Tax Reform Proposal Unveiled

Today the White House outlined its proposal for tax reform and rate reduction. Unveiling the plan, White House Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn touted the plan as one of the greatest tax reductions in United States history. The White House plan would slash tax rates for businesses to 15% from as high as 35%, and

New Thresholds for Hart-Scott-Rodino Filings on Large Mergers, Acquisitions and Company Sales

If you are planning a merger, sale or acquisition of a company nearing $16 million of assets or annual sales and you have over $160 million in assets or annual sales, determine whether you are required file a notice with the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice. Under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, parties to sizeable

Les avantages de lancer son activité via une “Limited Liability Company” au Texas

L’une des premières questions que se pose un entrepreneur désireux de lancer une activité aux Etats-Unis, et notamment au Texas, repose sur la forme de société qu’il devrait former sur place. Très populaire, la “Limited Liability Company” (ci-après “LLC”), structure hybride entre la société et l’association, devrait alors immédiatement attirer son attention. Responsabilité limitée et

Know Your Worth: Valuing Your Business

Thinking about selling your company? It is paramount to know your company’s fair market value so you can get an appropriate price. Fair market value is typically determined as enterprise value by taking a multiple of EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization), with the multiple being determined by industry norms, which are subject