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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates and ResourcesMay 28, 2020
The ongoing issues related to the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) have had and will continue to have a significant impact on individuals, families, businesses and markets. To better address the …
News
HMB Represented the Founder of VisTracks in Sale to Global Leader in Transportation and LogisticsMay 28, 2020Business and Finance
Omnitracs, LLC (“Omnitracs”), a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced its acquisition of VisTracks, a leading provider of device-agnostic, SaaS-based compliance solutions to the …
News Release
HMB Represented Project Management Advisors in Partnership Deal with Austin-Based Construction Management CompanyMay 27, 2020Business and Finance
Project Management Advisors (“PMA”), a real estate and development consultancy company, announced its partnership with American Realty Project Management (“ARPM”), a full-range construction oversight and project management company. HMB represented …
News Release
HMB Represented Hadley Capital in Acquisition of a Manufacturer of Premium Animal Bedding and Litter ProductsMay 26, 2020Business and Finance
Hadley Capital (“Hadley”), a small-business investor, announced its acquisition of Equustock, a manufacturer of animal bedding and litter products, predominantly horse-related products sold under their Guardian Horse Bedding brand. HMB …
News Release
Fred O. Marcus, David A. Hughes and Samantha K. Breslow Present a Webinar, "Pass-Through Entities: Recent SALT Trends and Developments" - 6/24/20May 28, 2020State and Local Tax
6/24/20 12:30PM – 1:30PM CT CPE Credit Join Fred O. Marcus, David A. Hughes and Samantha K. Breslow for a webinar discussing how determining the applicability of state taxes to PTEs (and their …
Events
David A. Hughes Presents "Emerging Trends in Unclaimed Property Compliance - Considerations to Avoid Post-pandemic Exposure" - 6/10/20May 21, 2020State and Local Tax
6/10/20 1:00PM – 2:30PM ET The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting businesses in many different ways: furloughs and job losses, variant priorities, and virtual working environments. These disruptions can make monitoring policies and …
Events
John Wiktor will Discuss Legal Issues Relating to COVID-19 at the JourneyCare Virtual Town Hall - 5/28/20May 21, 2020Private Client, Trusts and Estates
5/28/20 11:00AM – 12:00PM CT Please join John Wiktor, with President and CEO of JourneyCare, Kimberly Hobson and Greg Hummel of BCLP, LLP, for a virtual town hall to discuss legal issues and …
Events
State and Local Tax "Work From Home" Webinar SeriesMay 13, 2020State and Local Tax
We know most of our clients and friends have seen significant changes to their daily lives. HMB’s SALT team has been working around the clock to provide excellent service to …
Events
Chicago City Council Approves COVID-19 Anti-Retaliation Ordinance; OSHA and CDC Release Additional GuidanceMay 26, 2020Employment
Chicago Anti-Retaliation Ordinance On May 20, 2020, effective immediately, the Chicago City Council approved an ordinance that prohibits employers from terminating or demoting an employee because the employee stayed home from …
Client Alert
Procedures of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois During the Coronavirus CrisisMay 15, 2020Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
Actions Taken by the Bankruptcy Court The COVID-19 pandemic notwithstanding, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois remains open for business, although not business as usual. Recognizing …
Client Alert
Insurance Claims & Related Issues Due to COVID-19 - What Every Business Should KnowMay 12, 2020Business and Finance
May 12, 2020 As COVID-19 presses state and local governments to continue their shutdown orders, some businesses are incurring extensive expenses and losses. Whether the business is open with limited capacity, …
Client Alert
Economic Downturn Plus Low Interest Rates Equals An Excellent Opportunity for Estate PlanningMay 12, 2020Private Client, Trusts and Estates
While the world continues to adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, the current interest rate environment creates excellent opportunities for advanced estate, income and creditor protection planning.  The following are eight …
Client Alert
Cover Your SaaS: A Semi-Regular Publication on State and Local Tax Developments in the Cloud Computing and Digital Space - 4/10/20April 10, 2020State and Local Tax
Welcome to the first edition of Cover Your SaaS, a new semi-regular publication from HMB Legal Counsel’s State & Local Tax team. Using the latest in news-scanning technology, i.e., the …
Cover Your SaaS
Trusts and Estates Checklist of Information to be MaintainedFebruary 27, 2020Private Client, Trusts and Estates
The first step in implementing your estate planning is to prepare lists of personal and financial information.  These should include lists of assets, estate planning documents, personal information, important people …
Trusts & Estates
The New Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act and a Preview of Upcoming LitigationFebruary 26, 2020Litigation
As you undoubtedly know by now, on January 1, 2020, Illinois became the 11th state to legalize the possession and use of adult-use cannabis. The new law, the Cannabis Regulation …
Cannabis
Letters of Wishes: An Administrative and Moral Headache in Disguise?February 4, 2020Private Client, Trusts and Estates
Trustees may have difficulties determining whether to make distributions when the grantor’s intentions are unclear.
Trusts & Estates
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