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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 …
In The news
Chris T. Lutz Discusses the PepsiCo Unitary Group and the Illinois Tribunal with State Tax NotesApril 26, 2021State and Local Tax
In “PepsiCo Unitary Group Includes Member, Illinois Tribunal Says” Chris T. Lutz discusses the ruling with State Tax Notes. Read the full article by State Tax Notes here. The Illinois Tax …
In The news
Client Success: HMB Represents Vetspire in Sale to Industry Leading Veterinary Management Group Pathway Vet AllianceApril 26, 2021Business and Finance
HMB would like to congratulate Vetspire, an artificial intelligence veterinary medical record and practice management platform, and founder Sam Ginn on a successful sale to Pathway Vet Alliance (“Pathway”), an …
In The news
Jordan M. Goodman Named to Law360's 2021 Tax Authority State & Local Tax Advisory BoardApril 20, 2021
Law360 named Jordan M. Goodman is a part of the 2021 State & Local Tax editorial advisory board. The board provides feedback on Law360’s coverage and expert insight on how best …
In The news
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 …
Chris T. Lutz and Jordan M. Goodman Present, "All State Update" for the 2021 TEI Dallas/Fort Worth Tax School Webcast - 4/21/21April 20, 2021State and Local Tax
4/21/21 1:45PM The TEI Dallas Chapter have asked Jordan M. Goodman and Chris T. Lutz to  take a tour of the countries’ state tax decisions and explain their impact on multi-state business. …
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
Marilyn A. Wethekam Published in State Tax Notes - "State and Local Tax Policy in a COVID-19 World"April 13, 2021State and Local Tax
In State Tax Notes’ Board Briefs, Marilyn A. Wethekam discusses “State and Local Tax Policy in a COVID-19 World”. Download the full Board Briefs by State Tax Notes here. 2020 began on …
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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