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HMB Represents DataCubes in $15.2 Million Series B Funding RoundNovember 15, 2019Business and Finance
DataCubes is the first underwriting decisioning platform for commercial property and casualty insurance. Leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence software, DataCubes provides commercial carriers of all sizes the ability to …
News Release
Breen Schiller is named Chair of the 2020 IPT Sales Tax SymposiumNovember 14, 2019State and Local Tax
Breen Schiller is named Chair of the 2020 IPT Sales Tax Symposium. The Institute for Professionals in Taxation® (IPT) serves members throughout the United States and Canada by providing educational tax resources. …
News Release
HMB represents Ascent in $19.3 Million Series B Funding RoundNovember 6, 2019Venture Capital and Emerging Companies
HMB represented Ascent in a $19.3 Million Series B Funding Round, led by Drive Capital. Ascent is an AI-driven solution company. Their goal is to help customers automate regulatory compliance by …
News Release
HMB Represents EDCO Health Information Solutions Inc. in Sale to BV Investment PartnersNovember 5, 2019Mergers and Acquisitions
HMB represented EDCO Health Information Solutions Inc. in it’s sale to BV Investment Partners, a middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services, software and IT sectors. Headquartered in St. Louis, …
News Release
HMB's SALT Group Provides Multi-State Updates Nationwide with 2019 Brewery SeriesNovember 15, 2019State and Local Tax
From Houston to Memphis and Minneapolis to Chicago, HMB’s SALT Group gave insightful tax presentations throughout the year as a part of the 2019 Brewery Series. Hosted in breweries instead …
Events
David Hughes presents "An Update from Springfield: New Illinois Sales and Use Tax Legislation" at The Chicago Tax Club - 11/07/2019November 6, 2019State and Local Tax
11/7/19 Stephens Convention Center Rosemont, IL While there has been much discussion about a possible graduated income tax in Illinois, the General Assembly has also been busy on the sales and use tax …
Events
Jordan Goodman presents "Post-Wayfair World - Now What?" and "Sea to Shining Sea - What is Happening in the SALT World" at CPAmerica - 11/11/19November 6, 2019State and Local Tax
11/11/19 Austin, TX In “Post-Wayfair World – Now What?”, Jordan Goodman will discuss how remote sellers were affected by the USSC overruling of Quill in June 2018.  This presentation will try to …
Events
Jordan Goodman "A Multi-State/State Tax Update" at the Michigan Tax Conference - 11/07/19November 5, 2019State and Local Tax
11/07/19 Suburban Collection Showplace Novi, MI In this presentation for MICPA, Jordan Goodman will cover the recent happenings in state and local tax with a focus on the Midwest states. It will highlight …
Events
Chris Lutz published in State Tax Notes – What to Do With Public Law 86-272September 25, 2019State and Local Tax
Read the full article on State Tax Notes here (subscription required). In his new column on State Tax Notes, Chris discusses how states and Congress should address challenges presented by Public …
Articles
Data Scraping Survives! (At Least For Now...) Key Takeaways From 9th Circuit Ruling on the hiQ vs. Linkedin CaseSeptember 20, 2019Technology
The original case was brought in California federal district court in 2017 by a company (hiQ) trying to protect its business of using publicly posted user data on LinkedIn. The …
Client Alert
New Higher Majority Requirement for Condominium Deconversions in Chicago - Here's What You Need to KnowSeptember 20, 2019Real Estate
Chicago Passes New Legislation Effective Immediately On September 18, 2019, the Chicago City Council unanimously passed a new ordinance that increases the percentage of owners required to approve the sale of …
Client Alert
The Small Business Reorganization Act Arrives in February 2020 - Here's What you Need to KnowSeptember 6, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
With President Trump’s signature August 23rd, the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”) will officially take effect in February 2020. The SBRA is designed to fill a gap in the …
Client Alert
Recent Circuit Court Decisions Extend The Breadth of Section 1782 U.S. Discovery in Foreign ProceedingsOctober 31, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
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”.
International Asset Recovery
Applying the Chicago Lease Transaction Tax to “Cloud” Software ProductsSeptember 11, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
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, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
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, 2019Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
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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