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"Key Takeaways: Lessons Learned From Tax-Related Whistleblower Litigation and Shareholder Actions"

On March 8, 2017, Skadden hosted a webinar titled “Lessons Learned From Tax-Related Whistleblower Litigation and Shareholder Actions.” The Skadden panelists were tax partners Nathaniel Carden and Armando Gomez, and litigation...more

“They’re Here!” – Department of Labor Issues Final ERISA Fiduciary and Conflict of Interest Regulations

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After receiving and reviewing extensive feedback on its earlier proposals, the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has issued final regulations expanding the definition of a fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...more

Investment Funds Update - Europe: Legal and regulatory updates for the funds industry from the key asset management centres and...

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Enforcement – FCA Fines £13.2 Million for Transaction Reporting Failures - The FCA fined Merrill Lynch International (MLI) £13.2 million on 22 April 2015 for incorrectly reporting 35,034,810 transactions and failing to...more

S.D.N.Y. Judge Permits Novel Theory And Allows SEC To Use Unpaid Taxes As Measure Of Disgorgement In Securities Fraud Case

In a case against Dallas billionaires Sam Wyly and the estate of his late brother, Charles, Judge Shira Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York agreed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...more

IRS Issues Final Regulations on Substantial Risks of Forfeiture under Code Section 83

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

On February 25, 2014, the Treasury Department issued final regulations identifying the circumstances in which a substantial risk of forfeiture would exist under Section 83 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”)....more

Tax Court Rules Amounts Paid Out Of Ponzi Scheme Not Taxable

by Dentons on

The tax treatment of amounts paid out of failed Ponzi schemes is once again in the news. In Roszko v. The Queen (2014 TCC 59), the Tax Court of Canada allowed the taxpayer’s appeal and held that amounts paid out of a...more

IRS Issues Final Regulations under Internal Revenue Code Section 83 Regarding Substantial Risk of Forfeiture Analysis

Companies that compensate their employees with annual or long-term awards of restricted property such as restricted stock grants should take note of the final regulations relating to property transferred in connection with...more

"Government Enforcement: Aggressive Efforts Continue Around the Globe"

Government enforcement efforts in 2013 produced major settlements of matters relating to the global financial crisis, high-profile insider trading convictions, near-record amounts of FCPA settlements, and new pledges of...more

Cuban Beats SEC, But Can He Deduct His $8 Million In Attorney Fees?

by Gray Reed & McGraw on

Dallas Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban had a big victory here in Dallas Wednesday. He was cleared of all charges of insider trading....more

Orrick's Financial Industry Week In Review - July 15, 2013

In This Issue: Financial Industry Developments; Rating Agency Developments; RMBS and Other Securities Litigation; and, European Financial Industry Developments. ...more

No Happy Trails For Victorville Tax Increment Bond Financing

by Allen Matkins on

For more than thirty years, I’ve driven by, but never stopped at, the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum in Victorville, California. The museum eventually relocated to Missouri but reportedly did not survive for long. Despite...more

Defending Section 162(m) Executive Compensation Derivative Suits in the United States

by Dechert LLP on

Decisions regarding executive compensation fall squarely within the discretion of a public company’s board of directors. Recently, however, plaintiffs’ firms have been trying to invade the board’s purview by bringing...more

Structured Thoughts - Volume 2, Issue 11 - August 2, 2011

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In this issue: The SEC’s Report of Its Sweep Examination of Retail Structured Products; RIC Commodity Ruling Update; and In re Lehman Brothers and Principal Protection. Excerpt from 'The SEC's Report...': As many...more

Cross Border Insolvency with Special Reference to India

Cross Border Insolvency with Special Reference to India

by Devesh Pandey on

This documents yalks about various legal issues related to the Cross Border Insolvency with special reference to Indian Laws.• development of international trade, Development of transnational and multinational...more

You know it is a tax scam when ...

by Thomas H. Clarke, Jr. on

The article reviews indicators and warning signs that should alert a taxpayer that what he/she is being told and/or sold is a tax scam that may put him/her at risk for severe civil or criminal penalties. Look at what...more

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