Author Archives: Davis Wright Tremaine

To VC or Not to VC? Growing and Financing Your Company Through Challenging Times

As a proven source of funding, it’s understandable that emerging companies often look first to venture capital firms to support their big ideas. Today, however, many start-ups are weighing the advantages and disadvantages of VC money and electing alternative financing … Continue reading

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An Important Action Alert From the WTIA

Dear technology executive, Take Action – Your Voice Needed to Oppose New Software Tax System Please contact your state Senator today and tell them to reject the new custom software tax included in the House Version of Senate Bill 6143!  In … Continue reading

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Smart Grid Investment Grants Not Taxable

By Pamela M. Charles and Craig Gannett 03.11.10 In a major smart grid development, the Internal Revenue Service yesterday released guidance (Rev. Proc. 2010-20) providing a safe harbor under which the $3.4 billion in Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIGs) made … Continue reading

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The Basics of Music Licensing in Digital Media

–> 03.10.10 By David D. Oxenford and Robert J. Driscoll –> Businesses that are involved in digital media use music in many ways—and most require some sort of license to make the use legal. Whether the music is used in … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds on the Horizon: An Uncertain Future for Taxation of Carried Interests

Check out this informative presentation by DWT partner Jim Wreggelsworth on carried interest: Storm Clouds on the Horizon: An Uncertain Future for Taxation of Carried Interests (PPT).

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