds and manages interests in various gold exploration properties in Ghana and Brazil. Its headquarters are in Toronto, Canada. Golden Star Resources Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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El Obispo Primado encabeza peregrinaje de reconciliación a Ghana

first_img Rector Tampa, FL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Rector Washington, DC Rector Knoxville, TN Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector Shreveport, LA Ghana Pilgrimage, Submit a Job Listing Featured Events Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 El Obispo Primado encabeza peregrinaje de reconciliación a Ghana Siga el viaje en Facebook Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Tags Rector Albany, NY Rector Martinsville, VA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Curate Diocese of Nebraska Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Press Release Service Por Lynette WilsonPosted Jan 19, 2017 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Africa, Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET center_img Rector Belleville, IL El patio frente al océano del castillo de esclavos de Cabo Corso. Foto de Mary Frances Schjonberg/ENS.[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado Michael Curry encabezará una peregrinación de la Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo (ERD, por su sigla en inglés) a Ghana. La visita de una semana, del 20 al 28 de enero, centrada en la reconciliación, incluirá ciudades y sitios de importancia para entender la trata trasatlántica de esclavos, así como el encuentro con asociados de la ERD y programas dedicados a mejorar la vida de los ghaneses.“En la Convención General de 2015, prometimos abordar el racismo sistémico y estructural como Iglesia. Uno de los primeros pasos es aprender las historias: cómo nuestra Iglesia apoyó la esclavitud y prosperó gracias a la esclavitud y la opresión, cómo los negros se relacionaban entre sí, cómo las comunidades ghaneses aportan grandes dones y sabiduría al mundo de hoy. Con todo eso tiene que ver la peregrinación”, dijo la Rda. Stephanie Spellers, canóniga del Obispo Primado para la evangelización, la reconciliación y la creación.Se calcula que de 12 a 25 millones de africanos pasaron por los puertos de Ghana para ser vendidos como esclavos en Estados Unidos, América Latina y el Caribe. Los peregrinos visitarán el castillo de Cabo Corso, el Centro W.E.B. DuBois, el castillo de Elmina y el campamento de esclavos de Pikworo, para tener una perspectiva histórica de la trata de esclavos. También tendrán la oportunidad de reunirse con los asociados de la Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo, entre ellos la organización Anglicana Diocesana de Desarrollo y Ayuda en la Diócesis Anglicana de Tamale, presenciar su labor de desarrollo de la comunidad basado en recursos.“La Agencia Episcopal de Ayuda y Desarrollo se siente honrada de que el Obispo Primado dirija esta peregrinación de hermanos y hermanas obispos junto con miembros actuales y ex miembros de nuestra junta”, dijo Rob Radtke, presidente de la ERD. “Nuestros asociados de la Iglesia ghanesa y mis colegas esperan compartir con los peregrinos nuestra labor de desarrollo de la comunidad basado en recursos en la parte norte del país, y más tarde viajar a Cabo Corso para orar y reflexionar sobre la trata trasatlántica de esclavos y la obra de reconciliación que se nos exige a todos nosotros como seguidores de Jesús”.Gran Bretaña abolió la trata de esclavos en 1807; el presidente de Estados Unidos Thomas Jefferson firmó una ley que prohibía la importación de esclavos. La Iglesia Episcopal e individuos episcopales se beneficiaron de la trata de esclavos. La 75ª. Convención General buscó abordar el papel de la Iglesia en la esclavitud.Los peregrinos compartirán fotos, ideas y vídeos de su experiencia en una página designada de Facebook, donde episcopales y otras personas pueden seguir su viaje. La cobertura escrita y un vídeo de Episcopal News Service reportará la peregrinación.“Esperamos que personas de todas partes orarán y se unirán a nuestro testimonio de reconciliación en Facebook. La mayoría de nosotros nunca hará el viaje a Ghana. Nunca veremos los campamentos donde los africanos esclavizados eran hacinados antes de que los desarraigaran de su tierra natal, ni veremos la iglesia anglicana que se levanta como una bendición detrás del principal mercado de esclavos. Luego, nosotros iremos y reflexionaremos y filmaremos y regresaremos para ayudar a toda la Iglesia a mantenerse responsable y cambiante”, dijo Spellers.— Lynette Wilson es editora y reportera de Episcopal News Service. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. Director of Music Morristown, NJ Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Collierville, TN Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Submit an Event Listing Rector Bath, NC Submit a Press Release New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Jobs & Calls Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Hopkinsville, KY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Youth Minister Lorton, VA Rector Smithfield, NC Anglican Communion, Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY last_img read more

