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Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Get Roughed Up in Court
Medicaid Receiving Startlingly Little Attention As Everyone Discusses Medicare
Obama Administration Calls for Free Access to Federally Funded Research
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
Should Wall Street Fear Mary Jo White?
Looking Ahead to Washington State’s Legalized Marijuana Marketplace
4 Things to Know About Michigan’s New Right-to-Work Laws
Congressman: My Plan Would Reduce Student Loan Defaults: Video
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Tax Questions to Ask Yourself with the End of 2012 and the Fiscal Cliff Approaching
Obama Blocks Chinese-Owned Wind Project Out of Concerns for National Security
Crystal Ball Perspective: Will Healthcare Reform be Repealed if Romney Wins the Presidential Election?
Stewart Baker, Former GC of NSA, on Why the Cybersecurity Act Failed & Threat of Tomorrow’s Terrorism
Not Prepared for Healthcare Reform? Three things employers need to focus on now.
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Smartphone Data Solution: Sharing Airwaves
The Apellate Process Explained - Kathi Sandweiss discusses the appeals process and what it can and can't do for your situation.
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
NLRB Posting Rule Delayed Again, Will We Ever See Resolution?—McKenna Long's Seth Borden
Lowenstein Sandler’s Investment Management Group is pleased to provide you with (i) a summary of recent legislative and regulatory developments that impact the investment management community; and (ii) checklists of year-end...more
Among the taxpayer-favorable aspects of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (Act), the 100 percent exclusion from gross income of gain on the sale of Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS), provided for in section 1202 of...more
Each January, companies that grant incentive stock options (ISOs) are required to provide notices to current and former employees who exercised ISOs during the preceding calendar year. Similar notices must be given to current...more
Certain individuals having only signature authority over foreign financial accounts now have until June 30, 2014, to file the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts.
A tax on equity derivatives transactions grew more likely in Italy this week, as the Italian Senate approved a budget containing the seeds of a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT)....more
In This Issue:
Regulatory Updates - FSOC, FSB Turn Up Heat on SEC on Money Market Fund Reforms; SEC Staff: Beware of BDC Joint Transactions; SEC Reports 3,000 Whistles Blown in FYI 2012; Over 1500 Private Fund Advisers...more
Proposed regulations on swap payments sound like bad news for foreign taxpayers who have used them to avoid paying U.S. withholding taxes. But there are ways to structure a swap and still take advantage of the favorable tax...more
In This Issue:
Court Holds Television Programming Is Included in the Property Factor Regardless of Delivery Method; ALJ Upholds Retroactive Application of Stock Option Regulations; Petition Found Untimely Under Special...more
On November 28, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued final clearing determinations (Final Determinations) with respect to four classes of interest rate swaps (IRS) and two classes of credit default swaps...more
In This Issue:
- Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisers: Practical Advice for Fund Managers Outside the United States p. 1
- Recent Developments in the Regulatory Framework of the PRC Investment...more
On September 12, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) issued Final Treasury Regulations (the “Final Regulations”) that clarify the circumstances that cause property to be treated as “traded on an established market”...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued final regulations clarifying when property will be considered publicly traded for purposes of determining the issue price of a debt instrument. The determination of the issue...more
In This Issue:
- I Want You To Want Me – Achieving a Successful First Closing
- SEC Proposes Rule Amendments To Permit General Solicitation in Private Offerings
- STOCK Act Presents New Compliance Concerns...more
The recent announcement that the IRS granted a $104 million whistleblower award to convicted former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld generated front-page news coverage. Birkenfeld, the U.S.-bred former private banker who...more
On September 12, 2012, the US Internal Revenue Service (the “Service”) released final regulations (the “Final Regulations”) detailing when property is publicly traded for purposes of determining the issue price of a debt...more
On September 12, 2012, the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) promulgated important final regulations (the Regulations) that clarify and expand the circumstances in which a debt instrument is to be treated as traded on an...more
On August 31, 2012, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (the “IRS”) amended Temporary Treasury Regulations (the “Temporary Regulations”) under Section 871(m) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”),...more
In This Issue:
SFC Notes Poor Quality Listing Applications; Regulation of Sponsors in Hong Kong; Class Action Reform; New Listing Decisions; New Guidance Letters; Enforcement News; and Regulatory Watch.
Welcome to the seventh edition of Baker & McKenzie's Quarterly Asia Pacific Financial Services & Regulatory Newsletter. This edition highlights some of the key regulatory developments for the second quarter of 2012 in...more
In This Issue:
- DIFC Funds: A New Investment Vehicle for the Middle East p. 1
- An Analysis of the EU and U.S. Regulations Affecting OTC Derivatives p. 4
- Enhancing the Investment Advisory Contract Review...more
Good news for startups. A bill has been introduced in the Senate (S.3217) and an identical bill has already been introduced in the House, titled Startup Act 2.0 which, among other things, would make the 100% exclusion from...more
On 10 May 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in Santander (joined cases C-338/11 to C-347/11), stating that the French legislation that imposes a withholding tax on French-sourced...more
Originally published in the Practical Law Company Multi-Jurisdictional guide 2012/13: Capital Markets.
The history of hybrid securities may well be divided into two periods: pre-financial crisis and post-financial...more
On March 16, 2012, India’s Finance Minister presented the country’s budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2012, which included proposed legislation that seeks to reverse the decision of (India’s) Supreme Court in the...more
Certain individuals having only signature authority over foreign financial accounts have until June 30, 2013, to file the FBAR.
On February 14, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced that...more
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