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Convertible preferred equity certificates
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Luxembourg, USA
  • July 13 2011

Instruments may be treated as debt for foreign income tax purposes but as equity or U.S. tax purposes


Cross chain 351?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2012

LTR 201150021 is a surprising cross chain restructuring ruling that treats the transfer of the assets of one subsidiary of P to a subsidiary at the bottom of another chain of subsidiaries below P as a series of section 351 exchanges and a D reorganization at the bottom of the acquiring chain


Important no-rule changes: Rev. Proc. 2014-3
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • February 3 2014

One of the most important bellwethers of what the IRS is thinking is the annual Revenue Procedure that announces the issues on which the IRS


CFC’S Subpart F earnings not qualified dividends
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2011

On December 7, 2011, The U.S. Tax Court ruled that inclusions in U.S. residents’ gross income that were required under the Subpart F provisions with respect to their controlled foreign corporation’s investments in U.S. property did not constitute qualified dividend income under Section 1(h) (11


Final regulations on disregarded entities involved in conduit arrangements
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2011

On December 9, 2011, the IRS published final regulations that address the application of the conduit financing arrangements effected through disregarded entities


Two Supreme Court tax decisions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2014

During the current term, the Supreme Court of the United States decided very few tax cases. Two of those seem quite limited in scope, until you delve


F reorganizations and double dummies
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2012

LTR 201222014 ruled that persons contributing property to a new corporation in exchange for stock can form a control group with other persons contributing the stock of another corporation (target), and therefore enjoy Section 351 nonrecognition treatment


Manchester United ruling?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

LTR 201242007 is a section 351 ruling with a public offering: not a busted 351, but a good 351


Closely held Section 305 issues
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2012

Section 305 is an antique weapon that mostly misfires


Chevron deference and the Salman ranch
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2011

The same issue came before the Tax Court for later years