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Dan Butcher Dons Big Wig to Support Breast Cancer Fight

Strasburger’s managing partner Dan Butcher recently sported a hair-raising bright pink wig in support of Susan G. Komen North Texas’ Big Wig fundraising initiative.  The Big Wig program involves local executives and community leaders who commit to raise at least $1,000 or more during the month of November. Their goal is to raise awareness and funds Read More…

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Important New Audit Rules Change Taxation of Partnerships

On November 2, 2015, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 (BBA) became law. Buried in the BBA are new rules replacing the long-standing Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982 (TEFRA) and the Electing Large Partnership rules that previously governed partnership audits. These new rules turn established partnership tax law on its head. Under BBA rules, if a Read More…

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Michael Jung Completes Milestone 200th Appellate Oral Argument

Strasburger’s own Michael Jung recently accomplished a remarkable milestone, the completion of his 200th appellate oral argument. To put this in perspective, it is important to understand that courts of appeals are granting fewer and fewer oral arguments. For example, in 2001, Texas appellate courts granted oral argument in about 14% of their cases. By Read More…

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FTC Loses Data Security Case

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) experienced its first defeat in a data security case on Friday, November 13, 2015. Specifically, the FTC Chief Administrative Law Judge issued an initial decision, dismissing the FTC’s complaint against LabMD, Inc., finding that the FTC failed to carry its burden of proving a “likely substantial injury” to consumers resulting Read More…