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A Virtual Discussion Series | Part II: Recent Tax Developments and Strategies for companies and PE investors [WEBINAR]

In this second part of the Virtual Discussion Series, Partners in the Private Equity/Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, Heather Rahilly and Andrew Ritter, moderate a discussion with Scott McClure, a Partner in the Firm’s Taxation Practice Group, to discuss recent legal developments and tax strategies that companies and investors should consider to maximize deductions and tax savings.

Key takeaways from this webinar include:

  • New tax developments coming out of the CARES Act

  • How certain CARES Act provisions could provide liquidity to some companies

  • Changes in the use of net operating loss carrybacks

  • Relaxing of restrictions on the use of excess business losses

  • Effects and potential effects of the above developments on M&A deal practice

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About this Author

Heather Rahilly Private Equity Attorney Wiggin and Dana Law Firm Stamford

As Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity Practice Group and a Partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, Heather has extensive experience providing valuable counsel to clients and executing numerous buy-out, divestiture, merger and investment transactions across many different industries.

Heather focuses her practice on corporate and business law, with a concentration in mergers and acquisitions and strategic investments.  She has extensive experience in middle-market M&A on both the buy-side and sell-side in connection with domestic and international corporate...

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Andrew Ritter Corporate Lawyer

Andrew Ritter is a Partner in Wiggin and Dana’s Corporate Department and focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructuring matters.

As a mergers and acquisitions attorney, Andrew has advised public and private companies, investment firms, strategic investors and other parties on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and other dispositions, joint ventures, venture capital and other minority investments, and general corporate matters.

As a restructuring attorney, Andrew has advised debtors, creditors, distressed investors and acquirers in a variety of in- and out-of-court restructuring matters, including numerous complex Chapter 11 cases.

Prior to joining Wiggin and Dana, Andrew worked as an Associate for two international law firms, and later founded his own transactional practice called Ritter Law LLC. Most recently, Andrew was Partner at a New York-based, boutique transactional law firm.

Before his career in law, Andrew served in the U.S. Army as an infantryman, and deployed to Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne Division. Andrew earned his J.D. in two years from Northwestern University School of Law, and earned his Bachelor of Arts from Florida Gulf Coast University studying Political Science and Economics.

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Scott D. McClure Corporate Wiggin and Dana Washington, DC

Scott D. McClure is a Partner in Wiggin and Dana’s Corporate Department in the Washington, DC office. He brings to the table his expertise of nearly 30 years in Corporate Law. He started as an associate with a large, international firm in their Corporate Practice Group (Tax) division and worked his way up to being partner of the firm’s Corporate Practice Group Tax Division in which he led out the structuring of multiple taxable, tax-free domestic and cross-border reorganizations as well as stock and asset acquisitions.

Scott’s practice involves providing analysis of numerous...