What exactly is Transactional Planning and is it something that would benefit my business?

Transactional planning is something most businesses can benefit from as it takes a comprehensive look at how they structure transactions in order to minimize associated risks and reduce tax exposure while accomplishing  business, investment and transactional goals. The team at Allen Barron integrates the legal, tax, accounting, contract and entity issues associated with an individual or corporate undertaking and […]

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Under the EU Whistleblower Directive, criminal law will remain a prerogative of each member state. How will the new legislation impact criminal law in the US?

I feel that the US would benefit from the direction the EU is going, even though it’s quite a way off before such a law is enacted on the federal level. I just know all of us probably agree that corporate misconduct is bad and it shouldn’t continue. The fear of prosecution is what urges […]

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Will anonymous reporting be permitted? Will this help develop a culture of transparency?

In the United States, it makes a difference depending what part of the country you’re in. People often feel that businesses and people from other regions are foreign to them and that there are not really many shared values. I would say that there is a practice of anonymous whistleblowing in the United States. I […]

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Under the EU Whistleblower Directive, criminal law will remain a prerogative of each member state. How will the new legislation impact criminal law in the US?

I feel that the US would benefit from the direction the EU is going, even though it’s quite a way off before such a law is enacted on the federal level. I just know all of us probably agree that corporate misconduct is bad and it shouldn’t continue. The fear of prosecution is what urges […]

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Afterwork Apéritif

Dear Friends in Brussels and Fellow IRG Members, We would like to invite you to a gathering to reconnect and show our appreciation for your support on our recently launched activities in Brussels. Afterwork Drinks and Appetizers Hosted by Sanli Pastore & Hill Etiquette Wine Bar The Blue Tower Avenue Louise 326, Brussels 7 April […]

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Afterwork Apéritif

Dear Friends in Brussels and Fellow IRG Members, We would like to invite you to a gathering to reconnect and show our appreciation for your support on our recently launched activities in Brussels. Afterwork Drinks and Appetizers Hosted by Sanli Pastore & Hill Etiquette Wine Bar The Blue Tower Avenue Louise 326, Brussels 7 April […]

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What this Antitrust Attorney Thinks about Bitcoin and How it Enhances Energy-Market Competition and Innovation

Author: Jarod Bona I believe that Bitcoin is the enemy of tyranny and the greatest invention of the 21st century. Its detractors tend to either not understand Bitcoin or believe that the people are best when they are controlled and manipulated. Maybe that was a little hyperbolic? I don’t care. The truth is that I am still learning. I am […]

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International Business Dealings Require Strong Tax Legal and Accounting Support

Why do international business dealings require strong tax, legal and accounting support?  International business deals require a level of sophistication that is much different from managing a business locally or regionally.  International business dealings involve transactions that require insight from several perspectives including: The legal structures that allow you to partner with offshore manufacturing, distribution or financial […]

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Don’t Let Antitrust Stick a Fork in Your Blockchain

“The blockchain did it” is unlikely to be a winning defense in an antitrust suit.  That, combined with the current enforcement (and legislative) trends targeting digital platforms, counsels that companies choosing to adopt blockchain as, or in, their business, be cognizant of how the antitrust laws may be applied. Perhaps even more so than other […]

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