Global Activity in the Private Equity Sector Shows Changes

According to Pitchbook, a leading industry resource on investment activity, global activity in the private equity sector indicates there is a downward spike trending in exit activity or closed funds in the domestic and international market.

“IRS Notice Chills Coca-Cola,” GlobalAtlanta

On September 30 GlobalAtlanta published an article by Ben Miller and Eunice Gonzalez, directors in Bennett Thrasher’s Transfer Pricing department, about Coca-Cola’s pending $3.3 billion tax liability, stemming from transfer pricing discrepancies.

The Great Real Estate Debate

Real estate? The question arises frequently with cap rates as low as they are in the restaurant real estate space, and aging owners contemplating their wealth and succession. Illiquid as it may seem, real estate is still the foundation of the wealth that has been accumulated over the years.

CbC Reporting ”“ Lessons Learned from Early Adopters of OECD Recommendations

After years of speculation on the potential influence of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (“OECD’s”) OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (“BEPS”) project, countries are beginning to officially adopt some of its recommendations. Specifically, we are seeing the country by country (“CBC”) standard outlined in Action 13 of the BEPS project make its way into legislation.

Supreme Court Rules in King v. Burwell Case

On Thursday July 2nd, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the King v. Burwell case, a 6-3 decision, effectively upholding the insurance subsidies within the Affordable Care Act. After some 50 unsuccessful congressional votes and multiple lawsuits, many saw the case as the last credible attempt to repeal Obamacare.

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