Partner Jason Navarino and Associate Hannah Greendyk of Riker Danzig’s Corporate and Tax Practices recently wrote “Mergers and Acquisitions in a Post-Tax Reform World” for the New Jersey Lawyer. The article discusses the critical importance for potential buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisition transactions to consider the new opportunities and challenges presented by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”). Specifically, Jason and Hannah address the increased attraction of asset deals for buyers, the new withholding tax regime applicable to certain sales of partnership interests, and how best to handle stock deals in light of the TCJA. The article makes it clear that there are many tax (and non-tax) issues that require a fresh look in this post-TCJA world in order to ensure a tax-compliant and tax-efficient M&A transaction.
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