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Triada Houses / Lucía Villers

first_imgTriada Houses / Lucía VillersSave this projectSaveTriada Houses / Lucía Villers Projects Save this picture!Cortesía de Lucía Villers+ 15Curated by Clara Ott Share CopyHouses•Guanajuato, Mexico Houses Triada Houses / Lucía Villers Manufacturers: AutoDesk ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/940570/triada-houses-lucia-villers Clipboard Lead Architects: Mexico Collaborators:Martha Gómez, Sergio Barrios, Gerardo Fonseca, Sofía Villers, Guillermo Jasso.City:GuanajuatoCountry:MexicoMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersRecommended ProductsWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityBlinds / Mosquito Nets / CurtainsBANDALUXConcealed Blind System – One-BoxWindowsSky-FrameRetractable Insect Screen – Sky-Frame FlyWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsText description provided by the architects. Triada is a project of three small houses in the mountainous city of Guanajuato in Mexico. In a land with 10 meters wide and 16 meters deep and a 30% slope, the houses are staggered following the slope of the mountain, which allows differentiation between each other.Save this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersSave this picture!Upper floor planSave this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersThe stair is used as the centerpiece between the different spaces that overlap each other. Despite being a reduced house in squares meters, the unevenness isolates each space of the house, providing more privacy and avoiding corridors. A house with these dimensions is a very new typology in the city, nevertheless, the studio tried to integrate the project using the construction knowledge about the local area and regional materials. As a result, these houses have exteriors made of simple coloured plasters and greenstone as every building in the city, the interiors are plain walls, wooden floors, and windows and doors made by a local blacksmith workshop.Save this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersThe different levels of the house include living spaces to eat, sleep, wash, rest, terraces, and storage. Each space is an opportunity for life to unfold in different ways, the terrace is a chance for a dog to fetch the ball or a resting place, the garage becomes a carpentry workshop or a storage space, the study is the main living room of the house or can be converted into a second room if necessary. The dining room can be a workplace or a place for gathering.Save this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!Cortesía de Lucía VillersProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse in Meco / Atelier RUASelected ProjectsCall for Submissions: Architecture Thesis of the Year | ATY 2020Opportunities Share Area:  256 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img Architects: Lucía Villers Area Area of this architecture project 2018 “COPY” “COPY” Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/940570/triada-houses-lucia-villers Clipboard Lucía Villers, Abelardo Villers. ArchDaily Year:  CopyAbout this officeLucía VillersOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesOn FacebookMexicoPublished on June 03, 2020Cite: “Triada Houses / Lucía Villers” [Casas Triada / Lucía Villers] 03 Jun 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

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GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund opens for applications

first_imgGALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund opens for applications Melanie May | 7 November 2016 | News The GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund has opened for applications. Now in its sixth year, the Fund helps small, local community groups, projects and charities across the UK and Ireland by donating cash awards “to support warm-hearted people and projects”.The GALAXY Hot Chocolate Fund is open for entries until 26 February 2017. Every week the Fund will distribute five £300 awards to recipients.This year the Fund is also highlighting the unsung heroes working in the charity sector, through its ‘Outstanding Volunteer Award’. Every week that the Fund runs, a volunteer will be chosen by national volunteer organisation NCVO to receive a GALAXY Hot Chocolate Hero Hamper. You can nominate a volunteer in addition to registering your organisation for a cash award.Nominate your best volunteers to win one of these hampers!Research carried out in September and October by GALAXY Hot Chocolate, in partnership with UK Fundraising, revealed that 80% of charities and community groups fundraise in any way they can to secure vital funds. When it comes to volunteers, 85% of organisations that responded said they could not exist without those people who go above and beyond the call of duty.Michelle Frost, spokeswoman for GALAXY Hot Chocolate commented:“From our research, we know that across the UK and Ireland smaller charities and community groups are struggling to make ends meet despite the efforts of a huge number of warm-hearted volunteers. Seventy per cent of charities and organisations report that 51-100% of funds come from fundraising, with a further sixty-eight per cent stating that finding funds has become ten times harder over the past five years.“The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund aims to give them a helping hand and hopefully inspire more people to get involved.”Howard Lake, publisher of UK Fundraising, added: Advertisement “Funding for small, local community projects is essential to help support the diverse and vital initiatives set up by people wanting to make a difference where they live. Now in its sixth year, the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund is one of these valuable sources of funds.” Tagged with: Awards Funding Volunteering  259 total views,  1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.  260 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis47 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis47last_img read more

