Mondaq USA: Finance and Banking
Hill, Barth & King LLC
Of the many changes that came from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Qualified Opportunity Zones have been one of the most talked about provisions as the 2018 tax season progresses.
BKD, LLP
As private companies and not-for-profits seek to successfully implement the new lease standard, public company adopters recommend not underestimating the time and resources needed.
Hill, Barth & King LLC
On April 17, 2019 the U.S. Treasury released its newest and most highly anticipated proposed Regulations covering Opportunity Zones.
Jones Day
The Respondent in the case, Gilbert Hyatt, was a California resident who moved to Nevada.
Jones Day
The Resolution Stay Regulations require GSIBs to amend or otherwise remediate a wide range of financial contracts and are reaching into potentially unexpected corners of the markets.
Cohen & Company
Actively managed exchange traded funds have historically been required to provide portfolio transparency on a daily basis — showing all of their cards, so to speak, and leaving their investment strategies vulnerable for the taking.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Section 199A introduced a new 20% deduction for qualified business income (previously discussed here). To qualify for the deduction, income must be from a trade or business.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The CFTC charged a former commodities trading company executive with attempting to conceal losses in a trading book.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Federal Reserve Board ("FRB") concluded that the financial sector appears resilient "with low leverage and limited funding risk" despite the volatility in the markets last year.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
A bipartisan group of Attorneys General from thirty-three states and five U.S. territories urged Congress to establish a safe harbor for financial institutions providing services to state-licensed cannabis businesses.
Jones Day
Following up on its September market consultations for FRNs and syndicated loans, the ARRC published final recommended fallback language for both products on April 25, 2019.
Dentons
Drafting loan documents to deal with the new Banking Code of Practice is a major challenge. This report explains why.
Ruchelman PLLC
The Federal Taxpayer Identification Number ("T.I.N.") used by entities is the Employer Identification Number ("E.I.N."). The E.I.N. application (both online and using Form SS-4)
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
An annuities firm agreed to settle FINRA charges for misrepresenting the nature of a portfolio containing several retirement bond funds to 401(k) sponsors and participants.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Several industry associations proposed amendments to an SEC-proposed new rule intended to "streamline and enhance" the regulatory framework for "fund of funds arrangements"
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CFTC Chair J. Christopher Giancarlo urged U.S. regulators to clarify obligations for dealers to exchange initial margin ("IM") where requirements are below the $50 million threshold amount
K.Coe Isom LLP
If your bank immediately recognizes loan origination fees and costs directly to your income statement, you are not alone. This is a common practice among many community banks.
Mayer Brown
On April 25, 2019, the Alternative Reference Rates Committee ("ARRC") published "ARRC Recommendations Regarding More Robust Fallback Language for New Issuances of LIBOR Floating Rate Notes" ("ARRC Recommendations").
Mayer Brown
On March 27, 2019, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development's ("HUD") Federal Housing Administration ("FHA") published the first update to its Single Family Housing Policy Handbook
Jones Day
The Enforcement Manual is intended to guide the work of the DOE and increase transparency
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Ruchelman PLLC
On August 8, 2018, the I.R.S. issued much-awaited proposed regulations under new Code ง199A, which was added by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The provision was initially discussed in detail in our February 2018 edition.
Holland & Knight
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit has affirmed a controversial ruling regarding the treatment of municipal revenue debt.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The following summarizes recent legal developments of note affecting the registered fund/investment ...
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
How Banks and Regulators are Already Re-shaping GDPR Requirements – Seven Lessons for You.
Duane Morris LLP
On April 17, 2019, the Department of Treasury released a second set of proposed regulations for the Opportunity Zone legislation (the first set of regulations was released in October 2018),
Arnold & Porter
For all the headlines and law firm advisories that pore over the Department of Justice's (DOJ) annual False Claims Act (FCA) ...
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
According to the Wall Street Journal, cash was the best performing asset class in 2018. However, many investors shy away from cash investments, such as Treasury bills, money market funds and savings accounts.
Davis & Gilbert
Take care of your business at home, before searching for greener pastures. It's a key takeaway from Part One of our interview regarding subprime auto.
Duff and Phelps
Buyers continue to have very specific criteria as they evaluate acquisition targets.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
There are a myriad of reasons why registered representatives and investment advisor representatives elect to change firms. These include product offerings, technology platforms,
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