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Tax Reform: Invitation to the Weekly Client Update from Alston & Bird

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With tax reform officially upon us, our subject matter experts will take a deeper dive into areas that are critical to your business, such as corporate taxes, international issues, executive compensation and employee benefits, and partnerships.   The 2018 call-in series will kick off on Tuesday, January 9. All seminars will start at 11am ET and last approximately 30 minutes. Click here to RSVP and receive the dial-in information.   [...]Read more

The Cloudy Status of a “Profits Interest” Holder as an LLC Member

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Cumulus Radio Corp. v. Olson, U.S. Dist. Ct., C.D. Ill., March 10, 2015 The existence of federal jurisdiction in this case turned on whether an individual who held an unvested profits interest in a limited liability company (“LLC”), and whom the LLC considered a partner for tax purposes, was a “member” of the LLC under Delaware law.  The case illustrates some of the confusion commonly surrounding the nature of LLCs, LLC membership, and “profits interests.” Defendant Alpha at first admitted being a Delaware “corporation,” which, if true, would have given the court diversity jurisdiction.  [...]Read more