Tag Archives: corporations

Taleb: I Have Discovered The Solution To The Global Financial Crisis

The Business Insider – Nassim Taleb and his hedge-fund partner Mark Spitznagel weigh in in the FT with an analysis of the world’s problem (too much debt) and a reasonable solution (convert some of the debt to equity).  As usual, […]

Investing in Lawsuits, for a Share of the Awards

Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Richard W. Fields says he has come up with a win-win financial strategy for the downturn. He is investing in lawsuits. Not in trip-and-fall cases, mind you, but in disputes that are far larger, more costly and […]

Obama tax plan hits hedge funds, corporations

The Hill – President Obama proposed new taxes Monday that will hit hedge funds, corporations and the wealthy to help jumpstart healthcare reform and pay for the rest of his ambitious agenda. Obama’s revised budget plan calls for putting an […]

Global fund houses look to India JVs amid turmoil

Forex Pros – Global financial turmoil and recent attacks in Mumbai will likely spur foreign fund houses still looking to enter the high potential India market to hedge their risks with local partnerships rather than going it alone. Factors such […]

IRS Restricts Deduction of Fund of Funds’ Management Fees

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net)- In a recent IRS Revenue Ruling addressing the tax treatment of management fees incurred in a “fund of funds” structure, the IRS’s has severely restricted UPTs (upper tier partnerships) from obtaining tax benefits from management fees. […]

Recent Tax Rulings Affecting Hedge Funds

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has recently issued new rulings and regulations that have an impact on tax filings by many hedge funds.  The new rulings deal with the deduction of investment interest expense for trading funds and fund-level expenses […]

House denies alternative minimum tax expansion

Seattle Times- The House on Wednesday approved a plan to protect more than 20 million families from an expensive levy called the alternative minimum tax (AMT) while raising taxes on hedge-fund managers and oil companies. But the measure has little […]