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"IRS Expands REIT Spin-Off Restrictions, Extends REIT Built-in Gains Period to 10 Years"

On June 7, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Treasury Department issued new temporary regulations that have dramatic implications for all merger-and-acquisition activity by C corporations and real estate investment...more

SEC Issues Guidance with respect to the Conversion of a REIT’s OP Units

On March 14, 2016, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued interpretative guidance in response to a request from Bank of America, N.A., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated with respect...more

Buying a Distressed Residential Subdivision: Are You Getting In Over Your Head?

There are many ways to acquire a distressed residential subdivision for what may seem to be a bargain price. Whether an investor is buying the property at a foreclosure sale or purchasing a defaulted mortgage loan on the...more

Using Rule 506 for Raising Money

Helpful advice for using Rule 506 for raising money....more

Acquisition and Rehabilitation Opportunities: Projects with an Expiring Nine Percent Tax Credit Compliance Period

Residential rental projects financed with “9%” low income housing tax credits in the late 1990’s or early 2000’s offer, or will soon offer, special opportunities for acquisition/rehabilitation financing with tax exempt bonds...more

“Sophisticated Investors” – how to determine; by Bruce E. Methven

Several securities-offering exemptions allow “sophisticated investors” to invest. The question is how to determine when potential investors are sophisticated. ...more

Morguard Corporation v. The Queen – When will a “break fee” be considered income?

by Dentons on

In Morguard Corporation v. The Queen, 2012 TCC 55, Justice Boyle of the Tax Court of Canada considered whether a “break fee” received by a predecessor of the Appellant (for the purposes of this discussion, the “Appellant”) in...more

Strong Points Summer 2011

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We proudly announce that we are the "Best of the Woodlands 2011" 1st Place Winner for Best Law Firm !!! In this edition: Latest News: The latest in activities of the firm in the news and our community. Oil...more

The Business Owner's Pocket Guide

by Eliot Wagonheim on

Passion. It is what separates the job from the calling; it represents the difference between building something great and just mailing it in. Entrepreneurs have it. And I think the people who have taken the time to crack...more

Proxy Access Proposal

by Pryor Cashman LLP on

On May 20, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to the federal proxy rules to facilitate the rights of shareholders to nominate candidates for election as a corporate director, and to have those...more

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