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Lawyer: European M&A Could Rise Despite Risks
Facebook-Instagram Deal Opened Door to Tumblr Valuation: Lawyer
Ex-Kirkland Partner: Rainmakers Are Paid Too Much
Yahoo's $30 Million May Be 'Underpay' for Summly's D'Aloisio
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
Lessons Learned from the Parker Drilling DPA and Ralph Lauren NPA
Zimmermann: Up to 20% of AmLaw 200 "Badly Weakened"
Lessons Learned from the BizJet Executives FCPA Enforcement Actions
Sullivan & Cromwell's M&A Hotline is Ringing
Bill on Bankruptcy: Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Bernie Madoff
Jaffe Sees 'A Lot' of IPOs in 2013 'Pipeline'
Bill on Bankruptcy: Why is Kodak's Stock Soaring?
Consultant: BigLaw Growth is NOT Dead!
Bill on Bankruptcy: How Purchasers of AMR Stock Made a Killing
Heinz's Lawyer: Inside the Berkshire/3G Deal
Virgin Media's Lawyer on Liberty Global Deal
Aquila: M&A Looking Up in 2013; "The Negatives Are Built In"
Next Step in Airline M&A: Cross-Border Deals
More Law Firm Mergers in 2013
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Final regulations were issued last month under IRC Section 336(e). These regulations present beneficial planning opportunities in certain circumstances....more
The Internal Revenue Service recently adopted long-awaited regulations intended to provide a new means of minimizing taxes in M&A transactions. The newly adopted regulations take effect on May 15, 2013, under Section 336(e)...more
Many banks formed holding companies in the late 1980s and 1990s. They had various reasons for doing this. Some formed a holding company to hold subsidiaries providing nonbank activities. Some used the holding company to...more
On January 28, 2013, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published a generic legal advice memorandum (GLAM), AM2012-10, addressing the timing under the consolidated return regulations of certain deductions that commonly arise...more
One silver lining to the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (“ATRA”) is that it extended the 100% exclusion for capital gain on qualified small business stock (“QSBS”) acquired between 2010 and 2011 to include stock...more
Favorable tax treatment applies to certain acquisitions of qualified small business stock in 2012 and 2013 and may influence choice-of-entity decisions....more
This note aims to outline new framework brought by the Turkish Commercial Code No 6102 on share transfers in limited liability partnerships....more
On August 14, 2012, the Department of Finance released draft legislation that includes a revised version of the foreign affiliate dumping proposals tabled with the March 29 Federal Budget. The stated objective of the...more
In This Issue:
- High Court Says Jurors Need More Role in Corporate Criminal Fines
- Companies Face Confusion Over Indemnification Rights
- More Companies Splitting Up Role of CEO, Board Chair
- Few Public...more
At the recent ACI FCPA Boot camp, held in Houston, there was an interesting new angle presented in the enforcement panel. Clarissa Balmaseda, a special agent in charge of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) criminal investigation,...more
On January 13, 2011, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati issued an alert that described certain tax reporting requirements for any domestic or foreign corporation that undertakes an "organizational action," such as a merger,...more
On December 19, 2011, the IRS finalized prior temporary regulations and issued additional proposed regulations regarding the valuation of stock-based consideration packages for purposes of the “continuity of interest”...more
On November 23, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") issued new Proposed Regulations under Section 382 that, if adopted and finalized, would limit the application of the Section 382 segregation rules (discussed...more
Many public and larger private companies have complex organizational structures involving multiple levels of subsidiaries, affiliates and brothersister entities. Oftentimes these entities take different legal forms (e.g.,...more
This guide is intended to outline the principal legal considerations pertinent to the acquisition of a Canadian business. The information is based on the assumption that the reader is a non-resident of...more
One of the most important decisions faced by entrepreneurs when starting a new
business is determining the best type of legal structure for the enterprise. Should you set up
as a “C” corporation, a partnership, a limited...more
On April 8, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) published Revenue Procedure 2011-29 (the “Revenue Procedure”) adopting a safe-harbor election whereby taxpayers may elect to deduct 70% of “success-fees” incurred in...more
The IRS recently came out with a Notice (Notice 2011-18) stating that, for transactions occurring in 2011, penalties will not be imposed against issuers for missing the deadline to file a return or post the tax...more
Real Estate Sector is and was on Boom. The Following Article will clarify the need, ways and legal complications for FDI in Real Estate in India. Specially Taxation issue with Maritius.
WAYS IN WHICH FOREIGN INVESTMENT CAN...more
Foreign Direct Investment in India in Real Estate Sector eas and is on boom now. This article throws light upon the Opportunities and Legal Structure for FDI in India in Real Estate Sector with Special Refernce to Taxation...more
Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing...more
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
This Document talks about the legal framework for Taxation and transfer pricing in India and in the world, transfer pricing methods, methods for calculation of arms length price, associated enterprise, International Taxation...more
Please find below the recent Client Alert sent out on "Clarified Taxation on Transfer of Shares in Joint Stock Companies"....more
When structuring the share rights of employees and directors in a company or group that employs them, parties to these arrangements will be keen to ensure that any enhanced rights to payments on a share sale are structured in...more
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