Tag Archives: Exchange

Beware the zombie invasion (stock exchange edition)

On September 18, Deloitte released a new report which outlines a roadmap for the competitive business climate in Canada. Included in the report is a warning that “Canada may have a zombie problem.” Luckily, Deloitte isn’t raising concern about hordes … Continue reading

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Coinbase takes steps toward first blockchain-based token exchange

In July 2018, Coinbase – one of the largest cryptocurrency platforms — announced that it had won regulatory approval for a trio of acquisitions. This announcement generated a lot of publicity that Coinbase is on its way to creating the … Continue reading

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Speeding Up Your Outlook: Cached Exchange Mode

Did you know that there are two ways to connect your Outlook to an Exchange account? There’s an Online Mode and Cached Exchange Mode. The Online Mode establishes and sustains a direct connection to your Exchange server. Cached Exchange Mode … Continue reading

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Is a Digital Coin that Functions as a Medium of Exchange a “Security”?

One of the cutting-edge legal issues – one that is raised in a number of pending securities class action lawsuits – is the question of whether cryptocurrencies are “securities” and therefore required to be registered with the SEC before they … Continue reading

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Foreign Investors Entering Into Like-Kind Exchange Transactions- What About the 15% FIRPTA Withholding Tax (Part 2)?

By Michael W. Brooks, Esq. As discussed in Part 1, we know Foreign Investors are permitted to enter IRC Section 1031 (like-kind exchange) transactions provided certain conditions are met.  The Foreign Investor can avoid (really delay) paying tax on the … Continue reading

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