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Investment Fund Defends Its Tax Treatment Of Basket Options
An investment fund challenged an IRS determination that various contracts entered into between the fund and an investment bank resulted in the fund
United States
7 Oct 2019
Taxing Times: The Death Of LIBOR
Regulators have cautioned that LIBOR—which serves as a reference rate for approximately $35 trillion dollars of debt and derivatives—will be phased out as early as the end of 2021.
United States
28 Feb 2019
Tax Update: IRS Trims Back FATCA
On December 13, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations that eliminate certain types of withholding under Sections 1471-1474 of the tax code, which are commonly referred to as FATCA.
United States
20 Dec 2018
Cadwalader Attorneys Analyze Proposed Regulations Regarding Opportunity Zones
Cadwalader attorneys analyzed proposed regulations, issued on October 19, 2018 by the IRS and U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury"), relating to the new Opportunity Zone program.
United States
7 Nov 2018
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations On Opportunity Zones
On October 19, 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") and the Treasury Department issued proposed regulations relating to the new Opportunity Zone program.
United States
1 Nov 2018
Fifteen Key Provisions In The Final Tax Reform Bill
On December 20, 2017, the Senate and House of Representatives passed H.R. 1, known as the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" ("Tax Reform Bill"). President Trump is expected to sign the Tax Reform Bill by early January.
United States
22 Dec 2017
Seventeen Provisions To Watch In The Senate Tax Reform Bill
On December 2, 2017, the Senate passed a tax reform bill1 that differs in some key aspects from the tax reform bill the House approved on November 16, 2017.
United States
13 Dec 2017
Fifteen Provisions To Watch In The Tax Reform Proposals
On November 14, 2017, Senate Finance Committee Chairman, Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), released his modified tax reform plan ("Senate Bill"), which adopts some of the House Bill proposals (as amended) ("House Bill")
United States
24 Nov 2017
Senator Orrin Hatch Modifies Senate Tax Plan, ACA Individual Mandate Tax Would Be Repealed
Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) released the modified mark for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
United States
22 Nov 2017
Effects Of House Tax Reform Bill On Securitizations And Funds
On November 2, 2017, Republicans in the House of Representatives released their long-anticipated tax reform bill (the "Bill").
United States
14 Nov 2017
Eleven Business Provisions To Watch In The House Tax Reform Bill
On November 2, 2017, Republicans in the HOR released their long-anticipated tax reform bill which includes significant changes to the current U.S. federal income tax regime for businesses and individuals.
United States
10 Nov 2017
President Trump Cuts Three-Month Deal With Democrats, Debt Exceeds $20 Trillion
In a letter dated July 28, 2017, Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin informed Congress that the debt ceiling must be raised by the end of September.
United States
20 Sep 2017
President Trump Highlights Tax Reform Priorities
President Donald J. Trump outlined key aspects of his tax reform agenda and promised bipartisan cooperation with Congressional leaders.
United States
15 Sep 2017
President Trump Pushes Comprehensive Tax Reform Agenda
President Donald J. Trump vowed to eliminate "the loopholes and complexity that primarily benefit the wealthiest Americans and special interests,"...
United States
7 Sep 2017
Senate Democrats Outline "Prerequisites" For Bipartisan Tax Reform
The Democrats vowed they would not back a tax reform plan that "includes tax cuts for the top one percent."
United States
17 Aug 2017
Senate Finance Committee Considers Kautter Nomination For Tax Policy Role
On July 18, 2017, the United States Senate Committee on Finance (the "Committee") considered the nomination of David J. Kautter as U.S. Treasury Department Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy.
United States
1 Aug 2017
Senate Finance Committee To Discuss Tax Reform
The United States Senate Committee on Finance (the "Committee") will hold hearings on July 18, 2017 to discuss options for overhauling the tax code and to consider the nomination of...
United States
24 Jul 2017
NY Republicans Urge Treasury Secretary To Reconsider Elimination Of State And Local Tax Deduction
New York Republican Congress members urged U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to reconsider a proposal to eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Speaker Ryan To Outline Tax Reform Plan
At the National Association of Manufacturers ("NAM") summit, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) will give what his office has described as a "major speech" about the details of a significant tax reform proposal.
United States
28 Jun 2017
Federal Register: IRS Reissues Centralized Partnership Audit Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service reissued proposed regulations concerning the new centralized partnership audit regime.
United States
26 Jun 2017
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