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US Esophageal Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

first_img Twitter Pinterest Facebook Facebook Local NewsBusiness WhatsApp Previous articleCoinsquare Launches Quick Trade Mobile AppNext articleSchneider Electric Calls for Stronger Collaboration in Industries of the Future Digital AIM Web Support Pinterestcenter_img By Digital AIM Web Support – February 8, 2021 DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 8, 2021– The “US Esophageal Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape – 2021” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. US Esophageal Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape Highlights – 2021, provides comprehensive insights into Esophageal Cancer pipeline products, Esophageal Cancer epidemiology, Esophageal Cancer market valuations and forecast, Esophageal Cancer drugs sales and competitive landscape in the US. The research is classified into seven sections – Esophageal Cancer treatment options, pipeline products, market analysis comprising of epidemiology, key products marketed, market valuations and forecast, drugs sales and market shares. Research Scope: Esophageal Cancer pipeline: Find out the products in clinical trials for the treatment of Esophageal Cancer by development phase 3, phase 2, and phase 1, by pharmacological class and companies developing the productsEsophageal Cancer epidemiology: Find out the number of patients diagnosed (prevalence) with Esophageal Cancer in the USEsophageal Cancer drugs: Identify key products marketed and prescribed for Esophageal Cancer in the US, including trade name, molecule name, and companyEsophageal Cancer drugs sales: Find out the sales revenues of Esophageal Cancer drugs in the USEsophageal Cancer market valuations: Find out the market size for Esophageal Cancer drugs in 2019 in the US. Find out how the market advanced from 2017 and forecast to 2026Esophageal Cancer drugs market share: Find out the market shares for key Esophageal Cancer drugs in the US Benefits of this Research: Support monitoring and reporting national Esophageal Cancer market analysis and sales trendsTrack competitor drugs sales and market share in the US Esophageal Cancer marketTrack competitive developments in Esophageal Cancer market and present key issues and learningsSynthesize insights for Esophageal Cancer market and products to drive business performanceAnswer key business questions about the Esophageal Cancer marketEvaluate commercial market opportunity assessment, positioning, and segmentation for Esophageal Cancer productsSupports decision making in R&D to long term marketing strategies Key Topics Covered: 1) Esophageal Cancer Treatments 2) Esophageal Cancer Pipeline 3) US Esophageal Cancer Epidemiology 4) Marketed Drugs for Esophageal Cancer in US 5) US Esophageal Cancer Market Size and Forecast 6) US Esophageal Cancer Products Sales and Forecast 7) US Esophageal Cancer Market Competitive Landscape 8) Methodology 9) Contact us For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/ly4pjf View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005479/en/ CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PHARMACEUTICAL HEALTH ONCOLOGY SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/08/2021 08:50 AM/DISC: 02/08/2021 08:50 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210208005479/en US Esophageal Cancer Market and Competitive Landscape 2021 – ResearchAndMarkets.com TAGS  Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more

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Exploring Ethics in REO

first_img Previous: Is the Sky Falling Over the Housing Market? Next: Freddie Mac Takes Q4 Hit Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Exploring Ethics in REO Subscribe Emerald Valley Real Estate Ethics Ethics Matter Federation of REO Certified Experts FORCE FORCE webinar REO Tara Nagelhout Webinar 2018-02-15 David Wharton Sign up for DS News Daily Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Events, Featured, Headlines, Media, News, REO, Webinars  Print This Post Related Articles Home / Events / Exploring Ethics in REO The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Tagged with: Emerald Valley Real Estate Ethics Ethics Matter Federation of REO Certified Experts FORCE FORCE webinar REO Tara Nagelhout Webinar Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago About Author: David Wharton Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago On Thursday, February 15, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. CST, the Five Star FORCE (The Federation of REO Certified Experts) will host the “Ethics Matter” webinar. The presentation will focus on the value of ethics in real estate as agents and brokers help customers achieve the American Dream of Homeownership.In the “Ethics Matter” webinar, Tara Nagelhout, FORCE Advisory Council Member and Principal Broker at Emerald Valley Real Estate, will break down why it’s crucial for real estate agents to uphold a code of ethics that creates honest and fair dealings with all of their clients. In addition to a Q&A session with Nagelhout, the webinar will focus on topics such as:The difference between a client and a customerHow an agent’s fiduciary duty to their client impacts their interactions with homebuyersLeaving your preconceived ideas at the doorThe challenges and intricacies of working in REOREO paperwork challengesIn distressed sales, everything is not negotiableGetting the best results for your selling partnerThe importance of disclosureTo register for the webinar, click here.The Five Star FORCE is the Five Star Institute’s REO member organization comprised of pre-screened, certified, and experienced REO agents. Focused on the improvement of REO agent performance through lender- and servicer-driven education, the FORCE acts as a conduit of communication between the REO agent/broker community and the servicing shops they serve.You can find a list of recent webinars from the FORCE Webinar series on the official FORCE website. They include “Women-Owned Small Business 101,” presented by the American Mortgage Diversity Council; “Channeling New Marketing Strategies in Real Estate,” presented by Altisource; “A Look at Resolve by Lowe’s, Hosted by Alacrity”; and “State of the FORCE With Five Star President and CEO, Ed Delgado.”For more information on The Five Star FORCE, click here. February 15, 2018 5,353 Views last_img read more

