Medical Device Excise Tax - New Limitation on Mutual Funds - The Changing Face of Campaign Finance - "Deal of the Decade"

February 9, 2012
Hosted by Squire Patton Boggs

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Episode Description

Join us on this week's Capital Thinking with host Kevin O'Neill for a tax policy update from Julie Black and Eugenia Edwards who will explain the new proposed regulations on the excise tax on medical devices. Next, Rosemary Becchi will talk about the proposed legislation that would limit the ability of mutual funds to engage in commodities trading through wholly owned corporations. Then, we will switch gears and shift to politics with Bill McGinley and discuss the influence that campaign finance has on the current election, including the President's plan to reactivate his own Super PAC, a move which appears hypocritical to his former stance on limiting money in politics. Finally, Bob Tompkins will close the show with details about one of M&A Advisor magazine's "Deals of the Decade" on which he advised

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