Katten attorneys Timothy Lynes, Anna-Liza Harris, Jane Cavanaugh and Robyn Mandel will present the "Flying Private: Owning, Operating and Financing Corporate Aircraft" program at 6:00 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, October 19. Panel discussions with leading management companies, banks and other professionals will provide best practices relating to operations, financing options, current tax and the state of the market in regard to private aviation. Topics will include:
- Business Jet Finance and Tax Issues, which will discuss the financial aspects of the purchase of private jets, including lease versus debt, pricing, popular/unique financing structures and tax implications—depreciation and like-kind exchange.
- Business Jet Operational Issues, discussing regulations governing private aircraft operations and charter operations under Part 91 and Part 135 of the Federal Aviation Regulations.
- Market Overview and the Role of the Trust Company, which will provide a market overview and discuss the role of Owner Trustees in aircraft registration.