All posts tagged "law"
Life in The Fastow Lane
Confessions From A Reformed White-Collar Criminal
- Posted August 3, 2018
Republicans begin pushing tax cut bill through Congress
Republicans controlling the Senate 52-48 can afford to lose only two votes and still push the measure through the chamber.
- Posted November 15, 2017
Expert Panel Lauds Benefits of Combining Puerto Rico’s Tax Incentives Laws
SAN JUAN- With Acts 20 & 22 Spearheading Efforts, Act 185 Offers Private Equity Incentives Just before lunchtime, a crowd of investors carefully listened to how they could wisely use a series of Puerto Rico tax laws that...
- Posted February 18, 2016
Prepa: We Need Puerto Rico Bankruptcy Law Because RSA ‘Fragile’ and ‘Uncertain’
Nonprofits say Inability to Restructure Debt Will Hurt Essential Services The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (Prepa) has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to validate a local bankruptcy law because the current restructuring support agreement (RSA) with...
- Posted February 12, 2016
The Investment Summit
Scaling the Acts 20/22 Mountain The 2016 Puerto Rico Investment Summit kicked off at the Convention Center in Miramar on Thursday, Feb. 11, bringing together executives, attorneys, CPAs, institutional investors, investment bankers and private equity professionals for two...
- Posted February 11, 2016
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway The civil trial in the lawsuit that Wal-Mart Puerto Rico filed against the commonwealth government over the hike in the transfer-pricing tax got underway this week at the federal...
- Posted February 5, 2016
Puerto Rico in the Spotlight Again
“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in,” the famous line by Al Pacino in the role of Michael Corleone of the Godfather trilogy would have been a fitting statement for U.S. Rep....
- Posted February 4, 2016
Pro-Statehood Lawyer: Excluding Puerto Rico From Bankruptcy Protection Violates Equal Protection Clause
Pro-statehood lawyer Gregorio Igartúa urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that Puerto Rico is an “incorporated territory” of the U.S. to stop the discriminatory treatment against the island and rule the applicability of Chapter 9 of...
- Posted February 1, 2016