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Mar 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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2014 Best Private Client Law Firm Recognition For Handler Thayer, LLP

 For the third consecutive year, Chicago-based Handler Thayer, LLP has been recognized at the annual Private Asset Management Awards ("PAM"),...

Feb 16, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Named 2014 Estate Planning Law Firm of the Year

Handler Thayer, LLP has been chosen for the second consecutive year as the Large Tier winner of the 2014 Corporate International Magazine Global...

Jul 09, 2013, 11:00 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Named Best Private Client Law Firm in North America

 At the annual Family Office Review conference and awards gala held at the University Club and Waldorf Astoria in Chicago,...

Feb 26, 2013, 11:30 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Named Best Private Client Law Firm In The United States For 2013

For the second year in a row, Handler Thayer, LLP has been recognized by Private Asset Management Magazine ("PAM") for excellence and...

Dec 05, 2012, 19:42 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Update: CFTC Reinstates Family Office Exception

 On November 29, 2012, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the "CFTC") released a blanket No-Action Letter providing relief from...

Aug 31, 2012, 14:59 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Commercial Practice Alert -- The SEC Proposed Rule 506(c) To Permit General Solicitation

 On August 29, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") released its first proposed rule for the implementation of the...

Jul 10, 2012, 19:30 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook 2012

As Family Offices continue to deal with the lingering, deep economic recession, the increasingly elusive hunt for alpha and on-going tax...

Jul 10, 2012, 12:25 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Named Best Private Client Law Firm in North America

At the premiere Family Office Review conference and awards gala held in Chicago, Illinois at the Peninsula Hotel, Family Office Review named...

May 17, 2012, 15:01 ET

Handler Thayer Family Office Alert -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Rescinds a Common Family Office Exemption

The recent implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the "Dodd-Frank Act") requirements has significantly...

Apr 05, 2012, 20:10 ET
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Handler Thayer Commercial Practice Alert - The JOBS Act: A Revolutionary Opportunity On Hold

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (the "JOBS Act") into law.  The JOBS Act encompasses several...

Mar 02, 2012, 10:24 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Wins 2012 PAM Award for Best Overall Law Firm

At the Annual Private Asset Management Awards Dinner held in New York City, Private Asset Management Magazine named Handler Thayer, LLP as the Best...

Feb 17, 2012, 19:46 ET
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Handler Thayer Commercial Practice Alert - SEC Revises "Qualified Client" Definition

On February 15, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") released its final rule regarding Investment Adviser Performance...

Jan 27, 2012, 13:17 ET

Handler Thayer Tax Alert

IRS Announces New Voluntary Disclosure Program for Offshore Accounts and Assets On January 9, 2012, the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS")...

Jan 26, 2012, 14:30 ET

Handler Thayer Commercial Practice Alert - SEC Reaffirms Position with Respect to RIA Registration for Special Purpose Vehicles

 On January 19, 2012, the Division of Investment Management of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Staff" or the "SEC") reaffirmed...

Oct 27, 2011, 19:31 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert: LEGISLATIVE RISK - The Super Committee Warrants Immediate Consideration of Your Long Term and Short Term Estate Planning by Year End

Fall is always a good time to prepare for annual year-end tax planning - and this year there may be an added incentive to decide on longer range...

Jun 27, 2011, 14:31 ET

Handler Thayer Family Office Alert

On June 23, 2011, the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") promulgated Final Rule 275.202(a)(11)(G)-1 ("Final Rule") defining the term "family...

Apr 16, 2011, 01:08 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert - Spring 2011

Income tax, gift tax and estate tax planning have taken on a new level of importance due to the effects of the Tax Reform Act of 2010 ("the Act")....

Apr 15, 2011, 20:40 ET
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Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook 2011

Family Offices have continued to place considerable resources behind all aspects of risk management. This focus is expected to continue for the...

Feb 14, 2011, 19:01 ET
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SEC Accredited Investor Rules Spark Debate

When are you "wealthy enough" to invest in private placements?  Section 413(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection...

Nov 30, 2010, 17:43 ET
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December Section 7520 Rate Reduced to Historic Low

With the release of Revenue Ruling 2010-29, the IRS has reduced the interest rate used to value certain split-interest trusts created in December,...

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