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In Letter of Finding No. 02-20140306 (Dec. 31, 2014), the Indiana Department of Revenue (Department) determined that income from the sale of two operating divisions of a business pursuant to an order of the Federal Trade...more
On December 19, the Delaware Supreme Court overturned a Delaware Chancery Court decision that imposed a mandatory obligation on a target company to solicit alternative transactions for 30 days despite a prohibition against...more
On October 30th, the U.S. Tax Court ruled that a key executive of a technology company acquired by Google for $93 million was required to report a large portion of his merger consideration as ordinary compensation income....more
Bundesfinanzhof verschärft den Rahmen für steueroptimierte Akquisitionsstrukturen durch mittelbare Zurechnung nach wirtschaftlichen Maßstäben .
Thema der aktuellen Entscheidung –
In einer am 10. September 2014...more
German Federal Fiscal Court severely tightens framework for acquisition structures by using beneficial ownership as the standard for the attribution of indirect participations.
Key Subject of the Decision -
In this issue:
-Delaware Legislative Update
-Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Facial Validity of Fee-Shifting Provisions in Bylaws of Delaware Non-Stock Corporation
-News from the Courts:
Is a “break fee” received in return for withdrawing from a takeover bid a capital receipt or an income receipt?
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Tomorrow morning (November 20, 2012), the Federal Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear an appeal by Morguard Corporation (“Morguard”, formerly operating as Acktion Corporation), regarding the taxation of a “break fee”...more
On January 20, the Indian Supreme Court handed down a major victory for foreign investors in the landmark case of Vodafone International Holdings B.V.
The Vodafone case arose from Vodafone’s 2007 acquisition...more
On February 2, the California State Board of Equalization voted 3-2 against Comcast, holding that (1) Comcast was unitary with majority-owned QVC and (2) the fee Comcast received for a failed merger with MediaOne was...more
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