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CARES Act Update: Internal Revenue Service Disallows Deduction of Certain Expenses Funded with PPP Loan Proceeds

The IRS recently issued a notice specifying that taxpayers that receive a loan under the CARES Act’s Paycheck Protection Program may not deduct business expenses funded with PPP loan proceeds to the extent the PPP loan is forgiven.

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Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Tax Partner

Robert Holo has joined the firm as a partner in the Tax Department, resident in the New York office.

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Internal Revenue Code Section 83(b) Deadline Extended to July 15, 2020 as a Result of COVID-19

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 30-day period for making an Internal Revenue Code Section 83(b) election with respect to grants of restricted property has been extended to July 15, 2020.

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Ares Management Makes Major Investment in OUTFRONT Media

Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by Ares Management Corporation in their pending purchase, alongside Providence Equity Partners LLC, of $400 million in newly issued convertible preferred stock in OUTFRONT Media Inc.

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Paul, Weiss Advises Ad Hoc Group of Noteholders in LSC Communications Bankruptcy

Paul, Weiss is representing the ad hoc group of noteholders in connection with the chapter 11 cases of LSC Communications Inc. and 21 affiliates.

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Carnival Corporation & plc Closes Equity and Debt Offerings Totaling $6.6 Billion

Paul, Weiss advised Carnival Corporation & plc in three recent equity and debt offerings. The transactions included a registered offering of $575 million of common stock, a Rule 144A offering of $2.0125 billion principal amount of 5.75% convertible senior notes due 2023, and a Rule 144A offering of $4 billion principal amount of 11.5% first-priority senior secured notes due 2023.

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General Electric Completes Sale of BioPharma Business to Danaher for $21.4 Billion

Paul, Weiss advised General Electric in the sale of its BioPharma business to Danaher Corporation for $21.4 billion.

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CARES Act: Federal Income Tax Relief for Individuals and Businesses in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

The CARES Act makes a number of significant changes to the federal income taxation of both individual taxpayers and businesses that are generally intended to provide near-term liquidity and economic relief.  

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Internal Revenue Service Postpones April 15 Federal Income Tax Payment and Tax Return Filing Deadlines

On March 20, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 2020 18 postponing the April 15 federal income tax payment and tax return deadline to July 15, 2020. The Notice supersedes the relief previously issued in Notice 2020-17 described in our prior alert, which had provided more limited relief.

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Internal Revenue Service Postpones Certain April 15 Federal Income Tax Payment Deadlines

On March 18, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers would be allowed to defer up to $1 million and corporations would be allowed to defer $10 million of federal income tax payments (including federal estimated income tax payments) due on April 15 for up to 90 days without penalties or interest.

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Pattern Energy Completes $6.1 Billion Acquisition by CPPIB

Paul, Weiss advised the special committee of the board of directors of Pattern Energy Group Inc. in its approximately $6.1 billion all-cash acquisition by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

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