The proposal to eliminate the interest deduction may have a material adverse impact on U.S. middle-market companies.
In March, Republican presidential candidate Senator Marco Rubio, together with Senator Michael Lee,...more
Where Qualified Dividend Treatment Is Important, Serious Consideration Should Be Given to Ensuring the Company Is Eligible for Treaty Benefits Before Taking It Public.
Dividends generally are taxed at ordinary income...more
Pepper partners Gregory J. Nowak and Steven D. Bortnick presented a webinar for West LegalEdCenter discussing issues that affect private funds and their managers.
Over the hour program, Mr. Nowak and Mr. Bortnick covered a...more
Corporate inversions have been the target of regulatory or statutory tax proposals for many years. However, the recently attempted combination of Pfizer and AstraZeneca received prompt and more far-reaching attention in the...more
Investment funds, including private equity funds, often receive capital contributions from tax-exempt organizations. These tax-exempt institutions may include U.S. and foreign pension funds, as well as U.S. and foreign...more
On February 26, 2014, U.S. Rep. David Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, released a draft of the Tax Reform Act of 2014 (TRA 2014), which would provide for the most significant tax reform since the...more
ABC Capital wants to set up a fund that will invest in a new asset class, and anticipates that the investors will be drawn from inside and outside the United States....more
On July 24, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit held that two private equity funds managed by Sun Capital could be liable for their portfolio company’s withdrawal liability from a multiemployer pension plan (Sun...more
Investment funds that invest globally must deal with volatility in the currency in which they agree to invest. Investment funds entering into obligations to purchase stock in a currency other than the primary currency of the...more