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April 24, 2019
David Ruskin "Counseling a Cannabis-Related Business Overview" as Published by Practical Law
David provides an overview of the regulation of cannabis and considers the top legal issues faced by a cannabis-related business, focusing on the conflict between federal law and state laws where medical or adult use recreational marijuana is legal.
April 16, 2019
Marilyn Wethekam Published In State Tax Notes, (Volume 91, Number 11) - "Should States Embrace GILTI?"
Should states embrace GILTI? Marylin Wethekam gives her opinion: "While the rationale for GILTI may work at the federal level, its adoption at the state level raises several issues and concerns." Read the full brief here.
April 1, 2019
Breen Schiller Published in Journal of State Taxation (Volume 37, Issue 2) – “2018: An Income Tax Year in Review”
Breen M. Schiller provides a review of significant income tax developments and court cases in 2018 published by Journal of State Taxation.
November 7, 2017
Directed Trusts: Who’s the Boss? Liability in Directed Trusts & Administrative Dilemmas, Chicago Bar Association, 11/7/17
Grant discussed the Illinois directed trust statue and its underlying complications.
May 4, 2017
Collectors in Conversation: Charles Mottier with Richard M. Horwood
Asian Art Council, Art Institute of Chicago, May 4, 2017
May 3, 2017
The Best Laid Plans: Avoiding Administrative and Judicial Challenges, Chicago Bar Association, 5/3/17
Presented by Grant Hendricks at the Chicago Bar Association
April 8, 2019
David Ruskin Presents “Counseling Clients in the Cannabis Industry” at the Business and Commercial Law Journal – Annual Symposium – 4/12/19
David Ruskin will discuss the evolving cannabis industry and how to navigate the web of differing (and not yet fully implemented) statutes, regulations and industry specific legal developments, including where inconsistencies exist between state and federal law.
April 8, 2019
Grant Hendricks Presents “IRAs, Qualified Plans and Life Insurance: Planning for Assets You May Never See” at CBA Headquarters – 4/8/19
While simply naming a spouse or a child as the designated beneficiary of your estate may be the easiest and most common option, individuals and their advisors should understand the basics of these assets prior to doing so in order to properly, and tax-effectively, plan for disposition of them during life and at death.
March 19, 2019
HMB Represents Lightstream in $8 Million Series A Financing
Lightstream, a Chicago startup that makes cloud-based video production software, announced their $8 million funding round led by Drive Capital.

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