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  • Who can file for trademark cancellation?

    February / March 2021
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that parties can pursue cancellation of a trademark even if they don’t show a proprietary interest in the contested mark. This article reviews the case and why owners of registered trademarks could see an uptick in attempts to cancel those marks. Australian Therapeutic Supplies Pty. Ltd. v. Naked TM, LLC, No. 19-1567 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2020).

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  • AICPA finalizes fair value guidance for investment companies

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: The AICPA recently finalized guidance for investment companies on determining the fair value of their portfolio company investments. This article highlights a few key issues covered in this extensive guide: the market participant’s perspective, the valuation of debt and calibration.

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  • AICPA finalizes fair value guidance for investment companies

    January / February 2020
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: The AICPA recently finalized guidance for investment companies on determining the fair value of their portfolio company investments. This article highlights a few key issues covered in this extensive guide: the market participant’s perspective, the valuation of debt and calibration.

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  • Act now to save 2019 taxes on your investments

    November 2019
    Newsletter: Tax & Business Alert

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: Taxpayers with investments outside of tax-advantaged retirement plans might still have time to reduce their 2019 tax bills by selling some investments. One key question is: Which ones? This article offers sound advice on how to start making the right choices about selling.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Netflix changes the landscape for donor retention

    August / September 2019
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” highlights donor retention lessons that can be learned from Netflix’s customer retention success and how higher-education fundraisers are fearing U.S. congressional and donor ramifications from the highly publicized college admissions scandal. It also spotlights how the New Markets Tax Credit program is becoming popular among some nonprofits trying to secure funding for projects in economically distressed areas.

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  • Crowdfunding comes to CRE

    January / February 2019
    Newsletter: Real Estate Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: Kickstarter and other popular crowdfunding platforms are used to obtain funding from individual investors for everything from independent movies and music to health care and legal expenses. In the past few years, crowdfunding platforms have also popped up to offer individuals a way to invest in commercial real estate (CRE) projects. This article examines how this alternative form of financing could pay off for both investors and developers.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Report digs into Millennials’ work for causes

    April / May 2018
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” highlights the results of the Millennial Impact Report; new reports available at Charity Navigator; and a new dollar-amount record for Giving Tuesday.

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  • Don’t get taxed twice on nondeductible IRA contributions

    January / February 2018
    Newsletter: Planning for Prosperity / Wealth Management Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: Taxpayers who make nondeductible contributions to a traditional IRA need to understand the tax treatment of distributions to ensure they’re not taxed twice on the same income. This article explains the risk and how to mitigate it.

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  • News for Nonprofits – Are “optional” property taxes for NFPs on the way?

    Year End 2017
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” reports on local governments looking for ways to impose property taxes on nonprofits; low interest rates prompting nonprofits to make financial changes; and a report on LGBTQ employment discrimination. An item on “limited-life” foundations, which are drawing growing donor interest, also is included.

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  • Bank Wire – Impact of new lease accounting standard on regulatory capital

    Fall 2017
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: This summary of recent developments in banking looks at the impact of a revised lease accounting standard on a bank’s regulatory capital. It also discusses the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s updated risk management guidance for third-party relationships. In addition, the article notes that federal contractors with 50 or more employees and a single government contract of $50,000 or more are required to maintain a written affirmative action plan, and explains the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s recent rule that limits predispute arbitration agreements in certain financial contracts.

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  • The changing face of identity theft – Thieves use personal data to manufacture synthetic identities

    September / October 2017
    Newsletter: Advocate's Edge / Litigation Support

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: People have been worried by the prospect of identity theft for decades. This article introduces another type of identity fraud that’s lesser known but potentially riskier: synthetic identity fraud. This article explains how these scams typically work and what’s at stake.

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  • 4 key areas to review when assessing ability to compete

    June / July 2017
    Newsletter: Commercial Lending Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: There are several factors a lender should consider in assessing whether a small business is likely to meet its loan obligations. These include the competitive environment and the business’s tangible and intangible resources. This brief article explains the need for lenders to go beyond financial statement analysis to gain a realistic picture of a company’s ability to compete.

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  • Dealer Digest – Is your dealership benefiting from charitable work?

    September / October 2015
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: This issue’s “Dealer Digest” briefly explores the benefits for dealerships that partake in charitable work. The feature also reports on vehicle leasing, which is up 24% from five years ago, and on 2016 annual limits for Health Savings Accounts and high-deductible health plans.

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  • Ain’t that a shame: A musical copyright case

    August / September 2015
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: The popular musical “Jersey Boys” tells the story of the 1960s vocal group the Four Seasons. But the story isn’t over for some of the boys. This article covers a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that demonstrates some of the complexities that can arise from joint copyright ownership. Corbello v. DeVito, No. 12-16733, Feb. 10, 2015 (9th Cir.)

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  • Back to basics – Why ESOPs need appraisals

    May / June 2015
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: ESOPs provide tax-saving opportunities for business owners who want to cash out and transfer ownership to employees without immediately giving up control of the business. This article discusses the valuation challenges that ESOPs present to the fiduciaries who administer them, especially when the sponsoring company is privately held. Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoeffer (U.S. Supreme Court, No. 12-751, June 25, 2014)

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  • New York nonprofit law could affect your organization

    Spring 2015
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 425

    Abstract: A sweeping new law that changes how many of New York state’s nonprofits govern and operate could provide a template for other states. This article urges even nonprofits outside of New York to anticipate possible mandates that support accountable and transparent nonprofit governance. These include stronger conflict-of-interest policies and greater financial oversight.

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