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Christopher Pace

Jackson, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance
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Corporate/Commercial: Municipal Finance - Mississippi

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Christopher Pace regularly advises public bodies on matters involving economic development. His expertise encompasses local and state incentives and public infrastructure funding, among other areas.
"He has exemplary knowledge of both business and government."
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Chris Pace advises on project finance and economic development law, state and local government law, economic development incentives, and gaming law.

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Chris has negotiated and documented a range of economic incentives, including property, sales, use, income, and franchise tax incentives, and other incentives related to tax exempt and taxable bond financing. He has assisted clients in negotiating and implementing incentives with the Mississippi Development Authority, the Mississippi Department of Revenue, and other state and local governmental entities. Chris also has negotiated and implemented economic incentives with numerous county and city governments, including the implementation of complex fee-in-lieu of property tax agreements, which are available only for projects involving investments of $100 million or more.

In connection with the firm's gaming practice, Chris represents domestic and international clients such as casino owners and operators, gaming equipment manufacturers and distributors, and investors, investment banks, and other financial institutions. For these clients, he has provided counsel in a broad range of gaming matters, including new casino developments, licensing, financing, registration, findings of suitability, transfers of ownership, operations, training, compliance, investigations, disciplinary proceedings, and other regulatory and transactional matters.

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Christopher Pace

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