Select Bankruptcy Issues for General Counsel – Part One
In its October 1, 2014 decision in Quadrant Structured Prods. Co. v. Vertin, et al., C.A. No. 6990, the Delaware Court of Chancery applied the protections afforded under the business judgment rule to investment strategies...more
On September 22, 2014, the United States Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service issued a Notice (Notice 2014-52) that limit "inversion" transactions and their potential tax benefits. In general, an...more
Many seniors consider transferring assets for estate and long-term care planning purposes, or just to help out children and grandchildren. Gifts and transfers to a trust often make a lot of sense. They can save money in taxes...more
In Bross Trucking, Inc., TC Memo 2014-10, the United States Tax Court ruled that a taxpayer’s wholly-owned corporation that ceased operations due to its difficulty with regulatory authorities had no goodwill. As a result,...more
In a corporate inversion, a U.S. corporation (typically the parent of an affiliated group) becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of a foreign corporation (through a merger into the foreign corporation’s U.S. subsidiary) or...more
Part one of an in-depth webinar discussion covering a range of bankruptcy issues of particular interest to In-House Counsel.
The panel discusses bankruptcy and other creditor rights considerations when choosing the form of...more
On November 14, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit clarified the standard of review for mixed questions of law and fact in a case on review from the Tax Court. The case, Diebold Foundation, Inc....more
Federal Ministry of Finance directs non-application of recent rulings by the Federal Fiscal Court.
With its circular letter dated 12 September 2013, the Federal Ministry of Finance comments on three rulings by the...more
Suppose that a corporation decides to sell all of its assets. Do all assets include the attorney-client privilege? In considering this question, I think it is useful to distinguish between the documents or other media that...more
Welcome to the Family Office Services Group's new update series "Did You Know?" It is an easy-to-read, timely and brief focus on legal issues and developments facing you and Family Offices throughout the year. ...more
On July 2, 2013, Ontario’s Ministry of Finance released for public comment draft regulations that would give life to the new pension asset transfer provisions in Ontario’s Pension Benefits Act (PBA) that were inserted in the...more
Non-UK domiciled individuals who have a UK domiciled spouse or civil partner now have the option to elect to be treated as domiciled in the United Kingdom for inheritance tax (IHT) purposes. This will enable them to receive...more
Merger activity among accounting firms has grown significantly of late. Allan D. Koltin, CEO of Koltin Consulting Group, commented that “2012 was another record year for CPA firm M&A. It represents the fifth consecutive year...more
Purchasing company is found to be subject to successor liability for federal employment-related claims, even where it explicitly disclaimed such liability in the transfer of assets....more
Originally published in the New Jersey Law Journal - Vol. 211 - No 5 Monday, February 4, 2013.
In 2012, a number of not-for-profit entities, including religious institutions, filed for bankruptcy relief in New Jersey....more
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