Joshua Milgrim

Joshua Milgrim

Dechert LLP

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Global Private Equity Newsletter - Summer 2016 Edition: New Proposed Regulations Increase Scrutiny on Related-Party Debt

New rules recently proposed by the U.S. Treasury Department (“Treasury”) and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) would re-characterize purported debt instruments as equity instruments, and could have significant implications...more

6/30/2016 - Convertible Debt Debt Instruments Debt-Equity Inversion IRS Private Equity U.S. Treasury

Recent Indian Tax Treaty Changes Affecting Nonresident Investments into India - Termination of Capital Gains Exemption under the...

India and Mauritius entered into a Protocol amending the double-tax treaty between India and Mauritius (the “2016 Protocol”) on May 10, 2016. Under the 2016 Protocol, following a grace period and subject to a grandfather...more

5/13/2016 - BEPS Capital Gains Double Taxation Foreign Investment India OECD Tax Rates Tax Treaty

Partnership Audits of Private Equity Firms on the Rise

There has been buzz in the tax and private equity communities about the rise in audits of private equity firms by the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”). This has been fueled by the restructuring of the IRS’ Large Business &...more

4/1/2016 - Audits Bipartisan Budget Business Taxes IRS Management Fees Partnerships Private Equity Firms

Global Private Equity Newsletter - Spring 2016 Edition: Recent Changes to Rules Governing Tax Audits of Partnerships

Congress recently amended the rules governing tax audits of partnerships that file U.S. partnership returns, including U.S. partnerships (and limited liability companies treated as partnerships) and certain non-U.S....more

3/30/2016 - Audits Business Taxes IRS Partnerships Private Equity

PATH Act Creates New FIRPTA Withholding Tax Rate and Exemption for Foreign Pension Funds

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (the “PATH Act”), signed into law on December 18, 2015, has resulted in a number of changes to the taxation of investments in U.S. real property by foreign investors. Among...more

3/2/2016 - FIRPTA Foreign Investment Pension Funds Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act REIT Tax Rates Tax-Free Spin-Offs Withholding Requirements

Global Private Equity Newsletter - Fall 2015 Edition: Proposed Partnership Treasury Regulations – Consider the Guaranteed Payment

Proposed regulations were issued under Section 707(a)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”), that address circumstances when certain arrangements between partnerships and their partners will be...more

10/15/2015 - Equity Investors Global Economy Guaranteed Payments Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Partnerships Private Equity Proposed Regulation Treasury Regulations

The New Landscape for Inversions: IRS and Treasury Change the Rules

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) and Treasury Department issued Notice 2014-52 (the “Notice”) targeting corporate inversions on September 22, 2014 (the “Notice Date”) in the U.S. Tax considerations are important for...more

10/1/2014 - Controlled Foreign Corporations Corporate Taxes Cross-Border Foreign Subsidiaries IRS Multinationals U.S. Treasury

U.S. Department of Justice Awaits Swiss Banks’ Voluntary Disclosure of Banking Activities

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) established a Program for Non-Prosecution Agreements or Non-Target Letters for Swiss Banks (the “Program”) on August 29, 2013. The Program is intended to facilitate a resolution with the...more

10/11/2013 - Banks DOJ EU Foreign Bank Accounts Non-Prosecution Agreements Non-Target Letters Tax Evasion Voluntary Disclosure

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