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CFIUS Releases New Real Estate Transaction Rules
Below we describe key elements of the proposed rules on which interested parties may wish to submit comments.
United States
15 Oct 2019
Why Share Deals Are Becoming More Difficult For Entrepreneurs (German)
Our Advisory explores the potential impact of the German government's draft amendment to the real estate transfer tax law.
15 Aug 2019
Liquidated Damages In The Nation's Capital
Purchase agreements in the District of Columbia — par¬ticularly for residential properties — often purport to give the seller an option of remedies if the buyer fails to perform. For example:
United States
8 Jul 2019
IRS Issues Proposed Regulations Clarifying FIRPTA Exemption For Qualified Foreign Pension Funds
On June 6, 2019 the US Internal Revenue Service and US Department of the Treasury issued proposed regulations that provide guidance with respect to (1) the scope of the exception for a "qualified foreign pension fund" ...
United States
20 Jun 2019
USDA Issues Guidance On Hemp Legalization Following The 2018 Farm Bill
USDA's opinion identified four conclusions based on these provisions, each of which is explained below.
United States
4 Jun 2019
IRS Issues Second Set Of Proposed Regulations On Qualified Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives
On April 17, 2019, the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued its second set of proposed regulations (the April Regulations) regarding the new "qualified opportunity zone" (QOZ)...
United States
7 May 2019
Agencies, States And Local Governments Respond To Congressional Legalization Of Hemp (Non-Psychoactive Cannabis)
On December 11, 2018, Congress took an initial step toward legalizing cannabis and to resolve
United States
15 Feb 2019
US Regulation Of Food Products: What To Expect In 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA or the Agency) and the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 2018 policy
United States
23 Jan 2019
Legal Tools For Cities To Cope With Extreme Heat
Heat causes more deaths in the U.S. than any other natural hazard more than floods, hurricanes, or tornadoes. As a result of climate change, it is getting worse.
United States
14 Nov 2018
Konzernklausel des § 6a GrEStG nach Generalanwalt beim EuGH keine verbotene Beihilfe
Mithilfe der Vorschrift des § 6a GrEStG können grundstückbesitzende Unternehmen und Konzerne Umstrukturierungen durchführen ...
28 Sep 2018
The Tax Cuts And Jobs Act: Providing For Tax Savings While Investing In "Opportunity Zones"
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017, offers new tax incentives for taxpayers investing through special vehicles known as "qualified opportunity funds" in certain economically distressed areas ...
United States
27 Sep 2018
New Law Expands And Reforms CFIUS Jurisdiction And US Export Controls
President Trump signed into law on August 13, 2018, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA), legislation that enhances the powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment
United States
20 Aug 2018
The US Department Of Agriculture Announces Upcoming Rulemakings Relating To Its Enforcement Of The Lacey Act
US importers of wood and wood products are required to comply with the requirements of the Lacey Act, which prohibits trade in plants that have been illegally taken, possessed, transported, or sold.
United States
25 May 2018
Qualified Opportunity Zones
Gains on the investment in a QOF can be permanently excluded if the investment is held for at least 10 years.
United States
21 Mar 2018
Trump Infrastructure Plan Takes Aim At Statutory Review Requirements
The White House's $1.5 trillion "Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America," released on Monday, February 12, 2018, contains a 16-page section devoted to "Infrastructure Permitting Improvement."
United States
19 Feb 2018
Special Considerations In Forming Private Real Estate Funds
While closed-end real estate private equity funds (Real Estate Funds) are generally structured similarly to traditional private equity funds, there are several key differences.
United States
12 Apr 2017
Residential Construction Contracts—10 Issues to Consider
From time to time our private clients embark on substantial construction projects involving the renovation or ground up construction of residential homes and related amenities.
United States
8 Feb 2017
A Lender's Guide to Funding Projects With Historic Tax Credits
Real Estate counsel Lance Levine has published "A Lender's Guide to Funding Projects With Historic Tax Credits" in the Autumn issue of CRE Finance World.
United States
27 Oct 2015
A Lender's Guide to Funding Projects With Historic Tax Credits
Real Estate counsel Lance Levine has published "A Lender's Guide to Funding Projects With Historic Tax Credits" in the Autumn issue of CRE Finance World.
United States
27 Oct 2015
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