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“Definitely Maybe:” The Prospect of a U.S. IP Holding Company Re-Emerges

November 16, 2017
In our debut edition of the A&M Tax Minute (titled IP Planners May be Humming a New Tune in Light of Pending U.S. Tax Reform), we modestly predicted that a day could soon arrive where the United States might be seen as a viable intellectual property (IP) holding company jurisdiction.
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2017/2018 Executive Change in Control Report

November 15, 2017
In recent years, external forces have continued to advocate for more transparency and executive compensation changes. A recent example is the tax reform bill, which contains several provisions aimed at curbing (or at least further taxing) executive compensation.

2017/2018 Executive Change In Control Report

November 14, 2017
In recent years, external forces have continued to advocate for more transparency and change with respect to executive compensation. The one area of executive compensation that is often embattled with criticism is change in control provisions.
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Six Months to Go and It’s Time To Get GDPR Serious

November 14, 2017
In May 2018, the way businesses handle consumer data will change irrevocably for the better. No longer will they be able to harbour consumers’ personal data ‘just because…’ – finally they will be held accountable for not only how they use it, but how they look after it too.

Value of Change in Control Benefits Provided to Executives Continues to be Significant, According to New Report by Alvarez & Marsal

November 14, 2017
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) announces its 2017/2018 Executive Change In Control Report. The report provides context around increasing demands for greater transparency with respect to executive compensation, in particular change in control provisions, and reveals that the overall value of change in control benefits provided to CEOs and other named executive officers (NEOs) are still quite sizeable.
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True Transformation Revolves Around the Customer

November 13, 2017
"We work with companies across industries on how to combat and tackle disruption, to drive transformation and to avoid becoming obsolete," says David Riviere, managing director with A&M in Atlanta.
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Special Alert: Now Tracking… Two Complex Bills

November 13, 2017
As expected, the Senate Finance Committee released its initial tax reform proposal on Friday. Separately, the House Ways and Means Committee put out its final legislative markup (the night before).