The US Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service recently issued long-awaited proposed regulations under Section 4501 of the Internal Revenue Code regarding the 1% stock buyback excise tax. The tax applies to stock repurchases and “economically similar transactions” undertaken by publicly traded US (and certain foreign) corporations beginning on January 1, 2023.

Webinar | April 11, 2024
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT
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Given market conditions, issuers in a range of industries may be evaluating potential liability management transactions, including debt repurchases, and tenders or exchange offers. In some cases, no-action letter relief may provide issuers with greater flexibility for tender offers for non-convertible

Webinar: November 9, 2023

1:00pm – 2:00pm ET

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During this webinar, Mayer Brown and Houlihan Lokey panelists will present a clear picture of business, legal, regulatory and tax considerations for monetizing external managers of mortgage real estate investment trusts (“mREITs”). Topics to discuss include:

  • Manager terminations coupled with mREIT
  • March 1, 2023 Webinar

    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET

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    During this webinar, the presenters will discuss some of the remaining issues not addressed by federal LIBOR legislation, including for debt securities not governed by US law, securities referencing the CMS rate, and other matters, as well as the liability management approaches

    On December 27, 2022, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2023-7 (the “Notice”) describing proposed regulations Treasury intends to issue to address certain aspects relating to the application of a new corporate alternative minimum tax (“CAMT”)—a 15% tax on the adjusted financial statement income (“AFSI”) introduced by the Inflation Reduction

    On December 27, 2022, the US Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued Notice 2023-2 (the “Notice”), which provides taxpayers interim guidance (until regulations are issued) on how the new 1% excise tax on stock-buybacks will be imposed and administered. The new 1% excise tax was enacted last summer as part of the

    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee announced a virtual public meeting to be held on December 8, 2022 to discuss several investor-related matters. The committee is scheduled to host three panels on the following topics: account statement disclosures; corporate tax transparency; and single stock exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

    The first panel on account statement disclosures will

    November 9, 2022 Hybrid Event

    2:00 pm –3:00 pm EST

    Join Mayer Brown partners, Ryan Liebl and Remmelt Reigersman, for a timely discussion on the most frequently asked questions and hot topics related to equity compensation and tax matters affecting emerging companies and their investors, including the following:

    • Advantages and disadvantages of different types of

    October 14, 2022 Webinar

    1:00pm 2:00pm EDT

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    Hosted by PLI, this briefing will provide an overview of the regulatory framework relating to company share buybacks, including the Rule 10b-18 safe harbor. During this session, Mayer Brown lawyers Anna Pinedo, Laura Richman, and Brennan Young will also discuss different ways companies may