For the eleventh consecutive year, Finn Dixon & Herling is ranked in Chambers and Partners' top tier. We continue to be the only firm designated by Chambers to its top tier, “Band 1”, for Corporate/M&A law firms in Connecticut.
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Michael Spiro to Speak at Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors 2015 Winter Conference
Michael Spiro will be speaking on a panel at the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors 2015 Winter Conference in Las Vegas on the topic of "Compensation Planning and Tax Structuring with Carried Interest, Rollover Equity and Incentive-based Equity Compensation." Event details can be found at www.amaaonline.com. A 10% discount off registration is available using the registration code SPKR10.
Michael P. Spiro authors Journal of Taxation article on Hedge Fund Manager Compensation
Michael Spiro has authored an article in the December, 2014 issue of the Journal of Taxation entitled "Revenue Ruling 2014-18: Welcome Comfort but Questions Remain." The article examines both the economic and tax consequences of using stock appreciation rights settled in offshore hedge fund interests (often referred to as "Fund Appreciation Rights") as a means of compensating hedge fund managers on a deferred basis. Copies of the article are available upon request.
William Tong of Finn Dixon & Herling Appointed House Chairman of Judiciary Committee
Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is pleased to announce that State Representative William Tong, who is also Of Counsel to the firm, has been appointed as the next House Chairman of the General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee by Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey. Representative Tong is entering his fifth term in the House of Representatives and is currently House Chairman of the Banks Committee.