Unique Funding Opportunity for Marine Fleet Owners & Operators

Date:  Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time:  2–3 p.m. Central time
CPE Credit:  One CPE credit in the Specialized Knowledge field of study may be awarded upon verification of participant attendance.
Presenters:  Bill Finnecy

Bill Finnecy



Construction & Real Estate
Manufacturing & Distribution
Private Client Services

2402 W. 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505-4444


, Tim Goldsmith

Tim Goldsmith

Managing Director


2402 W. 8th Street
Erie, PA 16505-4444


 & Marne Babich

Marne Babich



375 N. Shore Drive, Suite 501
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5866


The U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration administers programs created by the Merchant Marine Act of 1936 that offer tax-leveraged financing for marine fleet owners. Join BKD’s marine service professionals for a complimentary webinar exploring how you could benefit from using these unique vessel financing programs.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the unique characteristics and benefits of using the Capital Construction Fund (CCF) and Construction Reserve Fund (CRF) programs
  • Describe tax deferral benefits
  • Explain vessel geographic trading restrictions
  • Discuss compliance matters
  • Compare CCF and CRF programs


CPE Information

Audience:  Maritime industry professionals including CEOs, CFOs, CAOs, attorneys, bankers, investment bankers and business owners
Program Level:  Basic
Delivery Method:  Group internet-based
Advance Preparation:  None
Prerequisites:  None
Refund Policy:  There is no fee associated with this webinar.


Contact Information
If you have concerns or would like information regarding program cancellation policies or CPE credit, contact us at training@bkd.com or 800.472.2745.


BKD, LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  www.nasbaregistry.org.

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