Perspectives on Private Companies
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Sarah Severson will present at the Chicago Family Office Forum on May 3, 2023.
ArentFox Schiff Private Clients, Trust & Estates Group hosted part one of our Family Office University Event Series on May 3, 2023.
Private Company Strategies
In the latest installment of Private Company Strategies, William D'Angelo and Adam Diederich are joined by Kevin Matz, Private Clients, Trusts & Estates Partner at ArentFox Schiff, to discuss the hottest topics in estate planning for owners of private companies.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a proposal to amend Rule 206(4)-2, the “custody rule” (the “current rule”), which currently requires all investment advisors with the ability to possess client funds and securities to hold funds in a designated bank account.
Please join Eva Pulliam, ArentFox Schiff Partner and AFSCRE* Founding Board Member, as she speaks with Clint Smith, author of How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Examinations recently released its 2023 Examinations Priorities, a yearly report that provides insight into the Division’s areas of focus to improve compliance, prevent fraud, monitor risk, and inform policy.
How the Law Impacts Your Small Business: An Eight-Part Business Law Course for Small Business Owners
Megan Daily presented “What’s in a Contract and Why” at the DC Pro Bono Center’s How the Law Impacts Your Small Business seminar series on January 31, 2023.
Private Company Strategies
Protecting trade secrets is critical for any company. Being proactive and consistent is the best way to keep your company’s secrets safe.
On September 21, 2022, after a four-week jury trial and on the morning of closing arguments, Douglas Anderson accepted a settlement of $95 million for his claims for wrongful removal as an owner and manager of Simplex, the proprietary trading firm he co-founded.
ArentFox Schiff represented Tuthill Corporation on the sale of the Fill-Rite and Sotera brand and assets to the Gorman-Rupp Company for $525 million, completed May 31, 2022.
This post explains the rules that apply to Illinois corporations and business entities organized in other jurisdictions.
If yours is one of the many companies considering new employment incentives, enhanced benefits, and retention bonuses, you should also consider taking another look at your non-compete covenants at the same time. They might already be outdated and unenforceable.
After years of large retailers and malls struggling prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and the most vulnerable retailers filing for bankruptcy relief in its immediate wake in early 2020, the US economy rebounded strongly with the aid of government assistance and low interest rates.
This post explains when minority shareholders may owe fiduciary duties and steps that shareholders can take to eliminate any fiduciary duties they might owe.
Schiff represented Tuthill Corporation on the sale of its Pump Group to Ingersoll Rand Inc. for $85 million, completed December 1, 2021.
Schiff Hardin LLP advised Cresset Asset Management, LLC in its merger with Berman Capital Advisors, LLC, creating a $19.8 billion multi-family office serving clients from 11 offices across the country.
In September 2021, Schiff Hardin LLP advised the new owners in the management buyout of the Beer Shop in downtown Oak Park, Ill.
41st Annual Ray Garrett Jr. Corporate & Securities Law and 60th Annual Corporate Counsel Virtual Institute
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced that the U.S. Department of Labor is developing an emergency rule to require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforces are fully vaccinated or show a negative test at least once a week.
Schiff Hardin LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Adam Diederich has been named among Crain's Chicago Business' Notable Rising Stars in Law for 2021.
Schiff Hardin served as deal counsel to Deringer-Ney in its acquisition of the business and assets of Hoyt Corporation, which was completed on April 30, 2021.
ARPA Payroll Tax Credits Include Leave Taken by Employees to Receive or Recover from COVID-19 Vaccinations
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) allows employers with fewer than 500 employees to claim refundable tax credits to offset the cost of providing COVID-19-related paid sick and family leave to employees, including leave taken by employees to receive or recover from COVID-19 vaccinations.