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South Carolina - electricity, manufacturing, South Carolina, Duke, Duke Energy Corporation v. South Carolina Department of Revenue
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Indiana - Vodafone, out of state, foreign investors, source rules, Vondafone Americas v. Department of State Revenue
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Some Types of Government-Supported Power Contracts Hit Headwinds – New Jersey, Maryland, LCAPP, PURPA, CPV, FERC, Exelon, Texas
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Rooftop Solar - Arizona Public Service, APS, Arizona Corporation Commission, rooftop solar, distributed solar, Tucson Electric Power, South Carolina, Washington, Utah, Rocky Mountain Power
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Solar Pole Mounts - IRS, PLR 201444025, pole mounted, solar panels, roof replacement, solar tiles
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
The Biggest Change to Power Supply Since Edison – solar, batteries, rooftop, LCOE, levelized cost of energy
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Treasury Cash Grants - section 1603, litigation, lawsuits, Treasury, sequestration haircut, AMT, alternative minimum tax, technical correction
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Argentina - VAT, tax gross up, Argentina, Puentes del Litoral
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Carbon Emissions - EPA, greenhouse gas, carbon, emissions, existing power plants, CO2, states, emissions goals
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
India - Vodafone, India, transfer pricing, share subscription, Indian subsidiary, Shell
November 2014
The Income Method - discounted cash flow, appraisal, fair market value, tax, direct capitalization method, Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Minor Memos - US wind rankings, cost of solar panels
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
PILOT Payments - PILOT, section 164, IRS, property tax, PLR 201442020
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
North Carolina - solar tax credit, North Carolina, renewable energy, tax credit, 35%, guidelines, lease, tax equity, battery
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Mozambique’s New Petroleum Regime - Mozambique, petroleum legislation, oil and gas law, Law No. 21/2014
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
No Real Partnership - Dow Chemical, Chemtech, IRS, court, Chemical Royalty Associates
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Michigan - utilities, sales and use tax, electric, gas, distribution, transmission, Consumers Energy Company, DTE, Detroit Edison
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
REIT Update - real estate investment trust, REIT, solar, Camp, timber, conversions, spin offs
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Renewables Fact Daytime Curtailments in California – California, RPS, CAISO, negative prices, electricity, curtailments, overgeneration, duck chart
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Colombia - blacklist, tax havens, Colombia, tax
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Chile - taxes, foreign investors, tax reform, Chile, US tax treaty
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Power Privatizations in Africa: Key Lessons – power privatizations, Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, electricity, utilities
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
US Renewable Energy After the November Elections – US elections, renewable energy, wind, solar, policy outlook, tax extenders, corporate tax reform, energy, gridlock
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Value of Solar - Austin, Minnesota, value-of-solar tariff, net metering, IRS, Notice 2013-70
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
2015 IRS Business Plan - 2015 IRS business plan, prepaid forward contracts, prepaid PPAs, MLPs, master limited partnerships, integrally related, hamburger stand, rulings freeze, section 267, section 707(b), partnership losses
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Economic Substance - section 7701(o), IRS, tax, Notice 2014-58
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Corporate Inversions: Slowed But Not Stopped – corporate inversions, Treasury, Congress, section 956, section 7874, hopscotch loans, earnings stripping, Burger King
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
DOE Nuclear Loan Guarantees: Part Deux – DOE loan guarantees, nuclear, small modular reactors, credit subsidy cost, eligibility, solicitation
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Current Issues in Holdco Loans – back leverage, portfolio debt, holdco loans, issues, change of control
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
US Solar Market Outlook – SolarCity, sPower, Greenskies, Enphase, NV Energy, Lyndon Rive, solar, batteries, energy storage, import duties, investment tax credit
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Yield Cos: Where to Next? – yield cos, dividend yields, NRG Yield, TerraForm, cost of capital, discount rates, auctions
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2014
Commercial Division Update: General Jurisdiction In New York After Daimler
New York Law Journal
October 17, 2014
The Octaviar Saga: The Chapter 15 Door Opens, Closes, and then Reopens on the Foreign Representatives
Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice
October 2014
Materiality Scrapes Trending Upward in Private Deals
Deal Lawyers
July-August 2014
The US Government Moves to Encourage More P3s
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
México Abre la Industria de los Hidrocarburos a la Participación del Sector Privado (Actualización Especial)
September 2, 2014
Un Nuevo Mercado Eléctrico en México (Actualización Especial)
September 2, 2014
Mexico Opens Oil and Gas to Private Sector Participation (Special Update)
September 2, 2014
A New Power Market in Mexico (Special Update)
September 2, 2014
Tales From the Dark Side of Emerging Markets — emerging markets, government intervention, exit taxes, Kosmos, Tullow, Verenex, Ghana, Uganda, Libya
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
CFIUS — Ralls, Sany, Oregon, wind
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
A Solar Rooftop Company — Eagle Point Solar, Iowa, public utility, retail sales, PPA
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Corporate Inversions — section 7874, section 385, section 163(j), section 956, hopscotch loans, earnings stripping, Levin, Schumer, Wyden, Treasury, government contracts
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Irrational Exuberance About Africa? — African infrastructure, bankability, IMF, investment boom, renewable energy, power projects, China
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Minnesota — value-based solar, community solar, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, community solar, Xcel
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Refundable State Tax Credits — refundable tax credits, section 61, income
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
A Purchase Price Allocation — ABC Beverage, lease termination payments, tax allocation, IRS
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
DOE Window Reopens for Renewable Energy Loan Guarantees — DOE loan guarantees, section 1705, credit subsidy costs, renewable energy
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
REITs — Windstream, data centers, transmission lines
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Additional Construction-Start Guidance — Notice 2014-46, PTCs, wind, section 45, start of construction, physical work test
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Arizona — solar, property taxes, Arizona Public Service, APS, rate base, Arizona Corporation Commission
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Solar Rooftop Systems — Puerto Rico, investment credit, ITC, rooftop solar
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Solar Securitizations — SolarCity, PACE, ABS, SAPC, S&P, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank
Project Finance NewsWire
Spetember 2014
Latin America: Practical Insights from Developers — Chile, Mexico, wind, solar, geothermal, AES Gener, Oak Creek Energy, GeoGlobal, SunPower
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Advanced Coal Projects — section 48A, tax credits, coal
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Colorado — sales tax, electricity
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
California — LLCs, doing business, California source income, solar, property taxes
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Municipal Water Companies — Rev. Proc. 97-13, municipal water, wastewater treatment, management contracts, PPPs
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Opportunities Abound? — EDP Renewables, First Wind, Competitive Power Ventures, Lincoln Renewable Energy, Apex Clean Energy, wind, solar
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
The US Government Moves to Encourage More P3s — PPPs, public-private partnerships, Build America investment initiative
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Foreign Ship Owners — OCS, outer continental shelf, US source income, section 861, IRS, territorial sea, Adams Offshore Services
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
A Depreciation Bonus — section 168(k), 50% depreciation bonus
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Environmental Update — EPA, greenhouse gas emissions, section 111(d)
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
China — capital gains, indirect share sales, FION, Hong Kong, taxes, foreign investors
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
A Brighter Outlook for the "Other Tidal Power" — tidal range power, Ted Verrill, Halcyon Tidal Power
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
New Financing Trends — term loan B, green bonds, state green banks, yield cos, merchant plants
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Minor Memos — US generating capacity, IRS budget, wind, solar, installed capacity
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
The Business Model in Transition — utility business model, rooftop solar, distributed generation, disruptive, death spiral, David Crane, Home Depot
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Australia — carbon taxes
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
The Business Model in Transition: Part II — utility business model, rooftop solar, distributed generation, disruptive, Massachusetts, value-based solar, National Grid, Astrum, OneRoof Energy, Ann Berwick
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Master Limited Partnerships — MLPs, Perry Capital, International Paper, Kinder Morgan
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2014
Commercial Division Update: The Wrongful Act Requirement For Piercing the Corporate Veil
New York Law Journal
August 15, 2014
IRS Issues Additional Guidance on Construction-Start Issues - IRS Notice 2014-46, PTCs, ITC, Wind
Dealmakers Q&A: Chadbourne & Parke's Evelyn Lim
Law360
August 8, 2014
Corporate Tax
2014
How Commodity Regulations Impact PE Fund Managers
Law360
June 23, 2014
Commercial Division Update: Interpreting Conflicting Contractual Provisions
New York Law Journal
June 20, 2014
AIFMD in the United Kingdom
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Spring 2014
Compliance Corner
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Spring 2014
SEC Continues Its Focus on Private Funds Managers
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Spring 2014
Right of Buy-Side Counterparties to Segregate Initial Margin for Uncleared Swaps
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Spring 2014
How Commodity Regulations Impact Private Equity Fund Managers
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Spring 2014
Minor Memos – Indian Tribes, PLR 201310001, Captive Insurance
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Outlook for Tidal Power – Ocean Renewable Power Company, Verdant, Anadarko, Snohomish PUD, Schottel, Alaska, Turkey, Hudson River, Maine, Nova Scotia, Puget Sound
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
More solar panels from China and Taiwan will be subject to US import duties, the US Department of Commerce said in early June. – Modules, Tariffs, Import Duties, Countervailing Duties, Anti-Dumping Duties, US, China, Taiwan, Commerce Department, SolarWorld
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Corporate inversions are becoming more common; IRS, section 7874, expatriated entities, Levin, Ireland, Chiquita, Pfizer, merger, Wyden
Project Finance NewsWire - Corporate Inversions are becoming more common
June 2014
Chilean projects are expected to face higher taxes.Chilean Projects; tax reform, thin capitalization, earnings stripping, shareholder loans, carbon tax, interest, dividends
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
REITs – real estate investment trusts, solar, REITs, real property, IRS regulations, rooftop solar
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Mexico is Set to Open its Power Sector - CFE, CENACE, wholesale generators, inside-the-fence, transmission, retail, electricity
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
A Partly Contingent Purchase Price – Installment Sale Method, IRS, PLR 201417006
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
US Takes Steps to Advance LNG Exports – DOE, Export License, Applications
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Treasury Cash Grant Litigation – section 1603, litigation, US Treasury, cash grants, renewable energy, claims court, sequestration
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Environmental Update – Obama, Carbon Emissions, Greenhouse Gas, EPA, Cooling Water, Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR), Federal Jurisdictional Waters, Wetlands
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
A tax planning memo was not privileged and had to be disclosed to the IRS after the company shared the memo with its lenders.; attorney-client privilege, work-product privilege, Schaeffler, IRS, Ernst & Young
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
A European Financial Transactions Tax – FTT, EU, financial transactions tax
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
UK Rooftop Solar Moves into High Gear – Distributed Generation, Residential, Commercial, Feed-In Tariffs, Incentives
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Tax credits for renewable energy remain in limbo in Congress. Tax Credits – renewable energy tax credits, PTCs, ITC, construction start, extension, IRS guidance, Treasury, physical work
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
An Individual Was at Risk – section 465, individual, guarantee, debt, loan, Moreno
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Geothermal Market Poised For Growth – Africa, Installed Capacity, Geothermal Risk Mitigation Facility, Technology
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Ethanol Plants – Depreciation, Asset Class 49.5, Rev. Rul. 2014-17
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
State-Mandated Power Contracts – New Jersey, Maryland, state-mandated power contracts, PPAs, CPV, Competitive Power Ventures, PPL EnergyPlus, court, FERC
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
The Power Industry in Transition – Distributed Generation, Rooftop Solar, Utility Regulation, Disruptive Technologies, Back-Up Charges, Net Metering, David Crane, Value-Based and Rate-Based Solar
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Renewable Energy Policy Changes Lead to Damages Claims – Investment Treaties, European Feed-In Tariffs, Arbitration, Political Risk, Expropriation
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Rooftop Solar Gets Traction in China – Distributed Generation, Residential, Commercial, Feed-In Tariffs, Incentives
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Arizona will start collecting property taxes in 2015 from solar companies that retain ownership of rooftop solar systems and lease them to customers after an effort failed in the legislature to overturn the tax. Arizona – Property Taxes, Rooftop Solar
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Rooftop solar has the potential to take away about 7% of retail electricity sales from US utilities – distributed generation, rooftop solar, utilities, retail sales, solar penetration,
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Wind Turbine Outlook – GE, Gamesa, Acciona, Vestas, Suzlon, Nordex, Siemens, LCOE, Contruction-Start Issues, Order Backlogs, Technological Advances
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
Efforts to Slow Renewable Energy – State RPS, Commerce Clause, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Ohio, Koch, Tea Party
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2014
中国境外投资之门进一步敞开
May 9, 2014
A New Prescription for Electric Cars
Energy Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 155-93
May 2014
Drafting Tips for Purchase Price Adjustment Clauses: NYC Bar Association Weighs In
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Authorizations
Energy Law Journal, Vol. 25, No. 1, 10-12
May 2014
Own 10% or More of a Foreign Business? - BEA Compliance Update
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Loss Profit Waivers: Beware of Unintended Consequences
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Private M&A Deal Trends: ABA Updates Market Study
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Regulation A+: A New Path to Accessing The Markets for Small Issuers?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Structuring Earn-Out's: Recent Delaware Court Decisions Highlight Complexities
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Is Arbitration Right for Your Workforce? Recent Developments Make Now a Good Time to Consider (or Reconsider) Arbitration
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2014
Varied Approaches to Determining Third-Party Beneficiary Status
New York Law Journal
April 18, 2014
Economic Substance - Kearney Partners Fund, FOCus, Humboldt Shelby Holding Corporation, James Haber
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
DOE Reopens for Renewable Energy Loan Guarantees - section 1703, section 1705, solicitation, eligibility, credit subsidy cost
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Loans - OID, contingent interest, rate adjustments
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Master Limited Partnerships - MLPs, section 7704
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Minor Memos - US capacity additions
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Construction-Start Issues - Notice 2013-29, Notice 2013-60, physical work test, extenders bill, depreciation bonus
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Korea Expected to Sell Overseas Assets - Korean SOEs, KEPCO, Korea Gas Corporation
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Jordan Embraces Renewables Renewables - Tafila, new renewable energy law, reference prices
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Treasury Cash Grant - section 1603, lawsuits, RCIAC, LCM Energy
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
REITs - real property, solar, wind, FIRPTA
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
State Tax Credits - Route 231, LLC v. Commissioner, Virginia conservation credits, disguised sale, AM 2007-002
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
PPP Update: US Infrastructure Legislation - PPPs, public-private partnerships, MAP-21, TIFIA, WIFIA
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
US Multinational Corporations - deferred earnings, tax havens, state legislation
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Production Tax Credits - section 45, inflation adjustment, phase out, wind, refined coal
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
The Camp Tax Reform Bill - corporate tax reform, PTCs, section 118
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Targeted Partnership Allocations - AICPA, IRS ruling
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
State-Mandated Power Contracts - New Jersey, Maryland, CPV, PPAs
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Saudi Arabia - K.A.Care, renewables procurements
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Captive Insurance - Rent-A-Center, Humana, parent-subsidiary
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
The New Massachusetts SREC MarketMarket - SREC II, alternative compliance payment, net metering, forward sales, floor price
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Powering Africa - Power Africa Initiative, OPIC, AID, TDA, US Export-Import Bank, IFC
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Bitcoins - virtual currency, Notice 2014-21, IRS
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Outlook for Utility-Scale Renewables in California - RPS, CPUC, utility forecasts, utility procurements, PPA prices
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
New USDA Loan Guarantees - Biorefinery Assistance Program, BAP
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
New York Green Bank Opens for Business - NYSERDA, loan guarantees
Project Finance Newswire
April 2014
Seven-Year Battle Between Viacom and Google Finally Ends in Settlement
Lexology
March 25, 2014
Clarity for Rent Payments in Administration
February 2014
Broker-Dealer Registration Concerns for Private Fund Sponsors
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Winter 2014
2014 SEC Compliance Outreach Program: Key Takeaways for Private Fund Advisers’Chief Compliance Officers
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Winter 2014
SEC Enforcement Trends to Watch in 2014
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Winter 2014
SEC Releases 2014 Exam Priorities
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Winter 2014
Demystifying How the New Rule 506 “Bad Actor” Disqualification Impacts Private Funds
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
Winter 2014
Commercial Division Update: Criteria for Provisional Remedies In Aid of Arbitration
New York Law Journal
February 21, 2014
Is the Power Industry Business Model at a Tipping Point? -- Net Metering, Regulated Utilities, Rooftop Solar, Distributed Generation, AB 327, Arizona Public Service
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Tax Equity Market Weighs New IRS Guidelines -- Rev. Proc. 2014-12, Historic Boardwalk, Tax Credits, Partnership Flips, Inverted Leases
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
A Lifeline For Cellulosic Ethanol Projects in California? -- Renewable Fuel Standard, RFS, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, LCFS, Cellulosic Ethanol
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Kuwait: The BOT Market Reopens -- Az-Zour North IWPP, PPP Projects
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Opportunities: Renewable Energy Projects Near Mines -- Chile, Brazil, Canada, Africa, Deal Structures
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Adjustments Needed in Some Partnership Terms -- Section 752, Disguised Sales, Partner Debt Guarantees, Partner Outside Basis
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Mexico Opens its Energy Markets
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Opportunities: Southern California Power Needs -- SONGs, San Onofre, Weisenmiller, California Energy Commission
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
Evaluating European Infrastructure Bonds -- Project Bonds, Institutional Investors, Financing European Infrastructure
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
The Outlook For Electricity Demand -- Load Growth, Reserve Margins, Wholesale Power Prices, US Energy Information Administration
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
美, 중국과 대만의 태양광 전지 덤핑 조사 착수
Project Finance News
February 2014
The Third Circuit Finds That a Transferred Claim Remains Subject to Disallowance 16 Has Section 546(e) Safe
International Restructuring NewsWire
Winter 2014
미국 석탄 화력 발전소 트렌드
Project Finance News
Febuary 2014
SolarCity 증권화: 6 가지 주요 사항
Project Finance News
February 2014
Doubts About State-Mandated Power Contracts
Law360
February 4, 2014
THE VOLCKER RULE does not appear to prevent national banks from supplying tax equity to renewable energy projects structured as partnership flip transactions after federal bank regulators issued final rules on the subject in December.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
A SINGLE CLEAN ENERGY TAX CREDIT would be created by combining eight existing tax credits for generating electricity
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
SEPARATE HOLDING COMPANIES for key assets like intellectual property or real estate were dealt a blow by an Arizona court
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
MORE CHINESE SOLAR PANELS could become subject to US import duties
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
PRIVATE EQUITY FUND MONITORING FEES come under fire.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
CFIUS report to Congress; IRS “compliance initiative project”; Relocation payments; REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS; BIODIESEL BLENDERS ;
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
A PARTNER did not have to report a share of partnership income until his partnership interest “vested.”
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
START OF CONSTRUCTION issues will take time to sort out
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
A LIKE-KIND EXCHANGE is being litigated
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
PARTNERSHIPS that require the sponsor to fund operating deficits without any promise of repayment or capital account credit risk having to report the funding for deficits as taxable income
Project Finance Newswire
February 2014
CDO-Squared Fraud Suit Fails as Plaintiffs Cannot Prove Loss Causation
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
Second Circuit Upholds SLUSA Preclusion of State Law Claims Against Madoff Banks
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
New York Appellate Division Advances Terrorist Victims’ Suit Against Chinese Bank
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
What is the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)?
January 29, 2014
The Year In Review: U.S. Business Bankruptcies In 2013
International Restructuring NewsWire
Winter 2014
US Congressional Action Could Help Advance Energy Storage Technologies
RenewableEnergyWorld.com
January 24, 2014
Trustee's Suit Proceeds for Sponsor's Failure to Cure Faulty Mortgage-Backed Securities Loans
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
BNY Mellon Asset Servicing Held Liable for Violation of Investment Guidelines
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
Attorney's Antitrust Suit Against Wall Street Banks' Alleged Group Boycott of Patented Bond Structure Continues at Trial Level
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
January 2014
NYSE Listed Company Rules: 2013 Revisions and Developments
January 6, 2014
NYSE Listed Company Rules: 2013 Revisions and Developments
Bloomberg BNA: Corporate Governance Report
January 6, 2014
IRS Sheds Additional Light On New Tax Equity Guidelines – Rev. Proc. 2014-12, Historic Boardwalk, Section 47 Tax Credits, Partnership Flips, Inverted Leases
January 6, 2014
Renewable energy opportunities in the Middle East
December 2013
IRS Issues Tax Equity Guidance - Historic Boardwalk, Section 47 Tax Credits, Historic Buildings, Rev. Proc. 2014-12
December 30, 2013
南非:迄今为止融资项目的经验教训
December 2013
收益公司之比较
December 2013
达成善意谈判协议的意义可能超越你的想象
December 2013
中国将增加页岩气产量
December 2013
中国太阳能:蒸蒸日上?
