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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


Substance over form?
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

Altria lost an appeal from an adverse jury verdict on its SILO and LILO transactions


Section 304 games
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2013

Since the repeal of the collapsible corporation rules, section 304 has been the most confusing corporate tax section in the domestic context. Its


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


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


The attractive C corporation
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2014

In August a major energy company announced that the corporate managing partner would tender to buy out the publicly traded interests in its master


Inversions and Notice 2014-52
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2014

The hottest topic in federal corporate taxation in many years is the corporate inversion. The Treasury Department recently released notice 2014-52


IRS may apply economic substance doctrine to securities lending transactions entered to avoid U.S. withholding tax
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

In generic legal advice released in November 2012 (AM 2012-009), the Chief Counsel's Office, applying the economic substance doctrine, disregarded a


Section 355 no-rule tightened
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2013

The IRS issued its annual no-ruling revenue procedure, Rev. Proc. 2013-3, which added several items relating to Section 355 distributions. The IRS is


Economic substance versus economic substance
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2010

The Supreme Court recently declined to review a decision against a taxpayer that was based on a Code provision stating that section 1031 shall not apply to an exchange that is part of a transaction that was structured to avoid the purposes of section 1031(f