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Norton Rose Fulbright
SUITE 3600
DALLAS, TX 75201-7932
United States

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United States > Tax > International tax

Norton Rose Fulbright‘s practice is led by head of global tax Andrius Kontrimas, based in Houston. The practice’s client focus spans energy, healthcare, finance and other sectors, and team advises on, among other things, global tax planning, transfer pricing, joint ventures, M&A and tax controversies. Tax group co-head William Cavanagh specializes in corporate, partnership, private equity and international tax matters. Cavanagh is advising an infrastructure private equity firm on the acquisition of Latin American and Caribbean electric power generation and distribution businesses from subsidiaries of a NYSE-listed holdings company. Michael Flamenbaum is advising a Canadian bank on the acquisition of a Canadian-US lender, valued at C$1bn. Dallas-based Todd Schroeder joined the team in January 2018 from Baker McKenzie LLP. Attorneys mentioned are based in New York except where otherwise indicated.

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP leverages its strong oil and gas practice to advise on a steady stream of energy and natural resources transactions. It also has notable experience in cross-border M&A, financial services mandates and private equity and hedge fund formation. William Cavanagh assisted with the tax structuring aspects of I Squared Capital’s acquisition of IC Power’s Latin American and Caribbean electric power generation and distribution businesses from subsidiaries of Kenon Holdings. In Dallas, William Bowers handles federal income tax planning for complex transactions involving corporations, partnerships and REIT’s; he and Todd Schroeder, who joined in January 2018 from Baker McKenzie LLP, advised Equity Bancshares on its mergers with Kansas Bank Corporation and Adams Dairy Bancshares. David Gillespie left for Winston & Strawn LLP in February 2018. All named partners are based in New York unless otherwise specified.

The sizeable tax group at Baker McKenzie LLP is recommended for its ‘depth of knowledge and willingness to discuss any issue and its ability to provide ‘quick and accurate responses’ and handle multi-jurisdictional tax matters in coordination with its ‘solid international network’. Cross-border M&A, post-acquisition integration, tax planning and corporate restructuring are the main areas of activity. New York partners Tom May and Reza Nader are handling the post-acquisition integration on behalf of new client FedEx following its public takeover of TNT Express, and Chicago-based Jeff Maydew advised General Dynamics on the acquisition of Hawker Pacific by General Dynamics’ Jet Aviation division. The team is also advising The Boeing Company on its joint venture with Brazil-based Embraer. Other key contacts include Stewart Lipeles, Andrew Crousore and Ethan Kroll in Palo Alto, Jonathan Martin in Houston and Melinda Phelan in Dallas. Miami based Robert Moore is ‘a great thinker always looking for viable alternatives’. Todd Schroeder joined the Dallas office of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP in January 2018, and Michael Liu and Matthew Mock joined Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP‘s Chicago office in February 2018. Additionally, Jonathan Stevens and Kristin Malm joined the New York and San Francisco offices of EY, respectively.