December 2013
Pleading Claims for Aiding And Abetting a Breach of Fiduciary Duty
New York Law Journal
December 20, 2013
Ethanol Loses Steam, But Only in Part: Cellulosic Ethanol, Corn-Based Ethanol, Renewable Fuels Standard
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
Agreements To Negotiate In Good Faith May Mean More Than You Think: Lessons Learned From The Preliminary Agreements In SIGA Technologies, Inc. V. Pharmathene, Inc.
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
Doubts About State-Mandated Power Contracts: RPS; Renewable Portfolio Standards; State Capacity Auctions; PPL ENERGYPLUS, et al. v. Hanna; PPL ENERGYPLUS, et al. v. Nazarian
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
South Africa: Lessons From Projects Financed To Date; REFIT, Local Content Rules, Economic Development Requirements, Security Arrangements
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
China Moves To Ramp Up Shale Gas Production: Fracking; Chinese Natural Gas Demand and Projections; Chinese Gas Imports
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
US Tax Changes Start to Take Shape: MACRS Depreciation, Pooled Depreciation, Corporate Tax Reform, International Tax Reform, Subpart F, PFICs, Foreign Tax Credits
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
Environmental Standards ASTM E1527-13 Released By ASTM, Warsaw Global Climate Change Talks; California Battery Procurement, Energy Storage
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
"But I'm Canadian!" And Other CFIUS Dilemmas; Red Flags, Timing, And Nationality Concerns Regarding CFIUS (The Committee On Foreign Investment In The United States)
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
Energy Storage On The Cusp: FERC Order No. 755
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
Power Africa: Market Reactions to the Obama Initiative: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria and Tanzania
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2013
TREASURY CASH GRANTS on renewable energy projects remain a hotbed of activity.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
LIABILITIES ASSUMED BY A PURCHASER of three nuclear power plants to decommission the plants cannot be added to the cost basis in the plants, a court said.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
Arizona Corporation Commission
December 2013
TAX EQUITY investors may find low-income housing deals more attractive than renewable energy after a decision by an emerging issues task force of the Financial Accounting Standards Board in November.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
Residential Solar Credits will suffer a haircut if the homeowner engages in net metering, the IRS said. ; IRS Notice 2013-70
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
Utility Rebates; Private Letter Ruling 201341031
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
CONSTRUCTION-START ISSUES continue to take up substantial IRS time.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT investigations are multiplying.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
PURCHASE OPTIONS could become an Achilles heel in some transactions.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
A BUSTED “MIDCO” TRANSACTION shows both the perils of such deals and the reach of “transferee liability” for taxes. ; Double D Ranch
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
INVESTMENT TAX CREDITS were awarded to two advanced coal projects in October. ; IRS announcement Announcement 2013-43
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
THE MAURITIUS-INDIA tax treaty is expected to be amended before April 2016 to make it harder for companies making inbound investments into India to take advantage of the treaty.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
CALIFORNIA is working on a ruling to address when out-of-state members in limited liability companies doing business in California must file state income tax returns.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
A DISGUISED SALE AND LACK OF ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE prevented losses from being claimed on utility receivables.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
CFIUS has the last say — so far
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
REIT CONVERSIONS may move forward again after the IRS sent an email in November to say that it will resume ruling on what qualifies as “real property” for REIT purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
Minor Memos; Sales of solar electricity
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
BIODIESEL BLENDERS do not have to report refunds of excess excise tax credits as income, the IRS concluded in an internal memo in October.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE was at issue in another case, only this time the taxpayer won.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
SWAPS can trigger income when a counterparty assigns his position to someone else.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
Yield Cos Compared; Strategies, Benefits, And Drawbacks Of Yield Co Share Offerings; Nrg Yield, TransAlta Renewables And Pattern Energy Group, Inc.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2013
CFIUS and Chinese Investments: Lessons From the Smithfield Deal
Corporate Practice NewsWire (reprinted in China Law and Practice)
November 2013
Changes to the Polish Fiscal Code
Bloomberg BNA: Tax Planning International Review
November 2013
美国外国投资委员会 (CFIUS) 以及中国投资 活动:从史密斯菲尔德食品公司 (SMITHFIELD) 的收购交易中吸取的教训
发表于2013年11月公司业务简讯
November 2013
Deal Parties Begin Taking Advantage of New Delaware Tender Offer Rules
Corporate Practice NewsWire
November 2013
Materiality Scrapes Trending Upward in Private M&A Deals
Corporate Practice NewsWire
November 2013
NYSE Listed Company Rules: 2013 Developments
Corporate Practice NewsWire
November 2013
Agreements to Negotiate in Good Faith May Mean More Than You Think (At Least in Delaware)
Corporate Practice NewsWire
November 2013
Application of the Beneficial Ownership Concept: Development of the Judicial Practice in Ukraine
November 19, 2013
项目融资技术
November 2013
Islamic Bonds Go Mainstream- Part II
Infrastructure Journal
November 1, 2013
Stakeholders Say Credits are King, Residential Solar Heating Up
Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
October 2013
Third Circuit Places Equitable Mootness Burden on Plan Proponents
International Restructuring NewsWire
Fall 2013
Islamic Bonds Go Mainstream- Part I
Infrastructure Journal
October 24, 2013
석탄화력발전 프로젝트의 전망
Project Finance News
October 2013
Commercial Division Update: Viability of Unjust Enrichment Claims Arising From Unenforceable Contracts
New York Law Journal
October 18, 2013
캘리포니아 신재생 에너지 시장 현황
Project Finance News
October 2013
Washington State increases tax credit for harvesting forest biomass
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Economic Substance remains a focus in US tax cases.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
THE MEXICAN CONGRESS is expected to vote by the end of the month on a tax reform plan that President Enrique Peña Nieto proposed on September 8.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
A CALIFORNIA PROPERTY TAX VALUATION of a power plant has come under scrutiny.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
SOLAR EQUIPMENT PRICES continue to fall.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Several Construction-Start Issues - IRS Notice 2013-60
October 2013
UK Green Bank Update
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Environmental Update: EPA proposes carbon dioxide or CO2 emission limits on coal power plants; California Cap and Trade; EPA withdraws ASTM E1527-13
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
ARGENTINA changed its tax laws effective September 23.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Investment Fund managers troubled by a decision by a US appeals court
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
MINOR MEMOS: Revenue collected by IRS agents declined 9% in fiscal year 2012.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Treasury Cash Grants; section 1603 payments
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Some Refundable Tax Credits are subject to sequestration
Project Finance Newswire
October 2013
Panel discussion at the Infocast utility-scale solar summit in San Diego; issues with California utilities’ electricity needs, power purchase agreements, and solar, wind, geothermal and biomass projects.
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Additional Power Needed in Southern California; Onofre nuclear generating station (SONGS) and expected shutdown of CA coastal power plants
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
The solar photovoltaic industry in China; China National Development and Reform Commission eager to promote solar energy.
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Islamic Bonds Go Mainstream
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Legislative Victories Promise Further Growth for Rooftop Solar in California
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Hawaii: Renewables Paradise?
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
Renewable Energy Opportunities in The Middle East
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2013
The Priority of Environmental Cleanup Costs: A 'Collective Action Problem'
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
October 2013
United States Courts Honour the British Virgin Island's Limits on Shareholder Derivative Actions
International Litigation News
September 2013
Jordan Launches Round 2 of Direct Proposals Process for Renewable Energy
Infrastructure Journal
September 23, 2013
IRS Updates Construction-Start Rules (Special Update)
Project Finance NewsWire
September 20, 2013
미국 내 에너지 저장 장치 기회 요인
Project Finance News
September 2013
Powering Africa
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
DOE Loan Guarantees for Advanced Fossil Fuels: They’re Back!
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Federal Loan Guarantees for Projects in Rural Areas
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Commercial Division Update: Extent of Martin Act Preemption Of Common Law Claims for Fraud
New York Law Journal
August 16, 2013
ANOTHER LEVERAGED PARTNERSHIP has come under attack.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
ARGENTINA is replacing a list of countries considered tax havens with a new list of “cooperative jurisdictions” that share tax information with the Argentine tax authorities
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
SOLAR ROOFTOP SYSTEMS owned by solar companies and leased to homeowners are not “immovable” property
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Tax-Exempt Bonds lost their tax exemption
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
ARIZONA is the latest battleground for rooftop solar companies and utilities.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Rescissions will not be addressed any time soon, the IRS said
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
CURTAILMENTS may not prevent a power plant from being considered in service for tax purposes. Private Letter Rulings 201326008 and 201326009.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
PURCHASE PRICE ALLOCATIONS usually cannot be changed later.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
MORE CONSTRUCTION-START ISSUES are likely to be addressed by the Internal Revenue Service this fall.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
TARGETED PARTNERSHIP ALLOCATIONS are starting to get attention.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
MINOR MEMOS: Lease accounting in the United States is still on track to change
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Wind Farms accounted for 43% of new generating capacity built in the United States in 2012
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
How Cos. Could Benefit From Charter-Time Warner Merger
Law360
August 15, 2013
A PUERTO RICAN solar project will qualify for an investment tax credit and accelerated depreciation in the United States, the IRS said.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
FIXED-PRICE PURCHASE OPTIONS may receive more attention after a decision by the US Tax Court in a case involving LILOs and SILOs.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
THE SECTION 1603 PROGRAM is attracting more litigation.
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
How to Avoid Creating a Tax Presence in Other Countries
Special Update
August 2013
Turkey Passes New Healthcare PPP Law
Infrastructure Journal
August 14, 2013
What Late SEC Filers Need to Know: 2013 Edition
Corporate Practice NewsWire
August 13, 2013
"합성” 전력구매계약 (Synthetic Power Purchase Agreement)
Project Finance News
August 2013
New Financing Strategies; yield cos, synthetic MLPs, self-help MLPs, REITs, foreign asset income trusts and securitizations
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Market Outlook: Will there be a rush in the United States to start construction of new wind, geothermal, biomass and other renewable energy projects by year end in order to qualify for expiring tax subsidies?
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Going Merchant; Merchant power plant financing is back
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Portfolio Sales and Consolidation in the US Market
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
CFIUS and in-bound US investments
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Powering Africa - It is a good time to sponsor an energy project in sub-Saharan Africa
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Energy Storage Update; The nascent electricity storage industry is starting to make progress both in California and at the federal level
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Disruptive Business Models; How do distributed generation and regulated utilities co-exist?
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2013
Obama and the Federal Government Start to Tackle Cybersecurity
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
Is it Time to Revisit Your Hedge Fund Structure?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
New Theories Advanced to Recover for Libor Manipulation
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
NASDAQ Alternative? London Stock Exchange Launches High Growth Segment
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
Are Your Professional’s Fees For Committee Member Work Still Reimbursable?
International Restructuring NewsWire
Summer 2013
中国采取措施挽救其光伏产业
July 2013
The State of "Don't Ask, Don't Waive" Standstill Provisions
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
Corporate Tax
2013
Separating 401(k) Plan Prospectus and Summary Plan Description May Avoid Certain ERISA Fiduciary Duty Concerns
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
Are Private Equity Funds Liable for Portfolio Company Pension Plan Obligations? A US District Court Weighs In
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
NRG Energy, 자사 “YieldCo”의 IPO를 통하여 4억3100만 달러확보
Project Finance News
July 2013
Could the Smithfield Deal Evidence a New Trend in Chinese Investment in the US?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
July 2013
Dismissal Denied for Claims of Breach of Exclusive Broker Agreement for Sale of Student Loan Assets
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
Class Action Against Apple Bank for Overdraft Fees Dismissed
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
Court Dismisses Noteholders' Action Against Indenture Trustee Based on Release of Successor Trustee
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
Class Action Suit Against Deutsche Bank Over Mortgage Backed Securities Allowed to Proceed
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
China Takes Steps to Save Its PV Industry (Special Update)
July 17, 2013
加速开工建设
July 15, 2013
The Second Circuit Examines COMI and the Public Policy Exception to Chapter 15
International Restructuring NewsWire
Summer 2013
Sunny Days Ahead For Solar In Turkey
Infrastructure Journal
July 2, 2013
Claims for Predatory Lending Scheme Dismissed
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
Appeals Court Dismisses Fraudulent Inducement Suit Due to Lack of Justifiable Reliance on Misrepresentations
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
New York Branch of Japanese Bank Ordered to Turn Over Blocked Assets of "Instrumentalities" of Iran
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
New York Appeals Court Holds Remedy for Bad Faith in Foreclosure Negotiations Unconstitutional
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
双汇收购史密斯菲尔德是否预示中国企业在美国投资的新动向?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
作者:龚乐怡
The Snipping of the Golden Thread and the Sacking of the Temple of Universalism
INSOL Technical Series, No.26
July 2013
What is the Appropriate "Cram Down" Interest Rate for a Secured Creditor?
International Restructuring NewsWire
Summer 2013
Mediterranean Sea plays offer new opportunities: Offshore reserves may help Greece and Cyprus rejuvenate their economies
Offshore Magazine
July 2013
Second Circuit Reverses Course on Edge Act Jurisdiction
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
July 2013
Commercial Division Update: The Threatened Destruction Of a Business as Irreparable Harm
New York Law Journal
June 28, 2013
The Tax Equity market is awaiting new guidelines that could affect how some deals are structured.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
Oman: Future Power and Water Needs
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
The Rush To Start Construction
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
Lower Feed-in Tariffs: Can the EU Still Afford a Low-Carbon Economy?
Bloomberg BNA
June 17, 2013
IMPROVEMENTS to power plants should be easier to distinguish from repairs in the future after an IRS revenue procedure in April
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS took a step closer in late April to use in the renewable energy market, but they remain a hard sell in Congress.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
REPATRIATION STRATEGY that a US company used to bring back money parked in offshore holding companies for use in the United States ended up triggering US taxes, the US Tax Court said.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
Foreign Partners subject to income taxes at regular corporate income tax rates when selling their partnership interests
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
Series LLCs are gaining ground, but slowly
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
A CARBON TAX remains in play.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
中国页岩气:从梦想到现实有多远?
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
THE US TREASURY is expecting to pay another $12.5 billion in grants on renewable energy projects before the section 1603 program ends.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
MINOR MEMOS: It would cost the US government $24.7 billion over 10 years in lost tax revenue to make production tax credits for wind, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas, incremental hydroelectric and ocean energy projects permanent
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
COST REIMBURSEMENTS to partners are getting attention at the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
美国公私合营:前进几步,又后退一步
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
Chinese Outbound M&A in Germany
German American Chamber of Commerce
June 2013
A Solar Rooftop in Dubuque is not making retail sales of electricity, an Iowa court said
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
STATE INCOME TAXES may be owed in more cases than companies realize.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
A WINDFALL PROFITS tax in the United Kingdom can be credited against US income taxes, the US Supreme Court said.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2013
Is the IRS Considering Solar REITs
RenewableEnergyWorld.com
June 12, 2013
Minority Bondholders Given Ammunition to Fight Back
Accountancy Age
June 3, 2013
Accelerating The (Commercial) PACE
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
미국 에너지 프로젝트와 美 내무부
Project Finance News
June 2013
Power Contracts with the US Military
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
US Public-Private Partnerships: A Few Steps Forward And One Possible Step Back
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
How REITS are already investing in renewables
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
Commercial Microgrids: The Next Big Thing?
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
Sunny Days Ahead for Solar in Turkey
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2013
将交易中的陈述打包:并购交易中的陈述与保 证保险
May 2013
巴西公司治理标准:这个国家正在赢得国际投 资者的青睐吗?
May 2013
沙特阿拉伯可再生能源计划:预备,出发!
May 2013
IRS Speaks on Start of Constructions (Special Update)
May 13, 2013
Investment in Non-US Projects: High-level Tax Considerations
May 2013
Keeping Current: Supreme Court Holds Proof of Materiality Not Required to Certify a Securities Fraud Class Action
Business Law Today
April 2013
Free Speech and Credit Ratings: The First Amendment Defence
International Litigation News
April 2013
IRS May Supplement Start-of-Construction Guidance (Special Update)
April 19, 2013
IRS Confirms that Batteries Qualify for the Energy Tax Credit But Imposes Limitations
RenewableEnergyWorld.com
April 19, 2013
Commercial Division Update: The Enforceability of Choice of Law Provisions
New York Law Journal
April 13, 2013
Brazilian Commercial Law- A Practical Guide
Kluwer Law International
2013
IRS Defines Start of Construction (Special Update)
April 15, 2013
Synthetic Power Contracts
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2013
How Fixing REIT Rules Would Help Wind Projects
North American WINDPOWER
April 2013
沙特阿拉伯可再生能源计划:预备,出发!
April 12, 2013
Wrapping Your Reps: Representation & Warranty Insurance in the M&A Context
Corporate Practice NewsWire
April 2013
A Discussion With ISS on Proxy Season Trends and Highlights
Corporate Practice NewsWire
April 2013
Sporting Competition Insolvency
eurofenix, The Journal of INSOL Europe
Spring 2013
Renewable Power: Tax Credit Reference Guide
April 2013
Corporate Governance Standards in Brazil: Is the Country Winning the Confidence of International Investors?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
April 2013
Drive to Reduce the Cost of Capital; Renewable energy companies and the Obama administration are looking for ways to reduce the cost of capital for renewable energy projects
April 2013
Non Executive Directors – Do Your Homework Before Joining the Board of an English-Listed Company
Corporate Practice NewsWire
April 2013
Private Equity Enforcement Concerns - Reflecting on Recent Actions and Guidance
Corporate Practice NewsWire
April 2013
USDA Accepting Grant and Guaranteed Loan Applications for Rural Energy Projects
Client Alert
April 2, 2013
Environmental Update - Methane Hydrate; Wastewater Discharge Guidelines
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2013
NORTH AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK loans are not “subsidized energy financing,” the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
NO COSTS WERE “INCURRED” under a construction contract for a large power plant until the plant reached substantial completion, the Internal Revenue Service ruled. IRS Private Letter Ruling 201313012
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
OPTIONS to purchase partnership interests may have tax consequences, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS for US power plants that generate electricity from wind, geothermal fluid or steam or “closed-loop” biomass will be 2.3¢ a kilowatt hour during 2013.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
PARTNERSHIPS may be subject to new tax rules in the future.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
The US Distributed Solar Market
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2013
PROPERTY TAXES paid to a US state or local government are usually deductible for federal income tax purposes, but not in every case.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
Tips For Construction Contractors to Avoid Costly Missteps
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
The State of Project Financing in the Near East
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
PARTNER GUARANTEES may face greater scrutiny.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
THE SECTION 1603 PROGRAM remains an area with lots of activity.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
SAUDI ARABIAN RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM: READY, SET
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
INDIA is asserting the right to tax multinational corporations that make capital contributions in exchange for shares in Indian subsidiaries to the extent the shares are worth more when issued than the contributed capital.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
INDIAN TRIBES can transfer federal tax benefits on projects the tribes own.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
NEW SWAP RULES that took effect on April 1 threaten to make some guarantees and security packages in loan transactions unenforceable, according to Andrew Coronios and Monika Szymanski in the Chadbourne New York office.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
MINOR MEMOS: The IRS is asserting more frequently on audit that US companies should receive fees from foreign affiliates
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
INITIAL PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS can be capped for wind farms at 33% of installed costs and for solar projects at 12.5% of installed costs, the Tennessee state attorney general said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
PENSION FUNDS outside the United States may get relief from US taxes.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
BATTERIES installed as part of rooftop solar systems qualify for a 30% investment tax credit, but the tax credit is subject to a “75% cliff,” the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
TAX EQUITY TRANSACTIONS are facing tougher vetting by the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
China Sets New Energy Goals - Reaction to the new five-year energy plan that China released in late January has been mixed
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
New Dodd-Frank Swap Rules Have Implications for Loan Guarantees and Security Documents
Private Funds Practice NewsWire
April 2013
A TRANSACTION LACKED ECONOMIC SUBSTANCE, the US Tax Court said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2013
Keys To Getting California Power Contracts Approved - recent procurement decisions by the California Public Utilities Commission
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2013
美 연방국세청(IRS), 미국내 신재생 에너지 프로젝트의 “착공”에 관한 설명
Project Finance News
April 2013
The Forum Shopping Debate Continues: The Patriot Coal Decision
International Restructuring NewsWire
March 2013
Enforcement: Beware of The Regulator
发展中的乌克兰IT市场投资潜力巨大
March 29, 2013
Fifth Circuit Confirms Denial of Recognition to Mexican Concurso that Releases Claims Against Non-Debtors
International Restructuring NewsWire
March 2013
Production Tax Credit Extension Means Greater Short-term Investment: But does it mean a more likely phase-out?
