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In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - May, 2017

by WilmerHale on

Some interesting links we found across the web this week: Why You’re Wiser With an Adviser - Regardless of your experience, you will need advice about your startup. ...more

So You Want To ‘Make Partner’: A Word Of Warning To Junior Professionals, Watch What You Wish For

by Dickinson Wright on

Group medical and dental practices often look to expand their practices by hiring additional professionals, typically those with less experience than the equity owners of the practice group. Invariably, both the group...more

Superfast Whitepaper

by LawVision Group LLC on

Is Your Firm Among the 13%? Emulating the Fastest-Growing Firms in the New Legal World - The November 2014 issue of The American Lawyer headlined with an engrossing article by Aric Press entitled “BigLaw’s Reality...more

Who Will Be The Owners of Law Firms in the Future?

by LawVision Group LLC on

We are often asked what we think law firms will look like in the future. What will the leverage model be? Will the Equity Partner class be larger or smaller? How will the changes in the business impact staffing? These are all...more

New Proposed Regulations Increase Scrutiny on Related-Party Debt

by Dechert LLP on

The U.S. Treasury Department (“Treasury”) and Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) recently issued proposed regulations (the “New Proposed Regulations”) governing the federal income tax treatment of debt between certain related...more

Using the Manitoba Limited Partnership to Better Protect Limited Partners in Canada

by DLA Piper on

The use of limited partnership structures is widespread in Canada, primarily as a way of achieving favourable tax treatment for joint venture and co-ownership situations. One of the essential features of the limited...more

Hot Topics from the Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises Conference

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On June 17, the Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises (AFHE) held a midyear conference in New York City. The agenda began with an interactive presentation titled "Understanding Conflicts of Interest and Current Events in the...more

Beware of Promises

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In the early stages of a new venture, things move quickly. An entrepreneur will talk with many different potential team members, some of whom aren’t a good fit, some of whom become co-founders and valued long-term partners,...more

Case Alert: What LLPs need to do following the Clyde & Co decision

by K&L Gates LLP on

In Clyde & Co LLP v Bates van Winkelhof, the Supreme Court decided that a member of an LLP (who was also a full equity partner) was a “worker” for the purposes of whistleblowing legislation. Although the judgment does not...more

A Member of a Limited Liability Partnership Can be a “Worker”

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Background - The rights conferred on an individual working in the UK depend on his or her employment status. An individual can be: (a) an employee; (b) self-employed; or (c) a “worker”. Employees enjoy the greatest...more

Equity Partner Lacks Standing To Bring Whistleblower Claim Under CEPA, New Jersey District Court Holds

The protections of the New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) do not extend to partners with significant control over their company. In Largie v. TCBA Watson Rice, LLP, 2013 WL 4487456 (D.N.J. Aug. 20, 2013)...more

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