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HMB Represents Mark-It Express Logistics LLC in Acquisition of Chicago-based Trucking CompanyJanuary 21, 2020Mergers and Acquisitions
Mark-It Express Logistics LLC (“Mark-It”), a leading Midwest intermodal trucking and freight brokerage company, acquired Spirit Trucking Company (“Spirit”), a Chicago-based trucking company. HMB represented Mark-It in the acquisition of operating …
News Release
David A. Hughes discusses the Unveiling of Illinois' 30-Day Income Tax with Law360January 13, 2020
Illinois seeks to establish a 30-day safe harbor against state income tax for nonresident employees under a recently proposed regulation that specifies how workers should calculate their number of days …
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HMB Represents NextLevel in $50M Merger with California-Based Healthcare CompanyJanuary 10, 2020Mergers and Acquisitions
NextLevel Health Innovations, Inc. (“NextLevel”), a managed care health plan for Cook County residents with Medicaid known for its community involvement, has signed a Merger Agreement with Molina Healthcare, Inc. …
News Release
Jim L. Jerue and Katherine A. Attebery Named 2020 Leading Lawyers by Leading Lawyers Advisory BoardJanuary 9, 2020
Jim and Katie were recommended by their peers and approved by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board to be 2020 Leading Lawyers. The list of Leading Lawyers is the result of contact …
News Release
David S. Ruskin presents "Cannabis 101 for Older Adults" at Deerfield Public Library - 2/6/20January 29, 2020Cannabis
2/6/2020 Deerfield Public Library Deerfield, IL David Ruskin, with a panel of experts, will discuss what you need to know about legalized cannabis in Illinois. The panel will address topics such as purchasing …
Marilyn Wethekam presents "State Indirect Tax Complexities Post Wayfair" at the 2020 National Multistate Tax Symposium - 1/30/20January 22, 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 …
HMB Celebrates with a Week of Holiday CheerDecember 16, 2019
Before we ring in the new year, HMB is celebrating some of our favorite moments of 2019, in our first Week of Holiday Cheer. Over the next week, we’ll remember a …
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 …
Updates to Illinois Employment Laws - Here's What You Need to KnowJanuary 17, 2020Employment
Changes to Federal and Illinois law, effective January 1, 2020, will likely require you to update your employment practices and policies. Below is a brief summary of new acts and …
Client Alert
New Year, New Trust LawDecember 16, 2019Private Client, Trusts and Estates
New Beneficiary Notice Requirements For Trusts that Become Irrevocable After December 31, 2019 Effective January 1, 2020, the Illinois Trust Code (“ITC”) will replace the Illinois Trust and Trustees Act as …
Client Alert
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 …
Client Alert
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, …
SEC Proposes Changes to Accredited Investor Standard and Assesses its Impact on the MarketplaceJanuary 9, 2020State and Local Tax
In December 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed amendments to the definitions of “accredited investor” and “qualified institutional buyer”.
Illinois House Bill Requires Public Corporations with Principal Executive Offices in Illinois to Report to Secretary of StateJanuary 7, 2020State and Local Tax
House Bill 3394, approved by the Governor on August 27, 2019 and effective immediately (Public Act 100-589), amends the Business Corporation Act of 1983 (“BCA”) to add new Section 8.12 …
Developments Offshore In Third Party Disclosures in Wrongdoings (Norwich Pharmacal Relief)January 6, 2020State and Local Tax
In the last several years to assist tracing of assets and discovery of perpetrators, courts in English common law countries have shown a willingness to assist victims by ordering third …
International Asset Recovery
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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