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By Christina Morton, Libby Payne
Where is the dividing line between genuine self-employment and worker status? The Supreme Court has today considered this elusive question, which has kept the tribunals and courts busy ...
By James Brockway, Ryan LoRusso, Wonchi Ju, Aaron Schumacher
Possible alternatives for resolution on state sales and use tax nexus
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
On April 18, 2018, the SEC proposed new rules requiring registered investment advisers and broker-dealers to provide retail investors with a client relationship summary ...
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
On June 4, 2018, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted 2-1 in favor of permanently increasing the threshold for swap-dealer registration at $8 billion in annual notational value.
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
Last week, the Federal Reserve Board proposed several changes to the Volcker Rule, which was originally passed in response to the financial crisis of 2007-2009 to limit risky trading activities by banks.
By Gregory Pun, Michael Rueda
After the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow states to legalize a wide range of sports-betting operations, professional athletes have considered whether they may be successful ...
By James Brockway, Ashley Slisz
James Brockway and Ashley Slisz discuss the opportunity funds created under the new tax act to direct resources to low income communities and how an investor can take advantage of them.
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
As of March 2018, Wyoming enacted blockchain company friendly legislation establishing blockchain "utility tokens" (which can be redeemed for goods and services) ...
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
For investors looking to capitalize on simple financial products such as public equity or debt securities, broker-dealers offer publicly available research reports on such products...
By Yin Ho, Segaal Schorr
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act established a $10,000 limit on all state and local tax deductions for Federal income tax purposes.
By Gregory Pun, Joseph Morales
On Tuesday, Delaware will become the first state to allow sports betting following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn legislation banning sports betting.
By Yin Ho
On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs voted unanimously to approve the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017 ("FIRRMA") ...
By Yin Ho
Effective May 11, 2018, U.S. banks, mutual fund brokers or dealers in securities, futures merchants, and commodities brokers (collectively "financial institutions") are required to comply with...
By Yin Ho
On May 15, 2018, the FTC issued guidance clarifying that, under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 ("HSR"), FTC reporting is required for certain mergers, acquisitions...
By Withers LLP
Charity Trustees have ultimate responsibility for any investment of charity funds. Whilst Trustees might delegate the day to day management of investments to a relevant professional ...
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