North American Clean Energy
March/April 2013
Second Circuit Makes Challenging Implemented Plans More Difficult
International Restructuring NewsWire
March 2013
部门收购 - 是一种干净的剥离吗?
March 2013
Can Indian Tribes Own Renewable Power Projects? IRS says yes; not a Pickle!
March 12, 2013
收购运营风电场恰逢其时吗?
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2013
Divisional Acquisitions A Clean Break?
Deal Lawyers
March-April 2013
REITs And Solar: The Future Is Already Here
Solar Industry Magazine.com
February 21, 2013
Road PPPs in Turkey
Infrastructure Journal
February 21, 2013
Distributed Generation Tranching Partnership
February 2013
רשות מס ההכנסה האמריקאית בתפקיד ה"אח הגדול"
Missim
February 2013
Commercial Division Update: The Economic Interest Defense To Tortious Interference Claims
New York Law Journal
February 15, 2013
How To Benefit From The DOE’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Tax Credits
North American WINDPOWER
February 2013
Selling Abroad Requires Careful Tax Planning
North American WINDPOWER
February 2013
Application Window for Green Manufacturer Tax Credits Re-opens
February 2013
Healthcare PPPs in Turkey
Infrastructure Journal
February 7, 2013
What’s New? Speech to Infocast Wind Finance & Investment Summit
San Diego, February 5, 2013
Electric Aggregation: The Next Boost for Renewables?
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
WIND, GEOTHERMAL, BIOMASS, landfill gas, incremental hydroelectric and ocean energy projects in the United States will qualify for tax credits
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
CONDEMNATION PAYMENTS that an electric utility received from a highway authority to reimburse the utility for the cost of moving power lines and other utility equipment out of the path of a new turnpike did not have to be reported by the utility as income.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
TREASURY CASH GRANTS are at issue in two more lawsuits.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Additional Withholding on US Cross-Border Payments - new withholding regime FATCA
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
A CFIUS REPORT to Congress in December suggests that all proposed foreign investments in US energy projects or companies should be submitted to the government for review before the transactions close.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Opportunity to Buy Operating Wind Farms? Private equity funds and pension trusts that are unable to use the large tax subsidies on US wind farms may have an opportunity shortly to acquire operating projects
Project Finance NewsWire
February 2013
PREPAID POWER CONTRACTS OR LEASES may create complications when assets are sold.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
UK or US?
Business Money
February 2013
HYDROGEN ENERGY CALIFORNIA was awarded the right to claim an investment tax credit of up to $103,564,000 by the IRS in January.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
CHINA, which plans to install 10,000 megawatts of additional solar capacity this year and is on track to reach its current goal of 21,000 megawatts of solar generating capacity by 2015,
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
FIXED-PRICE PURCHASE OPTIONS could spell trouble in some equipment leases.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
The Next Generation of Solar Project Finance - solar conference in San Diego
Project Finance NewsWire
February 2013
MINOR MEMO: The median price for a rooftop solar system installed in the United States in 2011 was $6.13 a watt for residential and small commercial systems of 10 kilowatts or less,
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Environmental Update - EPA toughens annual national ambient air quality health standards
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
IRAN TRADE SANCTIONS are getting tougher.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
CALIFORNIA said a property tax exemption for new solar facilities applies not only to solar panels mounted on rooftops, but also to large-scale solar projects.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
SEQUESTRATION will take a bite out of Treasury cash grants paid on renewable energy projects on or after March 1, 2013, unless Congress delays the start further.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Cost of Capital: 2013 Outlook - panel discusses current cost of capital in the tax equity, commercial bank, term loan B and mezzanine debt and project bond markets
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Non-appropriation risk in government contracts - A company with a contract to sell electricity, lease equipment or provide energy savings to a government entity should think carefully about the financeability of the contract
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
Investing in negawatts - investing capital in energy efficiency as government incentives expire for renewable energy
Project Finance Newswire
February 2013
A New US Tax on Investment Income
February 2013
Port PPPs in Turkey
Infrastructure Journal
January 31, 2013
Airport PPPs in Turkey
Infrastructure Journal
January 24, 2013
能源存储:路在何方
January 11, 2013
미국의 대(對) 이란 추가 제재 조치가 한국 기업에미치는 영향
Project Finance News
January 2013
미 “재정절벽” 합의안이 신재생 에너지 산업에 미치는 영향
Project Finance News
January 2013
Divisional Acquisitions - A Clean Break?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Home Disadvantage - The UK Closes Tax Loopholes for Temporary Residents
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Health Care Reform: Next Steps for Employers
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Solyndra 起诉中国企业
December 27, 2012
A New York Lawyer in London: Representations and Warranties in Acquisition Agreements - What’s the Big Deal?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Eurozone Uncertainty Spurs Focus on Certain Key Provisions in Financing Documentation
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Commercial Division Update: Pleading and Proving Contract Reformation Claims
New York Law Journal
December 20, 2012
Saudi Arabia: The future solar leader
Infrastructure Journal
December 20, 2012
美国可再生能源政策展望
December 19, 2012
Principal Repayment Amid Insurance Claims Disputes – New Drama in Insurance-Linked Securities
Corporate Practice NewsWire
December 2012
Post-1603 Solar Finance Options: Can REITs Successfully Be Deployed?
Solar Industry Magazine
December 2012
Project Bonds and Mini-Perms - A New Era in the Middle East
Infrastructure Journal
December 12, 2012
Answering the Chronic Question: What To Do With Fossil Fuel Subsidies
2012
Actions Varied on Proxy Access Proposals
NACD Directorship
November/December 2012
Spoilt for choice, or a choice spoiled?
November/December 2012
Fifth Circuit Concludes that the Section 546(e) Safe Harbor Protects Electricity Requirements Agreement
International Restructuring NewsWire
November 2012
Latin America: Natural Resources Deal Flow Picks Up
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
Feed-In Tariff Insurance (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Chile: Challenging Market (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Europe Moves Closer to Taxing Financial Transactions (Special Update)
Client Alert
November 29, 2012
Solyndra Pursues the Chinese (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Using REITs To Finance Solar Power Development
Mortgageorb.com
November 29, 2012
TalkingPoint: Latin America's natural resources sector
Financier Worldwide
November 2012
Project Bonds and Mini-Perms: A New Era in the Middle East (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Latin America: Natural Resources Deal Flow Picks Up (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Tapping Into Capacity on Merchant Transmission Lines and Interties (Special Update)
November 29, 2012
Saudi Arabia: The Future Solar Leader (Special Update)
November 27, 2012
Europeans Boost Investment in US Renewables: US Holding Corporation or Direct Investment?
Infrastructure Journal
November 22, 2012
Energy Storage: The Road Ahead (Special Update)
November 19, 2012
Vitro, S.A.B.: Bankruptcy Court Refuses to Recognize Mexican Concurso that Releases Claims Against Non-Debtors
International Restructuring NewsWire
November 2012
Solyndra Pursues the Chinese
Project Finance NewsWire
November 15, 2012
The Time Is Now To Enhance Grid Resiliency
Renew-grid.com
November 14, 2012
First Auction Of California Cap And Trade Program Proceeds Despite Lawsuit (Special Update)
November 14, 2012
Hawai'i Clarifies Solar Tax Credit Rules
November 12, 2012
Solyndra: Now It’s IRS’s Turn
Bloomberg BNA: Daily Tax Report
November 19, 2012
Navigating Ever-changing SREC Markets
North American Clean Energy
November/December 2012
에너지 산업에 대한 미국 선거의 영향
Project Finance News
November 2012
Electricity is not “tangible personal property,” the Oregon Tax Court said in September
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
US Policy Outlook for Renewable Energy; a talk with a panel of veteran Washington lobbyists for renewable energy companies
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
Energy Storage Market set to grow to $25 billion by 2021
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
KUWAIT has launched its first renewable energy project.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Saudi Arabia: The Future Solar Leader
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
TREASURY CASH GRANTS for renewable energy projects are subject to audit by the Internal Revenue Service
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
SOUTH AFRICA signed project contracts — including power purchase agreements and implementation agreements — for 28 renewable energy projects in early November.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
US IMPORT DUTIES on Chinese solar cells will be mostly higher, but start later, than expected.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
CALIFORNIA voters approved two ballot initiatives on November 6 that will affect tax burdens in the state.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Latin America: a flurry of investments in the natural resources sector
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
Feed-In Tariff Insurance; Overseas Private Investment Corporation is offering to insure projects against loss of income
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
Project Bonds and Mini-Perms: A New Era in the Middle East
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
신재생 에너지 사업에 대한 무역 분쟁의 영향은 무엇인가?
Project Finance News
November 2012
RETROACTIVE TAXES are rarely unconstitutional, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service in late October.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Europe Moves Closer to Taxing Financial Transactions
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
PARENT GUARANTEES are a benefit to subsidiaries for which the parent company should be paid, and if a fee is not paid, then one should be imputed, the tax section of the New York State Bar Association told the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
THE COMPARABLE SALES METHOD is the best approach to valuing buildings, the US Tax Court said.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Tapping Into Capacity on Merchant Transmission Lines and Interties
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
Tapping Into Capacity on Merchant Transmission Lines and Interties
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
INTEREST DEDUCTIONS may be hard to carry back.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Solyndra files antitrust suit against three Chinese companies: Suntech, Trina and Yingli
November 2012
A Challenging Market for Chile; developers have put the Chilean government in a difficult position by suspending several large-scale power projects and attributing the delay to government policies
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2012
MINOR MEMOS. The federal Consumer Leasing Act has a lot to say about what can and cannot be in contracts with homeowners
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
A PROPERTY TAX BREAK for renewable energy producers in Tennessee is “of doubtful constitutionality,” the state attorney general said in a formal legal opinion in early November.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2012
Participants in ERISA Plans Were Not Madoff Customers
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
October 2012
Beware of Inspectors General—New Corporate Watchdogs
Bloomberg BNA: Daily Report for Executives
October 26, 2012
First Circuit Finds Bank's Security Procedures to Prevent Internet Banking Fraud 'Commercially Unreasonable'
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
October 2012
Can REITs Invest in Renewable Energy Projects?
Bloomberg BNA: Daily Tax Report
October 23, 2012
Sisyphus or CFIUS - Can the President Roll the Development of Your Power Deal Down the Mountain?
Power Finance & Risk
October 22, 2012
Commercial Division Update: The Narrow Application Of The Champerty Doctrine
New York Law Journal
October 19, 2012
As-Samra Sets Expansion Template
October 17, 2012
Demand-Side Energy Management in the United States - What it means for the German Smart Grid and its Energy Economy
German American Chamber of Commerce
Vol 3, 2012
Blocker Corporations Present Opportunities For Foreign Entities
North American WINDPOWER
October 2012
ING Agrees to Colossal Settlement for U.S. Sanctions Violations
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
October 2012
Bankruptcy Court Denies Debtor's Challenges to Prepayment Premium and Application of State Interest Rate
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
October 2012
Section 1603 Aftermath: Were Renewable Energy Developers Shortchanged?
North American Windpower
October 9, 2012
An Oversecured Lender’s Right to Default Interest and Late Payment Penalties
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
October 2012
Modeling Investments in Tax Equity Partnerships--Solving the Puzzle in a Post-Treasury Grant World
Bloomberg BNA: Daily Tax Report
October 2, 2012
어떻게 미국 외국인 투자 위원회와 협력을 해야 하는가?
Project Finance News
October 2012
Managers of Structured Investment Vehicle Owe No Fiduciary Duty to Noteholders
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
October 2012
High Potential for Investment in the Growing Ukrainian IT Market
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
A Comeback for Delaware’s Implied Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
Health Care Reform: Continued Impact, Guidance And Uncertainty
FINANCIERWORLDWIDE.COM
October 2012
PPP Infrastructure Projects in Turkey
Project Finance International, European Report
September, 2012
2012 First Half Case Nuggets
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
Boilerplate Matters: Are Prohibited Assignments Permitted?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
European Tax Harmonization — Now or Never?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
The Challenge of Resolving Future Claims in Bankruptcy
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
September 2012
Madoff Trustee’s Racketeering Claims Against Unicredit Are Dismissed
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
September 2012
Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act: Making Capital More Accessible to Technology Start-Ups (and others)
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
Continuing Challenges to Exclusive Forum Bylaw Provisions
Deal Lawyers
September 2012
New Trend: Combining Gas with Wind and Solar Projects (Special Update)
September 17, 2012
Biomass Suffers A Setback (Special Update)
September 17, 2012
Prepaid Power Contracts (Special Updates)
September 17, 2012
Allocating Acquisition Financing Risk: Sellers and Private Equity Buyers Sharpen Focus
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
Feel Free to Tear it Up: Oral Variation Resurrects Unlawful Break Fee
Corporate Practice NewsWire
September 2012
2012 Proxy Season: Survey of Proxy Access Proposals
Deal Lawyers
September 2012
BRAZIL said in June that it will limit collection of a 6% financial transactions tax, called the IOF, to loans of up to two years.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Treasury Cash Grant Update; more scrutiny from the Treasury in applications for section 1603 payments for renewable energy projects
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
Prepaid Power Contracts:a way for developers to reduce the cost of capital for utility-scale renewable energy projects?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
CALIFORNIA explained further in early September in what circumstances it will treat the transfer of an interest in a solar project as a trigger to start collecting property taxes on the project.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
PROJECTS ON US INDIAN RESERVATIONS qualify potentially for tax-exempt financing using “tribal economic development bonds.”
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
No Private Right of Action for Damages Against Banks Under New York’s Exempt Income Protection Act
The Banking Law Journal
September 2012
The Search for Lowest Cost Capital: discussion on the cost of capital at the Chadbourne global energy and finance conference
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
A POWER CONTRACT ruling is withdrawn.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Environmental Update; Power plants in 28 US states receive reprieve from US appeals court
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
The Remaking of the US Power Sector
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
A Tax Opinion cannot be relied on to avoid IRS penalties
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Biomass Suffers A Setback; Massachusetts made it harder for power plants that use biomass as fuel to qualify for full renewable energy credits
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
SOUTH AFRICA is expected to see a significant number of renewable energy projects under its so-called REFIT program reach financial close shortly.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
GILLETTE opened the door to possible refund claims for companies operating in multiple US states.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
FOREIGN TAX CREDITS may soon be at issue in a case before the US Supreme Court.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
MINOR MEMOS. A US carbon tax of $20 a ton would raise $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years, according to a study released in August by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
New Trend: Combining Gas with Wind and Solar Projects
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
Sophisticated Investor’s Duty to Investigate Bars Fraud Claim Over Credit Default Swap Losses
The Banking Law Journal
September 2012
A LARGE SALES TAX ended up having to be paid on construction of an ethanol plant in Nebraska, but it could have been avoided if the construction contract had been drafted differently.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
ARGENTINA said in July that it is terminating its tax treaty with Spain effective at year end.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Public-Private Partnership Transactions: Has The US Finally Found a Path Forward?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
BARGE-MOUNTED POWER PLANTS are probably not “vessels” for tax purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Liquefied Natural Gas Exporters Queue Up
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
CARBON CREDITS did not have to be reported as income by a US real estate investment trust.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Governments Move to General Principles to Combat Aggressive Tax Planning
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
A TAX EQUITY TRANSACTION with aggressive features was struck down by a US appeals court in August - Historic Boardwalk, section 47, economic substance, partnership
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
ADVANCED COAL power plants and gasification projects can apply for $685.5 million in federal tax credits.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
DEVELOPERS who receive interests in projects in exchange for ongoing services should consider making a section 83(b) election to pay taxes on the interest upon receipt rather than waiting for it to vest fully.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
THE US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE is expected to issue new guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by October.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
MAURITIUS remains under pressure from India to modify a tax treaty between the two countries.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Distributed Solar: Unalloyed Growth Story? Discussion on the rooftop solar market at the Chadbourne global energy and finance conference in June
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
AN INTERESTING INBOUND INVESTMENT STRUCTURE into the US was upheld by the US Tax Court.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
A MANAGEMENT CONTRACT for a private company to operate the portion of the electricity grid belonging to a municipal utility will not cause loss of the tax exemption on debt the utility used to finance the equipment, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2012
Survival Strategies: The Challenges In Utility-Scale Renewable Energy
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
The Rush Into Latin America: Are Developers Making Money South of the Border?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2012
New York Lawsuit Over Bank’s Actions in Singapore Is Dismissed
The Banking Law Journal
September 2012
Banking on the Future
Procurement & Outsourcing Journal
July/August 2012
Environmental Law
Chief Executive Legal Guide
August 2012
Investments in US Real Property by Non-US Investors: Basic FIRPTA Rules
Practical Law Company
August 2012
Commercial Division Update: When an Acknowledgement of Debt Renews the Statute of Limitations
New York Law Journal
August 17, 2012
Inverted Lease: Deep Dive
August 10, 2012
Changing Constants
Petroleum Review
August 2012
The FCPA: A New Bear in the Woods?
Director Advisory
July/August 2012
The Far-Reaching Impact of the Supreme Court Health Care Reform Decision
Law.com
July 11, 2012
The Supreme Court Confirms that Secured Creditors Have the Right to Credit Bid in Plan Sales
International Restructuring NewsWire
June 2012
Country Focus: Colombia
LatAm Insurance Review
June 2012
Goldman Agrees to Pay $22 Million for Lacking Adequate Procedures for Research 'Huddles'
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2012
Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Reform Law
Newsflash
June 28, 2012
An Oversecured Lender’s Right to Default Interest and Late Payment Penalties
International Restructuring NewsWire
June 2012
주목받는 미국시장 미국 태양광시장 진출 ABC
한국태양광산업 협회지
June 2012
JOBS Act: The Birth of the Emerging Growth Company
Daily Journal
June 19, 2012
Shareholder Derivative Action Against Wells Fargo's Directors Survives Motion to Dismiss
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2012
Estoppel Certificate Dooms Borrower's Claims for Fraud and Breach of Contract
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2012
Commercial Division Update: Divergent Views of Service of Process Under the Hague Convention
New York Law Journal
June 15, 2012
New York Lawsuit Over Bank’s Actions in Singapore Is Dismissed
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2012
Can A Claims Purchaser Acquire Claims Free of Defects?
International Restructuring NewsWire
June 2012
Ten Years After Andersen’s Demise: The State Of Accountants’ Liability Issues
INSIDE Public Accounting
June 2012
Latin America in Focus
Insurance Day
June 2012
Good Faith and Lenders' Exercise of Contractual 'Sole Discretion'
The Banking Law Journal
June 2012
INDIA AND VODAFONE are now fighting on several fronts in a high-stakes battle over whether the British phone company should have withheld $2.2 billion in capital gains taxes
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
Third Circuit Dismisses FACTA Class Action
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2012
US FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS may become subject to a new financial transactions tax in the European Union
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
CARBON SEQUESTRATION CREDITS are turning into a battleground between gas producers and others.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
SECTION 1603 PAYMENTS to distributed solar companies remain somewhat unpredictable.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
POWER CONTRACT VALUES remain under discussion by the US tax authorities.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
The JOBS Act: Successful Start-Ups or Get-Rich-Quick Scams?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
Private Funds Take Note: General Solicitation and General Advertising Permitted in Certain Private Placements
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 31, 2012
'Til Deadlock Do Us Part
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
HART-SCOTT-RODINO filing thresholds have been increased.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
SOME PAPER COMPANIES may be filing amended tax returns to get back large refunds from the US government.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
CHILE is expected to raise the corporate income tax rate to 20%. The rate is 18.5% currently and had been scheduled to drop to 17% in 2013.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
MINOR MEMOS. The average time for tax cases that US companies appeal after being told they owe more taxes on audit increased to 494 days in 2011 from 346 days in 2010.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
Catch Me If You Can...If I'm Doing UK Business, Must I Pay UK Tax?
