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Samantha Breslow Named a 2019 National Law Review Go-To Thought LeaderDecember 11, 2019
For her articles focusing on Illinois and Cook County Tax Law, including those on Chicago and Cook County Amusement Tax and Applying the Chicago Lease Transaction Tax to “Cloud” Software …
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HMB Represents Hyde Park Angels in $4.5M Funding Round of Chicago-based Tech/Cannabis CompanyDecember 6, 2019Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
Leaf Trade, a technology company whose wholesale ordering platform connects licensed cannabis vendors and dispensaries, announced that it raised $4.5 million in a funding round led by HPA and Duke …
News Release
Hal Wood Named to Law Firm Alliance's Board of DirectorsDecember 2, 2019
Hal Wood was named to the Law Firm Alliance’s Board of Directors. The LFA is an international network of mid-sized law firms where members collaborate to share knowledge, experience and jurisdictional …
News Release
HMB represents Colony Display LLC in Sale to Kinzie Capital PartnersNovember 21, 2019Mergers and Acquisitions
HMB represented Colony Display LLC in its sale to Kinzie Capital Partners LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Colony Display is a leader in highly customized fixtures and displays servicing …
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Marilyn Wethekam presents "State Indirect Tax Complexities Post Wayfair" at the 2020 National Multistate Tax Symposium - 1/30/20January 30, 2020State and Local Tax
1/30/20 Disney’s Grand Floridian Orlando, FL Marilyn Wethekam, with a panel of experts, will discuss the various state and local tax responses to Wayfair including the role of Congress and the Streamlined Sales Tax …
Jordan Goodman presents "Wayfair and Current Nexus Changes and Challenges" at Clayton State University - 12/06/19December 6, 2019State and Local Tax
12/06/19 Clayton State University Morrow, Georgia Jordan will answer the question: Are all businesses subject to all taxes in all states after Wayfair? This presentation at Clayton State University will review the various …
Jordan Goodman presents "Ethics in the Age of Streeeeeeetching the Truth" at the NYU School of Professional Studies - 12/16/19-12/17/19November 25, 2019State and Local Tax
12/16/19-12/17/19 New York City, NY Jordan will advise practitioners and in-house employees on what they can ethically do with respect to SALT work at the NYU School of Professional Studies. Jordan will …
David Ruskin presents "Cannabis and Judaism: Implications in Halacha as well as the Law" at the Chicago Loop Synagogue - 1/16/20November 22, 2019Cannabis
1/16/20 Chicago, IL David joins a panel of experts to discuss important issues related to Cannabis Law and how it impacts the Jewish Community at the Chicago Loop Synagogue. Attendees will learn more …
New "Just Housing Ordinance" Changes Tenant Screening Procedures in Cook CountyDecember 10, 2019Real Estate
Ordinance Prohibits Initial Inquiry of Tenant Criminal History On April 25, 2019, Cook County Commissioners approved an amendment to the Cook County Code, known as the “Just Housing Ordinance,” that prohibits …
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Samantha Breslow published in Tax Notes State - "Debugging the (State Tax) Code: Outdated Sales Tax Terminology"December 9, 2019State and Local Tax
Read the full article on Tax Notes here (subscription required). Samantha Breslow discusses how the sluggishness of legislation does not often adjust itself to the speed and terminology of technology. However, …
Marilyn Wethekam published in Tax Notes - "The Intersection of State Tax Policy and Federal Tax Reform"November 25, 2019State and Local Tax
Read the full article on Tax Notes here (subscription required). Marilyn Wethekam discusses how federal tax reforms do not always coincide with state tax policies. Download the full article here. The 2017 …
Breen Schiller published in Tax Notes - "Navigating Local Labyrinths: Practitioners' Guide to Local Taxes"November 25, 2019State and Local Tax
Read the full article on Tax Notes here (subscription required). Breen Schiller, Stephen J. Jasper, Mitchell A. Newmark and Carley A. Roberts discuss businesses entering new jurisdictions. Breen explains Chicago’s unique …
Recent Circuit Court Decisions Extend The Breadth of Section 1782 U.S. Discovery in Foreign ProceedingsOctober 31, 2019State and Local Tax
A federal district court may order discovery under 28 U.S.C. Section 1782 “for use in a proceeding in a foreign or international tribunal” upon application by any “interested person”.
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Applying the Chicago Lease Transaction Tax to “Cloud” Software ProductsSeptember 11, 2019State and Local Tax
In a prior post, I explained the basics of the Chicago Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax (“Transaction Tax”), including the applicability of the tax to tangible personal property and software, …
State & Local Tax
State Tax Developments for Pass-Through Entities: Apportionment of Income for Corporate PartnersJune 18, 2019State and Local Tax
State taxation of corporate partners in multistate partnerships raises interesting issues. In many circumstances, the corporate partner is subject to multistate taxation and is therefore engaged in the process of …
State & Local Tax
BVI Scales Back Stand-Alone InjunctionsJune 12, 2019State and Local Tax
In 2009 in Black Swan Investment ISA v. Harvest View Limited BHVC (Com) 2009/399, the court established the principle that a court can act in aid of foreign proceedings where …
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