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Strategic Opportunity Zone Investment

first_imgEditor’s note: This Q&A appears in the April 2021 DS News magazine, available here. Robert Hutchins is Managing Director of the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund, and President and CEO of Ellavoz Impact Capital. The company sponsors and manages the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund and the Ellavoz Impact Angel Network.Hutchins is a retired Partner of WithumSmith+Brown (WSB), a regional CPA firm with approximately 1,300 employees. Hegraduated from St. Peter’s College and began his professional career with Price Waterhouse in Hackensack, New Jersey. Prior to combining his accounting practice with WSB, he was Managing Partner of Hutchins, Farrell, Meyer & Allison. Hutchins is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, as well as the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.Hutchins recently joined DS5 to discuss the options available in Opportunity Zones and how investing in them can profoundly impact communities nationwide.Could you discuss how Ellavoz’s Shared Values Opportunity Fund is working to leverage Opportunity Zone investment for the betterment of communities? Our mission with Ellavoz Impact Capital is to drive private capital to distressed asset communities. Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund, along with our not-for-profit partners, New Jersey Community Capital and Community Asset Protection Corporation has created a low-risk superior market return asset class for accredited investors. That is a great incentive for direct participation and rebuilding great American communities. We function very similar to a family office, a real estate investment club. Thereby, affording a vehicle for our high-net-worth accredited individuals to directly invest and to see the tangible benefits they are making in communities. We’ve leveraged various financing to our community development financing institution, New Jersey Community Capital. We have no carried interest or promote fees to provide an economical, efficient investment vehicle for these angel investors. We call them “Ellavoz Impact Angel Network Investors.” We pass on all of these high-value add efficiencies to our investors from ground acquisition, to rehab or construction, or property management, to exit after 10 years. That is the time period investors will hold their investment in our fund in order to gain the benefits of complete exclusion from taxation for federal and most state tax authorities. Can you detail just how the Ellavoz Impact Angel Network works? It’s somewhat unique and somewhat similar to many angel groups that exist in that we invest alongside each other. We draw on the expertise and experience of each of our members. Our three Opportunity Zone Funds, and soon to launch social impact Ellavoz Neighborhood Homes Fund, are real estate-focused with a goal of 80% affordable residential workforce and 20% non-residential. We are looking at mixed-use projects and industrial, maybe some commercial as well, to not only provide housing but also some economic development in the areas we are targeting. We are very much like a family office real estate investment club. Each of us have the same direct investment opportunity to any deal that’s brought to the group. Ellavoz Impact Capital is the management firm for the funds. My investment and any other Angel’s investments are treated exactly the same. If you invest $1 and I invest $1, you’re going to pay exactly the same fees that I pay, which are low compared to industry. You’re going to receive exactly the same proceeds on your dollar that I receive on my dollar, so it’s very much a direct investment. Do you think Opportunity Zones are now living up to their full potential thus far? Are there areas that could help take Opportunity Zone investment to the next level? They have not so far, but the potential is tremendous. In the beginning, there were some sad projects that were taking advantage of new tax laws.  As I say to some of our investors, “Beware of pigs with lipstick, because a bad deal in an Opportunity Zone is just a bad deal.” I look at a lot of deals and they’re all very transactional in their mentality and strategy. When you find a deal in an Opportunity Zone, it can be sold as a tax benefit. A bad deal in an Opportunity Zone is just that … a bad deal! There are too many of those floating around. What they have in common is the risk mostly on the Opportunity Zone equity investor. The Opportunity Zone tax law 1400Z-2 requires that if you’re going to receive Opportunity Zone benefits, you must be an equity investor and not a debt investor. Therefore, the risk is on my investors and myself. Much of the upside goes to the developer based on how these deals have been formatted. We turned this around, we’re very much an investor-focused private equity firm. We protect our investors because we are investors and invest with them. It takes an independent and highly qualified due diligence process for the exclusive benefit of investors—not the developers—to weed out the bad actors and let the best deals come to the top of the pile. When we find a deal that meets our criteria, we generally revalue it to what we feel is the required internal way to return for our investors before we consider investments. We do a significant amount of negotiation when we do find what we believe to be economically viable deals that