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
THE US COMMERCE DEPARTMENT is expected to announce anti-dumping duties on Chinese solar cells on May 16.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
STATE TAX CREDITS can be sold in some states.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
Tax-Exempt Status proved elusive for a solar company; IRS Private Letter Ruling 201210044
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
A TAX STRATEGY PATENT was denied by a US appeals court.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
Viewpoint
Latin America Insurance Review
June 2012
RESCISSIONS remain under study; Revenue Ruling 80-58
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
MAURITIUS hopes to finish rewriting parts of its income tax treaty with India by the summer.
Project Finance Newswire
May 2012
No Pre-Signing Auction Necessarily Required to Satisfy Revlon Duties
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
Re-Energize with Turkey: Doing Deals in Turkish Renewable Energy
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 29, 2012
Antidumping Duties on Chinese Solar Cells Retroactive to February 25, 2012
May 2012
Investing in Turkey: Navigating the Landscape
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 29, 2012
Improved Corporate Governance in Turkey
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 29, 2012
The Next Say on Say on Pay: Litigation
NACD Directorship
May/June 2012
Feeder Fund Investors Are Not Madoff 'Customers' Under SIPA
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
May/June 2012
U.S. Increases Duties on Chinese Solar Cells
May 2012
Insurers Accorded Standing To Challenge Asbestos Bankruptcy Plan That Potentially Limits Insurers’ Reinsurance Recoveries
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
May 2012
Effect of Buyer’s Knowledge on Claims: How to Sandbag in New York, London and Istanbul
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
UK Regulator Fines U.S. Hedge Fund and Portfolio Manager for Market Abuse: Lessons To Be Learned
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
Settlements and Exhaustion Provisions: Is the Insured’s Excess Coverage at Risk?
Insurance and Reinsurance Newswire
May 2012
Boilerplate Matters: Severability Clauses
Corporate Practice NewsWire
May 2012
US Supreme Court Rejects Expansive Approaches to Exercising Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Companies Based on a ‘Stream of Commerce’ Theory
International Litigation News
May 2012
US Cellulosic Ethanol Mandate Under Attack
Biofuels International
May 2012
Accessing the U.S. Capital Markets (Update)
April 2012
Are You Paying Too Much? How Smart Companies Use FCPA and UK Bribery Act Due Diligence to Ensure Their Deals Are Valued Correctly
May 2012
Environmental Update; US Environmental Protection Agency issues first proposed limits on carbon dioxide emissions
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
The US Distributed Solar Market; A panel of solar industry veterans talks about the distributed solar market
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
No Showing That Refco Misled Customers on Non-Segregation
Financial Fraud Law Report
May 2012
New Debt Instrument Helps Infrastructure Financings in Peru
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
UK Green Bank Update; establishment of the first green investment bank moved a step closer in December 2011
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
Euro Headaches; Lenders who made loans in euros may be wondering how best to protect the loans
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
Interest Growing in US PPPs
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
road and other infrastructure PPPs in Turkey; a market with many potential opportunities
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
Solar War Stories From the Financial Front Lines; Infocast solar finance and investment summit in San Diego
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
US Policy Outlook for Renewable Energy; distributed solar market discussion at Infocast conference in San Diego
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
Euro Headaches
Project Finance NewsWire
May 1, 2012
State of the Tax Equity Market for renewable energy projects; Infocast wind finance and investment summit in San Diego
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
California Rules On How Utilities can use Electricity Products Worry Out-Of-State Generators
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
New York Continues Assault on MERS
Financial Fraud Law Report
May 2012
Interest Growing in US PPPs; annual InfraAmericas US Transport roundtable in New York
Project Finance NewsWire
May 2012
Commercial Division Update: The Heavy Burden of Proving Economic Duress
New York Law Journal
April 20, 2012
Are Global Depositary Notes The New Frontier For Emerging Markets Debt?
International Financial Law Review
April 2012
New York State Bar Report on New York Law in International Matters
IBA Arbitration News
April 2012
Nuclear Faceoff: Indian Point and the battle for the nation's energy future
Public Utilities Fortnightly
April 2012
New York Continues Assault on MERS
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
March 2012
The Cheque is in the Post
March 2012
Funds Advanced to Resort Owner Found to be Capital Contributions, Not Loans
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
March 2012
First Amendment Protection Denied to Credit Ratings Privately Disseminated
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
March 2012
Boilerplate Matters: Giving Notice
Deal Lawyers
March-April 2012
Rights Plan in a New Era: Recent Drafting Trends
Bloomberg Law Reports
March 12, 2012
No Showing That Refco Misled Customers on Nonsegregation
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
March 2012
Is Chapter 9 Really an Option for Most Municipalities?
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2012
Key 2011 Decisions on Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Issues
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2012
Important 2011 Rulings of Foreign Proceedings
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2012
New Bankruptcy Rule 2019
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2012
Commercial Division Update: Determining the Validity of Liquidated Damages Provisions
New York Law Journal
February 17, 2012
Selected Treasury 1603 Grant Materials (Revised)
February 10, 2012
Litigation Contingency Disclosure under ASC 450: A Survey of 2011 SEC Comment Letters
Practical Law Company
February 9, 2012
Insider Trading in Congress: Taking The Stock Act Seriously
Los Angeles Daily Journal
February 9, 2012
Investment Adviser Use of Social Media
Client Alert
February 3, 2012
Using Rule 144A to Access the U.S. Capital Markets
Bloomberg Law Reports UK Financial Services Law
February 1, 2012
What Late SEC Filers Need to Know
Bloomberg Law Reports
October 2005
Dodd-Frank Act Changes Affecting Private Fund Managers and Other Investment Advisers
NYSBA Inside
Winter 2011
SEC 2011 Roundup
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
Recent Trends in Financing & Structuring Green Energy M&A Deals
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
Boilerplate Matters: Giving Notice
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
The Next Say On Say-On-Pay: Litigation
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
2011 Case Nuggets
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
Capital Loans to Private Equity Funds: When Investors Become Part of the Borrowing Base
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
SEC Staff Continues to Focus on Litigation Contingency Disclosure
Corporate Practice NewsWire
January 2012
The Devil is in the Detail
January 2012
Delaware Chancery Court addresses application of Revlon standard to 50/50 cash and stock merger
VCEXPERTS
June 23, 2011
SEC Adopts Revised “Accredited Investor” Definition
Client Alert
December 30, 2011
Commercial Division Update: Limits on the Exercise Of ‘Sole and Absolute’ Discretion
New York Law Journal
December 16, 2011
The Edge Act Keeps AIG's Suit Against Bank of America in Federal Court
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2011
Court Dismisses Complaint Arising from Downgrde of Mortgate-Backed Credit Default Obligation
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2011
Release of Lender in Post-Default Forbearance Agreement Is Valid as Not Procured by Economic Duress
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2011
The Future US-China BIT: Its Likely Look and Effect
41 Hong Kong L.J. 857-78.
2011
TARP’s Golden Parachute Prohibition Not Sufficient to Vacate Arbitrator’s Severance Award to Former Executive
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2011
Title Insurer Liable for Indemnification Where Mortgage Unenforceable Due to Fraud
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2011
ANAEROBIC DIGESTER owners have been claiming refundable federal tax credits of 50¢ a gallon on methane made from hog and cattle manure and crop residue. The methane is used to generate electricity.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Power Plants That Use Solid Waste as fuel can be financed in the tax-exempt bond market; Tax-exempt financing solid waste disposal facility
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Wind Farms in Puerto Rico and other US possessions qualify for accelerated US tax depreciation; investment tax credits ; Treasury cash grants Private Letter Ruling is 201136018
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
A MUNICIPAL POWER PLANT can be financed partly in the tax-exempt bond market, the IRS said, even though a private power company operates the plant and takes part of the electricity under a long-term contract.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
REITs count income earned from selling carbon dioxide offset credits as good income, the IRS said
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Minor Memos; depreciation bonus; Europe financial transactions tax; Virgin Airways; Chief Counsel Advice 201132021
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
LARGE BATTERIES at wind and solar projects qualify potentially for investment tax credits.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Biofuel producers may soon have access to additional financing from the US government of up to $510 million over the next three years; “drop-in” biofuel; Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
A ROOFTOP SOLAR SYSTEM may qualify only in part for an investment tax credit, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
FEDERAL BANK REGULATORS released 298 pages of regulations in October to implement a “Volcker rule” that is supposed to bar banks from engaging in proprietary trading and taking equity positions in private equity and hedge funds.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
PERU extended a tax break in July that allows owners of wind, solar, biomass and small hydroelectric projects to depreciate the projects over five years.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
MORE SUBSTATION EQUIPMENT than many companies thought earlier qualifies for a Treasury cash grant or investment tax credit at a wind or solar project.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
A Depreciation Bonus was allowed on a new hydrogen pipeline, even though the hydrogen company effectively committed to build the pipeline before the depreciation bonus became available in 2008; Private Letter Ruling 201140002
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Most California Solar Projects remain exempted from annual property taxes; State Board of Equalization ; new guidelines
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
TAX STRATEGY PATENTS will no longer be issued by the United States under a bill that became law in September.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Installed Solar Costs fell 17% in 2010 to $6.20 a watt on average for all “behind-the-meter” solar systems in the United States; rooftop solar systems ; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
A District Cooling System including underground pipes, can be depreciated over seven years, the IRS said. IRS Private Letter Ruling 201131010
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Winds of Change in South Africa
November 2011
Negotiating With Chinese Lenders (Special Update)
November 17, 2011
Negotiating with Chinese Lenders
Infrastructure Journal
November 16, 2011
Recent Cases May Signal a Trend for U.S. Courts to Accord Insurers Increased Rights to Object to the Institution of an Asbestos Settlement Trust
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
November 2011
US Renewable Energy Policy Outlook
Keith Martin talk at a green energy M&A conference
November 15, 2011
Private Equity Fund Formation
Practical Law Company
November 2011
Cash Grant Disputes: Strategies for dealing with the Treasury Department
November 2011
US Inbound Investment Strategies For Renewable Energy
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2011
Recent Developments Under the NLRA - Why All Employers Should Take Note: The NLRB Is Challenging Employers' Social Media Policies
Bloomberg Law Reports
November 9, 2011
A TAX IDEA was not stolen, a state appeals court in California concluded in late October.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Treasury Cash Grant Update; the rush to start construction of renewable energy projects before year end
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
SERIES LLCs were helped by proposed regulations the Internal Revenue Service issued in September
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
TEMPORARY UTILITY RATE INCREASES are not compensation for storm losses, the IRS said in an internal memo; ILM 201036001
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
SOLAR CURTAIN WALLS qualify for federal tax credits, the IRS ruled privately; Private Letter Ruling 201043023
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
THE US PATENT OFFICE has issued as many as 122 patents on tax products and has another 151 applications pending
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
How The Arab Spring Is Affecting The Project Finance Market In The Middle East
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Policy Quagmire: What is the market likely to look like over the next two years if public policy remains stalled or, even worse, there is backtracking on support for renewable energy?
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Practical Advice: Wind and Solar Projects on BLM (Bureau of Land Management ) Lands
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
US Inbound Investment Strategies For Renewable Energy
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Financing Rooftop Solar Projects in the US
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Oil and Fuel Companies Under Increasing Pressure to Stop Iran Business
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2011
Negotiating With Chinese Lenders; Chinese lenders emerging as a major source of funding in international project finance transactions
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
INDIA plans to launch a green bank that would provide funds to wind, solar, tidal and other renewable energy projects.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Is the US Independent Generator Model Dead? 22nd annual global energy and finance conference
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Winds of Change In South Africa; winds of change of a different sort are blowing in the energy sector in South Africa
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
FOREIGN CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT enforcement actions are skyrocketing
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Chinese Solar Cells May Face US Import Duties
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
QATAR adopted a new 10% corporate income tax on October 6 that will apply retroactively to corporate profits earned in the country since last January
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Battle Over Power Contracts; the annual Chadbourne global energy and finance conference
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
SOLAR REBATES to homeowners by their local utilities must be reported in some cases as income.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
MUNICIPAL UTILITIES can make bilateral sales of renewable energy credits from wind, solar or other renewable energy projects they own without fear that the projects will be considered put partly to private business use, the IRS ruled privately
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
Has Stern v. Marshall Opened a Jurisdictional Dispute Floodgate
International Restructuring NewsWire
October 2011
Commercial Division Update: The Frustration of Purpose Doctrine Is Alive and Well
New York Law Journal
October 21, 2011
11 Reasons Why German and U.S. Investors Should Devote Their Energy to Turkish Renewable Energy in ‘11
Legal&Tax NEWSLETTER
September 27, 2011
Corporate Liability Under Alien Tort Statute: Don’t Elevate Form Over Substance
The National Law Journal
September 26, 2011
When Does a Lien Attach to an Anticipated Tax Refund?: Uncertainty Lingers in Light of TOUSA
September/October 2011
Antitrust Developments in Trade Associations and Competitor Collaborations
The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2012
September 2011
New York Federal Courts Split on Mortgage-Backed Securities Class Action Certifications
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2011
Madoff Trustee has no Standing to Bring Common Law Claims on Behalf of Madoff Customers
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2011
Public Side/Private Side Wall Helps Defeat Breach of Loyalty Claim
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2011
New York Appellate Court Rejects Validity of Loan Assignments by MERS
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2011
Bank Potentially Liable for Terrorist Attacks
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2011
U.S. Treasury Tackles Inflated Solar Cash Grant Applications
Power Intelligence
September 14, 2011
Washington and Deal Update
Keith Martin talk at the Infocast Solar Finance and Investment Summit
September 14, 2011
Fraudulent Conveyances and The Bankruptcy Code's Black Box: How Can Lenders Establish "Value" Under Section 548?
The Banking Law Journal
September 2011
NYSE and NASDAQ Propose More Stringent Listing Requirements for Reverse Merger Companies
VCEXPERTS
August 2011
Commercial Division Update: Direct Interest and Impact: Key Limitations on Notice of Pendency
New York Law Journal
August 19, 2011
Dodd-Frank’s Liquidation Scheme: Basics for Bankruptcy Practitioners
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
July/August 2011
Reaching full potential
IFLR
July/August 2011
Plan fiduciary action in wake of U.S. credit downgrade and global market fluctuations
Financial Regulation International
July/August 2011
Risk Disclosure Statements Save Barclays from Securities Fraud Suit
Financial Fraud Law Report
July 2011
Payment Protection Insurance (PPI): Key Implications of the Judicial Review of the UK Regulatory Response
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
July 2011
Unwrapping English Pre-Packaged Administrations: A Guide To “Pre-Packs”
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
July/August 2011
Another Derivatives Dispute Resolved In Favor Of Lehman
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
July/August 2011
Success Fees in acquisitions need to be capitalized only in part, the IRS said in April; IRS Revenue Procedure 2011-29
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Biomass Power Plants that burn gas or liquid fuels made from biomass qualify for Treasury cash grants for 30% of the project cost, the Treasury said in April; gasifier, biodigester or other conversion equipment
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
California Property Taxes have become a nettlesome issue for solar developers
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Grants paid by the US Department of Energy for projects that use clean coal technologies or capture carbon dioxide at industrial facilities do not have to be reported as income, the IRS said in April; Revenue Procedure 2011-30; Clean Coal Power Initiative-Round 3; FutureGen 2.0
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
California increased the share of electricity that utilities must supply from renewable sources to 33% by 2020
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Renewable Energy Projects in Puerto Rico qualify in some instances for investment credits — and, by extension, Treasury cash grants — the IRS ruled privately in May; investment tax credits; utility-scale solar project
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Municipal Utilities will have to start withholding 3% of what they pay for electricity to independent generators starting as early as 2013 under new regulations the IRS issued in May
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Retail Electricity Prices ranged from a high of 21.21¢ a kilowatt hour in Hawaii to 6.08¢ a kilowatt hour in Wyoming
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Production Tax Credits for generating electricity from wind, geothermal energy and “closed-loop” biomass are 2.2¢ per kilowatt hour in 2011; open-loop biomass, landfill gas, incremental hydroelectric projects, ocean energy
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
The US Department of Energy sent letters on May 10 to project developers whose renewable energy projects are in the loan guarantee queue
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Congress may look at taxing partnerships and other pass-through entities with at least $50 million a year in revenue like corporations
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Depreciation Bonus rules that the Internal Revenue Service issued in late March were more favorable to project developers than expected; Wind, solar and geothermal projects; self-constructed project ;
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
A Synfuel Plant was in service for tax purposes even though it produced little output and sat idle for four years while the developer tried to find a buyer; IRS technical advice memorandum;
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
The Renewable Portfolio Standard in Arizona is legal, a state appeals court said in April
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
The US Patent Office is reexamining a patent it issued in 2003 to the Wealth Transfer Group LLC to protect a method the group claimed it invented to reduce gift taxes; Wealth Transfer Group; Aetna; grant or retained annuity trust or GRAT
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
The US Treasury said it will reimburse developers for 30% of the cost of improvements to some existing renewable energy projects; 1603 program
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
A Tax Credit Transaction was stuck down by a federal appeals court in late March; section 707 of US tax code; disguised sales of property;Virginia Historic Tax Credit Fund 2001 LP
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Connecticut enacted a new tax on electricity generators on May 4 that applies to nuclear and fossil fuel power plants
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Partnership Flip Transactions have been edging away from strict adherence with guidelines that the IRS issued in 2007 for such transactions.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Treasury Reveals Diligence Bands for Solar Cash Grants
June 2011
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prosecutions of US businesses for bribing foreign government officials are on a notable upswing; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Coppers Countering Corruption
Business Ukraine
June 2011
Federalizing Corporate Internal Investigations And The Erosion Of Employees' Fifth Amendment Rights
Georgetown Law Journal – 40 Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc.
June 2011
Merged Bank Awarded Summary Judgment in Lieu of Complaint on Predecessor's Notes and Guarantees
Financial Services Litigation Newswire
June 2011
Court Dismisses Madoff Investors’ Suit Over SEC’s Failure to Detect Ponzi Scheme
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2011
Commercial Division Update: Standing to Bring Claims Related to Loan Assignments
New York Law Journal
June 17, 2011
Something for Everyone: 'CIGNA Corp. v. Amara'
Law.com
June 13, 2011
Attention Shifts From A Clean Energy Bank to a Broader Infrastructure Bank
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2011
How Close Are Large-Scale Ocean Energy Projects? A roundtable discussion at the 4th annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference in Washington
Project Finance
June 2011
Outlook For Private Investment In US Infrastructure; a Chadbourne roundtable discussion
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Policy Outlook For Renewable Energy; forum hosted by the American Wind Energy Association in April in New York
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
The UK’s Green Future; Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition sets target of being “the greenest ever” UK government
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Hydropower Market; edited transcript from a webinar in mid-March hosted by Infocast about the US hydroelectric market
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Renewables Opportunities in Mexico; Mexico sets ambitious goal of having 35% of all energy production derive from renewable energy sources by 2024
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Wind Energy is Going Real Time in the Midwest; additional source of revenue for wind farms that sell into the real-time market
Project Finance newswire
June 2011
US Offshore Wind Projects Move Toward Financing; Google, Good Energies and Marubeni betting on the sector
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
New California Rules May Complicate Financing of Renewable Energy Projects
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Regulators Uncover Foreclosure Process Deficiencies, Resulting in Consent Orders
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2011
U.S. Sues Deutsche Bank AG Over Toxic Mortgages
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
June 2011
How Close Are Large-Scale Ocean Energy Projects? 4th annual Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference in Washington
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Renewables Opportunities in Mexico; national energy consumption is expected to grow at an annual pace of 3.7%.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Hydropower Market; Infocast about the US hydroelectric market
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
In the News
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Effect of UK Bribery Act on Project Finance Market; tough new anti-bribery statute takes effect on July 1
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2011
Wind Energy is Going Real Time in the Midwest
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Policy Outlook For Renewable Energy; a finance forum hosted by the American Wind Energy Association
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
US Offshore Wind Projects Move Toward Financing. . How is the market likely to respond?
