If you thought the recent price increase at your neighborhood store was inflation’s last flop, think again. The Inflation Reduction Act (“IRA”), which was signed into law by President Biden on August 16, 2022, is estimated to raise $739 billion over the decade. The IRA is financed primarily by several targeted tax increases. Revenues will

Our latest On point. focuses on real estate investment trusts (“REITs”).  Established in 1960, REITs were designed to democratize real estate investing by providing retail investors with the opportunity to obtain passive gains from large-scale, income-producing real estate and mortgage portfolios.  REITs typically receive preferential tax treatment in the form of no entity-level tax and

On Friday, October 9, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service released Revenue Procedure 2020-44 (the “Revenue Procedure”), providing retroactive but limited relief for amending specific types of legacy contracts to add fallback mechanics for the London Interbank Offer Rate or other Interbank Offer Rates. The fallback granted relief by the Revenue Procedure must rather strictly follow

This Lexis Practice Advisor practice note discusses reopenings of debt securities issuances. Companies frequently raise capital by issuing additional debt securities of the same series as debt securities outstanding under an existing indenture, often referred to as “reopening the indenture” or “reopening the series.”

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Businesses are under unprecedented stress due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these businesses need some form of relief on their debt obligations in order to avoid triggering defaults, foreclosures and collection activity during this extraordinary period of economic inactivity.  There is no one way to structure a workout.  The workout structure can be

A partnership (or LLC) can go public in a highly tax-efficient manner by using an “Up-C” structure.  An Up-C structure is composed of two entities: (1) a parent company, a C corporation (“PubCo”) which will be organized as a holding company, and (2) PubCo’s subsidiary, which is the partnership or LLC.  The Up-C structure makes