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Join us on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 for the annual New York Construction Awards, presented by Anchin in cooperation with the New York Building Congress (NYBC) and industry partners, the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC-NY) and the General Contractors Association of New York (GCA). Read More
Anchin is proud to present another installment of our semi-annual CPE for CFOs sessions. Read More
Join us on Wednesday, May 10th as industry leaders discuss how they envision the future of engineering companies. Read More
- Decision-Making Strategies for Consumer Brands 4/14/2017
Last month, over 80,000 innovators attended Expo West, a gathering of industry minds focused on the development and production of natural, organic, and healthy products. Anchin joined a panel of experts from Whipstitch Capital, The Giannuzzi Group, Force Brands, REBBL, KeVita, and SPINS to discuss successful strategies for decision-making about Consumer Brands.
- Arbitration Compelled After Parties Did Not Try to Arbitrate in Good Faith4/14/2017
Members of Anchin, Block & Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group often serve as arbitrators. Alternative dispute resolution is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional litigation. Courts are very reluctant to allow parties to an agreement to litigate if an agreement between the parties requires that disputes be arbitrated.
- SEC Identifies Top 5 Compliance Issues Found in OCIE Examinations4/6/2017
Call it a wake-up call for registered investment advisers—the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a Risk Alert, highlighting the top five compliance issues found in deficiency letters sent to SEC-registered investment advisers.
- Husband Fails to Show Circumstance Change and Downward Modification of Support Denied4/4/2017
Anchin, Block & Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group is often retained to assist attorneys who are handling matrimonial and family law matters that involve financial considerations. At times, counsel requires our assistance in arguing against one spouse’s attempt to have a downward modification in maintenance and/or child support.
- How to Prepare to Care for a Sick Spouse3/31/2017
At a time when people are at their most vulnerable, they are often expected to make some of the most difficult financial decisions. This is why putting a plan in place when all parties are healthy is so important.
- When is it time to update your estate plan?3/31/2017
Because it is implied that the documents are supposed to outlive the deceased, many people wrongly assume that they just need to create a set of documents one time and not review them again.
- Collectibles: Alternative Investing Beyond Private Equity and Hedge Funds3/31/2017
Collectible items are also a type of alternative investment — and, like all the others — come with their own rules and considerations.
- Tax Update: Proposed Bill Closing Tax Loophole Could be a Boon for Connecticut; IRS Recent Audit Targeting Management Fee Waivers3/30/2017
The Connecticut state legislature earlier this year proposed a bill that would slap a new 19 percent tax on investment management services fees, also known as “carried interest.” Similar bills are planned, or have been introduced, in other states including New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The Connecticut bill would only be effective if similar bills are passed in these other states.
- Petition to Vacate Arbitration Award Dismissed3/16/2017
Members of Anchin, Block & Anchin’s Litigation, Forensic and Valuation Services Group often serve as arbitrators. Alternative dispute resolution is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional litigation. Although the courts may be asked to review the validity an arbitrator’s award, unless there are unusual and extenuating circumstance, they will rarely overturn such awards.
- Connecticut Bill Seeking 19% State Surcharge on Hedge Funds Has a Twist3/9/2017
Bruce McGuire, president of the Connecticut Hedge Fund Association, was attending the Managed Funds Association annual meeting earlier this year in Miami when he started chatting with some of his colleagues about the potential impact of recently proposed legislation in Connecticut that would slap a 19 percent surcharge on hedge funds based in the Nutmeg State.