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Outlook For Private Investment In US Infrastructure; a roundtable discussion
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
New California Rules in market rules and in future power purchase agreements may Complicate Financing of Renewable Energy Projects
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
Attention Shifts From A Clean Energy Bank to a Broader Infrastructure Bank
Project Finance Newswire
June 2011
A Sale “Free and Clear” Is Not Necessarily Free and Clear of All Future Tort Liability
International Restructuring NewsWire
May 2011
Overview of Recent Russian Court Practice, Affecting the Rights of Bankruptcy Creditors- 2011/2012
Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review
May 2011
The Gifting Doctrine Post-DBSD North Am., Inc.
International Restructuring NewsWire
May 2011
Loan Guarantees and Great Expectations
Ethanol Producer Magazine
May 2011
Storm Clouds in the Middle East
Infrastructure Journal
April 28, 2011
Changing Landscape of Risk in Russia
Thomson Reuters Accelus
April 27, 2011
Commercial Division Update: Limitations on Chief Administrative Judge’s Rule-Making Authority
New York Law Journal
April 15, 2011
Court Refuses to Modify $45 Billion Sale of Lehman Assets to Barclays
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Lender’s Federal Foreclosure Action Stayed in Deference to Borrower’s State Declaratory Judgment Action
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Action Against Trust Special Servicer Dismissed for Failure to Comply with No Action Clause
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Narrowly Drafted Default Provision Dooms Lender's Recourse Under Guaranty
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Risk Disclosure Statements Save Barclays from Securities Fraud Suit
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Electronic Commerce: Antitrust and Consumer Protection in the Information Age (Monograph 26)
American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law
April 2011
New York Courts Split Over MERS Foreclosure Standing
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
April 2011
Claims for Fraudulent Practices in Mortgage Modification Program Partially Dismissed
Financial Services Litigation Newswire
April 2011
THE 100% DEPRECIATION BONUS may prove illusory for many renewable energy projects; renewable energy developer bonus
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
New Jersey confirmed that Treasury cash grants paid on renewable energy projects in the state are not subject to state corporate income taxes
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA reneged on a promise to reimburse 51 residents who installed solar panels
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
California said out-of-state corporations must file franchise tax returns if they own “disregarded” subsidiaries that do business in the state
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
IRS REGULATIONS will be harder to challenge after a US Supreme Court decision in January.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Developers Fees are becoming more common in renewable energy projects.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Minor Memos; 3% withholding tax; Revenue Ruling 80-58; International Tax Advisors Inc. v. Tax Law Associates LLC
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Community Wind Projects have been using interesting financing structures, according to a report in January by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Coastal Community Action Program; Fox Islands project
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Corporate Tax Reform is on the agendas of both political parties in Congress.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Grants that low-income housing developers received from state housing agencies out of federal stimulus dollars under a so-called TCAP program—tax credit assistance program—had to be reported as income
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
IRAN SANCTIONS will get more attention in Congress.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Pure Power Development wins initial round in court against the US Treasury
March 2011
Earn Outs are common when companies with a number of wind, solar or other projects under development are sold.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
A little introduction to Almaty, Kazakhstan
March 2011
The Approach of Brokers to Disputes between Insured and Insurer under English Law
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
March 2011
Costa Rica's New Arbitration Law Continues the Arbitration Friendly Trend in Latin America
March 2011
FERC Gen-Tie Policy Poses Risks to Renewable Project Developers
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
China Wind Power Update; a deeper look at the challenges facing Chinese wind power industry equipment manufacturers and project developers
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Environmental Update March 2011; new US Fish and Wildlife Service guidelines could curtail further wind development
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Using Tradable Renewable Energy Credits in California
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
USDA Loan Guarantees: A Viable Alternative for Renewable Energy Projects?
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Storm Clouds In The Middle East; Updates on Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, Bellwether Financings and Bids
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Project Sales: Market Update; what to expect in 2011 in M&A transactions in the US power sector, particularly renewable energy
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Funding UK Subsidiaries: Debt or Equity?
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
USDA Loan Guarantees: A Viable Alternative for Renewable Energy Projects?
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2011
In the News
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
SECTION 48C TAX CREDITS may be lost if the project changes location.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
A SOLAR DEVELOPER won an initial round in court against the US Treasury in January, but it has farther to go; Pure Power Development sues the Treasury in the US Court of Federal Claims
Project Finance Newswire
March 2011
Commercial Division Update: The Use of Statistical Sampling as Evidence
New York Law Journal
February 18, 2011
Ready, Willing and Able, but Perhaps Not Always Acceptable: UK Schemes of Arrangement in Europe
Pratt’s Journal of Bankruptcy Law
February/March 2011
SCOPAC: New Opportunities for Secured Creditors in Sales of Bankrupt Companies through Chapter 11 Plans
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2011
Going, Going, Gone: Cubs And Rangers Bankruptcies
Law360
February 4, 2011
The Scope of The Stay Under Chapter 15 of The Bankruptcy Code
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2011
The Third Circuit Rejects the Accrual Test and Adopts a Different Standard for Determining the Existence of a Claim
International Restructuring Newswire
February 2011
Going, Going, Gone: Selling the Cubs and Rangers in Bankruptcy
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2011
Self-Help Setoff in Lehman Case Deemed Impermissible
International Restructuring NewsWire
February 2011
The Mechanics of a § 363 Sale
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
February 2011
California said it does not intend to collect taxes on Treasury cash grants paid on renewable energy projects unless instructed to do otherwise by the courts; Franchise Tax Board; SB 401
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION is looking into charges that a special “economic crisis tax” that Hungary imposed in October violates European Union law
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
South Africa is moving to impose taxes on carbon emissions
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Grants normally must be reported by grant recipients as income, but not grants paid by the US Department of Energy to manufacturers of electricity storage devices and related components, the IRS said; Revenue Procedure 2010-45
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
A TAX EQUITY TRANSACTION with some aggressive features was upheld by the US Tax Court in early January; Historic Boardwalk LLC v. Commissioner
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
A CANADIAN APPEALS COURT allowed General Electric Capital Canada, Inc. to deduct C$136.4 million that the company paid its US parent company to guarantee debt of the Canadian subsidiary; The Queen v. General Electric Capital Canada Inc
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Minor Memos; new permitting requirements for biomass projects; IRS reg 301.6229(c)(2) ; Algerian tax
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Brazil took steps in December to stimuluate the provision of long-term capital to infrastructure projects
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
SECTION 48C TAX CREDITS may be lost if the project changes location
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Chinese Wind Subsidies are being challenged by the United States in a complaint to the World Trade Organization
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act prosecutions have stepped up noticeably in the United States
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Germany took steps in late November to shut down the use of Maltese holding companies to make outbound investments.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Solar Panels and batteries that a utility plans to install in some customer homes as part of an experiment to test different approaches to energy conservation do not have to be reported by the homeowners as income, the IRS said; Private Letter Ruling 201046013
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
California Cap-and-Trade Program Takes Shape; California Air Resources Board adopts system for controlling greenhouse gases
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
OE Loan Guarantee Update; Negotiations with the US Department of Energy over loan guarantees for innovative and renewable energy projects have been moving much faster
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
California Settlement Settles Old Scores and Charts New Paths for Generators; how the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act - “PURPA” - will apply in the state
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
More Subsidies for US Energy Projects; section 1603 program; Depreciation Bonus
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Environmental Update; federal “tailoring rule” takes effect; PSD Program; BACT emissions limits
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Turkey Moves to Boost Renewable Energy; new feed-in tariffs and other incentives for renewable energy
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Cellulosic Biofuels: The Future Is When? US government encouraging production of ethanol from cellulosic materials
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Master Financing Facilities for Solar Projects; roundtable discussion on financing distributed solar projects at an Infocast conference in San Diego
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
PPPs in the Middle East; procuring public infrastructure such as power plants, water desalination and wastewater, roads, transports, school and hospitals
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
VAT Refund in Ukraine: Before and After January 1, 2011
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine 2011 Membership Directory
January 2011
In the News
Project Finance Newswire
January 2011
Parent Company Potentially Liable for Subsidiary's Alleged Improper Mortgage Payoff Fees
Financial Services Litigation Newswire
December 2010
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act Class Action Allowed to Proceed
Lexology
December 21, 2010
The PTIN Pickle: Who Is a Tax Return Preparer, Anyway?
Tax Notes
December 20, 2010
Commercial Division Update: Critical Distinctions Between Waiver and Estoppel
New York Law Journal
December 17, 2010
Employer Suffers Loss From Amended Stock Award Agreement Despite §409A Compliance
WestLaw Business Currents
December 16, 2010
Can Collective Action Clauses Migrate to the Latam Corporate Bond Market?
WorldTrade Executive
December 2010
Mortgage Investors’ Class Action Suit Dismissed for Not Complying with Pooling and Service Agreement
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2010
Own a Foreign Business? Unraveling a Little‐Known Statute
Bloomberg Law Reports Corporate Counsel
December 6, 2010
Lender's Public Statements Support Borrower's Commercial Impacticability Defense
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2010
Multidistrict Court Dismisses Mortgage Foreclosure Class Actions
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2010
Insurers and intermediaries: How will 2010's VAT changes affect your business?
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
November 2010
Main Principles of Conducting a Tax Due Diligence in Ukraine
Yurydychna Gazeta
November 16, 2010
Proposition 26 may inadvertently subject Treasury cash grants on renewable energy projects to taxes in California unless the state legislature votes by November 2, 2011 to waive the taxes
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
Start-of-Construction Issues remain a focus for many US renewable energy companies as the year draws to a close
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
UK Green Investment Bank Update; UK chancellor George Osborne reveals more information about UK government’s plans for a green investment bank
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
Solar Market Expanding in Pennsylvania as a result of an “alternative energy portfolio standard” adopted in 2004
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
California’s renewable energy industry moves beyond the elections
Project Finance News
November 2010
Financing Utility-Scale Solar Projects; roundtable discussion at Solar Power International 2010 convention
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Opens the Door to Feed-In Tariffs in the United States
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
UK Holding Companies: Not Yet Working? Major businesses and high-profile entrepreneurs still relocating from the UK
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
What the US Election Results Mean for Renewable Energy
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
US Investigates Chinese Energy Subsidies to see if China is unfairly subsidizing its manufacturers of wind turbines, solar panels and other equipment for the clean energy sector
Project Finance Newswire
November 2010
The Challenges Facing Renewable Energy Developers in Emerging Markets in Africa and Asia
Project Finance News
November 2010
Next Generation Vehicles: Opportunities and Obstacles
Bloomberg Law Reports'
November 8, 2010
A BI-PARTISAN DEFICIT REDUCTION COMMISSION appointed by President Obama said in early November that Congress should consider eliminating all special tax incentives
Project Finance Newswire
November 2011
US Investigates Chinese Energy Subsidies
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2010
NY Court: Investors Cannot Pursue Fraud Claims Against Accounting Firm For Purely Derivative Damages
VCExperts
October 29, 2010
Litigating Valuation Disputes: A Primer on Preparing Expert Witnesses for Contested Valuations
ABI - Second Annual Mid-Level Professional Development Program
October 2010
Renewables Spread to the MENA Region
Infrastructure Journal
October 18, 2010
Commercial Division Update: Oral Joint Venture Agreements and the Statute of Frauds
New York Law Journal
October 15, 2010
Chapter 11 Plan Confirmation Issues: Settlements, Releases, Gifting and Death Traps
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
October 2010
Navigating California’s Williamson Act
North American WINDPOWER
2010
Trade Associations: Collaboration, Conspiracy and Invitations to Collude
Global Competition Review
October 1, 2010
Exposed: Communications Between In-House Counsel and Company
Los Angeles Daily Journal
September 24, 2010
Under Construction in Time for a Treasury Cash Grant?
September 2010
Potential Effects of US Financial Sector Reform (Special Update)
September 16, 2010
A Transaction Was a Lease despite a fixed-price purchase option; Arthur E. Boyce v. Commissioner
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
A Disguised Sale led to a huge tax bill for a paper company
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
A LAWSUIT will test whether power projects that are awarded federal tax credits become subject to the National Environmental Policy Act
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Minor Memos; Chief Counsel Advice 201027046; IRS memo AM 2010-003
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Massachusetts ruled that the state sales tax does not apply to wind turbines, towers and foundations
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
STREET LIGHTS can be depreciated over seven years, the US Tax Court said in late July.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Equipment Leases will have to be put on balance sheets under a proposal the two accounting standards boards released in mid-August
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Capital Gains may be hard to claim on sales of projects, including in tax equity transactions
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
India is taxing foreign law firms on their fees for legal advice to Indian clients, even if the work is done outside the country
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
In-Bound Acquisitions of US businesses with potential national security implications by foreign investors have run into trouble on average 14% of the time since 2006
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Florida told a gas utility that offers rebates to customers as an incentive to buy energy efficient appliances that it only needs to collect sales taxes on the net price it charges for the appliances, after the rebate
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
FASB Proposes Increased Loss Contingency Disclosure Rule
Law.com
September 13, 2010
Treasury Clarifies Cash-Grant Rules For Developers
North American WINDPOWER
September 13, 2010
Many Options For Solar Developers In California; Installed capacity of grid-connected solar projects in California has grown
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Under Construction in Time for a Treasury Cash Grant?
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Potential Effects of US Financial Sector Reform - Dodd-Frank Act
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
UK coalition government confirms it is moving to establish a green investment bank
Project Finance News
September 2010
Environmental Update; federal government moved closer in August to regulating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions by regulation
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
What Happens If the US Ethanol Tariff Expires?
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
In the News
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Electricity Storage: What’s The Potential And When? Chadbourne global energy conference in San Diego
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
US Tightens Sanctions Against Iran; Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
The Chinese Have Arrived; discussion at an annual global energy conference around Chinese efforts to break into the US wind and solar sectors
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
A Better Opportunity? US wind companies are starting to look at developing solar projects in the United States. Chadbourne global energy conference in San Diego
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Renewables Spread to the Near East; Middle East and North African countries are moving to diversify the power generation base by moving away from natural gas and oil
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Brazil Will Need Massive Capital for Infrastructure; Brazilian oil industry prepares for a surge in exploration and development activity
Project Finance Newswire
September 2010
Originators and Intended Beneficiaries Have No Attachable Interest in Midstream Electronic Fund Transfers
Financial Services Litigation Newswire
September 2010
China Renewables Update: new regulatory and policy initiatives focused on wind, solar photovoltaic and biomass industries
Project Finance News
September 2010
US Tightens Sanctions Against Iran
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2010
Court Invokes Prudent Man Standard to Uphold Collateral Trustee’s Litigation Reserve Fund
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
September 2010
The Rise of Bilateral Investment Treaties: Protecting Foreign Investments and Arbitration
In-House Defense Quarterly
Summer 2010
New Grandfathered Health Care Plan Regulations
Employee Benefit Plan Review
August 2010
Commercial Division Update: Extending Indemnification Clauses To Claims Between Contracting Parties
New York Law Journal
August 20, 2010
Restructuring a Municipality under Chapter 9
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
August 2010
Avoidance Powers in Chapter 15 Proceedings
International Restructuring NewsWire
August 2010
Major Opportunities Ahead For Solar Development In New Jersey
Solar Industry
August 2010
Automatic Stay may be Extended to Enjoin Non-Debtors
International Restructuring NewsWire
August 2010
Proceeds of D&O Insurance Policies: Property of the Estate?
International Restructuring NewsWire
August 2010
Enforcing Foreign Judgments in the U.S.: New Opportunities in New York
NYSBA New York International Chapter News
(Summer 2010) p. 5
Raising debt for US Solar
Project Finance International
July 28, 2010
Law vs. Equity: Second and Third Circuits Diverge on 'In Pari Delicto'
New York Law Journal
July 27, 2010
The Spillover: How The Mess In The Gulf Will Wash Up Onto Insurers
Insurance Advocate
July 26, 2010
Section 1603 Payment Update
July 2010
What does a Claims Control Clause really say?
July 2010
The New UK Coalition Government’s Green Agenda; environmental policy initiatives build on the promises of Liberal Democrats
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Environmental Update; thresholds announced for "prevention of significant deterioration” or PSD program
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
A Carbon Tax imposed by a US county is headed to court
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
In the News
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Tax Credits that reward companies for producing landfill gas, refined coal or electricity from renewable energy sources risk being denied unless the gas, coal or electricity is put to a beneficial use, an internal IRS memo suggests
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Carried Interest legislation that the US Congress came close to enacting in June — and will probably enact eventually — could affect some transactions in the renewable energy sector.
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
United Kingdom Enacts Sweeping Foreign Bribery Legislation
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
The Search for Lowest Cost Capital; a discussion at the 21st annual global finance conference hosted by Chadbourne in San Diego
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
An Income Deferral Strategy was rejected in a road project; Koch Industries v. United States
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
The Hawaii Legislature voted to suspend tax credits for high-technology investments and infrastructure repairs to close a budget shortfall.
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Credit for Reinsurance Update: Florida Leads the Way for Alien Reinsurers
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
July 2010
Arizona enacted two measures in May to encourage use of renewable energy in the state
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Wind and Solar Valuations: Too Low, Too High or Just Right?
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
GREEN MANUFACTURERS may get additional tax credits from Congress
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
ITAX INDEMNITY CLAIMS were upheld against a lessee.
