An Overview of the 2014 Class Action Survey
Update on Section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code and Delaware Bankruptcy Court’s Decision in the Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. Bankruptcy Case
Only in DC: Ethics Rule Permits Non-lawyers to Own Law Firms
What do creditors need to know about litigation in state court and bankruptcy court?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Poison Pill
Can business partner disputes be defused? Can a client avoid expensive litigation?
The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Best Efforts
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Lamson Comments on Volcker Rule
Which types of employers are more susceptible to get sued?
The M&A Word of the Day™ from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Inversion
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Dealmaker's Dish: Corporate Dealmaker Update
The 2013 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
How can business owners manage legal risks?
What is at will employment law?
Lease Negotiations – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
Structuring an MLP Finance
Scope of the Guidance & General Information -
1. Application of the Guidance is limited to allocations of HTC from Buildings that are placed in service on or after December 30, 2013.
2. This means the Guidance...more
On December 30, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued much anticipated guidance, in the form of Revenue Procedure 2014-12, providing a safe harbor under which it will not challenge a partnership’s allocations of...more
On December 30, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service issued its long-awaited historic rehabilitation tax credit guidance in the form of a Revenue Procedure that outlines a safe harbor for allocations of the...more
Advances in technology have helped to spur the data center industry's growth. James Dodsworth,
Partner at White & Case, a leading law firm to the data center industry, discusses current trends and investment opportunities,...more
Joint And POD Accounts: Weapon of Choice Of Transferees When Exerting Undue Influence?
by James F. McDonough, Jr. on October 1, 2013
Will contests alleging undue influence are not uncommon. A will was, for many years,...more
On 10 September 2013, in Sciacca v Langshaw Valuations Pty Ltd  NSWSC 1285, the Supreme Court of New South Wales held that, in relation to claims made policies, the threshold test of section 601AG of the Corporations...more
Bezos May Have Trouble Securing Tax Benefits With WaPo
by Frank L. Brunetti on August 21, 2013
Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos turned some heads when the
billionaire decided to purchase the Washington...more
If you have multiple investors/owners, one of the benefits of using a Limited Liability Company (LLC) to own real property rather than using a partnership is that the LLC offers better protection of the real property from...more
Landlords want to have a protective lease form, but tenants hate a 70+ page “killer” lease. A shorter lease can help a landlord quickly sign tenants, just make sure it covers key points. Here are some to think about.
On December 7, 2012, the working group of the finance committee of the Financial Services Agency of Japan (the “Working Group”) issued its final report (the “Final Report”) with respect to the reform of the legal regime of...more
According to recent media reports, Miami has become the “go-to” location for companies seeking a better business, a fact that has been noticed by many major New York observing the trend of migration to Florida. Consider the...more
In this LEVICK Daily interview, LEVICK’s new Strategic Policy Advisor, Steve Bartlett, discusses how companies can best navigate the complex relationships between the public and private sectors. As a former Congressman, Mayor...more
Two related cases have recently ruled on points of interest to those involved in loan management and enforcement. Both cases relate to Patrick McKillen's quest for control of three leading London hotels and...more
Borrowers and their constituents generally benefit from certain limitations on personal liability for indebtedness secured by California real property. California’s one action and anti-deficiency rules require a lender faced...more
In this alert:
- Ropes & Gray Real Estate Group Prominently Featured at IMN’s 2nd Annual Real Estate General Counsel Forum
- Acquiring and Selling Notes: What You Need to Know
- Of Operating Partners and...more
Originally published in the Connecticut Law Tribune on September 24, 2012.
When a Chapter 11 debtor proposes to sell secured assets prior to confirmation of a plan, it may not do so without providing its secured...more
The recent economic downturn have resulted in many of us tightening our belts. Everyone is looking for ways to reduce their spending. We often overlook the very obvious method (and also substantial) savings through...more
The Maine New Markets Capital Investment Program was established in 2011 to encourage private investment in low-income communities which lack good-paying jobs and have high rates of poverty. The Maine new markets program is...more
On August 16, the Commonwealth Court upheld its perplexing January 2012 decisions that nonresident limited partners who lost their entire investments in a partnership owning Pennsylvania real estate, and who apparently had no...more
This is the first in a series of blog posts on the new Florida Limited Liability Company Act. Future posts will discuss issues relating to the Act and its ramifications on Miami (and Florida) businesses.
The Need To...more
On August 27, in Historic Boardwalk Hall, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals decided that a tax credit investor was not a partner because it “lacked a meaningful stake in the success or failure” of the project owner....more
In Historic Boardwalk Hall, LLC, New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, Tax Matters Partner v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit invalidated the allocation of federal...more
Convention Centers Look to P3s to Become More Competitive Globally
The PPP Bulletin recently reported that the city of Los Angeles is considering forming a public-private partnership with a private-sector entity to...more
Several securities-offering exemptions allow “sophisticated investors” to invest. The question is how to determine when potential investors are sophisticated. ...more
Recent judicial decisions could result in a big increase in guarantor exposure under “bad boy” or “non-recourse carveout” guaranties.
A common commercial loan structure involves a non-recourse loan made to a...more
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