Sunday, 21 September 2014
Last updated 1 day ago
Feb 22 2012 | 10:24am ET
New York-based law firm Sadis & Goldberg has named two new partners—Mitchell Taras and Alexis Gelinas.
Taras is a member of the firm’s corporate and real estate group while Gelinas joins the tax group in the firm’s New York office.
Taras represents clients in a variety of complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financing and construction. On the corporate side, Taras counsels proprietorships, franchisees and other closely held businesses in their day-to-day operations. He also has extensive experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing various business transactions.
Gelinas focuses principally on providing tax advice to investment managers of hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment funds. He also provides tax advice to U.S. pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other U.S. and foreign institutional investors in connection with their investments in private equity funds, hedge funds and U.S. joint ventures. In addition, Gelinas has extensive experience with respect to the “plan assets” and other ERISA regulatory issues.
“Alex’s substantial tax and ERISA experience will broaden and deepen our bench in these areas and will be a vital part of Sadis & Goldberg’s strategic growth,” said Steven Etkind, head of the tax group at Sadis & Goldberg.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.