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Cash Grant Update; US Treasury Department posts information for wind, solar and other renewable energy projects
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Business Methods and Tax Strategies may be possible to patent after a US Supreme Court decision in late June, but which business methods are patentable remains unclear
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Mock Tax Equity Negotiation sponsored by the American Wind Energy Association in New York in April 2010
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Use of Finance Subsidiaries in Malta And Belgium
Project Finance Newswire
July 2010
Revamped Solar Initiative in New Jersey
Project Finance NewsWire
July 2010
Introduction to Recognition Under Chapter 15
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
June 2010
Panelists Predict Sunny Skies for Energy Tax Credit Projects
Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits
June 2010
Commercial Division Update: Exceptions to the Enforceability Of Contractual Disclaimers of Reliance
New York Law Journal
June 18, 2010
Case Evaluation
2010
LCIA India: New Arbitration Rules Signal a New Start for Institutional Commercial Arbitration in India
Bloomberg Law Reports
May/June 2010
Contracts Are Binding—In Good Times, and Bad? Contractual Impossibility, Material Adverse Change Clauses and Adequate Assurances During Economic Crisis
June 2010
Restructuring, Enforcement or Bankruptcy in Russia: Options of a Creditor
Global Insolvency & Restructuring Review 2010/11
June 2010
2nd Circuit Ruling Keeps 'Stoneridge' Door Shut
Law.com
May 24, 2009
Wells Fargo Sanctioned for Failing to Mediate in Good Faith
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
May 2010
FINRA and NASD Entitled to Absolute Immunity
Financial Services Litigation Newswire
May 2010
Room For Tax Equity In A Cash-Grant World
North American WindPower
May 2010
Lender Liable for Trespass Amidst Foreclosure Action
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
May 2010
Health Care Reform: Impact on Employers and Employees
Law.com
April 26, 2010
Third Circuit Denies $15 Million Break-Up Fee for Stalking Horse Bidder
International Restructuring NewsWire
April 2010
Net Neutrality Decision Provides Roadmap for Broadband Regulation
Los Angeles Daily Journal
April 19, 2010
Commercial Division Update: Piercing the Corporate Veil Claims and Discovery
New York Law Journal
April 16, 2010
Strategies for Starting Construction
April 2010
Strategies for Starting Construction
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2010
Renewable Energy Opportunities in Turkey
Anadolu Agency
April 12, 2010
Swap Gets Wholesale Generator Into Trouble; KeySpan Corporation pays federal government $12 million in damages
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
A Valuation by the IRS showed no meaningful effort by the government to arrive at a proper value, a court said
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Production Tax Credits for generating electricity from wind, geothermal and closed-loop biomass projects are 2.2¢ a kilowatt hour in 2010, the IRS said in April
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Update: Discussion among six of the largest tax equity investors about the state of the tax equity market at an Infocast wind finance summit
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Minor Memos - There is a growing sense among economists — but not yet politicians — that European-style value-added taxes are inevitable in the United States to deal with the enormous federal budget deficits
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Build America Bonds now constitute more than 20% of the municipal bond market, the US Treasury Department said in April
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Uncertain Tax Positions will have to be flagged on US tax returns starting this year using a new form the Internal Revenue Service released in mid-April.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
India reaffirmed in late March that companies based in Mauritius do not have to pay capital gains taxes when they sell shares they own in Indian companies
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
California will no longer tax cash grants that the US Treasury pays on new renewable energy projects
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Smart Grid Grants do not have to be reported as income if received by a corporation, the IRS said in March
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Court Orders Citigroup Global Markets Realty Corp. to Continue Funding Defaulted Loan
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Guarantee Fees that a US subsidiary paid to its parent company in Mexico for guaranteeing repayment of debt of the subsidiary did not attract a US withholding tax at the US border, the US Tax Court said
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
R&D Tax Credits are hard to claim because the IRS defines research narrowly, but a federal court decision involving a ship builder sheds light that may help companies in the energy sector
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Wyoming will start collecting an excise tax of $1 a megawatt hour from wind generators in the state
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Utah will back out the value of production tax credits, investment credits, Treasury cash grants and state tax credits when assigning a value to wind farms, solar, geothermal and other renewable energy projects for property tax purposes
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Germany Cuts Solar Subsidy; to reduce feed-in tariffs for newly-built solar photovoltaic projects
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Environmental Update; US Fish & Wildlife Service decision affects permitting for new wind, solar and geothermal projects in the western United States
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Tax Credits for Green Manufacturers: Who Will Use Them and How
Project Finance newswire
April 2010
A US Airline had to withhold taxes on wages paid to foreign flight attendants who staffed flights between the United States and other countries, the IRS said in a long technical advice memorandum that the agency released in mid-April
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Health Care Reform: How It May Impact Employers, Employees, and Benefit Plans
Employee Benefit Plan Review
April 2010
Lehman Brothers: Limiting the Safe Harbors
International Restructuring NewsWire
April 2010
Strategies for Starting Construction; The race is on to get renewable energy projects in the United States under construction by year end to qualify for cash grants from the US Treasury.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2010
Treasury Defines Start of Construction
March 17, 2010
Doing Business in Australia
China Outbound Investment Guide 2010, China Law and Practice
March 2010
E-Discovery Failings That Amount to Gross Negligence
Law.com
February 22, 2010
Commercial Division Update: The Hurdle to Pleading Fiduciary Duty Claims in Arm’s Length Relations
New York Law Journal
February 19, 2010
Say, pay, play
The Deal
February 19, 2010
Cross-Border Renewables — Baja to California; high demand in California for electricity from renewable energy
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Update on Tax Equity and Debt Markets; panel discussion at the American Wind Energy Association in New York
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Environmental Update; Animal Welfare Institute v. Beech Ridge Energy LLC
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Finding Development Capital; Chadbourne Infocast webinar
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Shedding Assets Quickly in Bankruptcy; using section 363 sale to make rapid sales of assets
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Treasury Cash Grant Update; US Treasury Department wrestles with what it means to start construction of a new wind farm, solar project or other renewable energy facility
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Islamic Project Finance: Structures and Challenges
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
A New Transmission Superhighway Takes Shape in the West
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
US Department of Energy Moves on Loan Guarantees
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Infocast conference on “Projects and Money” in New Orleans: state of the M&A market
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
The Year Ahead: What to Expect from Washington
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
Spotlight On Turkey
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
The Recent Greek Crisis: Harbinger of a New Contagion?
Columbia Journal of European Law
February 2010
MINOR MEMOS - The Wyoming governor asked the state legislature on February 1 to impose a 0.3¢ tax per kilowatt hour of electricity generated from wind farms in the state
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
depreciation bonus extended; Disguised sales; IRS official says 80-20 test may be being used incorrectly
Project Finance NewsWire
February 2010
UNCERTAIN TAX POSITIONS would have to be identified on a schedule filed with corporate tax returns in the future under a new Internal Revenue Service proposal.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
PRESIDENT OBAMA asked Congress, in the budget he submitted on February 1, to extend a 50% “depreciation bonus” for another year through December 2010
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
STATE TAX CREDIT deals were helped by a US Tax Court decision in December; Virginia Historic Tax Credit Fund 2001 LP v. Commissioner
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
WASTE may be about to get a new definition for US tax purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
GRANTS that a state entity paid to people whose homes were destroyed by a natural disaster to help them buy new homes had to be reported as income, the IRS said in a private ruling.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
DISGUISED SALES are a risk, especially if the parties are trying to come close economically to a sale without triggering taxes
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
REFLECTIVE ROOF SURFACES that are installed alongside photovoltaic cells are considered part of the solar equipment rather than the roof, the IRS said in a private ruling
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
A US UTILITY that had a 10-year tale of woe in what looks like China was told its losses were long-term capital losses — not ordinary losses
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
PURCHASERS OF STATE TAX CREDITS can deduct the state taxes they pay with the credits on their federal tax returns
Project Finance Newswire
February 2010
International Asset Transfer: An Overview of the Main Jurisdictions
DeGruyter Recht
2010
Analysis: Sec Adopts Expanded Governance And Executive Compensation Disclosure
Westlaw Business
January 7, 2010
In re Gold & Honey, Ltd.; Bankruptcy Court Denies Recognition to Israeli Receivership Proceedings
International Restructuring NewsWire
January 2010
Tax Status of Representative Office in Ukraine
The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine 2010 Membership Directory
January 2010
Companies in Hot Seat as Courts Advance Climate Change Claims
Law.com
January 4, 2010
Project Finance & the New Energy Economy
Harris Group Engineering Inc.
January 2010
'Not Every Wrong is a Crime': The Legal and Practical Problems with the Federal 'Honest-Services' Statute
63 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 11
2010
Commercial Law System, Volume 8, Commercial Arbitration
C.H.Beck
2010
New Hampshire, Plaintiff's Medical Care and Treatment – Discovery and Evidentiary Issues: A 50-State Survey
Report of the Pharmaceutical Subcommittee of the American Bar Association Products Liability Committee
2010
Shifting Foundations of Sukuk in Uncertain Times
International Restructuring NewsWire
January 2010
Commercial Division Update: Deciding Enforceability of Jury Waivers In Disputed Contracts
New York Law Journal
December 18, 2009
Climate Change Lawsuits Advance (Special Update)
December 14, 2009
FIDIC and the Polish Law
Biuletyn Konsultant
December 2009
Borrowers Barred from Relying on Alleged Oral Promise to Extend Maturity Date of Note
Financial Services Litigation NewsWire
December 2009
Regulating WiMax to Life in the Middle East and North Africa
Telecom Finance
November 2009
Australia’s Investment Regime for Foreign Governments and Agencies
China Law and Practice
November 2009
Wasa v. Lexington: Buyer Beware
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
November 2009
Using Mediation in Poland to Resolve Civil Disputes: A Short Assessment of Mediation Usage From 2005-2008
Dispute Resolution Journal
November 2009/January 2010
Seven Bankruptcy Appeals Questions Answered
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
November 2009
Sovereign Debt – Judicial Cases in the United States
Global Financial Crisis: Navigating and Understanding the Legal and Regulatory Aspects
October 30, 2009
Commercial Division Update: Judicial Flexibility in Enforcing Restrictive Covenants in Employment
New York Law Journal
October 29, 2009
Renewable Energy Incentives
BritishAmerican Business
October 22, 2009
DOE’s Open Window for Loan Guarantees for Conventional Renewable Energy Generation Projects
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2009
Risks, Requirements and Benefits Of The New Tax Credits
Solar Magazine
October 2009
A Spectrum of Regulations: Mobile Telecom Regulation in the Middle East and North Africa
IBA, Convergence
October 2009
Grand Designs
Latin Lawyer
September 30, 2009
‘Say on Pay’ Legislation Gains Momentum
Law.com
September 15, 2009
Cognitive Classification of Legal Principles: A New Approach to International Legal Training
Ankara University Law Review
September 2009
Directors' & Officers' Liability - The Legal Position in the United Kingdom
2009
Can Mexico Develop a Local High-Yield Bond Market?
Latin American Law & Business Report
September 2009
Antidotes for an Ailing Biotechnology Sector
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
September 1, 2009
Guide to Mexican Bankruptcy Law
Chadbourne & Parke
August 2009
Applications Window Opens for Tax Credits for Green Manufacturers
August 22, 2009
Commercial Division Update: Filing Commercial Documents Under Seal
New York Law Journal
August 20, 2009
DOE Loan Guarantee Program Developments
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2009
Wind Industry Gets Instruction On Cash Grants
North American WINDPOWER
August 2009
End of Turf War Between Federal Agencies Benefits Advanced Hydro Projects
Natural Gas & Electricity
August 1, 2009
Advising Small Businesses on Obama's Stimulus Package
Law.com
July 31, 2009
Treasury Rolls Out Cash Grant Program
July 10, 2009 (updated July 15)
Practical Considerations for Forming LLCs in New York and Delaware
Law.com
July 8, 2009
New COBRA Subsidy Requirements
Employee Benefit Plan Review
July 2009
Commercial Division Update: Use of Electronically Stored Information in Litigation
New York Law Journal
June 30, 2009
Terrorism Ruling May Help Corporate Defendants Win Early Dismissals
law.com
June 3, 2009
An Introduction to Local Bankruptcy Rules
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
June 2009
Advanced Hydro Projects to Benefit from End of Turf War Between Federal Agencies
May 29, 2009
When acquiring pharma in Russia … look before you leap
Scrip
May 15, 2009
Relief From Project Debt (At Least For Now)
North American Windpower
May 2009
Revolving Credits as Fraudulent Conveyances: Is Rubin v. Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company Still Good Law?
The Banking Law Journal
April 2009
Financing Renewable Energy Projects After the Stimulus
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2009
New COBRA Subsidy Requirements Impact Employers, Insurers and Health Plan Participants
Law.com
April 22, 2009
Fine Tuning the Russian Bankruptcy Law
CIS Legal Newswire
April 2009
Pharma Tackles the Social Network
Law.com
March 12, 2009
The Case for Cellulosic Ethanol
Daily Deal
March 2, 2009
A Rich Tradition: Russia: Chadbourne & Parke LLP
International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Guide 2009
March 2009
The Risks of Greasing the Wheel
Journal of International Peace Operations
March-April 2009
Commercial Division Update: Issues Over Summary Judgment in Lieu Of Complaint Provide Litigation Fodder
New York Law Journal
February 26, 2009
Recent Developments on Restoring Rights to Joint Stock Company Shares in Russian Courts
CIS Legal NewsWire
February 2009
Implications of the Global Economic Crisis for the United States and Turkey
Anadolu Agency
February 2, 2009
Tax-Revenue Securitizations: A New Borrowing Option for Public-Sector Issuers in Mexico
PFI Market Intelligence: Latin American Project Finance
The New Law Introducing Tax Benefits For Taxpayers: Declaration of Unrecorded Assets
February 1, 2009
Financial Meltdown Triggers Litigation Wave
New York Law Journal
January 5, 2009
Counterparties' Rights Under Derivative Contracts with a Debtor," International Restructuring Newswire
International Restructuring NewsWire
January 2009
MUNICIPAL UTILITIES and other government entities will have to withhold 3% of payments for property or services starting in 2011. This includes payments by municipal utilities for electricity or gas
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
California Plans a Carbon Diet; still struggling to put AB32 regulatory framework in place
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
TWO STATE TAX CREDITS that a company received for building a plant in Michigan and hiring local workers do not have to be reported as income, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
A RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE got the green light to buy electricity and gas customers from an investor-owned utility.
Project Finance News
January 2009
In The News
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Overcoming Hurdles to Commercializing Cellulosic Ethanol
Project FInance Newswire
January 2009
Environmental Update; clean air interstate rule CAIR, clean air mercury rule CAMR, Greenhouse Gas Regulation, IFC Standards, Carbon Capture and Storage
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Trends in Tax Equity for Renewable Energy
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
INDIA said it will make claims for unpaid capital gains taxes in at least a dozen recent acquisitions of interests in Indian companies by offshore investors.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Special Treatment for Broker-Dealer Customers in the United States
International Restructuring NewsWire
January 2009
MINOR MEMOS - The IRS confirmed that changes in how the California Independent System Operator — the independent operator of the state electricity grid — manages grid congestion will not cause transmission lines transferred to the ISO by municipal utilities in California to be considered put to “private business use.”
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
A STATE GRANT did not have to be reported as income.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
A WIND FARM that was financed in part with a low-interest loan from the federal Rural Utilities Service did not benefit from “subsidized energy financing,” the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Options for Restructuring Publicly-Traded Debt
Project FInance Newswire
January 2009
SEGREGATED FUNDS may not have to be reported as income.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
CREBs can be issued to finance electric generating equipment at a landfill, even though the landfill benefited in the past from tax credits for producing landfill gas, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
The SEC Refocuses on Short Selling
law.com
January 2009
A US TAXPAYER who wants an agreement from the IRS about a position it plans to take on a tax return can apply for a “pre-filing agreement,” but the agency has made the process prohibitively expensive in most cases.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rules that Investment Advisers Must Get Prior Approval to Manage Utility Shares
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
A Look Forward Into 2009; what to expect from the incoming Obama administration in a webinar organized by Infocast
Projet Finance Newswire
January 2009
Tax Penalties for Restructuring Project Debt
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
LLCs WITH SEPARATE “SERIES” of assets are becoming the latest tool for structuring transactions.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Challenges Facing the Power and Oil & Gas Sectors in the Middle East
Middle East Insurance Review
January 2009
Hooking Up: Recent Cases Affecting Grid Interconnection
Project Finance Newswire
January 2009
Analysis: Why Aren't the Financial Markets Coming to the Aid of the Ethanol Industry?
Biofuels Journal
November 18, 2008
Outside Counsel: N.Y. Seeks to Join States Regulating Pay to Physicians
New York Law Journal
November 6, 2008
No Court Approval Needed for Creditor Seeking Equitable Subordination of Another’s Claim
American Bankruptcy Institute Journal
November 2008
A STRUCTURE for borrowing in the tax-exempt bond market against future property tax receipts to finance infrastructure projects has come under fire from a House subcommittee.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Passage to India: Chadbourne Turns its Energy to the Indian Market
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
November 2008
New hydroelectric projects in Africa a reminder of the enormous unrealized potential for this source of electricity
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
MUNICIPAL UTILITIES can own interests in oil and gas wells alongside private parties who also own interests without the wells being considered put to “private business use,” the IRS ruled privately. Private Letter Ruling 200829008
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
REITS can own solar panels on roofs of buildings and supply electricity to tenants without jeopardizing their status as passthrough entities for tax purposes; Private Letter Ruling 200828025
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
PARTNERSHIPS should take the tax consequences into account before asking a lender or other creditor to convert debt into equity.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Heavy Demand for DOE Loan Guarantees
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2008
US MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS with earnings parked in offshore holding companies have been given leave to bring the earnings back temporarily to the United States without triggering US income taxes; IRS Private Letter Ruling 200832024
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
HOW BIOFUEL PLANTS should be depreciated for tax purposes remains unclear; Chief Counsel Advice 200835032
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Demand is expected to be heavy for the next round of federal loan guarantees for energy projects through the US Department of Energy
Project Finance Newswire
Novermber 2008
Mexico adopts renewable energy law; first step in creating a comprehensive legal framework for developing renewable energy projects in Mexico
Project Finance Newswire
Novermber 2008
Potential Effects of the Move from US GAAP to IFRS
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Wall Street rescue package includes tax incentives for energy projects
Project FInance Newswire
November 2008
Solar Financing Strategies from an Investor Perspective
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
State of the Tax Equity Market: a moderated discssion at the American Wind Energy Association fall finance conference, October 2008
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
US Supreme Court Affirms Sanctity of Power Contracts — Sort Of
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
US TOLL ROADS may have slightly less appeal for some foreign bidders after an IRS announcement in late October.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
LUXEMBOURG is expected to eliminate a capital duty that it collects currently on capital contributions to Luxembourg companies, effective on January 1, 2009.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
EMPIRE ZONE tax credits in New York for wind farms and other renewable energy projects have federal tax consequences; IRS memorandum is ILM 200842002
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Frozen Credit Markets and Falling Oil Prices Create Challenges for Renewables Projects
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
BUSINESS METHODS AND TAX STRATEGIES may be harder to patent after a federal appeals court decision in late October; re Bilski
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
The US Government Accountability Office — an arm of Congress – reported that 28% of large corporations operating in the United States paid no US income taxes in 2005
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
INDIA cannot tax a company that provides offshore supplies and services tied to a turnkey project in India, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal said in August.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
AN UNWIND of a transaction was respected by the IRS; Private Letter Ruling 200843001
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Biofuels Strategies to Survive Loan Defaults
Project Finance Newswire
November 2008
Construction Finance Bonds: Recent Experiences in Latin America
Latin American Law & Business
October 31, 2008
Commercial Division Update: TRO Applications When the Courthouse is Closed
New York Law Journal
October 30, 2008
Don’t Overstate Crimes
The National Law Journal
October 27, 2008
Non-Statutory Insider Status: Closeness Not Enough
Law 360
October 22, 2008
How Rule 502 Affects Lawyers and E-Discovery
law.com
October 08, 2008
Realising Africa's Hydropower Potential
Infrastructure Journal
October 6, 2008
Modification of Automatic Stay to Permit Litigation to Proceed Remains Possible
ABI Journal
October 2008
First-Party Reliance Not Required for Mail-Fraud-Based RICO
RICO Law Reporter
September 2008
Certain Shelf Registration Statements Will Expire Beginning December 1, 2008
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
September 2008
Commercial Division Update: Judicial Estoppel Use Freer as Policy Directives Change?
New York Law Journal
August 21, 2008
The US-Latin American Connection
Iberian Lawyer
July/August 2008
First-Party Reliance Not Needed for Mail-Fraud RICO
New York Law Journal
August 18, 2008
U.S. Courts Should Continue to Grant Recognition to Schemes of Arrangement of Solvent Insurance Companies
Norton Journal of Bankruptcy Law and Practice
August 2008
The Second Circuit Affirms Recognition of an Acuerdo Preventivo Extrajudicial
International Restructuring NewsWire
July 2008
Responding to Auditors Without Waiving Attorney Work-Product Protection
law.com
July 14, 2008
Debt Transferors Beware: Are You Assigning Your Rights to Indemnification?
International Restructuring NewsWire
July 2008
Commercial Division Update: When Tort Claims Duplicate Contract Claims
New York Law Journal
June 30, 2008
P3Americas meeting - Outlook for privatized road projects in the United States
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
US UTILITIES that start reporting customer connection fees as income must treat the change as a “change in method of accounting,” the IRS said. IRS Revenue Ruling 2008-30
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
MASTER LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS cannot own power plants, the Internal Revenue Service said.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
LUXEMBOURG announced a reduction in the corporate income tax rate from 29.63% to 25.5% and abolition of a capital duty. The changes are to take effect on January 1, 2009.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
BIOFUEL PRODUCERS are being challenged by the IRS on two issues on audit; ILM 200814025
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
A Hot Solar Market; photovoltaic and solar thermal markets are growing rapidly. Discussionb at the Solar Finance and Investment Summit in San Diego
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
Calculating How Much Tax Equity Can Be Raised - developers of renewable energy projects struggling to calculate how much tax equity can be raised
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
A NEW FARM BILL enacted in late May made several changes in law that affect segments of the US energy market.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
A SOLAR DEVELOPER installing solar panels as part of a new low-income housing project did not have to reduce the 30% solar tax credit, even though the housing project was financed in part with tax-exempt bonds and the owners of the project qualified for a separate tax credit for investing in affordable housing.; Private Letter Ruling 200820011
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
Ten Legal Traps for Investors in India
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
The IRS is under pressure to relax the rule that electricity from US wind farms and geothermal and biomass power plants must be sold to an “unrelated person” in order for the plant owners to claim production tax credits of 2.1¢ a kilowatt hour.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
Carbon Reduction Projects in Africa: African countries have been slow to exploit the benefits that the “clean development mechanism” under the Kyoto protocol offers
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
Securitizations of Tax Revenues in Mexico
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
THE SALE OF A US BUSINESS may trigger a tax in more than one US state or in just the state where the US parent company is located under a US Supreme Court decision in April; MeadWestvaco Corp. v. Illinois
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
COAL COMPANIES must pay US excise taxes on coal sold for export if the coal makes an intermediate stop at a processing plant for conversion into synfuel; Technical Advice Memorandum 200820035
Project Finance Newswire
June 2008
Coal-to-Liquids Projects in the United States
Project Finance
June 2008
The Public Policy Exception to the Enforceability of Damage Waiver Clauses
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
May 2008
Carbon Transparency: Public Companies Face Rising Pressure to Disclose Climate-Change Risks
Public Utilities Fortnightly
May 2008
New Insurance Law and Regulations Bring Progress Through Transparency
April 25, 2008
Gauging Impact of IRS Rule on Performance-Based Compensation
law.com
April 3, 2008
Is Plaintiff’s Own Reliance Required for Mail Fraud-Based RICO?
