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Proposed Rental Business Safe Harbor Under Section 199A
On January 18, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued final regulations on the "pass through" deduction under section 199A[1] of the Internal Revenue Code (the "Code").
United States
13 Feb 2019
A Step Forward For New Yorkers Seeking Safe And Healthy Housing
A team of pro bono attorneys at Proskauer recently celebrated a significant step forward in their fight for safe and healthy housing for the more than 400,000 New Yorkers who live in apartments operated by the NYCHA...
United States
8 Jan 2019
New Jersey Law Against Discrimination Protects Autism Non-Profit In Land Dispute
The New Jersey Appellate Division, in a landmark ruling — Oasis Therapeutic Life Centers, Inc. v. Wade et al., (December 10, 2018) ...
United States
4 Jan 2019
UK's Regulators' Unprecedented Enforcement Action Relating To Land
Prior to 6 April 2011, land agreements were largely excluded from the application of the UK's competition rules.
14 Dec 2018
A Win For Homeless Families
Founded in 1983 as Women In Need, Win started by serving four homeless women and their six children.
United States
28 Sep 2018
An Investment Guide To UK Real Estate
The UK real estate market has always been and remains popular for overseas investment, with easy access to high-quality legal advice and no restrictions on the flow of capital into or out of the country.
United States
20 Jul 2018
UK Finance Bill 2019 Published – UK Commercial Property Tax Regime For Non-Resident Investors To Change, But Some Relief For Trading Businesses
On 6 July 2018 the UK Finance Bill 2019 was published by the UK Government. The draft Finance Bill contains the details of the new regime on taxation of non-UK resident investors in UK real estate ...
17 Jul 2018
Modernizing Real Estate Records With Blockchain
Despite dealing in one of the most valuable asset classes in the world, the real estate industry largely relies on outdated real estate interest recording systems requiring paper-based filings with local government offices.
United States
6 Jul 2018
New York Insurance Law: Under Construction
Imagine you hired a general contractor to renovate the master bathroom of your home.
United States
14 Jun 2018
Proskauer Housing Court Victory Highlights Importance Of Universal Representation
When I walked into Manhattan Housing Court a few weeks ago, I knew we had a strong case.
United States
3 May 2018
Class Certification Denied In Juice Dispute
Recently, a New Jersey federal district court judge refused to certify a class of consumers claiming an orange juice product was mislabeled as "pasteurized."
United States
6 Feb 2018
The Effects Of The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act On Real Estate
On Friday December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law H.R.1, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
United States
9 Jan 2018
Major Changes Proposed to UK Tax Regime for Non-resident Investors in UK Commercial Property
The UK Government has announced in today's Budget (22 November) that it is launching a consultation on extending the scope of UK tax on real estate.
United States
22 Nov 2017
IRS Issues Guidance On "North-South" Transactions
The Ruling, under the facts set forth under Situation 1, spells out the paradigmatic case of a "north-south" transaction.
United States
17 May 2017
The Cross-Industry Promise Of Blockchain
The blockchain protocol (a form of a ‘distributed ledger system') was originally designed as a platform to process Bitcoin transactions.
United States
16 Mar 2017
IRS Issues Final Regulations On REIT And RIC Conversion Transactions
The U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service published on January 18, 2017 final regulations (the "Final Regulations") reducing from ten years to five years the recognition period for the corporate-level tax imposed on certain property dispositions by a real estate investment trust ("REIT") or a regulated investment company ("RIC") under Section 337(d), and otherwise generally adopting the approach set forth in prior temporary and proposed regulations.[
United States
21 Feb 2017
Managing The Impact Of U.S. Real Asset Taxation On Non-U.S. Investors: Proskauer And Probitas Co-Author FIRPTA White Paper
This white paper analyzes those changes and describes structures and best practices for mitigating the impact of FIRPTA on U.S. real asset fund investors.
United States
7 Nov 2016
The ERISA Litigation Newsletter - May 2016
In this issue of Proskauer's ERISA Litigation Newsletter, we review a recent ruling by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals concerning the application of controlled group principles to the building and construction industry exemption to withdrawal liability.
United States
1 Jun 2016
NYC Expands Scope Of Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act
In 2002, Mayor Bloomberg signed the New York City Displaced Building Service Workers Protection Act ("DBSWPA" or "Act") into law.
United States
12 May 2016
Louis Berger International Pays $17 Million Penalty For FCPA Violation
According to the DPA, from 1998 through 2010, the company paid approximately $3.9 million in bribes to officials in India, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Kuwait to win construction management contracts.
United States
21 Jul 2015
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