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Client Success: HMB Represents Spraoi in Sale to Global Market Leader in Core Systems for Life, Accident and Health InsuranceMay 13, 2021Business and Finance
HMB would like to congratulate DigIn Technologies, LLC d/b/a Spraoi, a leading provider of machine learning capabilities for the Group Life and Employee Benefits industry, and its Co-Founders Karan Mishra, …
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Client Success: HMB Represents Kuur Therapeutics Inc. in Sale to Global Biopharmaceutical CompanyMay 12, 2021Business and Finance
HMB congratulates client Kuur Therapeutics Inc. (“Kuur”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of off-the-shelf CAR-NKT cell immunotherapies for the treatment of solid and hematological malignancies, and its …
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Marilyn A. Wethekam Featured in State Tax Notes Article, "Marilyn Wethekam: A SALT Trailblazer Who's Paid the Cost"May 10, 2021State and Local Tax
Read the full article by State Tax Notes written by Doug Sheppard here. In one of the most famous scenes from The Blues Brothers, Sister Mary Stigmata doles out rapid-fire corporal punishment with a …
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Client Success: Svoboda Capital Announces Partnership with Marcus ThomasApril 27, 2021Business and Finance
Svoboda Capital Partners (“SCP”), a private equity firm, announced its recapitalization of Marcus Thomas LLC (“MT”), a full-service marketing and advertising agency. HMB represented SCP in the recapitalization. Financial details …
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Jordan M. Goodman Presents, "COVID's Work From Home Impact on State Income Taxes" for the IPT State Income Tax Webinar - 5/18/21May 14, 2021State and Local Tax
5/18/21 1:00PM – 2:00PM ET Employers and employees are facing a conundrum: work from home (WFH) or return to the office. Factoring in the lack of a commute, more family time and …
Jordan M. Goodman Presents, "The State of the States" for the FICPA MEGA Conference - 6/9/21May 6, 2021State and Local Tax
6/9/21 10:05AM – 10:55AM, 11:00AM – 11:50AM This 2-part presentation presented by Jordan M. Goodman, will get the audience up to date on recent state and local tax cases and statutory changes …
David S. Ruskin Presents, "Cultivating Cannabis: The Environmental Concerns Associated with Illinois' Most Recent Economic Boon" for the ISBA - 6/15/21May 6, 2021Litigation
6/15/21 Cannabis cultivation is an industry with great economic promise, but the potential environmental cost of Illinois’ most recent economic boon needs to be acknowledged. Join David S. Ruskin and James M. …
Sara E. O'Reilly Participates in Oak Park and River Forest High School Business Incubator and Accelerator ClassMay 3, 2021
Sara E. O’Reilly participated as a guest speaker and coach for the Oak Park and River Forest (OPRF) High School’s Business Incubator and Accelerator class. The “Shark Tank” style class …
Federal Eviction Moratorium OverturnedMay 11, 2021Real Estate
On September 4, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) enacted a nationwide eviction moratorium that bans landlords …
Client Alert
Updates on Illinois Craft Cannabis Association v. State of IllinoisApril 28, 2021Litigation
Illinois Craft Cannabis Association (“ICCA”) v. The State of Illinois, Governor J.B. Pritzker, the Illinois Department of Agriculture and its director, Jerry Costello II, Case No. 2020 CH 06247 Since our …
Client Alert
Force Majeure and COVID-19April 27, 2021Litigation
A year ago, during the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seemed timely to explore force majeure provisions and legal theories that would permit a party to suspend its …
Client Alert
New Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991April 14, 2021Litigation
The Supreme Court’s decision effectively means that a company can utilize devices that automate calls and texts, as long as that device cannot use a random or sequential number generator …
Client Alert
The Rise Of Fraud Schemes From the CARES ActMay 7, 2021Bankruptcy, Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights
The CARES Act, which sought to provide economic assistance during the global health pandemic, is exalted as an essential federal initiative. One of the most visible pieces of that Act …
Chicago Department of Finance Issues Nexus GuidanceJanuary 25, 2021State and Local Tax
On January 21, 2021, the Chicago Department of Finance (“Department”) issued an anticipated Information Bulletin (“Nexus Bulletin”) providing guidance on nexus and establishing a prospective “safe harbor” for certain taxes, …
Prejudgment Freezing Orders in the US To Combat Evasive Debtors in the Current Pandemic EnvironmentJanuary 14, 2021Private Client, Trusts and Estates
The 2021 pandemic environment is showing trends toward evasive debtors trying to protect their wealth by moving assets fluidly around the world as creditors evaluate the value of assets and …
Current Trends to Hide AssetsJanuary 7, 2021Litigation
With the economy on troubling grounds, there is a greater desire to protect assets. But, there is a difference between hiding and protecting assets. Hiding assets is a form of …
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