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Post date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

From taxation to securities, the ownership and sale of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency is subject to a complex patchwork of federal laws. Tax, securities, commodities and anti-money laundering regulations may apply to those who engage in cryptocurrency transactions as a consumer, business enterprise or investor.

Post date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

[1]Most restructuring lawyers see “tax” and immediately run for help from specialists down the hallway or maybe at other firms. That’s the right thing to do, and we tax lawyers appreciate the job security.

Post date: Monday, October 30, 2017

Interim managers are take-charge types with strong inclinations toward quickly assessing situations and developing and rapidly implementing solutions. Almost by definition, they are thrown into troubled companies and challenged to “turn things around” in short order. Often, this can mean taking tough measures, such as reducing staff through planned layoffs.


Katherine R. Catanese
Post date: Monday, October 30, 2017

In 2016, 763 higher education institutions closed, the highest number since 2012.[1] While primarily for-profit schools closed, independent not-for-profit (NFP) schools closed as well.

Ascribing reasons for the schools’ closures risks conclusion bias, but there are some macro trends to note:


Katherine R. Catanese
Post date: Monday, October 30, 2017

In 2016, 763 higher education institutions closed, the highest number since 2012.[1] While primarily for-profit schools closed, independent not-for-profit (NFP) schools closed as well.

Ascribing reasons for the schools’ closures risks conclusion bias, but there are some macro trends to note:


Tracy Streckenbach
Post date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Revenue and EBITDA are down, the cash runway is short, and time is of the essence. So in a turnaround, set your sights on becoming a start-up.

Post date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Budget deficits abound and past promises have been broken, irrevocably. If governments honestly valued their assets and liabilities, most would be insolvent. In the not-too-distant future, delivery of essential services will require a new mix of “skill and will” from our elected leaders and public-sector employees.

Post date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

According to the M&A Advisor,[1] “often failures occur because of … the inability to retain key talent.

Post date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Not many founders of a new business consider, at the time the new business is founded, the potential U.S. federal income tax consequences to them should the new business fail. The type of business entity formed, and the treatment of that entity for U.S. federal tax purposes as either a corporation or a pass-through entity, can have a material U.S.

Post date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Labor and Employment Committee has continued to remain at the forefront of the intersection of labor and employment issues and bankruptcy in its continuing effort to keep its members well-informed as they navigate these issues.

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Fri, 2016-04-15

Labor Issues in 363 Sales: Things You Need to Know

Fri, 2016-04-15

Hospitality and the Tax Man: Historical Hospitality Tax Issues in Distress

Sat, 2015-04-18

Tax-Sharing Agreements in Bankruptcy that Have Been the Subject of Recent Appeals Courts Decisions

Sat, 2015-04-18

Hemorrhaging Hospitals: Labor Issues in the Healthcare Insolvency E.R.

Thu, 2014-05-29

The purpose of this call was to seek thoughts, suggestions, and assistance in setting and achieving new goals and objectives for the Committee. For example, they discussed ideas and topics for future newsletters, webinars, and educational sessions at ABI’s Winter Leadership Conference and Annual Spring Meeting. Additionally, the Committee discussed ideas for networking events and special projects for the Committee. Participating in future calls is a great way to get more involved!

Mr. Donald A. Workman
Co-Chair
BakerHostetler
Washington, DC
(202) 861-1602

Mr. Mark V. Bossi
Co-Chair
Thompson Coburn LLP
Saint Louis, MO
(314) 552-6015

Mr. Bradford J. Sandler
Co-Chair
Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP
Wilmington, DE
(302) 778-6424

Mr. Andrew H. Sherman, Esq.
Education Director
Sills Cummis & Gross PC
Newark, NJ
(973) 643-7000

Mr. S. Jason Teele
Education Director
Cullen and Dykman LLP
Garden City, NY


Mr. Peter J. Young, Esq.
Newsletter Editor
Proskauer
Los Angeles, IL
(312) 962-3528

Ms. Amanda Demby
Newsletter Editor
Province, Inc.
Henderson, NV
(310) 974-6352

Mr. David Richard Seligman
Special Projects Leader
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Chicago, IL
(312) 861-2463

Mr. Jay D. Crom, CPA, ABV, CIRA, CFE
Communications Manager
Bachecki, Crom & Company, LLP
South San Francisco, CA
(415) 398-3534

Ms. Susan A. Berson
Membership Relations Director
Berson Law Group LLP
Overland Park, KS
(913) 397-2702