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Jul 23, 2014, 12:37 ET
Mortimer M. Caplin (PRNewsFoto/Caplin & Drysdale)

With Its Founders, Caplin & Drysdale Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

With its two founding members, Caplin & Drysdale – one of the nation's premier law firms – commemorates the Firm's legacy...

May 22, 2014, 16:35 ET
Lieutenant Caplin in May 1944 (PRNewsFoto/Caplin & Drysdale)

Mortimer Caplin Honored for Military Service

 On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Caplin & Drysdale's founding member Mortimer M. Caplin will be honored with an award at the 3rd Annual ParadeRest...

Feb 20, 2014, 13:53 ET
Campaign Legal Center, Headed by Trevor Potter, Receives MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions.  (PRNewsFoto/Caplin & Drysdale)

Campaign Legal Center, Headed by Trevor Potter, Receives MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

 The Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit founded by Caplin & Drysdale Member, Trevor Potter, was among seven nonprofit organizations from...

Feb 18, 2014, 12:19 ET
Corporate Tax Lawyer Elan Keller Comments on OECD's Release of Global Tax Reporting Standards.  (PRNewsFoto/Caplin & Drysdale)

Corporate Tax Lawyer Elan Keller Comments on OECD's Release of Global Tax Reporting Standards

On February 13, 2014, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) to establish a...

Jan 27, 2014, 12:31 ET
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Elan Keller Comments on China's Plans for Greater International Cooperation Against Tax Evasion

 In an article published by South China Morning Post, Caplin & Drysdale's Elan P. Keller discusses China's plans to increase their...

Nov 25, 2013, 16:39 ET

Bloomberg and Tax Analysts Quote Caplin & Drysdale Member Elan Keller About Implications of Tax Information Exchange Standard

Caplin & Drysdale's Elan P. Keller recently spoke with Bloomberg and Tax Analysts concerning the implementation of an automatic tax information...

Oct 31, 2013, 16:17 ET

DOJ Deal with Swiss Banks Impacts U.S. Taxpayers and Financial Firms Around the World

 The DOJ's Program for Swiss Banks, announced August 29, 2013, is rippling through the worldwide financial community. ...

Oct 01, 2013, 10:17 ET

Caplin & Drysdale Enhances Tax Practice with Three Lateral Hires

 Caplin & Drysdale is pleased to announce the addition of three high-profile lawyers: Peter A. Barnes, who after 22 years as Senior...

Aug 29, 2013, 17:34 ET

U.S.-Swiss Tax Deal Impacts U.S. Account Holders and Dozens of Swiss Financial Institutions

 The Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice today announced an agreement with Switzerland that would permit all but a few...

Aug 12, 2013, 11:12 ET

Reuters Quotes Tax Partner Elan Keller on Tyco's Challenge of $1 Billion IRS Tax Bill

Swiss-based Tyco International is challenging a $1 billion tax bill assessed by the IRS based on the Service's view that cash...

Aug 07, 2013, 13:40 ET

New York State Tax Crackdown Requires Prompt Action on Past-Due Taxes

On Monday, August 5, 2013, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new enforcement mechanism aimed at individuals who owe back taxes...

Aug 01, 2013, 14:47 ET

Law360 Quotes Caplin & Drysdale Partner Elan Keller About OECD's Controversial Global Tax Plan

 Caplin & Drysdale's Elan P. Keller recently spoke with Law360 concerning the OECD's Action Plan to help reduce the use of...

Jun 27, 2013, 10:58 ET

DOMA Ruling May Alter Campaign Finance Laws

 On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the high-profile case U.S. v. Windsor, overturning the Defense...

May 06, 2013, 10:38 ET

Caplin & Drysdale Continues New York Expansion with the Addition of Former Shell Oil Tax Executive

 Caplin & Drysdale announced today that Peter A. Lowy, a nationally-recognized tax controversy practitioner, has joined the...

Mar 18, 2013, 11:50 ET

Caplin & Drysdale Lawyers Alert International Athletes to Beware Endorsement Tax Issues

U.S. Tax Court's recent ruling against professional golfer Sergio Garcia -- which increased his endorsement income tax liability -- is a further...

Mar 01, 2013, 13:00 ET

Windsor Brief: DOMA Affects Campaign Finance Laws

 Members of Caplin & Drysdale's Political Law Group filed today a friend-of-the-court brief for a bipartisan group of former Federal...

Feb 04, 2013, 12:48 ET

Matthew Hicks Promoted to Member at Boutique Law Firm Caplin & Drysdale

 After five years with Caplin & Drysdale as an Associate, Matthew C. Hicks has become a Member of the firm.  An experienced trial...

Sep 21, 2012, 13:14 ET

Tax Boutique Caplin & Drysdale Sees Trend That May Further Limit Corporate Tax Planning Opportunities

In reaction to the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations' hearing on offshore profit shifting and the U.S. tax code, Elan Keller, member at...

Sep 20, 2012, 11:16 ET

Caplin & Drysdale Announces Expansion of Tax Practice and Relocation of New York Office

Caplin & Drysdale today announced the relocation of its New York office to 600 Lexington Avenue effective September 24, 2012.  The...

Sep 17, 2012, 16:43 ET

Caplin & Drysdale Welcomes Elan Keller to New York Tax Practice

 Caplin & Drysdale announced today that Elan P. Keller has joined the firm as a member in its New York office.  Mr. Keller will be...