Saul Rudo, national head of Katten's Tax Planning practice, was quoted by Law 360 regarding the Senate's version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impact on mergers and acquisitions activity. Saul noted that companies should work closely with legal counsel to consider the proposed tax legislation and how it could affect their respective transactions before proceeding with the deal. He stated, "It always depends on the specific circumstances." ("Dealmakers Hit Brakes On M&A Amid Tax Reform Uncertainty," November 21, 2017)