R&D Tax Credits Under the New Administration: How to Maximize Opportunities

2021-12-01T13:39:54-05:00

The Biden administration has drafted several tax proposals as part of its “Build Back Better” plan and among the most notable policy priorities include an increased tax responsibility for larger corporations. To alleviate this anticipated additional tax burden, leveraging their research and development (R&D) tax credits should be considered. However, the recently released tax proposals do not include any R&D-related changes or development details, posing an open question on the new administration’s plan for R&D investments.

Rethinking Your Supply Chain Strategies: What You Need to Know and What Lies Ahead

2021-10-06T23:34:58-04:00

Uncertainties in today’s business landscape are presenting a host of risk issues to supply chains around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in paralyzed business operations and significant revenue losses, is one proof of how vulnerable and fragile supply chains are to disruptions. This magnifies the need for companies to reassess their service supply chain and ensure that it is prepared for any interruption.

State Sales Tax: Trends and Updates Since South Dakota v. Wayfair

2021-07-12T05:36:01-04:00

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the state in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The decision has overruled a long-standing standard allowing states to charge remote sellers for in-state transactions. Consequently, several states have adopted new rules that specify what sets out a tax duty on sales and usage, known as nexus. They have also started to expand the economic nexus standard sanctioned in Wayfair beyond sales tax systems, introducing economic nexus provisions for corporate income taxes.

How to Effectively Use Expert Testimony to Prove Damages in Commercial Litigation: Winning Strategies for 2020

2021-07-12T05:37:33-04:00

Expert witnesses play a significant role in proving damages in commercial litigation cases. With strategies continuously emerging in an ever-dynamic legal landscape, plaintiffs involved in such cases are ensured with higher chances of winning. However, because of its frequent use, experts must always put forward credible damages studies that can withstand blows and questions from the opposition. This calls for plaintiffs and litigators to have a deep understanding of the strategies to maximize the effectiveness of these testimonies.

Preparing, Responding and Recovering from a Cyber Incident: Tools and Techniques

2021-07-09T01:48:33-04:00

Over the years, cyber incidents have become more and more rampant. Companies encounter various risks and challenges daily, that avoiding such attacks does not anymore suffice as a countermeasure. Companies must, therefore, develop a comprehensive cyber incident response and recovery plan that will efficiently protect them from risks, costs, and damages.

Commercial Litigation in 2020: Winning Tips and Strategies

2021-07-09T01:43:28-04:00

Along with the increasing volume of commercial disputes is the emergence of various issues that continue to reshape the commercial law landscape. In this LIVE Webcast, seasoned litigators Reginald L. Snyder (Taylor English Duma LLP) and Steven Barber (Steptoe & Johnson LLP) will bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of commercial litigation.

Patent Damages Calculations in 2021: Trends, Tactics, and Best Practices

2021-08-19T10:19:15-04:00

Calculating patent damages is no small feat. Foremost, practitioners need to establish a credible calculation that aligns with the circumstances surrounding a case. At the same time, this calculation should be clear in a way that triers of fact can understand and accept. Adding to the complexity are emerging litigation issues that constantly mold and remold the procedure. Thus, it is crucial that practitioners utilize applicable damages calculation methodologies cautiously.

Effective Intellectual Property Damages Calculation: A Comprehensive Guide

2021-08-23T02:57:30-04:00

Effective calculation of intellectual property damages is a crucial factor in any IP litigation. However, with significant court cases constantly shaping the process, several risk issues including apportionment analysis, royalty base issues, and damages calculation methodologies must be carefully considered to avoid unwanted risks and pitfalls.

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