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THE ROUTING COMPANY RAISES $15 MILLION IN SERIES A FUNDING

THE ROUTING COMPANY RAISES $15 MILLION IN SERIES A FUNDING

THE ROUTING COMPANY RAISES $15 MILLION IN SERIES A FUNDING The Technology team advised The Routing Company on its $15 million Series A financing led by Galvanize Climate Solutions. The Routing Company is an on-demand vehicle routing and management platform that partners with communities around the world to help power the future of public transit, which improves transportation…
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Billionaire Robert Brockman Offers to Put Up $1.45B to Ease IRS Liens

Billionaire Robert Brockman Offers to Put Up $1.45B to Ease IRS Liens

Billionaire Robert Brockman Offers to Put Up $1.45B to Ease IRS Liens By David Voreacos What You Need to Know Robert Brockman is facing both criminal and civil charges that he evaded taxes on $2 billion in income and laundered money. He is willing to move money held by his family charitable trust from Switzerland…
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The Advocate General’s opinion in the Fiat appeal: a plea for legal certainty

The Advocate General’s opinion in the Fiat appeal: a plea for legal certainty

The Advocate General’s opinion in the Fiat appeal: a plea for legal certainty By Leopoldo Parada, University of Leeds School of Law In one of his opinions of December 16, 2021 –– Case C-885/19 P Fiat Chrysler Finance Europe v Commission (“FFT appeal”) –– Advocate General Priit Pikamäe recommends the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)…
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ECJ AG’s opinion on issues relating to protection of legal privilege in the context of exchange of information obligations under DAC6

ECJ AG’s opinion on issues relating to protection of legal privilege in the context of exchange of information obligations under DAC6

ECJ AG’s opinion on issues relating to protection of legal privilege in the context of exchange of information obligations under DAC6 By Luca Tortorella and Michele Targa, Senior Associates, Gatti Pavesi Bianchi Ludovici, Milan On December 21, 2020, the Belgian Constitutional Court submitted to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) a preliminary ruling in C-694/20 Orde van Vlaamse Balies…
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Lawyers Release SEC Marketing Rule Checklist as Advisor Questions Linger

Lawyers Release SEC Marketing Rule Checklist as Advisor Questions Linger

Lawyers Release SEC Marketing Rule Checklist as Advisor Questions Linger By Melanie Waddell What You Need to Know The compliance date for the SEC’s Marketing Rule is Nov. 4. One question advisors have about compliance: Is a model portfolio fact sheet that advisors show to clients an advertisement? The checklist is designed to help advisors navigate…
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When Latin America’s elite wanted to hide their wealth, they turned to this Panama firm

When Latin America’s elite wanted to hide their wealth, they turned to this Panama firm

When Latin America’s elite wanted to hide their wealth, they turned to this Panama firm Alcogal set up offshore companies for 160 politicians and public officials, leaked records show – including some accused of looting their countries. ne of Central America’s most prestigious law firms, Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee, was going into damage control…
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IRS to Hire 200 Attorneys to Combat Tax Schemes

IRS to Hire 200 Attorneys to Combat Tax Schemes

IRS to Hire 200 Attorneys to Combat Tax Schemes By Melanie Waddell What You Need to Know The positions will be available in more than 50 locations. Abusive syndicated conservation easement deals and micro-captive insurance arrangements are two areas of focus. New hires will help the IRS manage its increasing caseload in its multi-year effort to…
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NEWS: Put stricter controls on lawyers, accountants and other ‘gatekeeper’ professionals who enable money laundering, demands Council of Europe’s AML body

NEWS: Put stricter controls on lawyers, accountants and other ‘gatekeeper’ professionals who enable money laundering, demands Council of Europe’s AML body

NEWS: Put stricter controls on lawyers, accountants and other ‘gatekeeper’ professionals who enable money laundering, demands Council of Europe’s AML body By AML Intelligence Correspondents STRICTER AML regulations and supervision must be placed on the professional “gatekeepers” who enable money laundering, the Council of Europe’s AML body said today. MONEYVAL also said governments need to…
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Soccer coach Pep Guardiola used a tax amnesty to regularize an account he held in Andorra

Soccer coach Pep Guardiola used a tax amnesty to regularize an account he held in Andorra

Soccer coach Pep Guardiola used a tax amnesty to regularize an account he held in Andorra The Manchester City coach was depositing his salary there while playing at a team in Qatar, and failed to declare it to the Spanish Tax Agency while managing FC Barcelona Josep “Pep” Guardiola, an iconic figure at FC Barcelona…
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If E-Commerce Keeps Growing, What Happens To Malls And Stores?

If E-Commerce Keeps Growing, What Happens To Malls And Stores?

If E-Commerce Keeps Growing, What Happens To Malls And Stores? As e-commerce continues to grow and activist investors pressure stores to divest their online divisions, what is the outlook for brick-and-mortar retail? We recently spoke with Naveen Jaggi, the head of retail at JLL, one of the largest players in the commercial real estate world. Specifically,…
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