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By Andre Owens, Cherie Weldon
On January 11, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) held its inaugural meeting.
By Patrick Bernhardt, D. Reed Freeman, Jr.
The Federal Trade Commission Staff (FTC) released a new "Staff Perspective" on January 9, 2018, that highlights key privacy and data security issues related to autonomous and connected vehicles.
By Cormac O'Daly, Virginia Del Pozo
After detailed investigations and subject to extensive divestments, the European Commission ("EC") cleared two transactions in the agricultural chemicals area.
By WilmerHale
Consider these tips when explaining your technology to investors and customers to maximize the efficiency of these interactions.
By Jonathan Cedarbaum, Matthew Benedetto
Resealing further hampers the ability of defendants to mount an effective defense as it delays their ability to know the precise charges and evidence against them.
By Benjamin C. Kelsey, Amy A. Null
The Tax Act makes changes to the tax treatment of fringe benefits that impact both employers and employees. Employers are now denied certain deductions to which they were previously entitled ...
By Kimberley Parker, Jay Holtmeier, Erin Sloane, Lillian Howard Potter, Tetyana V. Gaponenko, Victoria J. Lee, Roger Witten
This past year marked the 40th anniversary of the FCPA. Since its enactment in 1977, the DOJ has brought approximately 300 FCPA enforcement actions, while the SEC has brought approximately 200 cases.
By Amy R. Segal, Meghan Walsh, Barbara L. Kirschten
The Tax Act contains a number of provisions that significantly affect tax-exempt organizations, in some cases to degrees not seen in decades.
By R. Scott Kilgore, Amy A. Null, Kimberly Wethly, Ciara Baker
Section 162(m) of the Code generally disallows the deduction of compensation in excess of $1 million paid by a public company to a "covered employee" in any single taxable year.
By Richard E. Andersen, Matthew Schnall
Prior to the Tax Act, the principal method for avoiding the double taxation of overseas corporate earnings—once by the local country and a second time by the United States ...
By Julie Hogan Rodgers
In an effort to be competitive with other nations, the Tax Act provides comprehensive reform of the taxation of corporations.
By Robert D. Burke
General. The new Section 199A generally provides that for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, and before December 31, 2025, taxpayers other than corporations ...
By R. Scott Kilgore, Amy A. Null, Kimberly Wethly, Ciara Baker
The new Section 83(i) of the tax code, enacted as part of the Tax Act, allows certain private company employees to elect to defer, solely for income tax purposes and for a period of up to five years ...
By WilmerHale
On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed sweeping tax reform legislation (H.R. 1) into law. The new law, commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Tax Act"), makes significant changes ...
By Dharshini Prasad
Investment arbitrations typically entail an investor alleging breaches by the respondent State of protections conferred on the investor by the State in an investment treaty.
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