Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Latest on the Carried Interest Tax Hike

By Joe Wallin & Mike Gentile The House passed today a provision which would impose ordinary income tax rates and self-employment taxes on 75% of the carried interest earned by investment fund managers, including principals of venture capital funds. The … Continue reading

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Full Text of Dodd Bill

You can find the full text of the Dodd bill here. Sections 412 and 926 are relevant to the startup community and in general largely preserve the existing legal framework: Federal preemption of state regulation of all accredited investor offerings … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform: What Small Businesses Need to Know Now

Thursday, May 27, 2010 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Bellevue Chamber of Commerce 302 Bellevue Square Bellevue, Washington Health care reform is here!  Every employer needs to know how the new law will change the way in which health care is … Continue reading

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Loophole in Angel Investor Amendment: No 4-Year Review of Reg D “Accredited Investor” Definition After All?

by William Carleton, Joe Wallin and Marcus Williams Is there a loophole in the “Angel Investor Amendment” just passed this week by the Senate? If so, was it intended, or does it reflect a last-minute mistake? There are different definitions … Continue reading

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Deal Making: How to Prepare For, Initiate, and Close a Deal

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200 Seattle, WA 98101 The first session in this two part series will examine the critical steps that a company should take in deciding … Continue reading

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