Tag Archives: Settlements

New Tax Bill Bans Tax Deductibility of Confidential Sexual Misconduct Claims Settlements

At the start of the New Year, it has been interesting finding out more about the massive tax legislation that Congress enacted in December. It has been interesting to see the various impacts that the legislation is having on a … Continue reading

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Trump’s Tax Reform Affects Settlements of Sexual Harassment Claims, But Training Remains the Best Answer

Just days before we rang in 2018, in the wake of the #MeToo movement, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act became the law, including the special clause titled “Denial of Deduction for Settlements Subject to Nondisclosure Agreements Paid in Connection … Continue reading

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Litigation Briefing: HP&M Issues Report Summarizing Leading Cases and Settlements of 2017

By Anne K. Walsh & Andrew J. Hull — Hyman, Phelps & McNamara, P.C. is pleased to present this report summarizing leading cases and settlements from 2017 affecting the FDA-regulated industry. Our goal was to provide a concise summary of … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment Settlements With Nondisclosure Agreement Will Not Be Deductible Under New Tax Law

A provision in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Tax Act will increase the “after-tax cost” for companies to settle “sexual harassment” or “sexual abuse” claims if they wish to maintain a “nondisclosure agreement” of the details. The law will disallow … Continue reading

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Life Settlements: A Viable Option for Today’s Seniors

Life Settlements: A Viable Option for Today’s Seniors Source: Flickr Life settlements can be a viable option for seniors willing to exchange their life insurance policy for immediate cash. A life settlement is the sale of an existing life insurance … Continue reading

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