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It’s looking like a fiery year for global cross-border deal-making. Acquirers have proposed or announced a staggering 5,041 cross-border deals already this year at a value of $1.17 trillion according to data from Bloomberg Law. That number is already higher than...

  As Paul Newman’s character once said, “sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.” This statement is apt in understanding the often ignored benefit of investment losses because tax loss harvesting can turn your situation into “a real cool hand.” In...
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Master limited partnerships are popular in the oil & gas industry. But Kinder Morgan's move away from the MLP structure, coupled with closer scrutiny by the US government, calls into question their future.

Selling a mid-market company often comes with a unique set of issues due to the company’s stage of development. Samuel Whitley, Partner at Whitley LLP Attorneys at Law, outlines some of the most common sale terms for mid-market companies.

From an early age, Warren Buffett was destined for success. However, it didn't come without a few hard lessons. Firmex brings together a collection of Warren Buffett's greatest hits & misses.
How Secure Is Your Document Sharing Provider?

Last week it was reported that Dropbox had experienced yet another security breach, this time inadvertently exposing files through publicly shared links. The same issue also impacted Box users. Dropbox, Box and many other cloud hosting services often give users the option...
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Sochi's spectacular Winter Olympics is now all but over, but was it worth the $52 billion price tag?  We take a closer look at the extraordinary costs associated with the event, where the money came from, and who benefited the most. The...

Bidding for the Olympics isn’t all that different to the deal-making process. Olympic officials must evaluate each city's offering, just like an M&A deal.

Forward-thinking law firms are revolutionizing the way corporate minute books are managed, moving the process online to achieve greater efficiency and collaboration with their clients.

In an effort to capture the economic benefit of the growing renewable energy sector, lawmakers have proposed new legislation that would allow clean energy producers to form Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). MLPs are set up to allow companies to raise funds...