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Mayer Brown

71 SOUTH WACKER DRIVE, CHICAGO, IL 60606, USA
Tel:
Work +1 312 782 0600
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Fax +1 312 701 7711
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Web:
www.mayerbrown.com
Mayer Brown, George Craven, Chicago, USA

George Craven

Tel:
Work +1 312 701 7231
Email:
Mayer Brown

Work Department

Tax Transactions & Consulting

Position

George Craven is highly regarded as a leading practitioner of corporate tax law and international tax planning. In the course of his practice, George advises clients across a broad spectrum of domestic and international tax issues and tax-related controversies. His particular focus involves tax issues pertinent to insurance companies (especially offshore companies), tax aspects of financing, and investments in India. George brings comprehensive, well-informed experience to clients' service. In the area of corporate tax law, he counsels on business acquisitions and dispositions, including structured financing, and securitization transactions. He also addresses tax aspects of new financial products, such as Section 483 Notes, Liquid Yield Option Notes, and others. George’s international focus includes Subpart F issues, cross-border tax arbitrage, advising on behalf of captive and offshore insurance companies, and comprehensive tax planning for offshore insurance entities.

Education

Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude, 1976 University of Notre Dame, BA, summa cum laude, 1973 Sophia University (Tokyo, Japan), 1970

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