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New Treasury Regulations Revise Taxation Of U.S. Persons Owning Foreign Corporations
In an unanticipated development, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued regulations (New Guidance)
United States
22 Jul 2019
Limited Ability To Submit Your Individually Designed Plan For A Determination Letter
Effective Sept. 1, 2019, the sponsors of certain retirement plans may submit their plans to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for review of a determination letter application.
United States
5 Jun 2019
2019 NDAA Analysis: Changes Affecting Small Businesses And The SBIR Program
This is the first blog post in a series analyzing the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) as signed into law on August 13, 2018.
United States
28 Jan 2019
Congress Amends The U.S. Shipping Act, Broadening FMC Regulatory Authority
President Donald Trump, with bipartisan support, signed into law the Federal Maritime Commission Authorization Act of 2017 (the Act) on Dec. 4, 2018, as part of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 (S. 140).
United States
10 Dec 2018
Opportunity Zone Investments: What You Need To Know And Potential Scenarios
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Oct. 19, 2018, issued much anticipated proposed regulations (the Proposed Regulations) ...
United States
29 Oct 2018
House Passes Bill Proposed To Align FTC And DOJ Merger Review
The House of Representatives yesterday passed a bill – the Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules (SMARTER) Act of 2018, H.R. 5645 – designed to align procedures...
United States
15 May 2018
New DoD Class Deviation Tackles Micro-Purchase And Simplified Acquisition Thresholds
On April 13, 2018, The Department of Defense (DoD) issued Class Deviation 2018-O00013, which consolidates and supersedes two prior class deviations that increased the micro-purchase...
United States
23 Apr 2018
North Dakota Physician Practice Merger Enjoined
In Federal Trade Comm'n v. Sanford Health, No. 1:17-133, 2017 WL 7369054 (D. N.D. Dec. 13, 2017), the court preliminary enjoined the merger of two large physician practices in North Dakota's Bismarck/Mandan market...
United States
5 Mar 2018
FTC Announces Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds For Acquisitions And Exclusive Licenses
In addition to increases in the HSR thresholds, there are also increases in the filing fee tier levels and possible civil penalty amounts
United States
2 Feb 2018
FTC Announces Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Effective Feb. 28, 2018
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced this year's revisions to the thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) ...
United States
1 Feb 2018
Federal Court Enjoins North Dakota Physician Practice Merger
On December 15, 2017, United States Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal of the District of North Dakota entered an order preliminarily enjoining the merger between two large physicians practices...
United States
2 Jan 2018
Private Equity And Other Carried Interest Funds – Federal Tax Policy Tip Sheet: Issue 3
The House Ways and Means Committee completed its marathon "markup" of the tax-reform bill this week, paving the way for a floor vote on the measure as soon as next week.
United States
16 Nov 2017
Corporate Concentration, Mergers, And Antitrust Enforcement In The Current Political Climate
Attacking the vigor and effectiveness of antitrust enforcement has become increasingly popular political subject.
United States
13 Nov 2017
Private Equity And Other Carried Interest Funds – Federal Tax Policy Tip Sheet: Issue 2
House GOP leaders on Thursday, Nov. 2, released their anticipated tax-reform proposal. Entitled the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
United States
10 Nov 2017
Private Equity And Other Carried Interest Funds - Federal Tax Policy Tip Sheet: Issue 1
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the FY 2018 budget on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, clearing the congressional path for tax reform legislation and providing a procedural victory...
United States
8 Nov 2017
Federal Judge Blocks Merger Of Radioactive Waste Disposal Companies
The DOJ extended its long winning streak in suits seeking to block mergers as likely to lessen competition substantially in violation of Section 7 of the Clayton Act when Judge Sue L. Robinson...
United States
24 Jul 2017
Another Reason You Should Be Thinking About Healthcare Compliance As Part Of A Deal
Due diligence is a critical part of assessing any acquisition. But where the target company is involved in providing healthcare items or services, the U.S. DOJ has given buyers yet another reason to...
United States
19 May 2017
Chicago-Area Hospitals Abandon Fight To Save Merger From FTC Challenge
After the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled on Oct. 31, 2016, that the district court's refusal to enjoin the merger of two hospital systems in Chicago's northern suburbs...
United States
31 Mar 2017
Justice Department Reveals How It Evaluates Corporate Compliance Programs
The U.S. Department of Justice Fraud Section recently published its "Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs," which outlines how it assesses the effectiveness of a corporate compliance program.
United States
29 Mar 2017
FTC Announces Revised Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds Effective Feb. 27, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its annual revisions to the thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR), which will apply to all transactions closing on or after Feb. 27, 2017.
United States
6 Feb 2017
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