Home Daily News Michael Cohen brought top client to law firm;… Legislation & Lobbying By Debra Cassens Weiss Posted May 11, 2018, 9:59 am CDT Michael Cohen reportedly referred five client opportunities to Squire Patton Boggs during his strategic alliance with the firm, and one of those referrals appears to be a top lobbying client for the firm. But some of the companies that separately hired Cohen aren’t as satisfied with their decision. Cohen, who is President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, was paid $500,000 a year and a cut of the fees from client referrals in an alliance with Squire Patton Boggs that was terminated in March. The firm also benefited, the National Law Journal reports. One potential client referred to Squire Patton Boggs by Cohen was the U.S. Immigration Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported. The company, which has ties to White House adviser Jared Kushner, pairs businesses with foreign investors who hope to gain U.S. residency through a … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen brought top client to law firm; his separate consulting clients have regrets
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Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader The Fix Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Aaron Blake by Aaron Blake Email the author May 10 at 3:06 PM Email the author Rudy Giuliani is still speaking for President Trump, even as his week-old comments continue to come back to bite him and complicate things for his bosses. It was announced Thursday that Giuliani is turning his leave of absence from the law firm Greenberg Traurig into a resignation. The stated reason was that Giuliani's duties as Trump's lawyer have monopolized his … [Read more...] about Rudy Giuliani’s own law firm disputes a central claim of his Trump-Michael Cohen defense
[STK][IN] FIN EDU HED[SU] SVY LEG ECO-- WITH PHOTO -- TO BUSINESS, EDUCATION, AND NATIONAL EDITORS:New Tax Law Increasing Need for Specialized Tax ProfessionalsBOCA RATON, Fla., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WhenPresident Donald Trump signed the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into lawlast December, it included the most sweeping changes to tax structuresfor corporations in decades, leading companies to assess the impact ontheir financial statement disclosures and creating additionalfinancial reporting and audit risk considerations to both companiesand their external auditors.With studies showing tax account complexity and judgement errors ascommon reasons for tax-related misstatements, the Big 4 accountingfirms have been focused on addressing the latest tax accountingdevelopments and ASC 740, a set of financial accounting and reportingstandards, for the effects of income taxes that result from acompany's activities during the current and preceding years.Companies, when facing … [Read more...] about New Tax Law Increasing Need for Specialized Tax Professionals
Supported by Politics By PETER BAKERAPRIL 8, 2018 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story WASHINGTON — Shortly after Ambassador John R. Bolton was sent to represent the United States at the United Nations, an institution he had long scorned as an anti-American citadel of corruption, he hosted President George W. Bush for a visit.“Are you having fun?” Mr. Bush asked.“It’s a target-rich environment,” Mr. Bolton replied.Mr. Bolton, who takes over Monday as President Trump’s third national security adviser with Syria as his most immediate challenge, and talks with North Korea and the future of the Iranian nuclear deal not far behind, loves nothing more than a good target. Over a long and colorful career he has had many of them: the United Nations, first and foremost. But also the International Criminal Court and the Antiballistic Missile Treaty. North Korea. Iran. China. Russia. The Palestinian … [Read more...] about In John Bolton, Trump Finds a Fellow Political Blowtorch. Will Foreign Policy Burn?
Share Tweet Plus One Pin It Email Print By: Ashok K.M March 31, 2018 10:26 am Change Font Size The Supreme Court, in M/s Lion Engineering Consultants v State of MP, has made an observation that the ‘public policy of India’ refers to law in force in India whether state law or Central law. A bench headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel was dealing with an appeal related to proceedings of setting aside of award delivered by the arbitral tribunal in a dispute in the execution of a works contract was referred to the arbitrator. The question that arose was whether the objection, having not been raised under Section 16(2) of the Act before the arbitrator, could be raised under Section 34 of the Act. The court, referring to its earlier decision in MSP Infrastructure Ltd v Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Ltd, observed that both stages were independent. “We do not see any bar to plea of jurisdiction being raised by way of an objection under Section 34 … [Read more...] about Public Policy Of India Refers To Law In Force In India, Whether State Law Or Central Law: SC [Read Order]