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Connecticut Department of Revenue Services Issues Further Guidance on Connecticut Pass-Through Entity Tax
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

On June 6, 2018, the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services (the “DRS”) issued Special Notice 2018(4) titled “Guidance on 2018 Estimated Payments


Thinking of Selling Your Family Business? Some Preliminary Steps.
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2018

As the M&A market stays active, more and more family-owned businesses are selling to third parties. Many of these transactions involve sophisticated


MA SJC Rules on Merger-Related Fiduciary Duties
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2018

Many operating businesses in Massachusetts are set up as limited liability companies rather than corporations. Limited liability companies can engage


Three Important Considerations For All Businesses in Light of GDPR
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2018

Today, the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") takes effect. The GDPR is the most comprehensive and complex privacy regulation


Channeling Lewis Carroll: Connecticut Estate and Gift Tax Tables are (Still) Unclear
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

Through no fault of the Connecticut General Assembly, in late 2017 our newly increased Connecticut estate and gift tax exemptions were partially


U.S. Supreme Court Approves Use of Class Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

On Monday, in a 5-4 majority decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, No. 16-285, the U.S. Supreme Court found class action waivers in arbitration


MA SJC Rules on “Termination for Convenience” Provisions
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that governmental entities have great flexibility to terminate agreements with


Legislative Changes to the Connecticut Income Tax
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

On May 9, 2018, the Connecticut legislature unanimously passed the "Act Concerning Connecticut's Response to Federal Tax Reform" (the "Act"). The Act


Recent Case Law on Article 97 Limits State and Municipal Authority to Develop Property
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2018

Article 97 of the Articles of Amendment to the Massachusetts Constitution, approved by the Legislature and ratified by Massachusetts voters in 1972


Do Shareholders Need to Make a Demand Upon the Board of Directors Before Filing Suit on a Family-Owned Corporation’s Behalf?
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2018

When a shareholder claims that a director or officer has harmed a corporation through his or her improper conduct, these claims typically must be