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Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Quoted Extensively in Media in Wake of FTX Collapse

Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Jared Gianatasio, Matthew Gold and Dov Kleiner have been quoted extensively in the press in the wake of the FTX collapse and the related fallout. In The American Lawyer article “For Crypto Attorneys, FTX Bankruptcy Is a ‘Black Swan Event,’” Jared Gianatasio considers how the downfall of FTX may lead to increased…

Firm News | November 21, 2022 | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Business Restructuring and Reorganization

Introducing Rep & Warranty Insurance to Section 363 Sales

As inflation and interest rates rise, many businesses begin to restructure their balance sheet, which will, in many cases, include selling assets. When a distressed sale is carried out under bankruptcy court supervision, it is called a Section 363 Sale. Since the last down-market cycle when Section 363 Sales were more plentiful, a form of private third-party…

Client Alerts | October 24, 2022 | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Mergers & Acquisitions

Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Christian Gloger and Richard Guidice, Jr. Featured in Think Advisor

Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Christian Gloger and Richard Guidice, Jr. were featured in a Think Advisor article, “How Advisors Can Get Ready for New SEC Marketing Rule,” discussing important considerations ahead of the November 4 compliance date for the new SEC Marketing Rule. The article highlighted key takeaways from Christian’s and Rich’s earlier webinar on the…

Firm News | October 20, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Private Equity Funds

IRS Announces 2023 Inflation Adjustments to Estate, Gift and Generation-Skipping Tax Exemptions

On October 18, 2022, the IRS released Revenue Procedure 2022-38, which announced 2023 annual inflation adjustments for various tax provisions. Effective January 1, 2023, the estate and gift tax basic exclusion amount and the generation‑skipping transfer (“GST”) tax exemption are scheduled to increase from $12,060,000 to $12,920,000. This is an increase of $860,000 per person or…

Client Alerts | October 20, 2022 | Estate Planning and Administration

Action Items for Advisers prior to Marketing Rule Going Live

The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) adopted sweeping amendments to the rules that govern advertising by investment advisers and payments to solicitors under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended (“Advisers Act”). These amendments combined the prior rules governing advertising and paid solicitation into a single revised Rule 206(4)-1 (the “Marketing Rule”).1 All investment advisers registered,…

Client Alerts | October 12, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Investment Management | Private Equity Funds

Dov Kleiner speaks with CoinDesk about Celsius Network’s pending interim report

In an interview with CoinDesk, Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Dov Kleiner weighed in on the potential impact of the interim report recently ordered by U.S. bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn in Celsius Network’s bankruptcy case. The independent examiner’s report will detail, among other things, Celsius’ financial management and handling of customer accounts, and marks the “first time…

Firm News | October 12, 2022 | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

Matthew Gold and Dov Kleiner discuss novel issues in crypto bankruptcy with Turnarounds & Workouts

Kleinberg Kaplan Partners Matthew Gold and Dov Kleiner recently spoke with Turnarounds & Workouts about the recent spate of crypto company bankruptcies and liquidations, like those of Celsius and Voyager. Their insight is featured in “Crypto Winter Is Here,” the cover story of the publication’s September 2022 issue. In the article, Matt and Dov identify…

Firm News | October 6, 2022 | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Digital Assets and Cryptocurrency

18 Kleinberg Kaplan Attorneys Named as 2022 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

We are pleased to announce that 18 of the firm’s attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Super Lawyers®, a national legal ranking. Attorneys were nominated by their peers and recognized for their outstanding professional achievement in several legal practice areas, including business litigation, estate & probate, mergers & acquisitions, real estate,…

Firm News | September 29, 2022 | Acquisitions and Sales | Business Restructuring and Reorganization | Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Litigation | Estate Planning and Administration | Financing | Mergers & Acquisitions | Securities and Corporate Finance | Securities Litigation

Asset Managers Who Prepare for Increased Transparency on DEI May See Big Returns

Getting out ahead of mandatory standards could bring organizational improvements and boost assets under management Within an asset management firm’s website may be a page that signals its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (“DEI”) in ownership, leadership, employment and even investing practices. The commitments and aspirations are both admirable and responsive to the increased…

Client Alerts | September 29, 2022 | Hedge Funds | Investment Management | Private Equity Funds

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Jeffrey B. Kolodny Published in New York Law Journal

Kleinberg Kaplan Partner Jeffrey B. Kolodny was recently published in the New York Law Journal Special Report: Trusts & Estates. His article, “Maximizing QSBS Income Tax Savings With Trusts,” discusses how taxpayers who own QSBS shares and qualify for the QSBS Exclusion can further achieve their estate planning objectives. To read the full article, click…

Firm News | September 19, 2022 | Estate Planning and Administration