How Congress Can Take a Step Toward Trade Stability

After protracted smashmouth negotiations, the United States, Canada, and Mexico agreed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) with the new United States Mexico Canada Agreement (“USMCA”) on November 30, 2018. The new USMCA is largely NAFTA with certain positive elements drawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”). Unfortunately, certain new protectionist provisions unnecessarily

Doug McCullough on The McCuistion Program

Doug McCullough joined Dennis McCuistion on The McCuistion Program for a discussion about Trade Wars: NAFTA and Beyond.   The episode premiered on October 14, 2018 on the PBS channel and is available for viewing here.

Les avantages de lancer son activité via une “Limited Liability Company” au Texas

L’une des premières questions que se pose un entrepreneur désireux de lancer une activité aux Etats-Unis, et notamment au Texas, repose sur la forme de société qu’il devrait former sur place. Très populaire, la “Limited Liability Company” (ci-après “LLC”), structure hybride entre la société et l’association, devrait alors immédiatement attirer son attention. Responsabilité limitée et

PATH Act Creates Changes in FIRPTA for Foreign Investments in U.S. Real Estate

Foreign investors in U.S. real estate as well as sellers of domestic real estate to foreign investors should be aware of changes in the FIRPTA (Foreign Investment Real Property Tax Act) brought on by a new amendment signed into law called PATH (Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015). On December 18, 2015, the