Faculty Notes Linda Galler, Professor of Law

Published on January 5, 2016 | by LawNews

Prof. Linda Galler Quoted in Law360 Story on Biggest Federal Tax Cases of 2015

Biggest Federal Tax Cases Of 2015
By Eric Kroh
Law360
Dec. 23, 2015

Excerpt:

Schaeffler v. U.S.

The Second Circuit in November ruled that a German auto parts supplier didn’t waive attorney-client privilege by sharing tax advice prepared by Ernst & Young with a consortium of banks, overturning a district court decision that the documents weren’t privileged.

Although time will tell whether the Second Circuit’s Schaeffler decision represents a wide-reaching pronouncement or a targeted ruling reflecting the unique circumstances of the case, tax practitioners said the court upheld important privacy protections.

“It’s a good decision from a taxpayer perspective,” Linda Galler, a professor at the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and senior tax counsel at Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle LLP, said. “I think the court got it absolutely right.”

Read the full article.

Tags: , , , , , ,


About LawNews

LawNews

To submit a news story, or to request an interview with one of Hofstra Law's faculty experts, please contact Andrew Berman, assistant dean for communications, at andrew.e.berman@hofstra.edu.



Comments are closed.

Back to Top ↑
  • Upcoming Events

    View Full Calendar

  • Videos

  • Archives


Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: