Monthly Archives: February 2012

President Obama Proposes to Expand and Make Permanent Zero Capital Gains on Small Business Investments

By Dan Wright (Principal at Clark Nuber), and Karlyn Kurokawa (Associate at Clark Nuber) On January 31, 2012, President Obama sent a Startup America Legislative Agenda to Congress that included a proposal to “expand and make permanent zero capital gains on small business … Continue reading

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The President Favors Crowdfunding, But Is It Good Enough?

By Joe Wallin and Christina Chan The President is in favor of crowdfunding, and is “calling for a national framework that allows entrepreneurs and small businesses to raise capital through crowdfunding. (See the President’s proposal here).  This is exciting news … Continue reading

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2012 SwiftLeadership Development Workshops

Our friends at Swift HR Solutions are excited to present their 2012 SwiftLeadership™ Development Workshop series, which was developed to provide continual growth opportunities to managers at all levels in organizations. These workshops both provide practical and effective tools to help leaders … Continue reading

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Congratulations Double Down Interactive

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP was happy to advise Double Down Interactive in its recent $500,000,000 sale to International Game Technology (IGT), one of the largest designers, developers and manufacturers of gaming machines in the world.

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Can an S Corporation Own a C Corporation?

I was asked this fundamental, basic question today: Can an S corporation own a C corporation?

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