On December 18, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) issued final regulations (the “Final Regulations”) under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”), as amended by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the “TCJA”). Section 162(m) limits the deductibility of compensation paid in any
In the current climate of market volatility prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more public companies with valuable US tax assets (e.g., net operating loss carryforwards) may, or at least should, consider adopting a shareholder rights plan in order to preserve those tax assets. These plans are commonly referred to as “NOL rights plans” (or “NOL poison pills”).
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