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Like-Kind Exchange Structures for Property Held in a Multi-Member LLC - Tax Issues to Be Addressed in Every “Drop & Swap” Transaction
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2017

Typically, commercial real estate or unimproved property is held in a multi-member limited liability company (“LLC”). Under this structure, the

How to protect against 'trust busting' by the US authorities - lessons learned from the Wyly case
  • Taylor Wessing
  • USA
  • September 30 2016

Texas investors, Sam and Charles Wyly amassed vast wealth from various investments and business ventures including those in technology, restaurant

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for April 2016
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Canada, China, Global, Macau, United Kingdom, USA
  • May 11 2016

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international

Your Fiduciary Duty to Invest “Prudently”
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2016

As promised, this is the second post in a series on the fiduciary duties of a trustee. In the first blog in this series, we discussed the fundamental

The Canada Public Sector Pension Investment Board launches a lawsuit against saba capital: lessons for fund managers when valuing illiquid securities
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Cayman Islands, USA
  • November 10 2015

On September 25, 2015 the Public Sector Pension Investment Board (the "PSP Investment Board") filed a lawsuit before the New York State Supreme Court

Navigating derivative lawsuits against mutual funds after Northstar
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 28 2015

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals this spring held that mutual fund shareholders could maintain direct claims against the fund's trustees for breach

Transfer $8 million out of accounts in New York? That action alone is not sufficient to establish personal jurisdiction
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2013

In Henkel v. Masiero, Index No. 6504252012 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty. Mar. 18, 2013) (the "Opinion"), the Supreme Court (J. Bransten) granted the

What matters: A review of 2011 and 2012
  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2013

As you know, the last two years have seen a somewhat improved, but by no means robust, business climate. At the same time, structural shifts in the

BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Fraud and undue influence in non-probate transfers of assets
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2012

Non-probate transfers of assets can be tough to attack