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Mergers and divisions of tax partnerships raise many issues, which may provide a planning opportunity for the careful, or a pitfall for the unwary.
LLCs tend to be vastly superior to corporations from a tax point of view, but business lawyers who are unversed in the intricacies of partnership tax may find that the sale of LLC interests has unexpected tax consequences.
This article discusses the appropriateness of harmonizing various areas of business entity law and concludes that harmonization is occurring in some instances, should in others, and is sometimes inappropriate.
This article provides a preliminary analysis of the basic rules regarding freedom of contract and fiduciary duties under corporate law and limited liability company law in the context of entity rationalization.
On November 12, the SEC announced it had entered into a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with Scott Herckis, a former hedge fund administrator. This is the first time since introducing a formal Cooperation Initiative in 2010 that the SEC has entered into a DPA with an individual.
The law in Delaware on forum selection clauses is relatively clear. But what if the forum selection clause is found in a corporate charter or bylaws?
The Business Law Section held its 2013 Fall Meeting on November 22 and 23 in Washington, D.C. The meeting featured outstanding CLE programs, seven of which we highlight in this issue. In addition, the meeting featured the always standing room only “Dialogue with the Director of the Division of Corporate Finance,” which we also highlight.