RICO Law Reporter
April 2008
On the Cutting Edge of Climate Change Issues
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
April 2008
22 Years and Holding: A Spotlight on Supervision of Insolvent Companies as the Union Indemnity Insurance Liquidation Awaits an Order of Distribution
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
March 2008
Plaintiff's Reliance Needed for Mail Fraud-Based RICO?
New York Law Journal
March 6, 2008
States Lack Enforcement and Investigative Authority Over National Banks
The Banking Law Journal
March 2008
The Coming Wave — What the Turmoil in the Credit Markets Means — and What to Expect in 2008
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
February/March 2008
Commercial Division Update: After 'Stoneridge': Securities Liability Scheme
New York Law Journal
February 29, 2008
Implications Of LaRue For 401(k) Plan Participants
Employment Law360
February 26, 2008
Back in Black?
Project Finance Magazine
February 2008
Stoneridge: Not The End Of The Road
Securities Law360
January 18, 2008
Pay-to-Play or No-Way
The Deal
January 15, 2008
Outsourcing of Banking Activities
International Financial Law Review
January 1, 2008
Understanding Reinsurance
New Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide
January 2008
Commonality Requirement for Class-Action Certification
New York Law Journal
December 3, 2007
Bribery and Corruption in M&A Deals: An English Lawyer's Perspective
law.com
November 19, 2007
Edge Act Enables National Banks to Invoke Federal Jurisdiction Over Suits Involving International Banking or Financial Operations
The Banking Law Journal
November/December 2007
Climate Change: A Roundtable Discussion
The National Law Journal; The New York Law Journal
October 2, 2007
Will 'Leegin' Pave the Way for Ending Baseball's Antitrust Exemption?
law.com
August 7, 2007
Tellabs Decision Should Reduce Frivolous Fraud Suits
Securities Law360
July 5, 2007
Final 409A Regulations: What You Need to Know and Do by Year End
law.com
June 28, 2007
High Court Ruling May Facilitate Early Dismissals
Competition Law360
June 5, 2007
An Unsecured Creditor's Rights to Recover Attorneys' Fees: Highlighting the Section 502/Section 506 Dispute
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
June 2007
The Rights of Individual Lenders in Multi-Lender Loans to Enforce Remedies
The Banking Law Journal
May 2007
Three Foreign Tax Credit Schemes are Shut Down by the IRS
Practical US/International Tax Strategies
April 30, 2007
NONCONVENTIONAL FUEL CREDITS for producing landfill gas and synthetic fuel from coal were 81.4¢ an mmBtu during 2006, the IRS said in early April. IRS Notice 2007-38
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Foreign Acquisitions of US Companies; US House votes requires more rigorous review of foreign investments in US companies that might affect US national security interests
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
Environmental Update; US government has legal authority to regulate greenhouse emissions from new motor vehicles
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
BELGIUM eliminated withholding taxes on dividends paid by Belgian subsidiaries to shareholders in countries with which it has tax treaties.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
TIMBER properties can be converted into cash without having to pay taxes immediately on the gain.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
THREE FOREIGN TAX CREDIT schemes are shut down by the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Russian Oil Companies Dominate oil and gas rights in 14 contract areas in Libya
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
SOME SALES OF STATE TAX CREDITS are running into trouble with the IRS; AM 2007-002.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
The Tax Equity Market; Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit 2007
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
MINOR MEMOS. A bill that is gaining ground in the US Senate would create a blacklist of 40 countries considered tax havens.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
INDIA said only part of the fee a construction contractor earned from a turnkey contract to build an LNG terminal was taxable in India.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
STEAM TURBINES and reactor vessel heads at a nuclear power plant are “separate assets,” the IRS said. Private Letter Ruling 200711015
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
PRIVATE EQUITY FUND takeovers of energy companies are requiring more careful attention to antitrust issues.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Tactics When Caught in an Expropriation
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
SERVICE FEES that foreign subsidiaries of US companies earn for work outside the United States should be easier to insulate from US taxes in the future. IRS Notice 2007-13
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
A LAWSUIT IN INDONESIA is a warning to banks not to lend into questionable structures that reduce withholding taxes on interest payments.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
PARTNERSHIP FLIP structures will be addressed by the Internal Revenue Service in a “revenue procedure,” perhaps as early as this summer.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY BOND applications must be received by the IRS by July 13 this year, the agency said.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
RENEWABLE DIESEL is defined broadly by the IRS. IRS Notice 2007-37
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Iran Trade Sanctions May Tighten; Two bills introduced in the House would strengthen trade sanctions against Iran by increasing US penalties against violators
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
IDAHO replaced its property taxes on wind farms with a new tax on gross receipts from electricity sales.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Mongolian Mining: A Golden Opportunity? Mongolia is a country to watch in 2007
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS are 2¢ a kilowatt hour for generating electricity from wind, geothermal energy or “closed-loop” biomass during 2007.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2007
Implications of the Next Capital Spending Spree; Capital spending by US power companies is cyclical
Project Finance News
April 2007
US Trade Sanctions Are a Trap for the Unwary
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2007
Are There Any Limits to Mandatory Subordination Under Section 510(b) of the Bankruptcy Code?
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
March 2007
US Bankruptcy Code-Chapter 15: The Early Returns
Insolvency Intelligence
March 2007
Transgraniczne Bancassurance
Miesięcznik Ubezpieczeniowy
March 2007
Chapter 32: Poland
The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Real Estate 2007
March 2007
Investment in the Electricity Sector in Russia
Russian Investment Review
Spring 2007
Is the DOJ's New Policy of Prosecuting Corporations Real Reform or Business as Usual?
law.com
January 31, 2007
UTILITY RELOCATION PAYMENTS continue to cause trouble at the IRS. Private Letter Ruling 200647002
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
A DEBT-EQUITY SWAP between a US company and the Mexican government produced income for the US company, but because the IRS guessed wildly at the amount, a US appeals court let the company off.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
CALIFORNIA said in December that it will appeal a state court decision that an annual fee on limited liability companies is unconstitutional.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Environmental Update - Wetlands Permitting by Clean Water Act remains unclear
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
PAPER COMPANIES complain that the IRS policy of allowing production tax credits on only the net amount of electricity supplied to the grid will reduce credits for power plants at paper mills by half.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
BAPCPA: Review and Analysis of Business Bankruptcy Provisions After One Year
Pratt's Journal of Bankruptcy Law
January/February 2007
A FORECLOSURE SALE of the Great Plains coal gasification project triggered more than $1 billion in income and some recapture of tax credits for the owners.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
The Legal Basis for Land Use in Ukraine
Freeman's Guide to European Property
2007
A New Structure for A MLP Roll Ups?
Project Finance NewsWire
January 2007
The road ahead:a conversation among four veteran energy lobbyists in Washington about what to expect in 2007 from the new Congress
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Funding Ethanol Deals in a Turbulent Market
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 415 chills the PIPE market
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
In Other News - January 2007
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
INCOME FROM FOREIGN SUBSIDIARIES was an issue in two states; General Electric Company v. Commissioner
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Municipalities Turn Again to Prepaid Gas Contracts
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Taxing Income from Foreign Subsidiaries of Companies in New Hampshire and Minnesota
Practical US/Domestic Tax Strategies
January 2007
SOURCE RULES for determining where income is earned are important.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
FERC Decides Aero Case
North American Windpower
January 2007
MINOR MEMOS. A group of power companies is pressing the IRS to relax technical restrictions that could limit their ability to claim tax benefits from “domestic manufacturing.”
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
A New Structure for MLP Roll Ups?
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
SEVERAL KEY TAX INCENTIVES were extended by Congress in December.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2007
Trustee’s Fraud Claims May Be Barred by 'In Pari Delicto' Doctrine
Banking Law Journal
November/December 2006
The Scope and Timing of Discovery in Antitrust Class Action Litigation
The Antitrust Practitioner
December 2006
Overseeing Oversight
National Law Journal
November 2006
More Tolls on Interstate Highways?
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
PRODUCTION TAX CREDITS can only be claimed on the net amount of electricity supplied to the grid, the IRS said. IRS Notice 2006-88
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
New Rules Would Require Independent Generators to Help Maintain Grid Reliability
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
TAX SHELTER REPORTING rules are changing — again.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
THE DOE LOAN GUARANTEE application deadline has been pushed back to December 31.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
INDIAN TRIBES that would like to issue tax- exempt bonds to finance projects on reservations got help from a government report in September.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
TOLLING AGREEMENTS cannot be used to change how a power plant is depreciated, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
Using Derivatives to Finance New Power Plants; the challenge for independent generators to finance new projects
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
PARTNERSHIP FLIP structures are under study in Washington.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
Secrets of the Biodiesel Market
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
Environmental Update; California Greenhouse Gas Measures
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
MINOR MEMOS. The IRS is taking a harder line on whether utilities can avoid paying taxes on amounts they receive from developers to move gas mains and power lines out of the way of new construction and from municipalities to bury power lines
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
A NEW STRUCTURE or financing baseball stadiums should also work for road and other infrastructure projects; PLRs 200641001 and 200641002
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
ETHANOL BLENDERS can organize themselves as master limited partnerships, the IRS confirmed in September.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
Financing Projects with Unproven Technologies; Projects that involve new ways of making transportation fuels or generating electricity or that rely on equipment that does not have a long operating history can be severely challenging to finance
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
Secrets of the Biodiesel Market; ethanol market shows signs of cooling because of falling oil prices and fears about overcapacity; biodiesel plants remain hot
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
More Tolls on Interstate Highways?
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
Market Gone with the Wind, Or Whose Line Is It Anyway? FERC proceeding pits transmission investment against the requirements of open access to the grid
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
PRE-TAX RETURNS are an area of controversy.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
CANADIAN INCOME TRUSTS lost value after the finance minister announced plans to subject their earnings to higher taxes. US private equity firms are now scouting for bargains among trust assets. Memorandum AM 2006-001.
Project Finance Newswire
November 2006
When Subsidies Reduce Tax Credits in Renewable Energy Projects
Project Finance NewsWire
November 2006
The Yukos Chapter 15 Case: The Story of How a United States Bankruptcy Court's Pragmatic Approach to a Novel Problem Aided a Russian Receiver to Protect Assets Located in the Netherlands
INSOL International
October 2006
In Brazil's Footsteps: The Ethanol Boom in Latin America
Latin Lawyer
October 2006
Federal Long-Arm Statute: An Avenue for Asserting Personal Jurisdiction of Foreign Nationals Who Are Not Focused in a Particular State
New York Law Journal
October 2006
Commercial Dispute Resolution in Russia
Russian Investment Review
October 2006
What You Need to Know About New SEC Compensation Disclosure and Analysis Rules
law.com
September 2006
CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY BOND allocations should be made in September, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
SHAREHOLDER DEBT passed muster in court. Several members of the family that owns a small manufacturing company made advances to the company periodically to cover working capital requirements.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
FOREIGN TAX CREDIT STRATEGIES took a hit in proposed regulations the IRS issued in early August.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
FOREIGN COMPANIES that invest in the United States through joint ventures are chafing at US withholding taxes.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
MATCHING POWER CONTRACTS are not “section 197 intangibles” but rather a financial play, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
Renewable Energy Update; Renewables have farther to go to catch up to the expanded European Union
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
ALTERING THE TERMS OF A DEBT INSTRUMENT can sometimes have tax consequences; Private Letter Ruling 200630002
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
Is “Merchant” Still a Dirty Word?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
STATE TAX INCENTIVES that encourage companies to build wind farms, ethanol plants, factories and other facilities dodged a constitutional challenge.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
LANDFILL GAS AND SYNFUEL producers may be out of luck, but they have not given up.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
COAL SUPPLY CONTRACTS were not taxed when transferred as part of a swap of mining properties.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
A TAX RECONCILIATION BILL that President Bush signed into law on May 17 makes a number of changes in US tax laws that will affect the project finance community.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT owners qualify potentially for tax credits of 1.8¢ a kilowatt hour on the electricity they produce, but must apply to the US government for an allocation.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
A RATE INCREASE that was later rejected led to more taxable income than a utility wanted.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
“DISREGARDED ENTITIES” may become harder to arrange outside the United States.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
ETHANOL CREDITS cannot be claimed by a company that hires out the actual work of producing the ethanol to a factory under a contract manufacturing or tolling arrangement, the IRS said. The ruling is TAM 200613032
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
MINOR MEMOS. The IRS committed in a new business plan released in mid-August to issue guidance about when production tax credits can be claimed on electricity generated from biomass.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
RESTRUCTURING A CONTRACT led to taxable income for a utility. FAA 20062801F
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
MINOR MEMOS. The US Treasury Department told a congressman from North Carolina in March that it lacks authority to bar biodiesel tax credits for fuel blends that use biodiesel made from palm oil.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
BIODIESEL is losing tax subsidies in Germany.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
Environmental Update; International Finance Corporation proposes revisions to environmental guidelines
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
WIND DEVELOPERS will not be able to get private letter rulings from the Internal Revenue Service about tax issues in transactions that are structured as “partnership flips.”
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
WIND CREDITS remain unchanged at 1.9¢ a kilowatt hour during 2006, the IRS said in mid- April.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
“INVOLUNTARY CONVERSIONS” are not easy to achieve. Technical Advice Memorandum 200627024
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
SALES TAXES will be triggered in Texas when the owner of a company contributes equipment in kind to the company and the company also assumes liability for any loan to which the equipment was subject; IRS ruling No. 200602644L
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
FIN 48 will require corporations to indicate in their financial statements which of their tax positions may be challenged on audit.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
MICHIGAN declined to take into account the fact that an independent power plant is a “QF” project when assigning a value to it for property tax purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
INTEREST RATE SWAPS must be marked to market for tax purposes at year end by banks, but there is room for disagreement about how to value them.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
New Technologies to Displace Oil: Are They Financeable?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
DOE Releases Guidelines for Loan Guarantees
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
US Power Market Outlook
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
IMPROVEMENTS to property are sometimes hard to distinguish from repairs.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
CONSTRUCTION COSTS can sometimes be allocated largely to the part of a project that a company will sell at completion to a third party, even though the company will retain part of the project for itself.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
US Appeals Court Rejects Attempt to Cancel Potomac Electric Power Company Contract in Mirant Bankruptcy
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
A CALIFORNIA TAX on limited liability companies has been declared unconstitutional.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
New Technologies to Displace Oil: Are They Financeable?
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
INDIAN TRIBES will have a harder time issuing tax-exempt bonds under proposed regulations the IRS issued in August.
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
New Rules for Pipeline Gas Quality
Project Finance NewsWire
September 2006
TRANSACTION STRUCTURES and some tax planning ideas are patentable, but should they be?
Project Finance Newswire
September 2006
First in Time, First in Right
Securities Law360
August 2006
Honest Competitors Catch No Break Under RICO
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
August 2006
First in Time, First in Right: When Directors & Officers Liability Coverage Exhausts Before the Litigation Ends
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
August 2006
How the New Polish Civil Mediation Law Compares with the Proposed EU Directive on Mediation
Dispute Resolution Journal
August-October 2006
The Effect of Bankruptcy on Letters of Credit as Security for Real Property Leases
Bloomberg Corporate Law Journal
August 2006
The Presumption of Innocence Should Not Be Taken Lightly
Roll Call
July 19, 2006
Inside the Reinsurance Sidecar
Insurance and Reinsurance NewsWire
July 2006
Will Recent Nationalizations in Bolivia Give Rise to Claims Under Political Risk Insurance Policies
July 2006
Real Reform Must Scrutinize Lobbying and Lawmakers
USA Today
June 21, 2006
FERC Ruling Frustrates Wind Developers
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
REC Market Update: State programs to promote the development of renewable energy continue to multiply and evolve
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Toll Road Roundtable: state governments are interested in finding new ways to raise money to build roads and institutional investors looking for new places to deploy capital
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Energy Department Wrestles with Loan Guarantee Details
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Implications of CO2 Emissions Limits for the US Power Industry
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Ethanol from a Lender Perspective: a briefing about the US ethanol market
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Environmental Update: Fuel Additives; Ethanol Air Permits; Greenhouse Gas; Plant Modifications; Mercury Emissions;
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2006
Whose Truth Is It, Anyway? Commentary: A Case for Judicial Grants of Defense Witness Immunity
law.com
April 19, 2006
Creditors' Committees Sharing Information: How Much is Enough?
Banking Law Journal
April 2006
Tax on Limited Liability Companies has been Declared Unconstitutional
Practical US/International Tax Strategies
April 2006
New Issues Arise as the Size of Ethanol Plants Increase
Ethanol Producer Magazine
March 2006
PROJECTS ON INDIAN RESERVATIONS may find it less attractive to use lease financing after two private letter rulings.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
RELATED PARTIES cannot deduct interest on cross-border inter-company debt until the interest is actually paid, a US appeals court confirmed in February.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
Toll Road Update; Indiana Toll Road; Two Texas Projects; Texas CDAs; Private Activity Bonds;
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
Toll Road Update - State Developments and Private Activity Bonds
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2006
Project developers using Master Limited Partnerships to create more value in their companies
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
WIND DEVELOPERS have been helped by two favorable tax rulings.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
PROJECT DEVELOPERS must apply to the Internal Revenue Service by October 2 to claim two new federal tax credits for “advanced” coal-fired power plants and gasification projects.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
PROPERTY TAXES do not have to be paid in Arizona on certain utility property whose cost is reimbursed by customers.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
SYNFUEL AND LANDFILL GAS PRODUCERS are fretting about whether high oil prices will cause federal tax credits for their projects to phase out.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
US MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS with European subsidiaries may have trouble claiming some foreign credits in the United States after a decision by the European Court of Justice in the Marks & Spencer case.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
US POWER COMPANIES complain that proposed IRS regulations would deny them a special tax break for domestic manufacturing
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
A “LOAN” OF EQUIPMENT was a “sale” for state sales tax purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
FERC Moves to Require Rate Filings by QFs
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
FERC Moves to Require Rate Filings by QFs
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
FERC Implements PURPA Repeal
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2006
Importing liquefied natural gas into the US? A Few Pointers; corporate, legal and regulatory risks and liabilities
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
CONNECTICUT is considering whether to impose a “windfall profits” tax on power companies.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
California: The Promised Land for Renewable Energy?
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2006
Mexico Encourages Renewables
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
OUT-OF-STATE LENDERS financing equipment in North Carolina must pay an annual tax on the face value of the loan, an appeals court said.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
LUXEMBOURG is under pressure from the European Union to do more to limit the use of 1929 holding companies.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
Environmental Update; Greenhouse Gases; Power Plant Emissions; Mercury; IFC Guidelines; Mohave Shutdown; Renewables in Gasoline; New Source Review Case;
Project Finance NewsWire
March 2006
MINOR MEMOS. Two class action suits have been filed in the US courts to force the IRS to refund the 3% excise tax that the federal government collects on long-distance telephone calls.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
Intercreditor Issues in Complex Financings of Joint Ventures
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
CORPORATE TAX SHELTER reporting triggers have changed.
