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Proskauer Rose LLP
ONE INTERNATIONAL PLACE, 14TH FLOOR
BOSTON, MA 02110-2600
United States
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Work Department

Tax

Position

Arnold P. May is a partner in Proskauer’s Tax Department and a member of the Private Funds Group. His practice focuses on tax planning for private equity fund managers in connection with their fund-raising and internal organizational matters, as well as investment activities.

In addition, Arnold represents U.S. and non-U.S. investors in connection with their investments in venture capital funds, buyout funds, hedge funds and other investment partnerships. In this capacity, as well as in connection with advising private equity funds with respect to their investment activities, he regularly advises on international tax issues that arise in connection with investments in the U.S. by non-U.S. investors (including non-U.S. investors subject to special U.S. tax treatment, such as governmental pension plans and tax-exempt organizations), as well as investments outside of the U.S. by U.S. persons. Arnold also has significant experience structuring tax-free and taxable mergers and acquisitions (including cross-border transactions), equity compensation arrangements and innovative financing techniques for investments in tax transparent entities such as partnerships, limited liability companies and Subchapter S corporations.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Tax > International tax

The team at Proskauer Rose LLP is particularly strong on cross-border tax structuring, finance, and fund formation. In New York, practice head Ira Bogner advises on tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements. He works alongside David Miller, an expert in taxation of financial instruments; Martin Hamilton, a key resource regarding cross-border investments; and Amanda Nussbaum, a specialist in tax structuring of real estate transactions. In Boston, Arnold May, Stephen Severo, and Scott Jones advise private equity fund managers on fund-raising and investments. Corporate tax expert Robert Friedman joined from Troutman Pepper in October 2021 while international fund formation specialist Daniel Paulos joined from KPMG in September 2021. Janicelynn Park was promoted to partner in November 2021, and focuses on tax implications for private investment funds.

United States > Tax > US taxes: non-contentious

Proskauer Rose LLP is highly regarded for its capabilities in fund formation tax structuring, routinely advising on complex, high-value ventures for a myriad of blue-chip entities. Practice head Ira Bogner leads the team on a host of big-ticket acquisitions, divestitures, and investments for clients from the worlds of media, healthcare, logistics, private equity, banking, and financial services. David Miller is recommended for his diverse sector focus and a far-reaching skillset that spans financial instruments and derivatives, corporate partnerships, and private foundations. In addition to her expertise in private investment funds, Amanda Nussbaum maintains a robust sports law focus, working with various teams and leagues on the full gamut of tax issues. In Boston, Arnold May and Jeremy Naylor‘s private equity-focused practice sees the pair advising institutional investors, governmental investors, and pension trusts on investments, joint ventures, and  internal organization matters. Promoted to partner in November 2021, Janicelynn Park assists clients with secondary transactions and investment partnerships across various asset classes. All named lawyers are based in New York unless noted otherwise.