State and Local Taxation: Headline News and Trends (January 2015)
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
State and Local Taxation: Headline News and Trends (CPE/CLE)
Appel: Corporate Inversions Could Mean Big Tax Bills For Shareholders
Planning For The Exit – What’s Your Exit Strategy?
What Questions CEOs and Board Members Should Be Asking Themselves About Tax Inversions
Hodgson Russ's Tim Noonon on the Groundbreaking New York Residency Tax Case Gaied v. NYS Tax Appeals Tribunal
How to Avoid Corruption Risks in China
Private Equity's Inversion Excursion: Pepper Hamilton Talks Tax With the Deal
Polsinelli Podcasts - The Explosion of Tax Credits in 2014
Cross-Border Update on Investing and Doing Business in the United States
Tax Developments Affecting Health Care Organizations and Investor-Owned Hospital Companies
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Selling Privately Held Businesses – Interview with Stephen Gulotta, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's New York Office
Lauryn Hill's Tax Evasion a 'Battle for Survival': Lawyer
Bill on Bankruptcy: The Market's Unquenchable Thirst for Junk
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Monitor Thy Drink: Alcohol Import Regulations Under the TTB (Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau)
Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
The Corporate Law Report: First-to-File Patents, Hiring for Cultural Fit, Roth Conversions Post-Fiscal Cliff, and Global Corporate Insights
The Italian Competition Authority and the Italian Tax Police (Guardia di Finanza) signed a new Joint Protocol, which provides increased mutual exchange of information and closer cooperation in the context of investigations...more
EU WITHDRAWS INVESTIGATION -
Many countries in Europe, including the UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain, France and Hungary have special tax regimes for profits derived from specific types of intellectual...more
Cooperative Hospital Service Organizations (CHSOs) are organizations that are available for hospitals considering certain types of joint ventures with other hospitals. If the terms for their use strictly meet the regulatory...more
The European Commission (“Commission”) has opened a fifth formal State aid investigation into national tax rulings. This investigation concerns the Belgian “excess profit” provision, which allows multinational groups to...more
On December 1, 2014, we wrote about the Seventh Circuit’s decision in Motorola Mobility LLC v. AU Optronics Corp., which affirmed dismissal of the vast majority of Motorola’s claims regarding LCD panels....more
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued its first "AD/CVD Update" in December 2014. The AD/CVD Update provides information regarding CBP's activities to collect antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) from...more
Cost sharing, consumerism, price transparency, patient engagement, value-based purchasing, affiliations, consolidation, access, community partnerships, narrow networks, cost containment, post-acute care, talent...more
The plaintiffs’ antitrust claims in the New Jersey municipal tax lien auction bid-rigging class action may proceed, the federal judge presiding over the litigation has ruled.
New Jersey municipalities hold public...more
In This Issue:
Cross–Border Enforcement Trends:
- Market Abuse
- Economic Sanctions
- Cross-Border Tax Enforcement
- A New Enforcement Environment in...more
Whether it’s an organization that is close to the CEO’s heart, a response to a local tragedy, or a PR move to distract from some unpleasant news, there are times when extending a helping hand can also help a company’s bottom...more
In This Issue:
- Latin American Private Equity on the Rise
- Tax Considerations When Acquiring Non-U.S. Portfolio Companies—Mitigating Subpart F Inclusions
- Private Equity Funds at Higher Risk of...more
Some U.S. solar equipment manufacturers have lauded the Department of Commerce’s recent decision to impose high tariffs on solar panels imported from China as the end of China’s unfair market advantage; however, from the...more
On 1 July 2014, the Ministry of Revenues and Levies of Ukraine has issued Order #368 "On amendment of Generalized tax consultation on transfer pricing related issues, adopted by the order #699" (hereinafter - the Order) which...more
The European Commission (“EC”) has long sought to eliminate so-called harmful tax competition, which it sees as undermining the integrity of the internal market, fair competition and the fiscal sustainability of the Member...more
FTC Settles With ADT Over Deceptive Endorsements -
Don’t believe everything you see on TV or read on the Internet – at least not from ADT Security Systems.
According to an administrative complaint filed by the...more
An important message to all tax planners: The European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition has declared war on "fiscal optimization."
It intends to use the antitrust stick to overcome the lack of tax...more
Happy New Year! It’s time to make your 2014 transfer pricing resolutions: read a good book, learn a new language and, of course, exercise, exercise, exercise.
2013 was a very active year from a transfer pricing...more
In This Issue:
- The true cost of fines: Bills would address tax break for corporate fines
- Senate approves new protection for criminal antitrust whistleblowers
- Justice Department sinks ex-Navy...more
In This Issue:
- Labor and Employment and ERISA Class Actions After Wal-Mart and Comcast — Practice Points for Defendants (Part I – Commonality)*
- Agencies Release Guidance on HRAs, FSAs, and Employer Payment...more
On Aug. 29, 2013, the Ministry of Commerce (the "MOFCOM"), in collaboration with eight other ministries and departments, released an "Opinion on Implementing Relevant Policies for Supporting Trans-boundary E-commerce Retail...more
FTC Settles Over “Made in the U.S.A.” Claims -
Back in business after the government shutdown, the Federal Trade Commission recently announced a settlement involving products falsely advertised as “Made in the U.S.A.”...more
I am pleased to present to you DLA Piper’s “Doing Business in Japan” Guide.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and remains cutting-edge in business. In 2012, 68 Global 500 Companies were headquartered in...more
On 15 October 2013, the recently elected Federal Government released a Consultation Paper and exposure draft legislation to repeal the carbon pricing mechanism, otherwise known as the Carbon Tax.
If you work in the private equity world, you probably know that you are already exposed to a variety of regulatory risks and obligations that can have a significant impact on your firm’s operations and financial rate of...more
1 Types of transaction:
How may businesses combine?
In accordance with Ukrainian law, mergers may be performed in two ways: as a consolidation and as a joining. Both types of merger entail...more
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