Category Archives: UMBLR Insights

Scared of Crypto? Try Investing in Justice

Dimitrije Canic – The 1990s were the start of investing expansion. Wall Street figured out a way to invest into anything and everything; including lawsuits. Known as third-party litigation financing, the idea is that a private investor pays for legal services and negotiates his return on investment with the lawyer or law firm trying the case. […]

Will Small Businesses Sink or Swim in Result of New Tax Law?

Brittany Hynes – After President Trump’s signing of the American Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December, sizable corporations have been recognized for increasing pay and providing employees with bonuses. Experts suggest that small businesses will gain substantial benefit from the new tax law, as well. However, the focus on small businesses has been limited while […]

Distilling the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017: Recent Revolutions in the Alcohol Excise Tax Rate

Andrew Zuckerman – Article 1 Section 8 of the United States Constitution grants to Congress the power to “lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States.” (U.S. Const. art. I, § 8). Faced with mounting debt from the […]

Facebook & Data Breaches

Daniel J. Bujan – With over 2.2 billion active users across the world, there is no doubt that Facebook has changed the way the world connects with each other. Everyday people in every continent log on to this site and share messages, photos, and ideas. With many users spending countless hours on social media sites, such […]