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United States: Tax

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Arnold & Porter advises on federal tax issues related to corporate transactions, partnership arrangements and REIT structuring, and also handles tax planning for trusts, estates and tax-exempt organizations. Laurie Abramowitz has particular expertise in transactional tax matters and corporate reorganizations; acting alongside Emanuel Cherney, Abramowitz acted for key client American Securities in the sale of its portfolio company SeaStar Solutions to Swedish manufacturer Dometic Group for a cash purchase of $875m. Co-heading the practice with Abramowitz, Washington DC partner James Joseph is particularly skilled in advising tax-exempt organizations; in a recent example, he acted for Time’s Up non-profit initiative in its applications for tax-exempt status. Also in the Washington DC office, Thomas Richardson focuses on estate planning and private client work, while David Sausen is active in M&A and investment funds. All individuals are based in New York unless stated otherwise.

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  • The role of arbitrators in EU antitrust law

    In May 2014, it will be ten years since Regulation No 1/2003 entered into force. When the legislator of the European Union adopted this Regulation on 16 December 2002, its main objective was to decentralise the enforcement of the two main provisions of EU antitrust law, Articles 81 and 82 of the Treaty establishing the European Community (now Articles 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU)). Where do the arbitrators fit in this picture?

    - Arnold & Porter (UK) LLP

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