Tag Archives: Commentary

Charitable Contributions, State Tax Credits, and Return Benefits: IRS Proposed Regs, IRS Announcement, and Much Commentary

The Treasury and IRS proposed regulations to address the attempts by states to create a way for their residents to get around the cap on the state and local tax (SALT) deductions by facilitating charitable contributions that would qualify the… … Continue reading

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned a series of anti-immigrant protests across eastern German cities on Wednesday, according to the Wall Street Journal. Several of the protests turned violent, with participants displaying illegal Nazi symbols and chasing people who did not … Continue reading

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A New Platform Launches for Global Legal News and Commentary

I’ve written about a lot of websites over the years. But now I get to write about one that I had a hand in launching. This week, LexBlog formally launched a first-of-its-kind, global news and commentary network, delivering timely and … Continue reading

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Commentary on John Bolton’s Speech Regarding New American Policy on the International Criminal Court

National Security Advisor, John Bolton, delivered remarks today on “Protecting American Constitutionalism and Sovereignty from International Threats.”  In his remarks, Bolton announced a new American policy vis-a-vis the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court).  According to Bolton, the ICC “has … Continue reading

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Commentary – It’s time to rein in the data barons

MIT Technology Review – Martin Giles: “Facebook, Amazon, and Google will resist attempts to restrain their market power. But for the sake of our collective prosperity and our personal privacy, it’s a fight we can’t afford to lose…With over two … Continue reading

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