Yoram Keinan Moderated the Panel entitled "Everything You Need to Know About the Application of Section 163(j) to Financial Institutions," on October 4, 2019
Yoram Keinan moderated a two part panel about the influence which new regulations will have on financial institutions. On 26 November 2018, Treasury and IRS released proposed regulations under section 163(j), which was modified in December 2017 by TCJA. Section 163(j) and the regulations thereunder have significant impact on financial institutions. This panel reviewed the potential application of the rules to financial institutions and put forth policy considerations and planning points.
NEW YORK (August 15, 2019) — Kostelanetz & Fink is pleased to announce that The Best Lawyers in America has recognized six of its attorneys in its 2020 edition. The Best Lawyers in America (2020 edition), released August 15, 2019, recognizes the firm’s attorneys in the areas of Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Tax Law, Commercial Litigation, and Criminal Defense: White Collar. The annual list is based on a peer review process and reflects the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their peers within the same geographical regions and practice areas, according to the Best Lawyers website.
Yoram Keinan moderated the panel "The New Hedging Standard and its Business Drivers" at the Financial Instruments: The Way Forward conference
Business leaders helped the FASB shape the new hedge accounting standard to better align rules with corporate risk management, reflect the economic results of hedging in financial statements, and simplify hedge accounting treatment. This panel highlighted examples of business drivers behind the changes and how companies are faring post-adoption.
- Jon Howard, Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
- Animesh Jaiswal, Hedge Accounting Derivatives Specialist, Bloomberg LP
- Larry Lu, Director Global Technical Accounting, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Moderator: Yoram Keinan, Partner, Kostelanetz & Fink