Topic Archives: Resources

November 7, 2018Resources

New Clarity on Opportunity Zone Funds as Proposed Regulations Are Issued

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provided for a new set of provisions designed to incentivize long-term investment in certain low-income areas nominated by states and designated by the Treasury Department (Opportunity Zones, currently listed here). These new provisions have generated significant excitement and buzz from impact investors and traditional investors alike, but ...›

October 30, 2018Resources

Delaware Launches Its Certificate of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards

Delaware Companies: Apply for your Sustainability Certificate starting October 1 As of October 1, 2018, Delaware entities can begin applying for the state’s new voluntary Certificate of Adoption of Transparency and Sustainability Standards through the Secretary of State, passed in June 2018.[1] The innovative reporting program allows Delaware corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and statutory ...›

July 5, 2018Resources

Fredo Silva to speak at Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket

On July 19, MoFo Impact’s Fredo Silva will speak during a roundtable discussion on “The Future of Impact Investing.” The Impact Capitalism Summit is the largest convening of investors focused on maximizing impact and maximizing return. Learn more about the Impact Capitalism Summit. ...›

June 1, 2018Resources

Shannen Naegel to speak at NYU Grunin Center

On June 5, MoFo Impact’s Shannen Naegel will speak at the Grunin Center for Law and Social Entrepreneurship at NYU School of Law’s “Legal Issues in Social Entrepreneurship and Impact Investing – in the US and Beyond.” Her panel, “Beyond Pro Bono: Putting Purpose Into Our Law Practice – A Global Perspective” will be held ...›

November 3, 2017Resources

MoFo Impact’s Social Enterprise Law Series – 11/8

On November 8, we are bringing together social entrepreneurs, funders, lawyers and others professionals in the community for a series of interactive panel discussions exploring a range of legal and business issues for impact investors and companies that want to maximize their positive impact. ...›

October 9, 2017Resources

Shannen Naegel to Speak at Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP)

Shannen Naegel of MoFo Impact will join Steph Speirs (CEO and co-founder of Solstice), Kyle Westaway (managing partner of Westaway), and moderator Min Pease, Echoing Green’s director of impact investing, in a session highlighting the interaction between legal considerations and the impact economy for early-stage and growth-stage social enterprises. ...›

October 2, 2017Resources

MoFo Impact on The Current Ecosystem of Impact Investing

On October 26, MoFo Impact’s Jesse Finfrock will moderate a panel on the current ecosystem of impact investing, hosted by the Berkeley-Haas Alumni Network. The discussion will include speakers from Just Invest, Radicle Impact Partners, McKesson Ventures, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. ...›

September 13, 2017Resources

MoFo Hosts “Banking with Intention” Event

On September 7, Morrison & Foerster, in collaboration with Just Invest, hosted “Banking & Investing with Intention – Making an Impact with your Finances” in San Francisco. Speakers from DBL Partners, Microvest, New Resource Bank, Just Invest, and Morrison & Foerster discussed impact investing, banking and lending with positive intention, and ESG issues with a ...›