John J. Riffle Interviewed by St. Louis Business Journal for Opportunity Zones PieceMarch 4, 2019
Lewis Rice member John J. Riffle was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal for its article on Opportunity Zones. Specifically, John comments on the feasibility of one of the guidelines for Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones were created as part of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 and are "geographic areas, primarily in economically distressed communities, that qualify for tax incentives for investors in businesses and real estate in the zones."
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John is Chairman of the Firm's Corporate Department. His practice is focused on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, health care law, and franchise and distribution law. John has more than 35 years of experience representing a wide range of taxable and tax-exempt organizations, closely held businesses and their owners, and publicly traded companies in acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, financings, corporate planning, and general corporate matters.