Riley PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Investment Funds & Investment Banking Member in US-Washington

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce David A. Riley of Riley PLLC. David has joined IR as our exclusive Investment Funds & Investment Banking Member in US-Washington. Riley PLLC is a boutique law firm that provides specialized legal representation exclusively to the investment management community. We identify […]

David A. RileyPartner, Riley PLLC

Will the Bezos Divorce Impact SEC Disclosure Obligations for Public Companies?

Recently the chief executive and controlling shareholder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, and his wife, the novelist MacKenzie Bezos, announced that they will divorce.  Thus far at least the news has not had a lasting effect on Amazon’s stock price, even though investors do not know how the couple’s 16% controlling stake in the company will […]

Miles A. YanickPartner, Savitt Bruce & Willey LLP

Groff Murphy PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Marisa M. Bavand of Groff Murphy PLLC. Marisa has joined IR as our exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington. Marisa Bavand provides counsel to construction industry and government contracts clients.  She has been involved in most of the major […]

Marisa M. BavandPartner, Groff Murphy PLLC

Groff Murphy PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Michael P. Grace of Groff Murphy PLLC . Michael has joined IR as our exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington. Mike Grace provides counsel to contractors, design professionals, and other construction industry clients.  He drafts and negotiates a wide variety […]

Michael P. GracePartner, Groff Murphy PLLC

Groff Murphy PLLC joins IR as the exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce David C. Groff of Groff Murphy PLLC. David has joined IR as our exclusive Construction Law Member in US – Washington. Mr. Groff has handled complex litigation and trials in state and federal courts and participated in numerous arbitration hearings. His experience […]

David C. GroffManaging Partner, Groff Murphy PLLC

Transfer Pricing Strategist Clark Armitage Named President of Caplin & Drysdale

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 11, 2018: Caplin & Drysdale announced today that Clark Armitage — a Member working primarily in the transfer pricing space — was named President of the Firm.  “Throughout his years with the firm, Clark has been both a team player and a thoughtful leader,” remarked his predecessor, Beth Kaufman.  “He is […]

Jeffrey A. LiesemerMember, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Caplin & Drysdale’s Newest Member Victor Jaramillo Serves Tax Controversy Needs of Global Community

Join Our Alert Distribution List   Caplin & Drysdale’s Newest Member Victor Jaramillo Serves Tax Controversy Needs of Global Community  October 3, 2018 Clients value and rely on Mr. Jaramillo’s in-depth knowledge of U.S. tax law and his innovative approach to solving complex tax issues. His areas of focus for corporate clients include all forms […]

Jeffrey A. LiesemerMember, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

SDNY Bankruptcy Court Enters Final Default Judgments Against Properly Served Foreign Defendants

By Kevin C. Maclay, Todd E. Phillips and Sally J. Sullivan Recently, in the Advance Watch bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that a bankruptcy judge is authorized to enter a final default judgment in an adversary proceeding against a foreign defendant who failed to respond to a validly-served […]

James P. (Jim) WehnerMember, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

Seek Global Trademark Protection Under the Madrid Protocol

  Employment Law   Avoid Costly Employer Mistakes Today’s employers face a growing list of liability dangers. They begin as soon as a business starts looking for job applicants and can continue even after employees leave the company. Here are three cases involving a medical practice, a manufacturer and a restaurant that highlight some of the […]

William H. ShawnCo-Managing Partner, ShawnCoulson

IRS Adds Foreign Trust Information Reporting to Compliance Campaign Program

On May 21, 2018, the IRS Large Business and International (LB&I) division added foreign trust information reporting to its “compliance campaigns,” signaling that the IRS sees a “compliance risk” in this area that requires a targeted response to achieve compliance objectives.  LB&I specifically indicated that it will take a “multifaceted approach” to improving compliance, including […]

James P. (Jim) WehnerMember, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered

New York Enhances Disclosure of Online Political Ads and Requires Online Platforms to Create Archives

On April 18, 2018, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the New York Democracy Protection Act—which expands the disclosure obligations for online political advertising in the State of New York and requires television, satellite, cable, radio stations, and providers, as well as online platforms—to verify advertiser registration with the New York State Board of Elections and, in […]

Jeffrey A. LiesemerMember, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered