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President-Elect Obama’s proposed rise in capital gains doesn’t mean you will pay more taxes when you sell your home By Michael S. Schimmel Real Estate Law, December 2008 Your stocks are worthless and your retirement plan is virtually nonexistent.
President-Elect Obama’s proposed rise in capital gains doesn’t mean you will pay more taxes when you sell your home By Michael S. Schimmel Federal Taxation, December 2008 Your stocks are worthless and your retirement plan is virtually nonexistent.
Illinois practitioners beware: Florida Documentary Stamp Tax and Intangible Tax By Lu-Ann Dominguez and Michael S. Schimmel Real Estate Law, October 2007 Over the past decade the number of multi-state real estate transactions throughout the United States has significantly increased.
Impact of proposed tax reform on the real estate market By Martin R. Press and Michael S. Schimmel Real Estate Law, April 2006 A Presidential Panel announced proposals earlier this year that could ultimately affect the prices of real estate in the United States, especially luxury high-rise condos in Illinois.
Cost of doing business: Air freight carriers pay prejudgment interest too By Michael S. Schimmel and Matthew J. Kissling International and Immigration Law, May 2003 While the Warsaw Convention appears on its face outdated and the Hague Protocol inapplicable, these two doctrines are still well alive and are often applied in modern day situations.
Recent developments: $26 million from Iran By Mike McCaskey and Michael S. Schimmel International and Immigration Law, March 2003 With rogue nations and the ever-increasing threat of terrorism against individuals and businesses, the law governing tort immunity applicable to Foreign States has been subjected to modifications based on global developments.

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