should be done. In addition to our social impact criteria, our financial impact due diligence is considerable. As an entrepreneur and a retained intermediary for a couple of family offices, I’ve been doing this for decades. So, this is something that we do as an advisory service, which is a division within our private equity firm. For anyone who’s an investor looking to potentially pursue opportunities on investment, what are some of the most critical information they need to know? As I discuss with my investor partners, we look at their tax situation. What is the deal that is creating the capital gain that you’re thinking of investing in an Opportunity Zone for significant tax benefits? Coming from a background as an advisor partner, tax partner in a major accounting firm, and CPA firm, my background is one of a certified public accountant, as well as a certified valuation analyst. I tend to get a more holistic view of our investor clients’ entire investment portfolio to see if they are reinvesting too much of your gain in a 10-year hold investment, simply because they just want the tax benefits? That’s the first question you should ask. The second question, or the second that must meet criteria, is if the investment a good investment. It should be a conservative investment because you don’t need to have the promise of skyrocketing returns in a riskier investment. What you’re really looking for is a very low risk investment with a 10% to 12% annual internal rate of return (IRR) that’s going to be tax-free. I once sold my bioinformatics business at about 10 times my original cost. Using those proceeds in a conservative Opportunity Zone investment fund, I’m protecting my money, while getting a much enhanced IRR after tax by using the Opportunity Zone fund investment. There are hotel deals and luxury apartment deals out there … I’m very wary of those. I’ve seen them, have gone through the projections, and have gone through their business strategy. Many of them rely on tenants paying some significant rents. What I have found frankly is that as a somewhat conservative investor myself, if you’ve already made a significant capital gain, especially if it’s one that you’re probably only going to make once in your life, put it into something that is rock solid, low risk and with a reasonable return. Don’t be sold on, “It’s too good to be true” projections. With a new presidential administration now in control, what are you anticipating as far as potential impact on Opportunities Zones under the Biden Administration? Well, I’m very optimistic under the new administration because Opportunity Zones have really become a very bipartisan effort. Sen. Tim Scott (South Carolina) and Sen. Cory Booker of my home state of New Jersey were principal sponsors of the original internal revenue code section 1400Z-2. Sen. Scott recently signed on a bill to increase economic impact measurements for Opportunity Zone qualification. As a member of a national Opportunity Zone working group, I welcome it because our funds are already exceeding the social impact reporting requirements that the new bill would possibly legislate. In addition to that, the Biden Administration is looking for more distressed community redevelopment and will support those programs, both in and out of Opportunity Zones. In a few weeks, we will be launching our Ellavoz Neighborhood Homes Fund. This is not an Opportunity Zone Fund, but we’ll be developing, rehabbing, and selling quality homes in and around the same targeted communities that our Opportunity Zone Funds are making significant investments at affordable rates. We take a very strategic business approach to our investments, as opposed to a more transactional hit-and-run type. The other most significant possible tax change is the loss of step-up in basis, which has been a tax loophole or benefit, depending on how you look at it. When you die, you pay state taxes based on the value of your estate, but you get this tax-free step-up in basis. President Biden’s plan is to eliminate the step-up in basis, or charge a tax on the capital gain. Being the difference between your cost basis and the value at your day of death. If Opportunity Zones specifically exclude capital gains from taxation, tax-qualified Opportunity Zones will essentially be a workaround toward the increase in wealth tax at death. I believe there’ll only be an increase in incentives. New market tax credits have been increased, community development financial institutions (CDFIs) allocation of funding has been increased, and our partners are a CDFI. We see even more tax incentives and financing incentives available to our investment partnerships, and we pass those benefits directly through to our angel investors.  David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 16 years’ experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at [email protected] Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago About Author: David Wharton Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Print Features Sign up for DS News Daily Previous: Seller’s Market Continues to Flourish Next: Remote Workers Push for Second Homes Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago  Print This Post Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Strategic Opportunity Zone Investment April 8, 2021 1,193 Views Home / Daily Dose / Strategic Opportunity Zone Investment Share Save Related Articles 2021-04-08 David Wharton Subscribelast_img read more

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Audio Update: Councillor Hussey heavily critical of possible Magee cuts

first_img Audio Update: Councillor Hussey heavily critical of possible Magee cuts Homepage BannerNews Google+ Facebook Pinterest Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers By News Highland – September 2, 2015 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Google+ Twitter Facebookcenter_img HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Previous articleJennings and Lambe make World Rowing Semi FinalNext articleDenis Donaldson murder inquest adjourned for 16th time News Highland 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Cllr HusseyUlster University is to close its School of Modern Languages in Coleraine as a result of budget cuts.The university’s Department of Education and Learning subsidy has been cut by £8.6 million, with around 20 posts being lost in the Modern Languages department, with staff cuts also expected in the areas of history and media.The cuts will be phases, with existing students being able to finish their degrees and new students being able to start their degrees this month.Its expected that cuts will be announced at the Magee Campus in Derry shortly.Councillor Derek Hussey deems the possible move short sighted:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/der530.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released last_img read more

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New survey finds 55% of Donegal businesses intend on employing more staff in 2015

first_img WhatsApp Previous articleRise in house prices in Co Donegal for first time since property crashNext articleStrabane Cllr claims DARD HQ relocation to Ballykelly isn’t a done deal yet News Highland Homepage BannerNews Google+ WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Twitter By News Highland – January 24, 2015 center_img A new survey has found that 55% of Donegal businesses intend on employing more staff in 2015.The report from accountant online dot.ie also found that 80% of businesses in the county saw an increase in trade last Christmas with almost 30% seeing an increase of over 20% on 2013.The strenght of the sterling was seen as one of the key reasons for the increase.Larissa Feeney, founder of accountantonline.ie, says that while the survey is positive, companies are still facing serious challenges:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/survey.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter Google+ Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic New survey finds 55% of Donegal businesses intend on employing more staff in 2015last_img read more

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‘Virtual Hearing As Good As Open Court Hearing’ : Supreme Court On Plea To Resume Physical Functioning

Top Stories’Virtual Hearing As Good As Open Court Hearing’ : Supreme Court On Plea To Resume Physical Functioning LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK12 Jan 2021 7:46 AMShare This – xThe Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that Virtual hearings, though forced by the global pandemic, are “as good as Open Court Hearings”. A Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde clarified that the decision to convene Court proceedings via video conferencing is taken after extensive deliberations with medical experts. “We have been following this (VC hearing) over one year due to…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that Virtual hearings, though forced by the global pandemic, are “as good as Open Court Hearings”. A Bench headed by CJI SA Bobde clarified that the decision to convene Court proceedings via video conferencing is taken after extensive deliberations with medical experts. “We have been following this (VC hearing) over one year due to medical reasons…We are reviewing the situation. The decisions are taken on the basis of medical experts,” the CJI said while hearing a petition seeking resumption of physical hearings. An advocate named Nilakshi Choudhury had moved the Top Court, urging it to restore open court hearings instead of virtual hearings. “Is it not open court hearing?” the CJI asked the Petitioner. Delete CJI : We have been following this(VC hearing) over one year due to medical reasons.SG : The petitioner is forgetting that in a huge country like this, this court has not denied access to justice even for a day. This is salutory.— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) January 12, 2021 The CJI pointed out that virtual hearings have enabled the judicial system to function even during the pandemic. Further averring the risks attached with resuming physical hearings during an ongoing pandemic, the CJI said, “Do you know that many High Courts started physical hearing in the meantime and later closed down? For example, in Madras High Court, lawyers did not come for physical hearing.” The Solicitor General also supported the CJI, saying that virtual hearings are ‘open Court hearings. “The petitioner is forgetting that in a huge country like this, this court has not denied access to justice even for a day. This is salutary,” the SG submitted.The Supreme Court had been functioning in virtual mode since March last year with the onset of COVID19. In August, the top court decided to resume physical hearing on an experimental basis on certain court rooms for final hearing matters with the consent of advocates. Though a list of 1000 cases for physical hearing was published, it did not take off as only a handful of advocates consented to it.Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Story read more

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