• Munn v. APF Mgmt. Co. LLC

    Publication Date: 2020-12-16
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Tax
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Cathy Seibel
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsel for Plaintiff: Matthew T. Eyet, Eyet Law LLC, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
    for defendant: Counsel for Defendants APF Management Company, LLC, Carl E. Petrillo, Gregory J. Petrillo, and Matthew J. Petrillo: Robert A. Spolzino, Edward A. Smith, Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, White Plains, New York. Counsel for Defendants Selznick & Co. LLP and Joseph Klausner: Robert J. Bergson, Alexander Rabinowitz, Abrams Garfinkel Margolis Bergson, LLP, New York, New York.

    Case Number: 19-CV-10791

    Claim Not Stated Under 26 USC §7434, Interference With Business Benefit Not Recognized

  • United States v. Rotuski

    Publication Date: 2020-12-04
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for New Jersey
    Judge: District Judge Hillman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 1:19-cv-20635-NLH-JS

    The government moved for default judgment against defendants in the present action to foreclose on federal tax liens on real property owned by defendant Zenon Rotuski; Wells Fargo Bank N.A. and the state of New Jersey were also named as defendants as they might claim an interest in the property.

  • Keller v. The Bank of New York Mellon

    Publication Date: 2019-06-10
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking | Real Estate
    Court: Superior Court
    Judge: Judge Lazarus
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 19-0676

    Purchasers of foreclosed properties at sheriff's sale were precluded from challenging assessment of state and local transfer taxes where purchasers failed to avail themselves of the statutory remedy of filing exceptions to the sheriff's proposed schedule of distributions. Orders of the trial court affirmed.

  • Bellsouth Telecommunications, LLC et al. v. Cobb County et al.

    Publication Date: 2019-03-15
    Practice Area: Tax | Telecommunications
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Peterson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: N/a
    for defendant: N/a

    Case Number: S17G2011

    Charge Imposed by Telephone Service Providers on Subscribers to Offset Costs of 911 Services Was Tax, Not Fee

  • Matter of SKAT Tax Refund Scheme Litigation

    Publication Date: 2019-01-18
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | International Law | Tax
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Lewis Kaplan
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorneys for Plaintiff: Sarah Loomis Cave, William R. Maguire, John Thomas McGoey, Marc Alan Weinstein, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
    for defendant: Attorneys for Defendants The Bradley London Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, Ackview Solo 401 K Plan and Sean Driscoll, NYCATX LLC Solo 401 K Plan and Carl Andrew Vergari, Sanford Villa Pension Plan and Roger Lehman, The Aria Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Aston Advisors LLC 401 K Plan and Roger Lehman, The Atlantic DHR 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Beleforte Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Bravos Advisors 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Busby Black 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Canada Rock LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Costello Advisors Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The DMR Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Dosmon Bly Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Eskin Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Fieldcrest Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Houston Rocco LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The India Bombay LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The ISDB Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The KASV Group Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Kodiak Capital Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Krabi Holdings LLC 401 K Plan and Gavin Crescenzo, The Kyber Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The LBR Capital Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Lerici Capital Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Ludlow Holdings 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The M2F Wellness LLC 401 K Plan and Mitchell Protass, The Monin Amper Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The MPQ Holdings LLC 401 K Plan and Mitchell Protass, The NYC Stanismore Pension Plan and Doston Bradley, The Petkov Management LLC 401 K Plan and Svetlin Petkov, The Petkov Partners Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Proper Pacific LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The Regoleth Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Saba Capital LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Sector 230 LLC 401 K Plan, The SPKK LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Stark Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Stor Capital Consulting LLC 401 K Plan and Michael Ben-Jacob, The SVP 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Svetlin Petkov, The Texas Rocco LLC 401 K Plan and Doston Bradley, The TKKJ LLC 401 K Plan and Thomas Kertelits, The West River Pension Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo, The Westport Advisors LLC 401 K Plan, Roger Lehman, and Gavin Crescenzo: Mark David Allison, Zhanna A. Ziering, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered Attorneys for Defendant Sander Gerber Pension Plan: Stephen D. Andrews, Amy McKinlay, Williams & Connolly LLP Attorneys for Defendants Sterling Alpha LLC 401(K) Profit Sharing Plan, John C. Doscas, Sander Gerber Pension Plan, Del Mar Asset Management Saving & Retirement Plan, David W. Freelove: Bryan C. Skarlatos, Juliet L. Fink, Kostelanetz & Fink LLP Attorneys for Defendant Adam LaRosa: Edward M. Spiro, Audrey Feldman, Morvillo Abramowitz Gran

    Case Number: 18-md-2865

    'Revenue Rule', U.S. - Denmark Treaty Bar Suit Over Attempt to Recover Stolen Withholdings

  • PA Property Portfolio, Inc. v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

    Publication Date: 2018-12-10
    Practice Area: Real Estate | Tax
    Industry: Financial Services and Banking
    Court: Courts of Common Pleas, Monroe County
    Judge: Judge Williamson
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 18-1121

    Purchasers of properties at a sheriff's sale failed to state a claim against the bank where the sheriff improperly required the purchasers to pay realty transfer taxes in addition to the sale price. The court dismissed plaintiffs' amended complaint.

  • The Recorder | News

    Ex-Goldman Sachs VP Joins Pillsbury Winthrop's Bay Area Base

    September 12, 2018

    Timothy Brugh, a former vice president at The Goldman Sachs Trust Co., has joined the firm as a partner in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

  • Law.com

    Higher Law: A Taxing Dispute in Pot Law | Shunned by Banks | RICO Case Fails | Plus: In the Weeds

    August 23, 2018

    Two issues continue to bedevil cannabis companies—and the vendors that serve those companies: the Internal Revenue Service and pot-wary banks. Plus: An Oregon judge dismissed a RICO case, and we've got your calendar of events. Welcome to Higher Law.

  • Texas Lawyer | News

    Lake Jackson Attorney Pleads to Bank Fraud Over Beach House Sales

    May 1, 2018

    Kirk Lawrence Brannan, 64, admitted to conspiring with three co-defendants from 2005 to 2009 to execute a scheme that prosecutors allege defrauded Wells Fargo Bank and other lenders out of $5.3 million.

  • UKP Holdings Inc. v. U.S.

    Publication Date: 2018-04-13
    Practice Area: Tax
    Industry: Federal Government | Investments and Investment Advisory
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, U.S. - EDNY
    Judge: District Judge Raymond Dearie
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 15 CV 6431

    Form 1139, Communications With IRS Not Informal Refund Request Due to Carryback Attempt