Project Finance Newswire
March 2006
Memorandum of Law in Support of Defendants Steven J. Rosen's and Keith Weissman's Motion to Dismiss the Superseding Indictment
February 2006
New Guidance Clarifies 409A's Application to Separation Pay Arrangements
Journal of Compensation and Benefits
January 2006
Chadbourne & Parke's London Office: Hub Of A Global Practice
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
January 2006
Defenses to Claims by Bankruptcy Trustees Against Lenders: The In Pari Delicto Defense and the Wagoner Rule
The Banking Law Journal
January 2006
PARTNERSHIP ALLOCATIONS may be tested with a more jaundiced eye by the IRS, the agency warned.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
PARTNERSHIPS with both US taxpayers and foreign or tax-exempt entities as partners got another reprieve from the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
A One-Time Investment Opportunity in China; buying “non-tradable shares” in Chinese companies that are partly owned by the government
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
A NEW TAX BILL signed by President Bush on December 21 will reward companies making investments in sections of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama that were damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Electric Power Sector Reform in Russia: Where Are We Now?
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Holland Opens for New Energy Investments; A proposal for “unbundling” or separation of the regulated and unregulated gas and electricity businesses of Dutch energy companies
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
MINOR MEMOS: The IRS denied interest deductions on audit that a corporation claimed on its senior debt.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
WEST VIRGINIA will continue collecting severance taxes on coal destined for export.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Environmental Update: US Environmental Protection Agency took another significant step toward a complete overhaul of the federal “new source review” air permitting program
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Mexico Addresses “Earnings Stripping”; thin capitalization” rules
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
TRANSMISSION GRIDS became a little easier to transfer.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Coal To Liquids : The New Black Gold? Two alternatives — converting corn into ethanol and soybeans into biodiesel — have been around for many years, but have only recently gained market acceptance
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Environmental Due Diligence: The Basics
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
DOUBLE DIPPING is “alive and well . . . with a little bit of finesse,” said one tax expert after a federal district court decision in late October.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
ENERGY COMPANIES are jostling for awards of scarce new energy tax credits.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Moves to Implement New Energy Law that President Bush signed on August 8
January 2006
UTILITY RELOCATION PAYMENTS had to be reported as taxable income.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Toll Road Update; states that do not currently authorize significant private sector involvement in road projects are considering public-private partnerships for the development or operation of toll roads.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
TELEPHONE COMPANIES are fretting about having to collect excise taxes on long-distance telephone calls after the US government lost for the tenth straight time in court in lawsuits by large customers to get their tax money back.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
CLEAN RENEWABLE ENERGY BOND applications must be filed by April 26.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
BIODIESEL companies are angry about an apparent decision to allow tax credits on fuel made with imported biodiesel.
Project Finance Newswire
January 2006
Toll Road Update - Looking Ahead to 2006
Project Finance NewsWire
January 2006
Cross Border Bankruptcy Developments: The Movement Towards Universality in the United States
Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law
December 2005
New U.S. Deferred Compensation Guidance Impacts Corporate Transactions
Financier Worldwide
December 2005
The Dabhol Power Project Settlement: What Happened and How?
Infrastructure Journal
December 2005
Unjust Enrichment: An Alternative Theory in Product Liability Actions
International Law Office
December 22, 2005
Treasury and IRS Issue "Second Round" of 409A Guidance: What Companies Need to Know and Do Before Year End
Employee Benefit Plan Review
December 2005
WKSIs Have Shelf Registration Choices Beginning December 1, 2005
Securities Regulation and Law Report
December 2005
Toll Road Update - NAFTA Traffic
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2005
Financing Pollution Control
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2005
Third Circuit Reverses Substantive Consolidation Decision in Owens Corning Bankruptcy Case
Journal of Bankruptcy Law
October 2005
A NOVEL THEORY for reducing pollution cleanup costs failed in a US court.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
A FOREIGN DEBT-SWAP PLAN was a headache for a US company, but the company eventually won in court.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
FOREIGN TAX CREDITS cannot be claimed in the United States for taxes that a US company pays voluntarily to another country.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Toll Road Update: The federal highway bill signed by President Bush in August earmarks $833 million for projects within 100 miles of the US borders with Mexico and Canada.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Are Subsidiaries Really Bankruptcy Remote?
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
ENVIRONMENTAL UPDATE - Climate Change
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
FOREIGN TAX CLAIMS cannot usually be pursued in the US courts.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
CANADA has stopped issuing tax rulings for Canadian income trusts and other flow-through entities.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Financing Pollution Control
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Biodiesel Roundtable
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
SEC Takes Aim at Lease Accounting
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
HOLLAND unveiled a new budget in September that cuts the corporate tax rate to 29.6% from the current 30.5%.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
China Moves to Encourage Renewables Projects
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Asian and European Oil Companies Outbid US in Libyan Tender
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
SECURITIZATION TRANSACTIONS by utilities are okay in some circumstances, the IRS said, but the agency said it will not rule on others.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
MINOR MEMOS. Another company got back the federal excise taxes that were included on its phone bill for long-distance calls.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
FOREIGN DIVIDENDS were a problem for Amerada Hess Corp. when paying state income taxes in North Dakota.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2005
Product Liability Litigation Against the Food Industry
International Law Office
September 2005
HOLLAND granted partial relief in July to US companies that have made offshore investments through Dutch holding companies using a so-called CV-BV structure.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
CIRCULAR 230 has spurred debate about what warnings must be included in tax discussions in offering circulars.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT applications for calendar year 2006 must be posted by August 22.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP costs where a manufacturer pollutes his own land and groundwater must be offset against revenue from sales of his products.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
SALES TAX PLANNING around sale of one plant failed.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Real Estate Issues in US Wind Deals
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
TELEPHONE EXCISE TAXES remain in play.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
How Pollution Control Will Reshape the US Market
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
IRS Addresses Interconnection Payments; Revenue Procedure 2005-13.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Environmental Update - Clean Air Interstate Rule
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Toll Road Update
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
A PARTNERSHIP had no cancellation of debt income, but it took the IRS a year and a half to come to that conclusion.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
US Remakes Playing Field for Gas and Electricity
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
New Grants and Loan Guarantees in the Energy Bill
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Toll Road Update - State PPP Projects
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2005
A PENNSYLVANIA appeals court held in late May that municipalities in the state have the right to collect property taxes from companies that merely hold rights to subsurface minerals.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
MINOR MEMOS: The owners of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System largely won a dispute with three Alaska municipalities over what value should be assigned to the pipeline for property tax purposes.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
New Tax Subsidies for Energy Projects
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
FERC Rebuffs Wind Developers
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Biodiesel: The Next Growth Opportunity?
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
INSURANCE is not always easy to recognize.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
SYNFUEL plant owners won a round in the IRS national office in June.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
THE OREGON legislature voted in July to require utilities to reduce rates if they end up not paying the full taxes that were included in rates.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
INDIA and Singapore have a new protocol to their tax treaty.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Ocean Energy: Whose Approval is Needed?
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
SUCCESSOR LIABILITY was not a problem when a lender foreclosed on a business.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Will PUHCA Repeal Hasten Utility Consolidations?
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
UNCERTAIN TAX POSITIONS may force American companies to restate earnings later this year.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2005
Recent Amendments to the Bankruptcy Code Affecting Commercial Entities
INSOL International
July 2005
The Liability of Limited Partners for the Defaulted Loans of Their Limited Partnerships
The Banking Law Journal
July 2005
Finite Reinsurance: A Risky Business?
JTW News
July 2005
The ‘Deepening Insolvency’ Debate
Banking Law Journal
July 2005
Choice of Law in Product Liability Actions
International Law Office
June 2005
PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS that want to own utilities or invest in transmission projects should find it easier to do so after a new policy statement by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in May.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
COAL COMPANIES won a victory in court.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Toll Road Update - New Legislation
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2005
Temporary Obstacle to US Utility Mergers?
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
ARKANSAS has a new law that requires partnerships and limited liability companies doing business in the state to withhold income taxes from distributions to out-of-state partners.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
MINOR MEMO. The IRS told a utility that it could claim production tax credits of 1.9¢ a kilowatt hour on electricity it generates from a wind farm the utility owns.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Toll Road Update June 2005
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
PROJECT DEVELOPERS who receive partnership interests in exchange for services should be careful.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTORS cannot be taxed by a state on fees for engineering work that is done physically in another state.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
A FOREIGN TAX CREDIT strategy passed muster in the US claims court.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
A NEW BANKRUPTCY law in the United States will require more extensive tax disclosures by companies that are in bankruptcy.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Current Issues in Mining Projects
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Environmental Update - June 2005
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Basics of Construction Contracts
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
TELEPHONE TAXES had to be refunded in two more cases.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
LUXEMBOURG altered the rules for “1929 holding companies” effective July 1.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
CANADIAN INCOME FUNDS got an assist from the Canadian government.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
Libya Launches Second Exploration Tender
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
TAX OPINIONS have become an area of controversy.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
New Opportunities in Poland for Project Developers
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
New Chapter 15 to Replace Section 304
Pratt's Guide to The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
June 2005
HOLLAND is moving to abolish a tax on capital contributions to Dutch companies.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
SOME LANDFILL GAS projects are in limbo.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
A TAX BENEFIT PAYMENT made in a corporate acquisition had to be reported as income.
Project Finance Newswire
June 2005
The Return of the RICO Whistleblower?
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
May 2005
Toll Road Update - US Federal and State Initiatives
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2005
TELEPHONE USERS continue to win lawsuits against the US government asking for refunds of excise taxes they paid on phone service.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Spying and Limitations on Privacy
April 2005
WEST VIRGINIA may have to refund more than $400 million in severance taxes collected from coal companies that produce coal in the state, but sell it overseas.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Toll Road Update April 2005
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
SALES OF INTERESTS in many partnerships and limited liability companies that own US property will have to wait in the future at least 30 days after reports are filed with US antitrust officials before the sales can close.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
INVESTMENT INCOME might be shifted to a low-tax state.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
PARTNERSHIPS with both US taxpayers and foreign or tax-exempt entities as partners may fall into a trap that Congress may have set inadvertently last October.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
MINOR MEMOS. German Gref, the Russian minister for economic development and trade, said he won a bottle of cognac by challenging two authors of the second half of the Russian tax code
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
SOUTH DAKOTA enacted two tax incentives to encourage power companies to build new plants in the state.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Environmental Update - April 2005
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
SECTION 29 tax credits were $1.13 an mmBtu last year.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Issues and Opportunities in Subsovereign Projects
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
CONTRACT CANCELLATION PAYMENTS can normally be deducted, but the IRS told one US company on audit that it had to treat such a payment as a cost of a new contract the company signed around the same time
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
US Limits Pollution from Power Plants
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
HOLLAND plans to eliminate a capital tax on money injected into Dutch holding companies.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Project Financing of Cross-Border Pipelines
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
WIND CREDITS will be 1.9¢ a kilowatt hour in 2005, the IRS said in early April
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
The Supreme Court’s Decision in United States v. Booker Opens the Door to Fairer Sentences in White Collar Cases
Securities Litigation and Enforcement NewsWire
April 2005
Doomed to Invest in Russian Oil?
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
NATIVE AMERICAN lands that an Indian tribe acquires on the open market remain subject to local property taxes, the US Supreme Court said in late March
Project Finance Newswire
April 2004
Ethanol: Are Fears of Overcapacity Overblown?
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
HYDROGEN PRODUCERS could get a tax break in North Dakota.
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
National Security Law
April 2005
STAPLED STOCK structures can be unraveled without a tax cost. IRS ruling PLR 200507009
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
OUT-OF-STATE LESSORS do not have to pay income taxes in Alabama even though the leased property is used there, an Alabama judge ruled
Project Finance Newswire
April 2005
Doomed to Invest in Russian Oil
The Moscow Times
March 2005
Treasury and IRS Issue Key Guidance on New Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Law - March 2005
Tax Management Compensation Planning Journal
March 2005
TGS Models for Argentina
Project Finance International
March 2005
APE: An Argentine Tale, Part II
International Finance and Treasury
February 2005
APE: An Argentine Tale, Part I
International Finance and Treasury
February 2005
Failure to Warn and the Knowledgeable User
International Law Office
February 2005
MAURITIUS continues to receive barbs from the Indian government for its favorable tax treaty.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
RELOCATING POWER LINES can lead to tax complications for utilities.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Tax Break For Repatriated Earnings
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Environmental Update - Kyoto Protocol
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
UNDIVIDED INTEREST STRUCTURES may be taxed differently by US states than by the federal government.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
BRAZIL moved in December to tax foreigners on gains in the value of shares in their Brazilian subsidiaries caused by fluctuating exchange rates.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Ethanol Goes Prime Time; round-table discussion in New York about the main issues in ethanol deals
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
TELEPHONE COMPANIES provide a service rather than sell a product, a Kansas court said.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
AN EARNINGS STRIPPING STRATEGY for British companies with US subsidiaries is under attack in the pages of Tax Notes magazine.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Wind Market Roundtable
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
MEXICO has started collecting a 25% withholding tax on certain payments by Mexican companies to foreigners.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
WEST VIRGINIA has been collecting too much in severance taxes from some coal producers, the state’s highest court said.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Restating Earnings From Lease Deals? conference call to report on the debate and the options that companies have if they are forced to rerun numbers
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
COMMUNICATIONS EXCISE TAXES may not apply to yet another type of phone service.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
OUT-OF-STATE LIMITED PARTNERS may be taxed on their partnership incomes, even if they have no other ties to a state.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
A New Dawn? A roundtable discussion about the outlook for domestic electricity prices with three prominent forecasters
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Grants For Renewable Energy Projects
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Lower Taxes For US “Manufacturers”
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
DEPRECIATION BONUS issues continue to receive attention.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
MINOR MEMOS. Montana is moving to reduce property taxes on wind farms.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
STATE TAX INCENTIVES to locate new businesses remain under a cloud.
Project Finance Newswire
February 2005
Israeli and Palestinian Discountenance and Misunderstanding: Implementing an Irish Plan for the Middle East Peace Process
Tilburg Foreign Law Review
2005
Solvent Debtors May be Unable to Enter Bankruptcy in Absence of ‘Financial Distress'
Banking Law Journal
January 2005
Income Deposit Securities
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2004
Paying the Piper?
The Deal
December 2004
Income Deposit Securities; US power companies may be able to use income deposit securities to cash out of power projects.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
EARNINGS REPATRIATION is receiving attention in corporate finance departments.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
A ‘CLAIM OF RIGHT” led to a tax refund.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
A FOREIGN TAX CREDIT STRATEGY that the IRS dislikes is proliferating.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
US Moves to Promote Broadband Over Power Lines
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
A MUNICIPAL UTILITY cannot be given an interest in a power plant or sold a turbine that is already under construction without tax complications.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
APE – An Argentine Tale; Banks and other creditors are developing creative ways of restructuring distressed companies in Argentina.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
A LESSEE had to pay sales taxes not only on rents, but also on the “additional rent” that the lessor collected for annual property taxes.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
SOUTH DAKOTA is weighing two tax breaks to induce developers to build coal-fired power plants in the state.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
DENMARK is considering making it harder to file group tax returns.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
Current Merchant Plant Prices; Sales of merchant power plants have more than quadrupled so far in 2004.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
DIVIDENDS that US shareholders receive from foreign corporations sometimes qualify for tax at a reduced rate of 15%.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
DISGUISED SALES of partnership interests get attention from the US tax authorities.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
MINOR MEMOS: The corporate tax bill that President Bush signed on October 22 would reduce US taxes on domestic manufacturing income
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
New Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Law: What To Do (And Not Do) Now
Employee Benefit Plan Review
December 2004
CALIFORNIA will continue to assess 44 independent power plants at the state level.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
FOREIGN ELECTRICITY SALES do not have to be reported to the IRS as potential corporate tax shelters.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
STATE TAX CREDITS can be sold and the buyer can deduct his purchase price in the year he uses the tax credits, the IRS said again.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
The Next Agenda; what a Bush second term will mean for the project finance community
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
A PARTNERSHIP had to report taxable income in the US when one of its partners repaid a loan from a bank.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
GAS INTERTIES are out of favor with the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
REC Market Update
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
When Is a Lease a Lease?
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
Grid Separation Proposed in Holland
December 2004
Environmental Update: Risk Allocation in Wind Projects
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
MEXICO will not allow Mexican companies to deduct interest paid on debt if the companies are too “thinly capitalized.”
December 2004
PERU adopted a temporary 0.6% tax on assets.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
TELEPHONE COMPANIES won a victory.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
Political Risk Insurance in Project Workouts
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
PENNSYLVANIA is looking at possible changes in the state tax system.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
VENEZUELA said that it is raising the royalty tax on foreign producers of heavy crude oil in Venezuela from 1% to 16.6% per barrel of oil.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
Risk Allocation in Wind Projects; The developer of a windpower project must contend with many risks that may not affect a more conventional power plant.
Project Finance Newswire
December 2004
The Cause of Action of Failure to Test
International Law Office
November 2004
NEW YORK said a cogeneration project owes back taxes on the gas it imported for use as fuel.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
LEVERAGED PARTNERSHIPS continue to receive attention as a way to sell property without triggering a tax. This one failed, but not by much.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
STATE TAX INCENTIVES are at risk after a decision by a US appeals court in September.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Silent Second Liens
Banking Law Journal
October 2004
Federal Regulatory Issues In Windpower Projects
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Libya Update; Two important developments in the last few weeks should accelerate foreign investment in the Libyan oil and gas sector
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES are being held accountable in many states for taxes that their out-of-state owners fail to pay.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Financing Gas Pipeline Expansions in Argentina
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
PARTNERSHIPS usually designate one of the partners as the point of contact with the IRS in any tax audits.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Wind Market Update; The US wind market is expected to boom for at least the next 12 months
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
CALIFORNIA Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill in late September that would have made it illegal for taxpayers to buy insurance against loss of tax benefits.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
AUSTRALIA cracked down further on the use of perpetual instruments that are stapled to shares.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Biomass Projects in the UK and US
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Power Contracts and Bankrupt Generators; deciding when a power contract with unfavorable terms can be canceled in a bankruptcy proceeding.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
NUCLEAR POWER PLANT purchasers got relief from the US Treasury, but only for acquisitions on or after September 15, 2004.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENTS withstood challenges in two states.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Environmental Update; Election 2004
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
RUSSIA is requiring foreign companies to reregister with the tax authorities by January 1 or risk having their bank accounts frozen.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
SALE OF A SUBSIDIARY produced “nonbusiness” income. It is harder for states to tax such income.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
MANUFACTURING EXEMPTIONS may not be as broad as many power companies think.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
US Tax Laws Change — Again; A massive, 650-page corporate tax bill that the US Congress passed in mid-October before leaving Washington to campaign for reelection has many provisions that will affect the project finance community.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
MINOR MEMO. A US appeals court decision in September is a warning that shareholders may be held accountable for federal income taxes that corporations fail to pay.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
New Markets Tax Credits
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
New Markets Tax Credits
Project Finance NewsWire
October 2004
CREDITORS of foreign governments can “garnish” taxes and royalties that US companies owe the governments, a US appeals court ruled in late September.
Project Finance Newswire
October 2004
Private Involvement in U.S. Roads
Project Finance International
September 2004
Discoverability of Employment Records in a Product Liability Action
International Law Office
September 2004
Fuel Efficiency: The Disconnect Between Environmental Policy and Tax Policy
Environmental Law Reporter
Fall 2004
HIGHWAY USE TAXES must be paid on special trucks that utilities use to plant poles and make other repairs, a US appeals court said in July.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Ethanol: Wall Street Meets Main Street
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Renewables: Best Bet For Growth
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
FEDERAL GRANTS that are spent on elevating homes and protecting other properties against possible floods must be reported by property owners who benefit from them as income
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Opportunities in the Tightening Gas Market
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
DOMESTICATION does not work, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
TWO UTILITY ISSUES are on the IRS business plan for next year.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
ARGENTINA is moving to encourage a domestic ethanol industry.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
UNDIVIDED INTERESTS are getting another look from the IRS.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
MINOR MEMOS August 2004
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
PARTNERSHIPS sometimes play games to get more “outside basis” to one of the partners.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
FOREIGN ELECTRICITY SALES must be registered as potential corporate tax shelters, the IRS said.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Still Feeling Burned About Foreign Markets
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Building Toll Roads Under Public-Private Partnerships
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
SYNFUEL plant owners face another round of trouble with the Internal Revenue Service.
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004
Why Do Some Toll Roads Fail?
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2004
Environmental Update: Global Warming
Project Finance Newswire
August 2004